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    Why did my Baileys leak boost?

    For 2/3 months now I seem to be leaking boost at around 3000rpm in 5th gear around the 80mph mark, you slightly put your foot down and you can just hear it leaking out, at first I thought it was a loose vaccuum hose or a jubilee clip come loose, but checked for leaks and nothing so narrowed it down to the DV.

    My Collins arrived this morning and after taking it for a spin there's now no boost leak, and when you press the spring in with your finger on each DV the Baileys hardly needs any effort to push it open where as the Collins (Although still new) seemed alot firmer, even though the Baileys is less than a year old.

    It couldn't of been worn out already could it?
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    yes! well known for it mate, i went through one, leaked boost after a while, sold one to a friend today as his is leaking boost now aswell, only done a few thousand miles.
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    Really!! If only I knew I never would of got one! Lets hope the Collins lasts longer! I take it the more boost you run the quicker they die? Or is that not correct?
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    baileys have weeker springs in them m8..

    you can replace the spring tho

    colins are stronger..

    if you herd mine at PVS that has a collins fitted.. only thing i find with it is the dump is slightly delayd compaird to the baileys..

    i ran my baileys for 4 years and only issues i had was to replace the spring once

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    The dump is delayed I noticed that straight away, I don't mind it though, sounds alot lot better aswell.
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    if you fit a one way valve in the OE DV line just behind the air box its less delayed and louder too
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    Is there a how to?
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    its simple m8.. take airbox out top get better access.. u wull see the black OEM vac line run from the FPR, it will have a 3" bit of black rubber hose on it.. plumb one way valve in there and job done... just cut the rubber hose.. if u dont like it remove and just stick the pipe back on.. simples 5 min job if that
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    Quote Originally Posted by Glasgow_Stu View Post
    if you fit a one way valve in the OE DV line just behind the air box its less delayed and louder too
    very true collins sound awsome with the o.e DV blocked off, but sometimes it can make some cars run rougher,

    my car was better on phase 2 with the oe blocked off, now on 3.5 is better running both dump valves together
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    Regal fitted my Baileys would they of blocked off the OE DV?
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