Official RV6 R365 turbo Beta thread

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One person had their wastegate stick right after starting. We just want to make sure it doesn't happen again. My car and all the test cars have been fine.





The turbine housing is the part that bolts to your engine. You can swap it with just removing one nut and loosening a clamp. It is not hard at all and only takes about a minute. However if your car is running fine I wouldn't worry about it.


Just one part.



There is a alignment pin so super simple.

Again this was a single incidence. However we just want to make sure everyone is on the same page. It is all part of the BETA process.
That’s odd. I’m still receiving other emails. 🤷🏻‍♂️





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Hello All,

so it was my unit that got stuck. Thankfully the team at RV6 have been able to find out what’s causing it.
we installed the unit, changed the oil to 5w30, and then burped the coolant system. After all said and done I drove the car gently to minimize boost until the unit had some miles on it.
i went to get onto the freeway and once the car started attempting to build positive boost the check engine freak out show started popping off. So I went back to the shop. We tried clearing the code and it kept coming back.
Then we used the snap on scan tool and the code still kept popping and wouldn’t clear. So Eman tried to open and close the gate and it was really hard.
But now we know the what and why, the fix is being prepared, and sent out. It’s up to you if you want to swap the housings. Chances are if your unit is installed and running perfect you may not have an issue. As for those that haven’t installed the turbo yet I’d say better to be safe than sorry.
 
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Zach your emails are bouncing. It says your inbox is full.



One person had their wastegate stick right after starting. We just want to make sure it doesn't happen again. My car and all the test cars have been fine.





The turbine housing is the part that bolts to your engine. You can swap it with just removing one nut and loosening a clamp. It is not hard at all and only takes about a minute. However if your car is running fine I wouldn't worry about it.


Just one part.



There is a alignment pin so super simple.

Again this was a single incidence. However we just want to make sure everyone is on the same page. It is all part of the BETA process.
It's a tough call, would hate to install then have an issue. Especially since this is my only car and I need to get to work everyday... I'm gonna play it safe and wait it out.
 
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Hello All,

so it was my unit that got stuck. Thankfully the team at RV6 have been able to find out what’s causing it.
we installed the unit, changed the oil to 5w30, and then burped the coolant system. After all said and done I drove the car gently to minimize boost until the unit had some miles on it.
i went to get onto the freeway and once the car started attempting to build positive boost the check engine freak out show started popping off. So I went back to the shop. We tried clearing the code and it kept coming back.
Then we used the snap on scan tool and the code still kept popping and wouldn’t clear. So Eman tried to open and close the gate and it was really hard.
But now we know the what and why, the fix is being prepared, and sent out. It’s up to you if you want to swap the housings. Chances are if your unit is installed and running perfect you may not have an issue. As for those that haven’t installed the turbo yet I’d say better to be safe than sorry.
Sorry to hear you had an issue, thanks for sharing!
 

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Zach your emails are bouncing. It says your inbox is full.



One person had their wastegate stick right after starting. We just want to make sure it doesn't happen again. My car and all the test cars have been fine.





The turbine housing is the part that bolts to your engine. You can swap it with just removing one nut and loosening a clamp. It is not hard at all and only takes about a minute. However if your car is running fine I wouldn't worry about it.


Just one part.



There is a alignment pin so super simple.

Again this was a single incidence. However we just want to make sure everyone is on the same page. It is all part of the BETA process.
So if my car seems to be running fine with no issues chances are that my unit is fine ? You would be confident if it was your car that it would not happen afterwards ?
 

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Hello All,

so it was my unit that got stuck. Thankfully the team at RV6 have been able to find out what’s causing it.
we installed the unit, changed the oil to 5w30, and then burped the coolant system. After all said and done I drove the car gently to minimize boost until the unit had some miles on it.
i went to get onto the freeway and once the car started attempting to build positive boost the check engine freak out show started popping off. So I went back to the shop. We tried clearing the code and it kept coming back.
Then we used the snap on scan tool and the code still kept popping and wouldn’t clear. So Eman tried to open and close the gate and it was really hard.
But now we know the what and why, the fix is being prepared, and sent out. It’s up to you if you want to swap the housings. Chances are if your unit is installed and running perfect you may not have an issue. As for those that haven’t installed the turbo yet I’d say better to be safe than sorry.
sorry to hear about that man, no offense but since mine is already installed im hoping its just you :p
 

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So if my car seems to be running fine with no issues chances are that my unit is fine ? You would be confident if it was your car that it would not happen afterwards ?
Can I ask how many miles you’ve put on the turbo so far?
 

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It’s all good. We are the testers so it’s best to find all the bugs for the vendor.

Dude! You are having some luck with turbos!! Hope it's sorted!!!
 

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