FORGE Bypass Valve URL

Charlie Smith charlie at
Sun Sep 9 13:25:27 EDT 2001

Earlier, JShadzi at wrote:
> My recommendation with Bypass Valves is, if you think you will own the car 
> for more than a year or two, buy a high quality aftermarket one.  I was 
> replacing mine every 8 mo. or so, they just don't hold up very well like the 
> aftermarket billet alum. units.  Honking has always been a problem on all 
> that I have tried, even the "improved" units.  Anyway, for about $135 you can 
> get a vavle you will never touch again.
> Javad
> In a message dated 9/9/2001 8:20:11 AM Pacific Daylight Time, 
> ccohen5 at writes:
> << I believe the Bosch P/N is 0280 142 102.
>  Colin
>   >>

Here's a URL for the FORGE bypass valve I'm using:

Pick the 2.7tt model rather than the 1.8t version.  It's $139.

There have been stories on the S Car list of the valve sold by TAP 
losing an O ring, which gets sucked into the turbo with destructive

    - Charlie

  Charlie Smith   charlie at  614-471-1418   Columbus Ohio   USA

  95 S6 Quattro  -  24 PSI, RS2 6 speed, and other features  
  96 Dodge Ram   -  30 PSI, w/Cummins turbo diesel

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