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Oct 11, 4:19pm - #297854 
Blow Off Valve...?

this question might be a stupid one but... i just have to ask...since i'am new to the whole car sceen...

do i have to have a turbo kit in my car in order to have a blow off valve...??? i just love to hear that sound...!!!

do i have to have a turbo kit for this..?? if not then.. what can i do..??

anyone...???

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Oct 11, 4:27pm - #297855 
Well, you don't need a turbo to have one, but you do need a turbo for it to work. wink It releases excess pressure from the turbo in the Intake system when you let off the gas. Regular engines don't have any pressure (they actually create a vacuum), so it would just sit there and nothing you could do except get a turbo or SC would allow it to open.

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Oct 11, 4:31pm - #297856 
yeah, you do have to have a turbo to have a blow off valve, some company makes a kit that makes the noise for you in between shifts without a turbo, but thats way rice rice rice rice rice rice rice rice rice rice rice rice


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Oct 11, 4:42pm - #297857 


uhmm... i see... so i have to have eather a turbo kit or a SuperCharger...

... oh well... i'll just settle for the cool air Intake then (AEM)
i dont want to get to extream on my car.. and putting turbos or a supercharger is to extream... i just like to keep it simple. cry

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Oct 11, 4:56pm - #297858 
well... you can hook up the air-tank to the BOV and then hook them up to ur throttle, so everytime you let go of the throttle the air-tank force the air into the BOV and the BOV will shoot.


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Oct 11, 5:02pm - #297859 
... Elec... will that really work..?? whats the down side to this?? (if any) has anyone else done this...???

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Oct 11, 5:06pm - #297860 
yups...unless you want to be a poser and have a blow off effect sound...

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Oct 11, 5:28pm - #297861 
well, it's a theory. ive heard ppl doing it in taiwan.

i did not do this b4 so i dont know the down side of this.


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Oct 11, 5:33pm - #297862 
Originally Posted by ZOEpilot16
... Elec... will that really work..?? whats the down side to this?? (if any)
You'll be laughed at. A lot. A whole lot. thumbsdown

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Oct 11, 5:38pm - #297863 
Originally Posted by Blue_Bomber
Originally Posted by ZOEpilot16
... Elec... will that really work..?? whats the down side to this?? (if any)
You'll be laughed at. A lot. A whole lot. thumbsdown


umm...yeah

if you want the sound of a BOV you need forced induction

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Oct 11, 5:41pm - #297864 
BOV sounds nice..but its gay unless you can back it up w/ a turbo or supercharger


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Oct 11, 5:50pm - #297865 
have you ever heard just a BOV it is nothing compared to having a fool turbo hearing the turbo spool than the bov...you need the fool effect...sorry bro...it is plain rice to have the BOV sound...also if others hear it than want to race and smoke u...it looks pretty bad on ur part in my opinion.either tubo or no turbo.

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Oct 11, 8:50pm - #297866 
BOV's will work without a turbo.

Just make the noise with your mouth, and it will make your car feel faster.


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Oct 11, 9:35pm - #297867 
ok guys.. thanks for the info... and your right...as far as the bov sound is conserned... if i cant back it up with the actual turbo or SuperCharger.. then it's crap and i would not want to look like a poser and be laughed at beacuse of it (LoL i did not even see it that way)

... good looking out guys!!

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Oct 12, 1:00am - #297868 
Here's an idea: You can get that fake thing that makes that bov sound, then put a gt badge on your car. It will be like a turbocharged gt, and it will have the power of the gts. Obviously, I'm kidding, but I'm sure somebody will try it.

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Oct 12, 1:18am - #297869 
Originally Posted by Designer_GTS
Here's an idea: You can get that fake thing that makes that bov sound, then put a gt badge on your car. It will be like a turbocharged gt, and it will have the power of the gts. Obviously, I'm kidding, but I'm sure somebody will try it.


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Oct 12, 3:46am - #297870 
Just get this!

WARNING! TURN DOWN THE VOLUME BEFORE CLICKING!

http://www.takakaira.com/accessories/nightpager/nightpager.html

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Oct 12, 7:48am - #297871 
^^^ OMG rice rice rice rice rice I can't believe that there is actual demand for a product like that...


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Oct 12, 8:02am - #297872 


...LoL... ok guys... i get the point...

btw... i dont think i'd want to switch out my GTS badge for a GT one...

at least i know thats real... happywink

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