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Hey Guys,

I was just wondering which BOV I should get. I recently got a VF34 put in there and I think I should get one to avoid surge issues. I loved the HKS SSQ when it came out but I also found out that it rubs on the inside of the hood and I wouldn't be able to stand that noise, let alone the rub marks it could leave. I'm open to suggestions for both atmospheric or recirculating.

Which ones do you like?

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BOV and CAI basics - read before you ask about one

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I assume you know that with your setup, you will have no true need for a BOV. But if you're just after the sound, then I recommend the HKS SSQV (which I have) or the TurboXS RFL. My friend also has had successful luck with both the Forge and Worx BOVs. Here's the extent of the damage to my BOV b/c of the hood thing. It can be avoided if you pound that area flat. I can't see any harmful effect if you do.. unless you miss with the hammer or something.
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The APS one is 50/50 so it will be quiet under normal driving and loud when you get on it, but not that annoying chirping sound more of a tttsssshhhh sound and since you now have high boost it will be a little louder than mine

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Turbo XS Type H sounds really nice. Sounds like pulling the pressure release on a air compressor.

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Anyone able to fit a bov onto an aftermarket intercooler like the ebay? I have been buying valves as trying, but no luck yet.
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Anyone able to fit a bov onto an aftermarket intercooler like the ebay? I have been buying valves as trying, but no luck yet.
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I have no pic, and don't really feel like getting one. Its horrible, it doesn't clear it by a lot, there is no way to adjust the clearence in any way. Just wondering if anyone has any experience.
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I put a Type H on a TurboXS TMIC. A little rub, but no real problems. About the same as what Vew posted.

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Look into a Go Fast Bits bov fit nice on my friends tmic.
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Thanks guys. I'll continue shopping, and those are some really good suggestions.

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I just got a GFB Stealth FX BOV, and it seems really well made. I have to do my install tomorrow and I will get back to you on how it fits.

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