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Old 07-31-2015, 01:55 PM   #821
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Go with the eBay 38mm one and take the spring and put it in a vice and lightly compress it. Then take a propane torch and heat it up then let it cool. Works beautifully.
Link to the one you are talking about? I just want one that is reliable and under $50 for all the cheap people on here.
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Old 07-31-2015, 02:30 PM   #822
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If youre being cheap, why not just run without a BOV?
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I too have 38mm Ebay BOV, it works great.

I can make it surge, but only if I purposly don't let off throttle 100%. I did no spring mods, just adjusted it to full soft.

38mm 35PSI Boost Turbo Universal Billet Aluminum V Band Blow Off Valve BOV Blue | eBay



$30 BOV FTW

7:30 in this video, you can kinda hear it a little.

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Same as the one deezums run. He is the one that suggested it to me when my crappy hks bov took a ****. It is very high quality for the price. I freakin love this bov. It works better than my gfb I use to have
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deezum your lucky you got the black one I could never find the black one only red or blue I picked blue
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If it makes you feel any better mine is starting to look purplish blue

The only downside to this little guy is I haven't found much else that fits this 38mm v-band flange, just this one. If you want anything other than a dull "PPft" I don't think 38mm Vband is for you.

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I'd have to go through a lot of $30 BOV's before I consider replacing it with that $300 piece.
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I love it sounds like a subtle sneeze
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Old 08-03-2015, 10:50 AM   #828
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38mm BOV and Precision core IC have been ordered. Will be doing some testing in the near future with them.

I have some more pipe on order to get some mid pipes built. Once I get 1 NA and 1NB mid pipes done I will be sending them off to figure out if it is cost effective to have them completely mandrel bent.

While I am waiting for that I am working on getting 5 1.6 manifold and 5 1.8 manifold weld el's cut. Once they are all cut I will start getting to work on building them.
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In for updates. I would be interested in Group Buy 2 if it is a more complete kit (similar to FM no electronics level of completeness). I'm lazy.
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So just for the record, I have about 2k miles on this turbo kit already and I am still very happy. Just trying to get my closed loop ebc right before I post any more logs. Definitely spools to 13psi under 3 grand no problem on my 99.
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Under 3k? Thats damn impressive. Wish my turbo spooled that fast.
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With a 1.8 I don't doubt it, I can get 10psi before 3800.



These are my boost control settings, not sure if they'll do you much good.

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So just for the record, I have about 2k miles on this turbo kit already and I am still very happy. Just trying to get my closed loop ebc right before I post any more logs. Definitely spools to 13psi under 3 grand no problem on my 99.
Thats awesome to hear. Can't wait to see some more logs of spool and then your car on a dyno.

I put about 500 miles on one of my new setups this weekend. Right now only have it at wastegate and it definitely does not spool that quickly. I need my local Advance or AutoZone to get in the right size vacuum line so I can get my EBC hooked up and get that tuned.
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Under 3k? Thats damn impressive. Wish my turbo spooled that fast.
</p><p>Right? I think I need a log to believe that.</p>
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he already posted a log of 12psi by 2700.....
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<p>I saw that one. motherfukin fast. Where do we think these turbos top out? I kinda wanna put one on a better flowing manifold and see what happens.</p>
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he already posted a log of 12psi by 2700.....
</p><p>I stand corrected then. Genuinely impressed.</p>
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<p>I saw that one. motherfukin fast. Where do we think these turbos top out? I kinda wanna put one on a better flowing manifold and see what happens.</p>
eBay add claims they top out at 350hp. I am guessing on a miata they top out around 300hp. I have my setup on my built motor now. Hopefully I will get some runs of running ALLOFIT sometime in the future. This coming weekend I have a 1.6 coming out to my house to get boosted. The following 2 weekends I am out of time and busy. So I am not sure when I will get to running ALLOFIT.
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<p>10psi before 3k rpm, and top out at 300? I may have to reconsider my holset plans....unless a t5 solution comes out soon.</p>
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<p>10psi before 3k rpm, and top out at 300? I may have to reconsider my holset plans....unless a t5 solution comes out soon.</p>
I'll be having another group buy starting shortly. Won't be as cheap this time, but will have a few things slightly improved. I will be more then willing to take your money then.

I also don't expect 10psi before 3k rpm on a 1.6.
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