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Old 02-10-2013, 02:03 PM   #1
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BOV and Diverter Valve comparissons

I'm going to be boosting my '05 ST soon with the FSWerks Stage 2 kit and for whatever reason, I can't seem to find any videos or sound clips of the standard Bosch diverter valve the kit comes with. I want to know what it sounds like, since that's a mildly important aspect of having a turbo kit. I was thinking about upgrading to a BOV, but I still don't know what those sound like on a Focus.

Do any of you have sound clips of videos of your own that can show me what you have and what your cars sound like?


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Old 02-10-2013, 03:27 PM   #2
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Diriviter valve only. Blow off valves shoot already metered air out of the system.
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Yeah since the FSW kit is a suck through set up you'd be blowing off metered air to atmosphere. I HIGHLY recommend upgrading to the FSW diverter valve (DV20). It's only a $100 upgrade and it sounds AWESOME!!
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Thanks for your input. I'll go with that then. I was considering the FSWerks diverter valve upgrade too because of the subtle nature of diverter valves and because a black one wouldn't stand out.

@PSUrivie do you have any sound clips?
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Old 02-10-2013, 08:26 PM   #6
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I use a greddy type s bov. sounds fantastic
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Thanks for your input. I'll go with that then. I was considering the FSWerks diverter valve upgrade too because of the subtle nature of diverter valves and because a black one wouldn't stand out.

@PSUrivie do you have any sound clips?
I'll look. I might have one on my laptop somewhere.
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