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This is a discussion on "The BIG BOV thread" (Where all bov question threads get merged) within the Engine Modifications forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Yeah but that map is not adjusting for the BOV. With or without the BOV, I would recommend OTS maps ...

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    Yeah but that map is not adjusting for the BOV.

    With or without the BOV, I would recommend OTS maps higher than Stage 2 for getting the car running only.

    Once you make it past stage2 you really need to bre protuned and since you have a BOV instead of the stock BPV, your car needs to be adjusted to work properly with it.
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    you dont think that a recirculing bov will work. If so what is a good one to get.
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    I think that the best choice would be the stock BPV.

    But I also think you should get a protune no matter what.
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    Stock BPV....
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    what level boost are you running? the stock bpv is good to about 20psi and if your running more than that w/o a protune your dead
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    where can i pick up a stock bpv?
    My Mods: Cobb Access Port, VF34 turbo, STI fuel injectors, Walbro fuel pump, Perrin Turbo back exhaust, Perrin fuel rails, Tein S-tech springs, AGX Adjustable Struts, 17" RS-GT rims.

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    Subaruparts.com did you part out your old one or something?
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    Well i gave some of the lines to a friend in need.
    My Mods: Cobb Access Port, VF34 turbo, STI fuel injectors, Walbro fuel pump, Perrin Turbo back exhaust, Perrin fuel rails, Tein S-tech springs, AGX Adjustable Struts, 17" RS-GT rims.

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    Here we go...Forge BOV Review

    Before you guys go right to the "reply" button saying things like "BOV's suck, BPV are sufficient, etc" I want you guys to read this review. There are plenty of people running 100% atmos BOV's with no problems, thing is we only hear about the horror stories.

    I've had my WRX for over a year and half with the mindset that BOV's are one of the worst things you can do to your car. This was until I came across an offer I couldn't let down. I figured I would try it for myself, and if I didn't like it, I would sell it. It was a used 100% atmosphere Forge Blow-Off Valve. I tried convincing myself that it wasn't worth spending the time and money on a thing I knew would not benifit me in any way except for the noise. Regardless, I was beginning to lose the love and excitement for my car. (I was thinking about going back to stock). I needed something that would bring back that smile on my face at a reasonable price. I figured, heck lets try it out and see if I get screwed like everyone else! Now I've searched and even pmed a few people who had this BOV and all of the stories weren't exactly pretty. Owners faced surging problems, or leaks and nobody knew exactly what kind of spring to use. However, people did say that Forge was one of the better BOV's to get for your car. With all this, I had the mindset of trial and error.

    Three days later the BOV was installed on my car in less than 10 minutes. All the hoses were connected, the bolts were secured and I closed the hood ready to take it for a test drive. I floored the car outside of my neighborhood and sure enough it made the infamous (pshhh) noise. I drove it a bit more and didn't encounter any problems. No stumbling, stalling, surging, or even fluttering. I couldn't see the difference in driveablitiy nor could I sense any change in how my car acted. I'm running the Yellow spring right now at Stage 2. I figure I would run this setup for about a week and maybe replace the spring the next just to see if there is any difference.

    On a scale of 1-10, I would give the Forge a 8. The only reason is because I'm not fully confident that this thing won't kill my car, plus my valve closes when people are telling me it should be closing at idle.

    I created a short video of the BOV for anyone who would like to hear/see it.

    Pros: Noise, Bling, Price!
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    Quote Originally Posted by turbo9339
    Still have a worried mindset that something bad might happen.
    Enjoy your paranoia.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 04.SPT.WRX
    Enjoy your paranoia.
    It'll die down....hopefully
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    And always remember, even if you car feels like it's running fine, it doesn't mean that it isn't running rich between shifts. Unless you're belching flames out of your exhaust, it's not one of those things that you can just tell "oh man, she's really running rich between shifts today, this sucks" when you get and start driving.
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    Either a recirculating valve or a stock bpv! the stocker cannot be be on the vf34 setup!

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    I dont know if it was just the video or what, but it sounded really quiet to me.
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    yeah it looks like it should close a little faster.
    Sold the WRX bought a '06 Evo IX MR and sorry to say never looked back

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