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; Originally Posted by rr1911 got pie no...
I've heard a lot of people talk about the consequences of a BOV on a wrx, such as rich oil, but is it anything too serious? What are potential long-term risks of a BOV and what are the benefits of one on a wrx?
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Not like your car's gonna explode after 3 weeks. . . .
A BOV is like when you have a cold.
You sneeze, the car sneezes, too. You can do everything you normally do when you don't have a cold, just not as well. Same for the car. Your cold will eventually cause boogers and snotz, a BOV will do the same (just fouling the plugs).
A cold won't kill you, but it will make you feel like crap.
Rich oil =
^^^^I was so trying to find a pic like that but then just gave up
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