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    What is the deal with BPV/BOV

    Hey guys im new to the forced induction side of the world. I saw on COBB's website that they sell a bypass valve, what is a bypass valve/what does it do? is it worth it? Also would a atmospheric BOV be ok to put on to my 2010 WRX? I have heard that the WRX is set up to use recirculating BOV? So if you guys could help me figure this stuff out i would be thankful.

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    You will find most of the info you need here Blow Off Valve FAQ: Read if you are thinking of buying one! - NASIOC
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    awesome thank you

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    How much boost you running?

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    im stock right now but im trying to learn as much as i can for the future

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    Save your money and stay with the stock valve. You wont need an aftermarket one until you reach very very high hp levels.
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    pssssssssssshhhhhhhhh....you don't have a need for one. A stock WRX will run better with the stock BPV on it
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    ok well thanks for the info guys that link helped a lot also

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    I think you should get a BOV because then you'll be posting back with all these problems and keeping all of us entertained.....
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    hahahahaha yea sound like a idea. maybe once i get enough money to fix everything

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