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abarth_angelo
01-18-2015, 10:16 PM
looking to do a front mount intercooler. do i need a bov to go on the intercooler piping? where is the stock bov? help please

cy-clone33
01-18-2015, 11:39 PM
you do not need a BOV , this car has a diverter alongside the turbo, works differently but serves the same purpose as a BOV the FMIC kits come with everthing you need

abarth_angelo
01-19-2015, 12:48 PM
i did not buy a kit. I was gifted a frount mount intercooler from a friend and told me all i need to do is get custom piping done. is the diverter the black box on the turbo? and can i put a regular bov if i wanted to? what would i have to do? thanks

aevansgatech
01-19-2015, 02:26 PM
Angelo, the diverter is the black (rounded) box located directly below the turbo inlet. You can remove that and do 1 or 2 modifications:

1. Add a BOV in between the stock diverter valve and the turbo (just noise as far as I know)
2. Upgrade the stock diverter with the GFB DV+ kit (highly recommend)
3. Upgrade to the DV+ and add a BOV in between

Install is pretty straightforward on all these items, mostly 3 bolts but the DV+ needs a few components changed out. Took me 1 hr

With that being said, though, the DV and BOV topics aren't related to installing a FMIC

abarth_angelo
01-19-2015, 03:39 PM
Angelo, the diverter is the black (rounded) box located directly below the turbo inlet. You can remove that and do 1 or 2 modifications:

1. Add a BOV in between the stock diverter valve and the turbo (just noise as far as I know)
2. Upgrade the stock diverter with the GFB DV+ kit (highly recommend)
3. Upgrade to the DV+ and add a BOV in between

Install is pretty straightforward on all these items, mostly 3 bolts but the DV+ needs a few components changed out. Took me 1 hr

With that being said, though, the DV and BOV topics aren't related to installing a FMIC

thank you so much for your help, does your DV+ make a different sound? does the turbo still flutter a little bit?

aevansgatech
01-19-2015, 04:53 PM
thank you so much for your help, does your DV+ make a different sound? does the turbo still flutter a little bit?

The noise factor is going to depend more on what intake you have and if you put a BOV or not. I'd say the DV+ had a minor impact on noise, if anything the flutter sound is a bit more muted. It's a personal decision, but I have no desire for a BOV noisemaker

The main benefit is holding boost longer and longevity of the DV+ over the stock diverter

abarth_angelo
01-19-2015, 08:59 PM
The noise factor is going to depend more on what intake you have and if you put a BOV or not. I'd say the DV+ had a minor impact on noise, if anything the flutter sound is a bit more muted. It's a personal decision, but I have no desire for a BOV noisemaker

The main benefit is holding boost longer and longevity of the DV+ over the stock diverter


Okay gotcha! thanks for the help

jjthegreat
01-22-2015, 06:17 AM
Angelo, the diverter is the black (rounded) box located directly below the turbo inlet. You can remove that and do 1 or 2 modifications:

1. Add a BOV adapter plate in between the stock diverter valve and the turbo (just noise as far as I know)
2. Upgrade the stock diverter with the GFB DV+ kit (highly recommend)
3. Upgrade to the DV+ and add a BOV adapter plate in between
4. Upgrade to the Forge atmospheric BOV

Install is pretty straightforward on all these items, mostly 3 bolts but the DV+ needs a few components changed out. Took me 1 hr

With that being said, though, the DV and BOV topics aren't related to installing a FMIC

Fixed that for ya biggrin

500MADNESS.com
01-22-2015, 08:49 PM
How's it been going? Any luck?