Installing aftermarket bov
if ur not changing ur turbo DONT TUCH THE WASTE GATE OR ITS HOSES!!!!! that part is only to reroute the xsaust gazzes to slow the turbo when the throttle is closed, as for the BOV or blow off valve mount it somewhere on ur pipeing that goes to your INTAKE of the motor it is there so when ur throttle snaps closed when u come off the gas pedel to shift, the pressurized air from the turbo can go out and away from the throttle usaly after the intercooler and before the throlltle body if u got the room for it also depending on the install and turbo setup, and computer, the car might tend to stall (MABY!) Depending on what kind of air metering you car uses, will dictate which is the best form of BOV, whether recurculated, or vented.
As for placement, the best place is usually as close to the throttle body as possible, that way as soon as the throttle plate closes air is evacuated...but having said that if you are recirulating, its a bit more plumbing to get that to work right...but anywhere AFTER the intercooler is good... and for the vacume hose any free vacume nipple on the intake manafold u might find one with a rubber cap or somthing of a blocker, if no nipple is availble buya Y type fitting at an auto store to doubble a used one HOPE THIS HELPS
Jan 29, 2010 |
2001 Volkswagen Golf