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Old 06-03-2011, 03:51 AM   #21
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Nearing the 18-19psi range, I just upgraded to the Tial 50 to make sure I dont get any surge.

Well the car is unbearable with it. The sound at 1800rpm is like a never ending blow-off. You guys experiencing that at 2500 is because you are spinning so much slower. At 40 in 4th gear at 2000rpms, people look at me like I have a jet engine.

The local ricers think its the bbest thing they ever heard. I'm ready to torch this thing.

I guess its time to spend another 220 bucks the the Tial Q recirculating BOV. Im so pissed off right now.
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Nearing the 18-19psi range, I just upgraded to the Tial 50 to make sure I dont get any surge.

Well the car is unbearable with it. The sound at 1800rpm is like a never ending blow-off. You guys experiencing that at 2500 is because you are spinning so much slower. At 40 in 4th gear at 2000rpms, people look at me like I have a jet engine.

The local ricers think its the bbest thing they ever heard. I'm ready to torch this thing.

I guess its time to spend another 220 bucks the the Tial Q recirculating BOV. Im so pissed off right now.


Do you have any videos of it, Spin? I was going to go ahead and replace mine while I am having a forged 402 installed. I was looking at the Tial since I might upgrade to a YSI in the fall.
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I have used both too and my o-ring came out of the Vortech too!
I shortened my hose at the t-pipe and mounted the turbo smart
straight-up. So it is not laying in the fender. There is room ! I have the new intercooler
too! My t-trim/1500sl was step up. IMO the si trim is too small for the 7.0 liter.
Works good on the Ls-3 but the T-trim output beats it!
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Do you have any videos of it, Spin? I was going to go ahead and replace mine while I am having a forged 402 installed. I was looking at the Tial since I might upgrade to a YSI in the fall.
I dont think you will have much of a choice. The YSi and 800rwhp will make quite a bit of noise at idle and driving.

Was the Tial created to be a ricer noise maker? Turbo cars dont have an issue because they dont have any cfm at cruise.

I'll make a video leter.
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Have you elected against going TT Spin? Any BOV that is going to vent enough to keep a healthy spinning Ysi from surging is going to make noise at cruise.
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Have you elected against going TT Spin? Any BOV that is going to vent enough to keep a healthy spinning Ysi from surging is going to make noise at cruise.
I have the YSi with the Mondo and it's louder than the Vortech Race. My Race blew the o-ring plus broke off the threaded rod just like PowerLabs - hence the Mondo. Thinking of adding a second Mondo just to reduce the noise.
Yes, there's a filter on it.
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Good info.
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thanks for the video! I just love when someone takes the time to make a video of exactly what I was looking for I got a A&A supercharger, with turbosmart bov waiting to be installed..and I just couldn't wait to install to hear the sound, so your video has gotten me pumped!
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thanks for the video! I just love when someone takes the time to make a video of exactly what I was looking for I got a A&A supercharger, with turbosmart bov waiting to be installed..and I just couldn't wait to install to hear the sound, so your video has gotten me pumped!
No picture but the best way to mount the turbosmart is to not lay it
down in the fender. But turn the t discharge pipe straight up.
Then cut the 1 1/4 hose down to 2 inches or so and connect the turbosmart on top of the t-pipe.
I'm really surprized Andy (A&A) hasn't noticed it fits real nice right there.
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Why do BOV's have an airfilter on them if air only comes out of them?

S Florida answer, to keep lizards out.
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S Florida answer, to keep lizards out.
I thought it was an environmental thing. to keep the dirty air from blowing out into the atmosphere.
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I thought it was an environmental thing. to keep the dirty air from blowing out into the atmosphere.
Mine is making a flapping,chirping sound I think its from BOV is this normal?It does it when it is at a steady RPM and when you let of,it will even do it n neutral if you rev engine I did not notice it till lately.

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