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I noticed on the k5optimastore they have the special edition hks bov under the Forte menu so I am also interested to see if anyone tried to fit this. As far as I know people have only been able to fit the turboxs sml bov on the stock plumbing. @Forte5 has one I think.
 

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Cheapest atm iirc is the turbo sx sml... Bolts to the stock location.

Seems better for not having to change out the cold piping. Which honestly I believe is a waste of.money if your waiting for a fmic
 

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Even if you plan to do a fmic it's not a waist of money. You get rid of the possibility of the stock one tearing and not holding boost proper. With the stock one I still had a slight wave effect and with this one I dont.

If you plan to get one in the next few months then yeah its pointless.
 

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Even if you plan to do a fmic it's not a waist of money. You get rid of the possibility of the stock one tearing and not holding boost proper. With the stock one I still had a slight wave effect and with this one I dont.

If you plan to get one in the next few months then yeah its pointless.
Unless the fmic you get is flanged for your bov :cool:
 
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I've just had my silicone hoses turn up for this mod today. Now just waiting on the joiner and kinugawa block-off plate. Will definitely post up my results soon
 

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Any ideas on how he put the BOV on in the video above or if it's even worth doing? Probably a noob question, sorry.
 

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Any ideas on how he put the BOV on in the video above or if it's even worth doing? Probably a noob question, sorry.
It looks as though it is fitted with a standard HKS SSQV t-adapter in 2" aluminium with a straight 2" silicone joiner to the factory intercooler outlet and a 2"-2.5" silicone elbow (45 degree?) to the throttle body.
Much the same as what I am doing; but in stealth black for factory-ish appearance.
 

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I'm thinking of buying this: ebay item#171975811343.
Not to fond of using stainless steel for a cold pipe seeing how it holds heat more but in this case there will be so little exposed you might be fine. Some might suggest just buying the pipe and spending a little extra on a good BOV.
 

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I'm thinking of buying this: ebay item#171975811343.
It will be way too long for the gap you have. And if you cut it down, then you need to roll the lips again so that the joiners will stay on.

I believe using the standard OEM silicone joiner we have to the TB cut down right at the elbow - use a 51mm/2" aluminium straight joiner (I got a short one 76mm/3") to a silicone t-piece adapter (these come with 25mm, 34mm or 38mm "T" for the HKS SSQV adapter to fit into depending on what you have). And you will of course need teh Kinugawa block-off plate for your OEM bov as well :)
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This set-up will not fit with stock intake system and air box due to physical space (the bov will foul on intake cold air feed).
You will need to be running an aftermarket CAI - which you should be anyway if you are upgrading bov.

Total cost: Less than $50 easy.
Pics still to come of actual set-up. I am still waiting for my HKS adapter to arrive
 

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I am making a cold pipe tomorrow because I am going to the 60mm tb. I will post it up when I get it done
 

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So got all my parts in today to make the cold pipe tomorrow. Got the 45* that will need to be cut to angle it more towards a 60*.

I also spoke with David at K5 about the HKS BOV. It is the one that is supposed to sit right on top of the factory intercooler. That setup is for the VT not the Forte so he is going to remove it from the site. Just wanted to give a heads up so no one gets one and then it doesn't fit
 

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So got all my parts in today to make the cold pipe tomorrow. Got the 45* that will need to be cut to angle it more towards a 60*.

I also spoke with David at K5 about the HKS BOV. It is the one that is supposed to sit right on top of the factory intercooler. That setup is for the VT not the Forte so he is going to remove it from the site. Just wanted to give a heads up so no one gets one and then it doesn't fit
A 45deg silicone hose just wont flex enough. It bends and folds flat on itself. I have tried this.
If you cut it back, then joiner wont stay in.

I did manage to find a 67deg hose
But not a reducer type.
So somehow we still need to get from 60mm down to 50mm/2"; maybe using an aluminium reducer instead - but I don't think there is room!
 

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The way I am going to do it is cut the 45* so it fits right. I already did a slight test of how it is going to go on and from the looks of it the pipe will hold just fine. I will see if I can get it mocked up tomorrow to show

Edit: Also I don't have a joiner pipe. I bought a 2' section of 2.5" pipe so I can cut it to the size I need and just bead roll one end
 

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anyone ever get anywhere further with this? I have an older hks ssqv sitting around from back in my vr-4 days. I'd love to be able to throw it on this car somehow.
 
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