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Im new to turbo upgrades and seeing a lot of threads showing BPV to BOV. Two questions, is that a fairly straightforward installation? and what make is recommended for my Forte 5 sxt?
 

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Im new to turbo upgrades and seeing a lot of threads showing BPV to BOV. Two questions, is that a fairly straightforward installation? and what make is recommended for my Forte 5 sxt?
Some just convert the stock BPV to a BOV by venting to atmosphere (VTA) by removing the hose and the only replacement for the stock one is the Turbosx sml.

TurboXS SML
 

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I have the turboxs bov on my car
 

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You should post a video or sound clip. I was thinking about one but the bpv to pov mod is pretty good I think. Was it worth it to buy?
 

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I just checked their site and didnt see an application for the 2015 forte5 sxt what am I missing?
 

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It's the same bov for the veloster.

For me since I am tuned it helps hold boost better and also doesn't have a diaphragm so no worries about leaks.
 
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I just checked their site and didnt see an application for the 2015 forte5 sxt what am I missing?
Honestly, until you start running higher boost levels than stock, there's really no need to replace the BPV. The problem with the stock one is that higher boost levels (and eventually time) will cause the diaphragm to tear and you'll leak boost through the BPV. I'd put it in your mod plans, but I wouldn't make it anywhere close to my first mods. If you're thinking of doing a FMIC down the road, that would be the ideal time to switch to a regular BOV.
 
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Honestly, until you start running higher boost levels than stock, there's really no need to replace the BPV. The problem with the stock one is that higher boost levels (and eventually time) will cause the diaphragm to tear and you'll leak boost through the BPV. I'd put it in your mod plans, but I wouldn't make it anywhere close to my first mods. If you're thinking of doing a FMIC down the road, that would be the ideal time to switch to a regular BOV.
A better bov will help regardless of boost levels. It will be more crisp and responsive then the stock one and is way more reliable. I have seen to many pictures of our stock bpv getting tears within a few thousand miles or even less. For peace of mind it's a good upgrade to get so there is no worry about leaks there.

I noticed with mine even just doing half throttle runs my boost doesn't fluctuate like it did with the stock one. If you have the cash to do it go for it so you have peace of mind that your stock bpv isn't leaking or will get a tear.

But if you are doing a fmic then just wait. I did mine because I know I won't be able to do my fmic till end of year or next year
 

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A better bov will help regardless of boost levels. It will be more crisp and responsive then the stock one and is way more reliable. I have seen to many pictures of our stock bpv getting tears within a few thousand miles or even less. For peace of mind it's a good upgrade to get so there is no worry about leaks there.

I noticed with mine even just doing half throttle runs my boost doesn't fluctuate like it did with the stock one. If you have the cash to do it go for it so you have peace of mind that your stock bpv isn't leaking or will get a tear.
Those are great points. Perhaps what I should have said instead was: IMO, a BOV shouldn't be your first mod (or one of your first mods). There's MUCH more bang for the buck from an intake, exhaust, etc. And let's just be honest here: the majority of the reason many people want to switch to a BOV is the sound, not so much the increased performance.

Funny aside: in the good ole days, DSM owners initially were replacing their stock BPVs left and right because they supposedly sucked. Then other turbo owners (Turbo Mopar in my case) realized that they were actually great upgrades for really cheap, especially when crushed. I was running a 1G DSM BOV on my Shelby CSX running 18psi and it held beautifully. My buddy who had a seriously built Shelby Charger bought a really expensive (at the time) TurboXS BOV and within a few weeks switched back to the DSM one he had previously because the DSM BOV was more consistent and leaked less. I'm not saying our stock BPVs are that robust (history has shown otherwise), but at the same time, I'd spend my money on other things first, personally.
 

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As a first upgrade I agree that it should be spent elsewhere. Get other things for the car and once that person feels the bov isn't holding then switch. Our bpv sucks for reliability. I mainly switched because of the tune and wanted to make sure that wouldn't be a leak point later.
 
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what modification if any are need to fit the Turbo sx sml bov to our car.. like moving supports or parts around.. it seems like a tight fit..
 

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what modification if any are need to fit the Turbo sx sml bov to our car.. like moving supports or parts around.. it seems like a tight fit..
It is a very tight fit. Mine I had to tear apart the bov to get and turn the top of it so it would clean the hood release cable bracket and to let me hook the bracket back up to the i.c
 

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Our cars don't have a maf sensor so we can have a normal bov on the car. I have a aftermarket one and the car runs the same.
 

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Will changing the bpv to a bov mess up the reading of air that the car has read to go back into the intake?
It won't mess up any readings since there is no MAF
 
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