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Old 19-07-2017   #1
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Forge BOV / Dump valve for the T-Jet

Right, so I acquired a Forge BOV from someone breaking their car. There were no issues with it and got it fairly cheap. When I fitted it and tried it out with the bonnet up made a lovely noise and could hear it functioning as it should be. However, when I have been driving under a lot of boost, towards peak it makes the awful squeaking noise when dumping that I have heard about. I only thought that I needed a stiffer spring as it is not a standard t-jet. It has been remapped and therefore runs more boost. (Around 20-21 psi according to the boost gauge).

So, I messaged forge about this thinking I would only need a replacement stiffer spring and this would be problem solved. But, instead they told me that it sounded like I had the 1st version of the valve and they offer a conversion kit which includes a different type of valve for 72 this would eliminate the metallic sound.

Very curious to see if anybody else has experienced this and what their outcomes were to this.

Regards,
Daniel
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