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    confused Dump valve, to do or not to do?

    Hey guys I was thinking of putting a dump valve on my vectra turbo, do you guys think its a good idea or am I wasting time and money, if it is a good idea whats a good dump valve to get?

    Cheers guys

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    hell yes turbosmart supersonic on mine

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    Did you have to modify the fitting tomo or does it replace the existing recirc valve

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomo41 View Post
    hell yes turbosmart supersonic on mine
    does that fit straight on? How much that set u back?

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    all u need a a recirc valve Blanking plate from forgemotorsport about 16 quid and a dump valve

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    want to put a dump valve on my 1.9cdti any suggestions

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    I run my petrol turbo cars without DV's cos it sounds the tits.

    Clicky My proton turbo with no dump valve. Dont know how a disiesel would react to it though

    (It was shot on a high def phone camera so its 10mb big im afraid)

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    Quote Originally Posted by alfie230609 View Post
    want to put a dump valve on my 1.9cdti any suggestions
    Yes. Don't bother.

    DV's on diesels make the performance worse, not better.

    Not to mention making the driver look like a tit when it makes the fffrrtttt noise

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    Just wind down your windows mate and shout wwwwoooooooosssshhhhhh everytime you change gear same effect and performance and cheeper for ya
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    each to there own guys... if i could put a dump valve on my vectra.... I WOULD

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