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Originally Posted by JFairman View Post
Looks like it'll work but that hose is really small ID... you should use one that is bigger and fits over the OD of the hose flange on the BOV to flow more air.

It might be easier to make a hole in the back of the intercooler and have someone tig weld a piece of aluminum tube to use as a hose connection on the back of it.

Then you could still run the hose you have in that picture to your deceleration valve or a second blow off valve and experiment with venting it to atmosphere or back into the motor.

that pic cracks me up for some reason...
Hey Jim, it's like a Fred Flinstone thing, dontchaknow?

I just happend to have a really nice hose with stainless steel wire wrap through it, and it just happend to fit the ID of the BOV. Yeah, I would lose a little flow vs. using a larger diam. hose to fit the OD of the valve, but then the issue is with the other end....with the stock decel valve hose mounting point being too small for a larger hose. I guess I could punch that hose barb out and enlarge the hole and weld in a larger nipple. Obviously I'm not done with the R&D yet as there are lots of ways to skin this cat. I'm trying to stay away from welding things onto my IC unless absolutely necessary.
Mark H. 1987 930, GP White, Wevo shifter, Borla exhaust, stock everything else. The result of a massive Pelicanite good will fire recovery effort. Truely an open book, ready for the slippery slopes to modification.

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