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Mini Cooper S Turbo 2008 - external blow off ????

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Old 03-12-2009, 03:49 AM
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howzit and greetings from Africa . .

i have a 2008 Mini Cooper S Turbo - i love in south africa in capetown . . . man this little mini flies .. 5 second 0-100 and tops out at 243 km/h . . love this car so so much . .

my question is . . .

Can you modify the std internal blow off valve to blow off externally - my car is still under BMW warranty and motor plan - so i was wondering like on the old audi 1.8 Turbo's . . if you could pull a pipe off block the hole and have that lovely PSHHHHHH sound ? ? ?

wicked . . . any advice would be apreciated

Don
 
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Old 03-12-2009, 05:37 PM
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I posted the info for someone else here I'll see if I can find it again

https://minicooperforums.com/forum/s...ght=blow+valve
 

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Old 03-13-2009, 04:15 AM
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ooh kay . . sweet . . so the hks recirc kit is the way to go . .

i was hoping i could just modify the stock bov as the car is still under motorplan and warranty from bmw . . . i cant fit the hks or i lose that . .

thanks for the info
 
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