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so I did this a while back and sure you could hear air... if you listened very hard. I wasnt impressed. I was inspired by the duck call video. It got me thinking... If I start to close off the opening it should start to make more noise. So I started experimenting with different things. I stuck copper pipes reduced to 1/4', the air chuck fitting that screws into air tools, kids Kazoo. These were things I had laying around the house, but it didnt do much to help improve the sound. I then came across a part from my natural gas BBQ. Its the fitting that plugs into the gas line. This thing was perfect. I inserted it into the hose and at first it sounded very high pitched like a lazer, or an eagle shreaking. but it was loud!! It got annoying after a while. So I took it to work and started drilling out the opening little by little until I got it "tuned" to a sound that I like.... I want to post a video if the sound. How do you do it?? I dont have a youtube account.
 

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so I did this a while back and sure you could hear air... if you listened very hard. I wasnt impressed. I was inspired by the duck call video. It got me thinking... If I start to close off the opening it should start to make more noise. So I started experimenting with different things. I stuck copper pipes reduced to 1/4', the air chuck fitting that screws into air tools, kids Kazoo. These were things I had laying around the house, but it didnt do much to help improve the sound. I then came across a part from my natural gas BBQ. Its the fitting that plugs into the gas line. This thing was perfect. I inserted it into the hose and at first it sounded very high pitched like a lazer, or an eagle shreaking. but it was loud!! It got annoying after a while. So I took it to work and started drilling out the opening little by little until I got it "tuned" to a sound that I like.... I want to post a video if the sound. How do you do it?? I dont have a youtube account.
You could just register a youtube account and upload the video there, it's free. Other than that a few people also use Photobucket.. there are many free options available to you. I am interested in hearing what you came up with.
 

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so I did this a while back and sure you could hear air... if you listened very hard. I wasnt impressed. I was inspired by the duck call video. It got me thinking... If I start to close off the opening it should start to make more noise. So I started experimenting with different things. I stuck copper pipes reduced to 1/4', the air chuck fitting that screws into air tools, kids Kazoo. These were things I had laying around the house, but it didnt do much to help improve the sound. I then came across a part from my natural gas BBQ. Its the fitting that plugs into the gas line. This thing was perfect. I inserted it into the hose and at first it sounded very high pitched like a lazer, or an eagle shreaking. but it was loud!! It got annoying after a while. So I took it to work and started drilling out the opening little by little until I got it "tuned" to a sound that I like.... I want to post a video if the sound. How do you do it?? I dont have a youtube account.

LOL. There was talk yesterday on another veloster board about shoving whistles n' stuff in the tube. I was cracking up at the thought of it and most certainly will endup messing around in my garage with different noises lol.
 

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Hope this works....

Do you have a picture or a part name or anything for what you used. That sounds really good. I tried playing around with some stuff last night but couldn't get a sound I liked.
 

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Do you have a picture or a part name or anything for what you used. That sounds really good. I tried playing around with some stuff last night but couldn't get a sound I liked.
I will take some pics when I get home. Unfortunately I don't have a part number, or know what its called. It was a fitting I found laying around in my garage.


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I will take some pics when I get home. Unfortunately I don't have a part number, or know what its called. It was a fitting I found laying around in my garage.


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Ahhhh, ok cool. Yeah I'm interested in seeing what it looks like
 

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I can't remember but I'm pretty sure there was a spring inside this part. I removed the guts. This is literally the female end of the natural gas BBQ hose. This part screws into the gas pipe coming from the house.

I thought I saw it at lowes but it came with some hose and other fittings. It was bronze but I had painted it black to blend in... The paint scratched off from me touching it for the picture.




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Interesting. Thanks for the pics. I actually just jerry rigged something up that I'm going to go test out quick. I'll post a pic and description if it works...if it doesn't I'll pretend I didn't post this. lol
 

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Heres a pic of the part I used to make that sweet sounding BOV sound. Its the part that is standing up in front of the hose. I broke off the top part which opened up the insides which allows the air to flow through.


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And??


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See how I pretended I didn't post it? LOL

Yeah my idea sucked. Totally muffled it, and sucked.

Heres a pic of the part I used to make that sweet sounding BOV sound. Its the part that is standing up in front of the hose. I broke off the top part which opened up the insides which allows the air to flow through.


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I'll have to take a look by the gas grill section at sears.
 

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I unhooked my hose last night to give it a try - nice sound!

I can totally hear it in the car and from outside with just having the hose zip-tied beside the opening (now plugged with a rubber chair bottom :))

I did notice that it releases the air quite frequently and with little revving... I suppose it's because our turbo spools so low in the RPM's...

Even letting off the gas when driving normally in 4th down my street (not revving it up there) I can hear it.

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So the hose that you disconnect do you plug that or just the part in the intake?? New to this so just wondering lol


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You need to plug the intake nipple that the hose is attached to - it's inline after the filter, so not a good idea to leave open as it sucks air in.
You can't plug the hose end after removing it - it expels the air (normally shooting it back into the intake that you disconnected it from).


On another note - driving on the 401 this morning, doing 120 ish km/h (more like 113 with the speedometer inaccuracies) @ 2500-3000 RPMs, steady... when letting off the pedal I can hear the blow-off sound.
It's very sensitive. I can tell every time when I let off the pedal even slightly... does this seem... normal? Mind you it's not as loud as when accelerating from a stop and going through the gears.

Does everyone else who unplugged the hose hear the same thing?
 

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You need to plug the intake nipple that the hose is attached to - it's inline after the filter, so not a good idea to leave open as it sucks air in.
You can't plug the hose end after removing it - it expels the air (normally shooting it back into the intake that you disconnected it from).


On another note - driving on the 401 this morning, doing 120 ish km/h (more like 113 with the speedometer inaccuracies) @ 2500-3000 RPMs, steady... when letting off the pedal I can hear the blow-off sound.
It's very sensitive. I can tell every time when I let off the pedal even slightly... does this seem... normal? Mind you it's not as loud as when accelerating from a stop and going through the gears.

Does everyone else who unplugged the hose hear the same thing?
Yep - just about every lift off the gas results in some noise.
 

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So you just jammed it into the hose?

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I can't remember but I'm pretty sure there was a spring inside this part. I removed the guts. This is literally the female end of the natural gas BBQ hose. This part screws into the gas pipe coming from the house.

I thought I saw it at lowes but it came with some hose and other fittings. It was bronze but I had painted it black to blend in... The paint scratched off from me touching it for the picture.




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be careful how much you restrict the outlet to change the sound.

If you restrict it to much, it will be detrimental by forcing some air back towards the turbo.. not a HUGE concern but a concern none the less!

Here is mine from my FMIC kit (totally different BOV) this is exactly the sound I was going for.


 

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be careful how much you restrict the outlet to change the sound.

If you restrict it to much, it will be detrimental by forcing some air back towards the turbo.. not a HUGE concern but a concern none the less!
Ya that's a good point turbo socks
That part I stuck in there isn't restrictive at all. There's just a small ridge inside that disrupts the air flow otherwise I can stick my finger in through it.


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i have blocked to re rerought connection and re connected the hose.. but now i have a light on my dash now illuminated... But i doing so i have created a "flutter" effect that which you can get from some BOV's or sequentials. Is the release pressure shooting back and damaging the bpv?
 
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