BLOW-OFF VALVES (BOVS) ARE A VERY COM­MON UP­GRADE FOR MOST TUR­BOCHARGED EN­GINES, BUT ARE THEY AC­TU­ALLY NEEDED? BOVS HAVE BEEN LA­BELLED ES­SEN­TIAL FOR A TURBO SET-UP SINCE THE START OF TUR­BOCHARG­ING TIME; BUT WHY?

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We wanted to find out if BOVs are es­sen­tial nowa­days, given tur­bocharger tech­nol­ogy has come a long way, or if they’re only for the ‘pssssh!’ noise we all love so much. We know you all have your own favourite tuners and ex­perts in the in­dus­try, and we’ve roped in the best in the busi­ness to have their say, so you can read them all and make an in­formed de­ci­sion of your own.

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