For the MK6 Golf 2 litre Turbo Petrol, we have developed a high flow vacuum operated valve. This valve is recommended for cars with a minimum Stage 1 ECU remapp. If using on a stock car, a spring tuning kit will be required. Designed primarily to ensure that high volumes are discharged quickly, and improve response.
This Valve is for atmospheric use only.
In The Box:
1 x FMDVHFMK6 Valve
1 x OEM Plastic Pipe (1KO14577OAJ)
1 x Wiring Harness
1 x Solenoid, Bracket, and Screws
1 x FMBPVXA Blanking Plate
1 x 2000mm of 4mm Vacuum Tube
1 x PCV Adaptor Kit
1 x Silicon Hose #1470
1 x 40mm Hose Clamps
1 x 45mm Hose Clamps
1 x Vacuum Tap, Gasket, and Bolts.
5 x Cable Ties
1 x Aluminium Spacer
1 x Instructions
1 x Forge Sticker
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I have now had this kit on my car for just over 2 months now and I do say that I am very pleased the way it turned out. For anyone looking at this kit there are a few things you should know before purchasing it. first off you will need the valve spring tuning kit if you are running stock boost. the spring that comes with it is too stiff for stock. Second this is a fairly long install. Currently I am going though a mechanic training program for Toyota and it took me about 4 hours to try to install it before I ended up just taking it to a tuning shop due to time constraints. This is not just as simple as swapping out the stock diverter valve so be prepared for that as I had to learn that the hard way.
Now on to the valve its self.
Sound: The sound is what I would describe as a nice "Woosh" sound. There isn't any turbo flutter as i thought there might be. most of the videos that you see online have a small amount of flutter as soon as you let off. However from my experience that isn't there unless you go stage 1 or 2.
Performance: The one downside like there is with converting any car from recirculating to atmospheric and that is there is now a small amount of hesitation when you try to get on the power and a drop in MPG (In my case from about 32 highway to 28 highway). If you are worried about any of those things but still want a stronger valve the 4th gen VW diverter valve might be a better option.
Overall: I'm very happy with this purchase. The valve sounds good and looks clean with the placement of all the parts and lines. While there are some cons, if you are looking for a better sound out of your cars turbo this is a good option.
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Valve Spring Tuning Kit