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Turbosmart Kompact Shortie Dual Port Blow Off Valve (15-17 EcoBoost)

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Features, Video & Details

  • Allows for Higher Boost - Up to 40psi
  • Mechanical - Vacuum Activated
  • Adjustable - Soft to Hard
  • Aircraft Grade Aluminum Alloy Construction
  • Straight Forward Bolt-On Installation
  • Fits All 2015-2017 EcoBoost Mustangs

Review & Installation Video

Review & Install Video

Hey, guys, Stephanie, with americanmuscle.com here with an overview of the Turbosmart Kompact Shortie Dual Port Blow Off Valve, for the 2015 and newer EcoBoost Mustang. In this video, we're going to be talking about a few things with this blow off valve, including the install. I'll get more into the install later, but I can tell you right now that the install for this is going to be a one out of three wrenches in the difficulty meter. This Turbosmart Kompact Shortie Blow Off Valve is going to be something that you should check out if you're interested in an aftermarket blow off valve to run more boost or for aesthetic reasons. An aftermarket blow off valve like this one that vents atmospherically is going to be much louder than the stock blow off valve or a circulating one, but at the same time, it's going to be able to handle more boost than the factory one, as well. Anytime you look at bumping up boost on a turbo car, you have to make sure that your set-up can handle it, and that's going to include everything, from the turbo itself, through your inner cooler, to your wastegate and your blow off valve. In this case, this blow off valve can handle up to 40 psi. This is mechanically operated by a vacuum, so it's vacuum-activated, which is different than the stock blow off valve. The factory blow off valve is electronically controlled by the ECU, so there's going to be a difference there. One upside of a blow off valve that's mechanically controlled by a vacuum like this one is that it keeps consistent manifold pressure. You're going to want that consistent manifold pressure for performance reasons. It helps to keep the turbo spooled [SP] for better throttle response. If you see a dip that's too hard in pressure, you're going to have turbo lag, and that's not fun in between shifts. Another feature of this blow off valve is that it's adjustable. You can adjust the firmness and therefore the function of the blow off valve. A softer setting means that it's going to take less pressure for the blow off valve to function or blow off the pressure that's built up, and a firmer setting means that the valve will keep that pressure for longer, which will require more boost in order to open the valve. Your adjustment point is the cap. You just rotate the cap of the blow off valve in order to adjust it. When it comes to adjusting, you're going to do that during the install, and Turbosmart does give you a really good set of directions to help you out with that. But I can tell you right now, that you can pretty much tune this at an idle, sitting in your driveway. Your basically going to be testing for pressure drops, and you want to make sure that you have the valve set, so that when the car's idling, you can free rev it, and it will fall right back into a smooth idle. You don't want to see the car dip in RPMs or even stall out. Another plus of the Kompact Shortie is actually in the name. Turbosmart made this an effective blow off valve but one that's on the smaller side with smaller dimensions, which can alleviate some of the things that you run into when you start upgrading with aftermarket turbo set-ups. Sometimes, [inaudible 00:02:23] can get tight when you start upgrading, but luckily, this is a compact valve so it's going to help you out there. Like I mentioned earlier, this does vent atmospherically, which is what's going to give you that sound that you're looking for. As far as construction, this is made from aluminum alloy, so it has durability and strength. And internally, you're looking at a two-piece piston that's made from brass and aluminum. This is also lightweight, and the piston is also O-ring sealed. The springs are also an important part of the mix, here, and they're engineered to make sure that the blow off valve is as responsive as possible, especially considering the boost capabilities of the blow off valve. When it comes to price, you can expect to pay between $200 and $300 for this blow off valve. This is slightly less expensive than TiAL's offering, which is a little bit of a different type of blow off valve. Still, this is the only adjustable blow off valve that's currently available for the S550 EcoBoost, but you can always check out your other options when you're out there shopping. The install is a one out of three wrenches in the difficulty meter, and you can expect to spend about an hour getting this installed. You do need to tap into the PCV valve on the back of the throttle body for your boost reference adapter. You need to get your vacuum hoses into place, as well as remove your stock blow off valve. The Turbosmart Blow Off Valve will take its place, but it is only installed one way, so just pay attention to that. You just connect your hoses after that and plug in your solenoid. Once everything is installed, you can adjust your blow off valve, and like I said, Turbosmart gives you step-by-step instructions on how to do that properly. Wrapping things up with the Turbosmart Kompact Shortie Dual Port Blow Off Valve, this is a small-sized compact blow off valve, so it can fit in a tight location. It's an adjustable blow off valve, it can handle up to 40 psi, and it's made from aluminum alloy. As always, I suggest you check it out more online for yourself. And for all things Mustang, keep it right here at americanmuscle.com

Allows for Higher Boost. The factory blow-off valve (BOV) is fine for the daily commuter car, but if you are planning on increasing the boost and performance of your EcoBoost Mustang you are going to need a Turbosmart Kompact Shortie Dual Port Blow Off Valve that can handle the extra pressure - up to 40psi.

Vacuum Activated. Unlike the factory Ford blow-off valve that is electronically controlled by the ECU, the Turbosmart Kompact Shortie Dual Port Blow Off Valve is mechanically operated by vacuum for consistent manifold pressure that helps keep your turbo spooled for better throttle response.

Quality Construction. Constructed from aircraft grade aluminum alloy for durability and strength, this Turbosmart Kompact Shortie Dual Port Blow Off Valve features a light-weight brass/aluminum two-piece piston, which is then perfectly matched with precision engineered springs allowing for razor sharp valve response.

Application. The Turbosmart Kompact Shortie Dual Port Blow Off Valve is designed for use on all 2015-2017 EcoBoost Mustang's equipped with the turbocharged 2.3L Inline 4-cylinder engine.

Fitment: 2015 2016 2017 Details

What's in the Box
  • (1) Blow Off Valve
  • (1) 40.94 X 2.62 O-Ring
  • (1) 18.72 X 2.62 O-Ring
  • (1) Electronic Plug
  • (1) 5mm black vacuum hose
  • (1) 1/8 NPT blank
  • (2) 1/8 NPT nipples
  • (1) Boost reference adapter
  • (1) M6x20 button head screw
  • (2) 6mm spring clamps
  • (2) 250mm cable ties
  • (2) 100mm cable ties
Installation Info
Tech Specs
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • EcoBoost - 15, 16, 17

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5/5
Gotta love that woooossshhh! Highly recommend!

I am really happy with the Kompact Shortie BOV. It was easy to install, even for someone who tends to get a little nervous about doing anything too major myself. Once installed, the BOV provides the cool ...

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5/5
Turbo sounds we all love !!!!!

Short and simple. Easy to install and love the sound. It makes the car sound loud and shows off its turbo. I would recommend this to anyone who loves to hear the turbo.

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Overall Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars
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I'm new to the car scene so excuse me for my silly question. If i replace my stock bov with this dual port blow off valve will it affect my car in any way? Will it run perfectly fine with a stock tune? and is this one recommended for daily driving. 2017 ecoboost

newstang

  • The Turbosmart Kompact Shortie Dual Port Blow Off Valve allows for higher boost. It is recommend for anyone that is looking to increase power. This BOV will also allow you to change the softness and hardness. You can still run this BOV with a stock tune, but if you plan on running a large amount of boost, it is a good idea to look into a new tune.

    AshleyK

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Ok, after installing my BOV my '15 ecoboost mustang check engine came on, after messing around (disconnected battery) with it and flashing it with my Cobb tuner the check engine light has no longer became an issue, however if I scan for faults with my tuner a P0035 code shows? Does this just refrain the check engine light from lighting? Or should I just go back to my stock setup

MichaelR

  • The only reason that code comes up after the install of this BOV is due to the fact that the original electronic BPV is unplugged and no longer being used, causing a check engine light for a BPV circuit code. This CEL does not do anything for performance and does not change any aspect of the vehicles operation, going back to the stock setup would eliminate the CEL.

    AMjordan

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My car has already been dyno tuned. Will I need to have it retuned after I install this Bov?

Edward

  • You can still run this BOV with a stock tune or lightly modified tune, but if you plan on running a large amount of boost, it is a good idea to look into a new tune from an online tuner or local Dyno Tuner..

    AMKody

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I installed my BOV recently, it seems to not run perfectly. I would like to know how tight I have to adjust it, I have it running at the softest position right now. I know it says to adjust it looking at the idle, but adjusting it does not affect my cars idle revs (or only minimal) Thanks!!

MaxE

  • When adjusting the Turbosmart Kompact Shortie Dual Port Blow Off Valve, the tension will be determined based off a number of factors, including boost pressure, and airflow. I would adjust the tension to a less soft setting until the car starts to seem to run better at all RPMs.

    Rob D

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Can I ask how to install this because it doesn't have a instruction in the box. It only have a disc and i don't have a laptop to play it.

RalphL

  • Thank you for your question about the Turbosmart Kompact Shortie Dual Port Blow Off Valve (15-17 EcoBoost). You can find out installation directions linked below. http://www.americanmuscle.com/turbosmart-kompact-bov-2015eco-manu-install.html http://1.cdn.lib.americanmuscle.com/files/389026-manu.pdf

    AMRich

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I've seen videos about this same turbo smart bov .. but the videos show different adapter and has the wire splicers instead of connector. Is this an updated version or something ?

Kkf

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Customer Reviews (39) Write a Review

Overall Rating 4.5

out of 5 stars

Installation Time:Less than 1 Hour

Installation Cost:0-$100

  • Performance Gain 4 4
  • Fit 4.736842 4.7



  • 2/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    February 26, 2017

    CEL Tripped.

    This BOV fit well, install was simple, and makes a neat noise. However, it tripped a P0035 code, and reduced my fuel efficiency.

    HectorB

    Year: 2016 Submodel: EcoBoost

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    January 03, 2017

    Gotta love that woooossshhh! Highly recommend!

    I am really happy with the Kompact Shortie BOV. It was easy to install, even for someone who tends to get a little nervous about doing anything too major myself. Once installed, the BOV provides the cool woosh that I was going for, and it really seems as though the throttle response has increased significantly. I highly recommend the product to anyone with an EcoBoost Mustang who wants to improve sound and performance, and increase the boost the car can handle without losing it to the atmosphere. Works really well with a tune and air intake as well! Thanks American Muscle AND Turbosmart!

    Rounder

    Year: 2015 Submodel: EcoBoost

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    November 03, 2016

    Turbo sounds we all love !!!!!

    Short and simple. Easy to install and love the sound. It makes the car sound loud and shows off its turbo. I would recommend this to anyone who loves to hear the turbo.

    Pololo

    Year: 2016 Submodel: Ecoboost

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    October 28, 2016

    Great product.

    Installation is quite easy and the sound is very addictive.

    Ivan

    Year: 2016 Submodel: Ecoboost

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  • 1/5

    August 05, 2016

    Not Happy At All

    I was excited when i got the part but when i opened it the instructions are totally different as well, i did everything they said to do and my engine light popped on wouldnt go off code is P0035, i was very unhappy with the product

    Kimo

    Year: 2016 Submodel: Ecoboost

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  • 5/5

    May 19, 2016

    Great BOV

    This was a pretty easy install. I can't say I got performance gains as far as power and torque but my Mustang does perform better and respond smoother. The sound is a lot louder that I thought and it is AWESOME. It was very easy to adjust the spring to get the engine to idle to it's proper RPM. Overall, this TurboSmart BOV is a very good bang for the buck. Time for a new intercooler.

    IzzyBlackS550

    Year: 2015 Submodel: Ecoboost

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    April 09, 2016

    Blowoff valve!!!

    Instalation wasn't to hard, turbo sounds great when revving the engine!!

    E

    Year: 2016 Submodel: Ecoboost

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    March 19, 2016

    Amazing sound

    Sounds amazing easy to install. The looks I get when this blows off is great love all the extra attention.

    NickkG

    Year: 2016 Submodel: Ecoboost

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    March 09, 2016

    Simple install

    When I watched the videos online on how to do this I was concerned about splicing into my existing wiring harness. The install kit made it simple by providing a piece that clips into the existing harness, no splicing required. The install was very simple, the only thing I would ask is for the instructions to have better pictures, they were dark and hard to see. And also for there to be better instructions on how to tune the bov. The car sounds wicked with the new bov and I cannot wait for my tuner to take advantage of the psi :)

    Tojac

    Year: 2015 Submodel: Ecoboost

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    February 19, 2016

    Wakes Up your TURBO

    Installation was straight forward , product was packaged nicely as well. took less then 1hr to install. You can def. hear your turbo, Sound is exactly what I was looking for. DEF. bang for your buck...

    jsantos

    Year: 2015 Submodel: Ecoboost Houston Tx

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    February 09, 2016

    Pssssh!

    Sounds great! The stock BOV would bleed off boost and that's just no good. This one doesn't do silly things like that. All I hear is spool and "pssh", or the occasional "fuufuufuu" in low boost situations. I feel more power, but that's on the butt dyno. I noticed my daily mpg has gone up a bit.

    TheWildman

    Year: 2016 United Kingdom

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    December 11, 2015

    Chhhhh

    After installing this equipped with a outlaw exhaust series this car no longer sounds like an "ecoboost" I'm passing by roads revving the engine all you hear is a roar and after a huge "CHHHHH" sound that this BOV gives

    Andri

    Year: 2015 Submodel: Ecoboost New York

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    November 18, 2015

    The sound says it all

    By far this is one of the best mods I have done on my car! Not only does your car feel like it can finally breathe but the sound it makes when your cruising down the street is amazing! Sounds like the true ecobeast it is!

    Stang23a

    Year: 2015 Submodel: Ecoboost

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    November 12, 2015

    BOV

    Easy install, sounds great at higher RMPs, but wish there was better soft/hard adjustment instructions for 1st time BOV users.

    speesjoe50

    Year: 2015 Submodel: Ecoboost Austin, TX

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    October 02, 2015

    Turbosmart BOV

    great boost gain and sounds amazing. really says i have a turbo.

    iamreyes

    Year: 2015 Submodel: Ecoboost Bell , CA

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    September 22, 2015

    Turbosmart BOV

    A great buy, easy to install and it sounds great! A great mod for your ecoboost.

    Mike

    Year: 2015 Submodel: Ecoboost Naples, Italy

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    August 14, 2015

    Great sound

    For those that didnt know the ecoboost is turbocharged, now they know. Simple install and and great sound

    Walton

    Year: 2015 Submodel: Ecoboost Texas

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    August 08, 2017

    Nice piece but bang for the buck.. eh.

    Quality and ease of installation was excellent. The online videos and instructions were out of date and didn't go with unit as there were some physical differences. One call to Turbosmart and learned they upgrade the vacuum block and the new instructions were on their website. FANTASTIC service folks at Turbosmart. Even got an education on the famous "pink spring" upgrade. Before this unit, I was running a Boomba BOV adapter which was loud! The Turbosmart unit seems to hold boost better than before and blowoff sound is definitely muffled and subdued compared to Boomba but way louder than stock. There's actually a lot of tech in the design of these but at the end of the day while I'm glad I got the part; bang for the buck was definitely stretched into the not as much range. If you need to finish off a build, get this. I wouldn't include this on a list of top or first five mods however.

    DeanBarker

    Year: 2016 Submodel: EcoBoost

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    July 19, 2017

    Dual port Blow off valve

    Easy to install and sound great when adjusted correctly. Highly recommend!

    DissanayakeM

    Year: 2015 Submodel: EcoBoost

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    July 12, 2017

    Solid sound

    Sound is great, be prepared to pay more money in gas in the long run, the miles per gallon is definitely affected.

    PhilipH

    Year: 2017 Submodel: EcoBoost

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