I know there has to be at least a couple of you running one of these. I bought mine used and it didnt come with any instructions. I just need to know how to adjust the set-screw on the back, and how I know if it's too tight or too loose. Thanks!
'96 BMW 328i sport
'94 Miata C-package- booooossssteeedddd
I also have a HKS SSBOV and it also has a adjustment screw!! But I called HKS and they said not to mess with the screw!! it's preset And the new SSBOV doesn't come with the screw!! So you are right SIX but the old ones do have a screw adjustment...
I had both versions of the SSQV. The older versions did indeed have an adjustment screw...if you ever bought one, the manual shows the picture of the screw. So, making a statement like "If it's got a set screw on the outside then it's a fake" is a completely ignorant comment. Even the newly revised SSQV's (no adjustment screw) have the exact same manual showing the adjustment screw. I bought one of those brand new (sealed).
So to answer your question anarchyx34, do not mess with the adjustment screw if you didn't already. If you screw the bolt in all the way, it is possible to puncture the diaphragm. HKS even recommends not to adjust the screw if you don't have to.
I've owned two different SSQVs, One came with my car, and then my current one purchased BRAND NEW by my friend a few years ago when he owned his shop. Both had (have) the adjustment bolt in in back of the unit.
I've found running it with abotu a 1/4" of thread is good. You don't have to worry about making it too "soft." remember that the valve doesn't work like a normal bov.
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