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If you want to silence your turbo whistle, there are a few ways to do so. Adding a box style heavy duty air filter is one way to quiet the turbo. Another is a silencer ring or shield around the BHAF. If you can’t find either of these parts, you can try other methods, like installing silencer ring or silencer. These methods may not work for you.
Increase the volume of a turbo whistle
One way to increase the volume of a turbo whistle is to modify the exhaust system. If you have a diesel engine, a straight exhaust system or foil delete will enhance the whistle. Straight exhausts allow the whistle to travel straight from the turbo. However, if you’d prefer a louder turbo whistle, an exhaust muffler might be necessary. However, if you don’t want to replace the muffler, installing a straight exhaust will have no negative effects on your engine.
Turbo tuning is expensive and requires multiple diagnostic runs. Additionally, the stock boost pressure of a turbo is restricted for safety and environmental reasons. Increasing it can damage the engine. Although turbo whistlers can increase the volume of a turbo, it won’t make it sound genuine under heavy acceleration. If you want to increase the volume of a turbo whistle, you can buy an aftermarket muffler and connect it to a speaker.
Another way to increase the volume of a turbo whistle is to repair the exhaust leak. While a leaking turbo will create a louder whistle, it will also cause less power. You can also choose to replace the turbocharger with a better one. Changing the turbo doesn’t always improve the volume of a turbo, but it can certainly make a difference. In addition to mufflers, you can also replace the turbo’s guts to get a better whistle.
Remove the manifold cover
You can increase the volume of your turbo whistle by removing the silencer ring. The whistle is caused by high-velocity carbon monoxide entering the turbo. If you want to quiet the sound, you can remove the silencer ring and remove the suck-trap ring. This will not reduce the turbo’s performance and won’t damage the turbo. To install a new silencer ring, follow the directions below.
Firstly, you must understand what a turbo whistle is. It is the sound of the turbo spooling. You can also hear this sound if you’re driving a diesel. The sound varies with turbo power. You can eliminate the turbo whistle by changing the box-style heavy-duty air filter, adding a silencer ring, or installing a shield around the BHAF.
Remove the silencer ring
Increasing the sound of your turbo is a simple way to improve its performance. The turbocharger produces a whistle because of high pressure carbon monoxide being blown through the engine. Remove the silencer ring and you will notice a dramatic improvement in your turbo’s performance. It doesn’t hurt the turbo in any way, and it won’t damage it. If you don’t want to replace the turbo altogether, you can also add a silencer ring to make your engine quieter.
In order to remove the silencer ring from a turbocharger, you’ll need to disassemble the turbo charger. The silencer ring is located on the top of the turbo’s compressor housing. It is important to carefully remove the ring in order to ensure a secure fit. It’s best to use a socket and hammer to drill out the silencer ring.
You should also know how silencer rings work. They reduce turbo spin-up and decrease turbulence at the turbo’s inlet. Silencer rings are milled to fit the flow characteristics of each turbo. The silencers take away from the flow, and turn vanes help redirect the flow around corners. If you don’t want to buy a silencer ring, you can always install the stock one.