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Hey guys! My name is Crystal, this is actually my first ST! Super Excited! Shes a 2016! About 3 days after leaving the lot, I ordered the performance upgrade package with the tune and catback exhaust. I also just installed the mountune intercooler. She is lowered on springs as of right now, looking to see if I am going to keep it that way since Im probably using her for Rally. The question I have, is with the BOV I am not getting any sound. I was going to order the recirculation valve but I am not sure if that will make a difference in sound. The performance upgrade gave me about 90 pd more torque and it did a lot more then my expectations but I want to hear her. Also with the catback exhaust I am not getting the kind of aggressive sound I was hoping to get. I feel like I was expecting a lion and got a kitten! I was going to go with all Cobb but when I went on the ford website they honor the warranty especially since I messed with the motor. I don't really want to play to much with a car that is only 3 weeks old! Anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks for any feedback!:smile:
 

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Hey guys! My name is Crystal, this is actually my first ST! Super Excited! Shes a 2016! About 3 days after leaving the lot, I ordered the performance upgrade package with the tune and catback exhaust. I also just installed the mountune intercooler. She is lowered on springs as of right now, looking to see if I am going to keep it that way since Im probably using her for Rally. The question I have, is with the BOV I am not getting any sound. I was going to order the recirculation valve but I am not sure if that will make a difference in sound. The performance upgrade gave me about 90 pd more torque and it did a lot more then my expectations but I want to hear her. Also with the catback exhaust I am not getting the kind of aggressive sound I was hoping to get. I feel like I was expecting a lion and got a kitten! I was going to go with all Cobb but when I went on the ford website they honor the warranty especially since I messed with the motor. I don't really want to play to much with a car that is only 3 weeks old! Anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks for any feedback!:smile:
Welcome aboard!!!

Well, we do have several comparison threads and stickies for just about any mod you want to do. I would suggest using google to search this site specifically. There is mountains of info at your disposal.

Exhaust sound is a personal quest, and can change with a catless downpipe, so it's tough to really suggest one. There are youtube clips of different exhaust set-ups though, which can help you out. If you are in a decent ST area, there could possibly be a local meet or some other circumstance that you can hear some different exhausts in person.

My suggestions are to go full 3" if you have the slightest dream of going big turbo. Being a new car, if you plan to keep her for awhile, I also suggest going Stainless Steel.

BOV, you can go full re circulation, 50/50, or full vent to atmosphere. Full vent is loud, and when running off the factory BOV solenoid it false pops alot, lol. So it may get old fast. Again, there are plenty of youtube videos with different blow off valve set-ups.

Taking off the air filter lid, will let more turbo sounds out, at the expense of maybe like 1 hp or something. It's a popular choice for more turbo goodness. Having a metal intake pipe helps as well.

Good luck!!
 
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