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Hey guys, those who run the Turbosmart ULTIMATE (not kompact) is it possible to take off the horn and still run hybrid? I mean clearance is a big issue especially with the huge ass body of the ultimate...so just looking at it, I know the horn will hit the hood duct...I know I can twist the valve to angle down the horn....but even after twisting it, the horn is so damn big that it still hits

my question is, is it possible to run without the horn with no abnormal effects? My options are...

1. Run full recirc (remove horn and put blocking plate)
2. Run hybrid and remove horn completely

I would like to run option 2 but just need to know if its okay...I am assuming the horn is just there for cosmetic purposes? or naw?
 

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Most people will end up cutting the portion of the hood ducting that it hits.

I for one, just ground down the horn. I just took it to my grind wheel and ground it down till it fit right.

Both options work.
 

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[quote author=prototype_x9 link=topic=135862.msg2926045#msg2926045 date=1234248103]
Most people will end up cutting the portion of the hood ducting that it hits.

I for one, just ground down the horn. I just took it to my grind wheel and ground it down till it fit right.

Both options work.
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i don't want to cut the hood duct because it leads to my TMIC...and i don't want a hole for air to leak through

also I would like to avoid cutting the horn itself...

i just wanna know if anybody ran without the horn in hybrid mode...and does it work the same? I mean just by looking at the horn, it looks like a cosmetic feature of the BOV....but i wanted to ask around just to make sure...

I'm probably just gonna give it a try and see how it works...any inputs?
 

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i never had a problem with it hitting anything....i ran it hybrid for 3 months and recirc for 6 months before i bought the HKS... but i would think the horn has no function, but making it louder....it friggin loud enough on hubrid and plenty loud on recirc as well,,,,just my Speed ran like shit on hybrid though...good luck
 

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I've never had problem with it hitting hood duck either.. but with out fmic thou. I was just curious about the sound w/o horn, so I ran it without horn (which means hybrid), and It sounded a little funny.
 
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