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How to identify counterfeit GReddy Type RS Blow Off Valves

GReddy: Type RS Blow Off Valves

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Edited: Feb 19, 2017

Product Information:

Recently it has been brought to our attention that there are a few dishonest merchants on eBay and a number of China websites that are selling counterfeit GReddy Type RS Blow Off Valves to unsuspecting customers.

These inferior counterfeit products have the Trademarked GReddy logo and have been packaged so well that even a GReddy enthusiast would have a difficult time detecting the differences. Please review the information below to identify a genuine GReddy Type RS Blow-Off Valve.

The best way to prevent being fooled is to only purchase GReddy products from Authorized GReddy Dealers.

However, if you didn't and feel you might have been deceived please see our counterfeit tips below.

 


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Warnings / Hazards:

Inferior materials and construction prove this and their use can lead to damage, premature breakage, and at the very least: lose of vehicle performance.

Ccounterfeit Blow Off Valves with excessive boost leakage can affect idle, fuel economy, turbo response, and efficiency. When used with a boost controller, it can also easily over spin the turbo leading to catastrophic turbocharger damage and oil leaks

Recommended Action:

The best way to prevent being fooled is to only purchase GReddy products from Authorized GReddy Dealers.

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Company:

Address:
9 Vanderbilt

City:
Irvine, CA 92618

Country:
United States

Phone:
(949) 588-8300

email:

 
Product Information:
Manufacturer:
GReddy 

Model Name:
Type RS Blow Off Valves 

Model Number:
Type RS 
How to Identify a Fake Product :
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Although these counterfeit Type RS blow-off valves may look the very similar on the outside, their inferior materials and construction can lead to damage, premature breakage, and at the very least -- loss of vehicle performance.


 
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One of the easiest spots to check is the area where the vacuum nipple connects to the BOV hat.

A real GReddy Type-RS BOV will have extra material in a half arch shape for proper seal and strength.


 
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A real GReddy Type-RS BOV will have extra material in a half arch shape for proper seal and strength.

The counterfeit compared here does not.


 
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Compare the label font on each product. The font on the authentic GReddy valve is bolder than the counterfeit valve.

Note the shape of the "V" in "VALVE" on both products.


 
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Another easy check is at the bottom of the BOV.

An authentic GReddy Type-RS BOV will have a gold valve seal ring. The counterfeit shown does not.


 
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The real Valve will have a goldish, hard anodized coating for a better seal and less wear.

The counterfeit product has inferior constructed seals, which often rip, break and leak.


 
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Compare the packaging and accessories included in the authentic and counterfeit GReddy products.

Appearances are similar, but the counterfeit is are also inferior. Always buy from authorized GReddy dealers.


 
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The counterfeit packaging is scanned and looks very similar, however the box is made from a thicker corrugated material.

GReddy dealers will usually have a white bar-code sticker on top of the box as well.


 


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