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I saw a post where someone drilled a hole in one of the restrictor pills to reach a lower safer boost level... What would happen if someone was to take out the restrictor pill? Would it hurt anything or help? Please let me kno.. ;D
 

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I saw a post where someone drilled a hole in one of the restrictor pills to reach a lower safer boost level... What would happen if someone was to take out the restrictor pill? Would it hurt anything or help? Please let me kno.. ;D
Is this the 3/16ths mod? If I remember correctly, It involves removing a vacuum line restrictor and it's been known to cause weird boost spikes. Usually considered to be a bad mod.
 

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restrictor pill needs to be drilled when installing a larger turbo. i put a vf39 on my buddies 2006 wrx and cobb reccomended drilling out the hole. it was such a tiny drill pit, ended up finding it in a dremel drill bit set, it was the smallest one they had
 

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Pretty much allows more air to flow with less restriction so the hardware can function properly with increased capacity.
 

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Soooo not really a good mod now?
 

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Nope
 

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i replaced most of my vacuum lines the first month i had my car. the stock ones didnt seem right to me.
 

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i replaced most of my vacuum lines the first month i had my car. the stock ones didnt seem right to me.
Howd that work out? Did u put the resrictor pill back in?
 

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i replaced most of my vacuum lines the first month i had my car. the stock ones didnt seem right to me.
Howd that work out? Did u put the resrictor pill back in?
as far as i know, my car was fine. i ran on stage 1 with meth, FMIC, and i turned up the boost a little with an electronic boost controller. i beat a stock STi and a lightly modded SRT4.
but that was a long time ago and i have been out of the loop for a long time. I'de say stick with the pill for now. If you move on to a bigger turbo, take it out.
 

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i replaced most of my vacuum lines the first month i had my car. the stock ones didnt seem right to me.
Howd that work out? Did u put the resrictor pill back in?
as far as i know, my car was fine. i ran on stage 1 with meth, FMIC, and i turned up the boost a little with an electronic boost controller. i beat a stock STi and a lightly modded SRT4.
but that was a long time ago and i have been out of the loop for a long time. I'de say stick with the pill for now. If you move on to a bigger turbo, take it out.
Haha Wow thas alot of mods with a stage one tune... did it run ok other than being fast?
 

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i replaced most of my vacuum lines the first month i had my car. the stock ones didnt seem right to me.
Howd that work out? Did u put the resrictor pill back in?
as far as i know, my car was fine. i ran on stage 1 with meth, FMIC, and i turned up the boost a little with an electronic boost controller. i beat a stock STi and a lightly modded SRT4.
but that was a long time ago and i have been out of the loop for a long time. I'de say stick with the pill for now. If you move on to a bigger turbo, take it out.
Haha Wow thas alot of mods with a stage one tune... did it run ok other than being fast?
my wideband said the AFR was good, so i rolled with it.
 
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