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Old 03-05-2015, 07:51 PM   #1
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Default Restrictor plate in BEGi exhaust

4 or so years ago BEGi installed my turbo and exhaust.
Today I find a 1.5" restrictor in my 2.5" exhaust just before the cat.
Why is this here?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7N...ew?usp=sharing

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4 or so years ago BEGi installed my turbo and exhaust.
Today I find a 1.5" restrictor in my 2.5" exhaust just before the cat.
Why is this here?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7N...ew?usp=sharing



it's the 1935 solution to boost creep
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it's the 1935 solution to boost creep
I was told to do this by FM in the year 2013. I got smart and researched this site instead.
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Sweet jeebus, really?
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iirc FM was suggesting 2.5" for people running 3" and creeping

1.5" is just ridiculous. why even run aftermarket exhaust in the 1st place?
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Margaritaville wins again
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This is incredible.
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"Let's just place a superior, highly engineered band-aid at this"
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Because Corky could decide if there was power to be lost or power to be found.
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because injector pulsewidths
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iirc FM was suggesting 2.5" for people running 3" and creeping

1.5" is just ridiculous. why even run aftermarket exhaust in the 1st place?
A 2.375" pipe with a 1.5" flat plate restrictor in it will still have less restriction than a 1.5" pipe.

Sorry for interrupting the hate parade.
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A 2.375" pipe with a 1.5" flat plate restrictor in it will still have less restriction than a 1.5" pipe
Does that make it less retarded?
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Does that make it less retarded?
Do I have to take a nasty **** right now because I ate last nights leftover taco meat straight out of a sandwich bag for lunch?
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Yes, we know that just as well as you know how ridiculous the cost/benefit ratio of something like that is.

*edit: apparently I type too slow and G beat me to it lol
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Don't expect to get that over with quickly if you are using a restrictor.
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Leafy doesn't have a restrictor.

5" and he uses ALLOFIT
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Insert baseball bat a few times and all of a sudden you're just plopping out flapjacks.
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Oh, gee, thanks for that mental image.
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Yes, but if you have a colon full of Taco Bells Finest and a 5" orifice to push it through, wouldn't you rather remove your buttplug first and get it over with?

I mean, unless you are into that, then who are we to judge?
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Yes, but if you have a colon full of Taco Bells Finest and a 5" orifice to push it through, wouldn't you rather remove your buttplug first and get it over with?

I mean, unless you are into that, then who are we to judge?

More flow = less time to do the same work = more horsepower.


**** LIKE A HORSE.
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