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    Thinking about deleting your air pump on your WRX?

    Get ready for the task at hand and make sure you have all the necessary tools...including (1) bullet for your head.
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    Any advantages other then a cleaner looking engine bay?
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    Less clutter is really the only benefit. No performance gains to be had, but I had everything apart for my turbo/transmission ordeal and thought it was the best time to delete. There are some write ups out there for the STi's but they only have one of the ports to delete.....the easy one.
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    Did you have to remove the intake manifold? If I ever decide to do this I am going to make sure I take full advantage of it and do other stuff as well...lol...
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    Quote Originally Posted by lytlec View Post
    Any advantages other then a cleaner looking engine bay?
    You lose ~7lbs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lytlec View Post
    Did you have to remove the intake manifold? If I ever decide to do this I am going to make sure I take full advantage of it and do other stuff as well...lol...
    You don't have to remove the intake manifold. Although it would make it super easy.

    It's a pretty easy task to accomplish, but I would suggest that you only do it if you have your UP and intake mani off. You should have done it before you dropped in your SB.
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    I plan on taking mine out when I do TGV deletes and that boatload of crap. Waiting for KNS to get their blockoff plates in. Hopefully won't be too bad with everything off.

    I plan on cutting the sensor off of the one solenoid. Ordered gaskets and hardware as well - figured $10 would go a long way against murphy's law.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Heide264 View Post
    I plan on taking mine out when I do TGV deletes and that boatload of crap. Waiting for KNS to get their blockoff plates in. Hopefully won't be too bad with everything off.

    I plan on cutting the sensor off of the one solenoid. Ordered gaskets and hardware as well - figured $10 would go a long way against murphy's law.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drews View Post
    Torque solutions has them.
    I'm cheap and in no rush =P.

    I am piling up some additional stuff to do along with it. Main thing left to find is fueling stuff. Will get there.
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