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B&B intercooler questions/install

Just installed the B&B intercooler on my 79 930 and had a problem with the plumbing....
The stock intercooler had 2 fittings on the low temp side of the intercooler for the air bypass valve and another valve (not sure what it is) which had a slightly smaller ID. I think it is a throttle control diaphragm Decel valve.
Anyway, the problem being the new intercooler only has one fitting installed for both these hoses. I did not want to try to build a tee connection as it becomes rather large and ugly to make out of elbows and other fittings. I simply capped offf the upper hose to the decel valve and am running the hose from the air bypass only back to the intercooler.
Is this a problem? the car seems to run fine this way so far and I do not notice any engine running differences without this hose connected.
Anyone else disconnect this device and not have any problems?
what is it really used for in the first place?
Old 04-02-2007, 02:04 PM
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