I still would not do the bypass.
Put it back the way it is supposed to be.
Did you replace the o-rings with the bigger orange ones whe nyou had the intake of ?
175,000+ miles, 5/20/12 new ej257 short block, 8/20/11 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. Also CHECK YOUR OIL, these cars use it.