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First major mod done... IE downpipe

mindonmatter

Ready to race!
Location
Houston Area
What a bitch. This was not a fun install to do alone. Regardless, it's finished and sounds great. New turbo gasket and no leaks. I did the airbox mods while I was at it.

Up next, IC and turbo inlet. Then finally the tune. Can't wait!
 

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mindonmatter

Ready to race!
Location
Houston Area
Oh, and my wife was supposed to give me a hand. She took my daughter shopping, then this and that. 3 hours later she finally gets home as I'm tightening the last bolt hahaha.
 

anotero

Autocross Newbie
Location
SoCal
Oh, and my wife was supposed to give me a hand. She took my daughter shopping, then this and that. 3 hours later she finally gets home as I'm tightening the last bolt hahaha.
Your weren't gonna make your wife go under the car, were you? I think a kid is better suited for the task ;)
 

bdelaney4000

Ready to race!
Location
Chester, NH
Congrats on the upgrade, do yourself a favor though and toss a nut on the end of the turbo v-band clamp. That bolt has a tendency to work loose over time. An extra nut on the end locks it on perfectly.

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MadMen

Ready to race!
Location
Mooresville, NC
I found the install of the I.E. downpipe one of the easier mods to do :). And mine is AWD, so lots more work.
 

jimlloyd40

Autocross Champion
Location
Phoenix
Car(s)
2018 SE DSG
Congrats on the upgrade, do yourself a favor though and toss a nut on the end of the turbo v-band clamp. That bolt has a tendency to work loose over time. An extra nut on the end locks it on perfectly.

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Excellent tip.
 

mindonmatter

Ready to race!
Location
Houston Area
Congrats on the upgrade, do yourself a favor though and toss a nut on the end of the turbo v-band clamp. That bolt has a tendency to work loose over time. An extra nut on the end locks it on perfectly.

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Good idea, tnx.
 

ZuMBLe

Autocross Newbie
Location
NY
Car(s)
Alltrack 6MT
Not yet, but I've only been for a couple drives. I do expect a CEL though. Tune will solve it.
Curious how long before you get a CEL. I'm interested in the IE pipe and hoping I can easily tame the CEL for inspection.
 
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