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Re: Exhaust manifold leak symptoms

Sat Jul 01, 2017 12:14 am

underscore wrote:Remove the rad, unbolt the downpipe at the bottom and remove it as an assembly with the turbo and manifold, then disassemble them all on the ground.


There's no other hoses or lines to disconnect before removal? Also does the rad need to come out?
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Re: Exhaust manifold leak symptoms

Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:27 am

Well yes, the turbo oil feed and drain, water feed and drain, vacuum lines to the turbo, downpipe brace, etc etc. You might be able to do it without removing the rad but it gives you a lot more space and then you're not risking damage to the rad trying to wiggle everything out of there.
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