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post #1 of 13 Old 09-30-2007, 11:16 AM Thread Starter
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Boost Pipes look Dirty

My boost pipes look dirty...espeially right where the foiled side attatches to the intercooler. Does this mean I have a leak, and if I do, how can I fix it?

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post #2 of 13 Old 09-30-2007, 11:35 AM
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are you talking about the buildup around the boots? if so, that is completely normal
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Yes, there is a heck of a build up around the boots

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Isn't the CCV mod supposed to help/eliminate that? I thought some of it at least

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I guess it should.... I haven't done the CCV mod..
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I just did it after cleaning all the crud off and painting the IC pipes, I had alot of buildup, hoping it helps, I thought that was one of the main reason's for doing it.

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I think it is.. but I have no idea if it really helps anything or not -- but in theory it should
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After blowing off the hose closest to the turbo i did the CCV mod and it has cured the problem of oily hoses/tubes, very easy mod to do
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Well there's the answer I think he was looking for I may have to do that someday..

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The build up is from the CCV. If you do the CCV mod then you will be clean and pretty instead of dirty and ugly.

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