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Old 11-06-2010, 05:27 PM
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HELP!!! just installed EGR delete

I just installed a RCD EGR delete kit and when I put the turbo back on the up pipe did not meet flush with the turbo. I was able to get the V clamp on and tighten it down but once I started the truck I heard an exhaust leak. Found it was the up pipe to turbo that was leaking! Has anyone experienced this? I tried prying the up pipe closer and it wont move an inch. How do I fix this and the V clamp shot now, did I stretch it wider? I'm working on this as I type?
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Old 11-06-2010, 05:35 PM
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pm sent,ill help ya out....
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I just installed a RCD EGR delete kit and when I put the turbo back on the up pipe did not meet flush with the turbo. I was able to get the V clamp on and tighten it down but once I started the truck I heard an exhaust leak. Found it was the up pipe to turbo that was leaking! Has anyone experienced this? I tried prying the up pipe closer and it wont move an inch. How do I fix this and the V clamp shot now, did I stretch it wider? I'm working on this as I type?
Leave the turbo mounting bolts loose and get the up pipe in place 1st then tighten the mounting bolts.
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Old 11-06-2010, 05:43 PM
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yup leave turbo loose.get your uppipes installed on the heads,then look at the both of em...did you remove the uppipe??
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Old 11-06-2010, 05:44 PM
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well,of course you did,you gotta plug the hole...whats not lineing up? the turbo? do you have the up pipe on the manifolds correctly???
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The up pipe Y right where it mounts to the turbo is not flush and I have tighten the heck out of the the V clamp and can not get the leak to go away. I am going to loosen the turbo mount bolts and see if that helps. Thanks
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Old 11-06-2010, 06:33 PM
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I got it. Thanks Harley
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