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I'm in the middle of removing my turbo. It's all loose and ready to come out, but it's hanging up on the Y-pipe. Is is necssessary to loosen the exhaust manifold to up pipe bolts to get more clearance, or is it safe to force the Y-pipe back as needed? What else should I replace/upgrade while I'm in there? Thanks in advance.

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I'm in the middle of removing my turbo. It's all loose and ready to come out, but it's hanging up on the Y-pipe. Is is necssessary to loosen the exhaust manifold to up pipe bolts to get more clearance, or is it safe to force the Y-pipe back as needed? What else should I replace/upgrade while I'm in there? Thanks in advance.
You do not have to loosen the bolts. Remove th y-pipe and downpipe clamps completely and you should be able to get it off. That is how I've done mine both times.

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Thanks. I thought so. I was concerned about getting it away from the drain tube, and also reinstalling it with the new drain tube without damaging an o-ring, etc.

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SCT X3 w/tunes by MKM
MBRP exhaust-turbo back
EGR delete
ARP studs
OEM gaskets
ELC coolant & filter
MTW Stage 1 turbo w/billet wheel
FPR (blue spring)
'04 upgraded front cover
Amsoil bypass oil filter
Insight CS monitor
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Thanks. I thought so. I was concerned about getting it away from the drain tube, and also reinstalling it with the new drain tube without damaging an o-ring, etc.
You have to pull the turbo straight up off the drain tube.

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Got it done. Thanks.

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MTW Stage 1 turbo w/billet wheel
FPR (blue spring)
'04 upgraded front cover
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