Thats what ive been using. I just dont get why the up pipe is not tightening down. The bolt almost feels like it is bottoming out. I already had to extract two broken bolts from last night. Im not understanding why they wont bolt up tight without breaking.
Well i got everything bolted on and took the truck for a drive and noticed some noises when i give it gas and it feels like there is no turbo power at all. It sounds like a leak sort of. Kind of a fluttering noise but sounds good at idle. Could it have anything to do with the valve inside the exhaust side? I thought that little bar was a bit loose that u have to clip to the valve. Anyone had any issues like this? Any thoughts?
Figured the issue. It was my lack of sleep work. The collector was clamped right. I know they are a pain to get them clamped but does anyone have any tricks or suggestions on how to get it clamped right the clamp seems to tight to be able to get tbe bolt through the clamp and then tighten th nut.
i had the issue with the bolts not wanting to go in. i tightened the passenger side up pipe completely to the collector before i installed it.
then tightened the bolts from the driver side up pipe from underneath.
they fought me every step of the way.
i didnt think about it but im sure i should have retapped it.
dont forget anti seize on all of the bolts just in case.
tighten the up pipes to the manifolds last.
make sure you get the ebpv hooked back up when you put the turbo
back on. i almost forgot :doh:
just lay on the motor and reach around and get the bolt through then thread the nut on with your other hand. having a flashlight helps too.
they clamps dont need to be tightened very much either. i think it was like 18 ft lbs?
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