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    Alloy pipe behind wheel. (TDI)

    has anyone replaced one?

    Mine decided to 'blow' last night. car smoked like a kipper for about 30 mins then decided limp mode was the only way forward !

    took it off last night and it's fecked.

    How much?

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    Which alloy pipe is this
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    one that goes into bottom of Intercooler
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    If thats blown off then the car will be running minus the turbo and also sucking up tons of **** off the road, best get it refitted asap!
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    fixed now. got pipe welded at local TIG welding specialist for 5.
    Fitted it last night.

    All OK so far .....

    i think the monkey who did timing belt must have damaged it when removing the pipe. It's quite awkward to get it out

    http://www.vagcat.com/epc/cat/au/A3/...09/49/2566448/

    pipe that bust was number 11
    Last edited by sprout99; 26th June 2007 at 07:56.
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