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fitting 3" downpipe and sports cat

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by vrbob, Aug 22, 2012.

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    vrbob Thats no Moon, Thats a space station!

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    I have ordered a V3 Relentless Downpipe and Sports Cat for my car :)

    So hopefully should arrive next week somewhen.

    So in readyness for the arrival what else might i need to fit it eg bolts etc? I think its coming with gaskets etc

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    Use OEM gaskets for turbo to DP else you will be up in there changing it again in weeks... I wouldn't use the supplied gasket for the 2 bolt flange either tbh as they are made from cheese... high temp silicon sealant is better tbh

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    Cheers mate,

    Can i get the gaskets off ebay? or are they a stealer only part?

    Also can i re use the old bolts or do i need new ones?
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    Get them from a dealer... they aren't expensive tbh...

    DP its secured to the turbo studs by nuts... maybe worth getting a set if they are cheap enough as you could round them worse case getting them off but generally speaking they are reusable

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