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K03s exhaust studs

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Plunky, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. Plunky
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    [Jan 21, 2010]
    Hi, I have bought a k03s for my agu engined a3. i have purchased everything needed to do the swap, however, i only have one stud fitted to the turbo where it connects to the downpipe. My question is, where can i purchase the studs? i called porstmouth audi today and they said they couldnt find anything without looking at the stud i have.
    any help?
    cheers
    Liam
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    [Jan 21, 2010]
    just buy and hi-tensile bolt mate and it will be ok!You will need bolts that can handle alot of heat as you know the turbo's get boiling!!
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    [Jan 21, 2010]
    Portsmouth audi gave me the studs I needed mate.....

    They'll want chassis numbers and ****, and when you tell them it's a different turbo they'll cry and tell you they cant help.

    Just pretend you want replacement studs for your car assuming it's the original turbo and they'll know what to order in. about £2 each!
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    [Jan 21, 2010]
    ok, think i will go down there tomorrow and have a word. going to attempt the turbo change this weekend i think!
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