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S3 mtm conversion help hole in part of downpipe

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Goubo1, Oct 19, 2012.

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    Hi guys was wondering if anyone knows if it would be possible to patch this up if so how ?,or do I need a brand new part the pipe,this pipe is attached to the external waste gate I believe

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    Looks like a bad flexi joint. Suggest you remove the dp, cut the **** flexi joint out and get a proper one welded in. You can buy them off the bay or I'm sure good exhaust shops sell them
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    Cheers for the reply mate,do you know what type of flexi joint I need in terms of size etc and I will order 1
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    No idea what size your dp is! I guess maybe 2.5 or 3" but until you remove it you won't be sure or could measure it situ . If you look on eBay a 3" flexi exhaust joint is about £25.
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    sound mate cheers,do you think I should buy new gaskets for the downpipe or think I could get away with reusing them ? As I don't really know what down pipe it is
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    Pm'd but for future reference of anyone else the MTM kit uses rs2/s2 gaskets, wastegate and very simular turbo ;)
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