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      11-18-2012, 04:52 PM   #3
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Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

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Snap this pic to save some others headaches, when I took the coolant lines off the OEM turbos I must have pryed on the flange and it slight bent it and when installed on the RB's W/spacers it caused a gap. I fixed it by reinstalling the lines on the turbos and tightening down and bending flange back (do not do this with Rbs since it could strip the threads). I rather strip a OEM than a RB LOL!!!

I get what to do now, there are 2 spacers (1 for bolt stud & 1 for the line)....the upper line is made to seat into the stock turbo ( longer) so when you put the lines in on the RB flat flange there is a gap because it can not sink in.

Big thanks to: "cstavaru" for his input

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Last edited by robc1976; 11-19-2012 at 02:02 PM.