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      11-21-2012, 11:25 PM   #34
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Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Illinois

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Had a big hassle that was a stupid simple mistake, Well I figured out why the induction tube did not fit....I installed the gasket on the turbo 1st...induction tube pinched the gasket, it deformed and tube could not be put on. I did not notice this because my hands could not fit back there (it actually felt like it was bound )...I found out because my AEWESOME wife (who has actually helped with this install) saw this...Ii wasted 6 ours on a damn gasket LOL!!

NEVER put the gasket on the turbo...install it in the tube first!

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