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      08-18-2012, 08:59 AM   #1
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DIY Header Removal for the N52

Hey guys can you help me on how to remove my headers? So far i was able to unscrew all the screws to my headers and get them moving, but with the tight space its almost impossible to remove them, does anyone have a diy or can step me through on how to remove this it would be a great help thanks.
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      08-18-2012, 09:18 AM   #2
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you might have to pull them from the bottom unless that is what you are doing
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      08-18-2012, 09:29 AM   #3
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Im trying from the top and the bottom, i remove the bottom panel from under the car, but the cat on the headers seems to wide
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      08-19-2012, 10:58 PM   #4
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Remove all oxygen sensors to alloy more room to move headers. i had to remove the rear header for cyl 4-5-6 first then i removed the front header. its a b but if u wiggle them they will come out. i used a pribar to help them come out as well
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