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      04-11-2011, 10:56 AM   #1
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Angry Need a pic of AR xi DPs and subframe clearance...

Can someone post a picture how do they look like installed on e92 xi and what clearance to achieve, got my installed and reinstalled, but 1 pipe is still rattling... Would be very thankful!
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      04-11-2011, 11:15 AM   #2
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Rattling where? There are a couple places with about 3/16in clearance.
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      04-11-2011, 11:37 AM   #3
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The long pipe, which is connected to front turbo rattles against subframe somewhere here, there is a shiny mark on dp and the clearance is probably twice less
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      04-11-2011, 11:38 AM   #4
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is it touching the heat shield?
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Heat shield is already removed)
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sounds like they werent lined up just right..
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What do you mean? By the way, they should be first tightened to turbos, than to mid pipes?
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mid-pipes first, then turbos
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i had mine installed but i cant really tell if theres a rattle or not.. is it a pretty loud metal on metal noise in the cabin when they are touching the subframe or would it be more of a dull noise?
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There is no flex joiners option available for xi. Mine rattles only from 5000 rpm, I feel vibration on the floor with my feet. Damn, these pipes made me lots of headache...
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