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      02-25-2013, 09:28 PM   #1
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Exclamation Chargepipe leak?

I recently installed a ER chargepipe on my 335i and today i notices that there was some oil around the connection the the engine---i used the original clamp(clip).I have pulled on it with some strenght and it doesnt seem to be comming off..any idea why there might be some oil around that connection and if i can do something for a tighter seal...?
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If its oil then it's likely your turbo seals are going, or you are getting excessive blow-by past the rings.

You'll either want an oil catch can, or to investigate new turbos as that's likely the cause.

Standard worm clamps are the best way to go. You could try doubling up, or spraying a little bit of hairspray on the inside of the silicone connector after cleaning all the oil residue off of all surfaces.
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you think my turbos might be going??? or should i lean towards the catch can
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Did you install the o-ring inside ER's pipe from the stock CP?
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      02-25-2013, 11:13 PM   #6
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No i didn't i just read that in another forum so i will have to fix that tomorow. Tx for your input.:-)


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Did you install the o-ring inside ER's pipe from the stock CP?
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