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      05-22-2013, 03:32 PM   #45
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I guess your front one is the problem.
Yea either that or its the flapper like most people say and not the rod itself.
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      05-22-2013, 03:36 PM   #46
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Another wastegate thread. I don't understand that so so so many people have problems with their turbos or wastegates and bmw does no have a recall on this. How can this be? Clearly, their turbos have a defective part on it, so this should be a recall. What am I missing?
You're missing the extended warranty that BMW provided on turbos due to the problems that's what you're missing.....
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      05-22-2013, 03:57 PM   #47
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You're missing the extended warranty that BMW provided on turbos due to the problems that's what you're missing.....

+1 just sucks they only made it till 85,000 miles :/
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      05-22-2013, 07:13 PM   #48
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might have to try this.
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      05-22-2013, 08:45 PM   #49
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Great idea OP. Just did this and it works flawlessly.
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      05-22-2013, 08:51 PM   #50
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Great idea OP. Just did this and it works flawlessly.
Did you use the spring that he used? More pics of this install
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+1 just sucks they only made it till 85,000 miles :/
Yeah, because now so many people (including myself) need to wait to at least 85k to "rationalize" an upgraded turbo set.
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What's the length of the spring? I went to Home Depot but couldn't find #61....
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      05-22-2013, 10:37 PM   #53
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Ace hardware it's a stock number from them #61

I can take mine out tomorrow and measure.
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      05-23-2013, 08:26 PM   #54
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Did you use the spring that he used? More pics of this install
Similar spring. It measures approximately 5" long. My car is a RHD so the install is a little more complicated with the steering rack in the way. My car only has 18k miles on it and the wastegates rattle like hell (not tune related).
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so is 5 inch spring the correct measurement to go by or the 2oz spring?
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works really well I noticed a decrease in wastegate rattle noise....now is there anyway to get to the other wastegate actuator?
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so is 5 inch spring the correct measurement to go by or the 2oz spring?
You mean 2oz weight?


Just use the spring
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....now is there anyway to get to the other wastegate actuator?
Easily? Not really
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Easily? Not really

so no other quick fix for the other actuator?!
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considering that wastegates have 150K miles warranty this is just crazy!
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I tried it out using the suggested #61 spring. Unfortunately it didn't work for me. Fortunately though, my Procede keeps it under control otherwise. It was a nice experiment.
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considering that wastegates have 150K miles warranty this is just crazy!
150k?
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      05-23-2013, 11:47 PM   #64
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You mean 2oz weight?


Just use the spring
sorry read it wrong,thanks.
all i could find was a 4inch spring like the one posted above,would that be fine?
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150k?
yea, I think so! check with your dealer but I know that those have extended warranty!! look up on the forum and you will find all the details!
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this is hilarious that it works lol
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