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 Post subject: intercooler leak
Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:30 pm 
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anyone had a ba xr6 turbo with an intercooler/piping air leak? just wondering if there is a common place for them to be leaking
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 Post subject: Re: intercooler leak
Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:26 pm 
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The inlet pipe from the front of the turbo to the junction ontop of the rocker is a b**ch to get on and if not done properly will work loose.
Not exactly cooler piping but that's the only place I've seen a leak so far.
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 Post subject: Re: intercooler leak
Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:42 pm 
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mate they are prone to leak. they use s**t clamp's frrom the factory. (in my opinion) i went around the whole car and replaced all cooler piping silicone joiners and all clamp's to worm drive hose clamps. never happend again

 

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