Anyone having Invidia Q300 issues bolting on the spring bolt?
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    Anyone having Invidia Q300 issues bolting on the spring bolt?

    The mid pip on the invidia q300 connecting to the cat with those two spring bolts is really freaking hard to put on. I managed to get 1 of the bolts on but not both. I even had a friend help me out and we were really close but not close enough. I tried C-Clamps and the clamps didnt have enough surface area to clamp down.

    I maybe think that my donut gasket is still new so I am having problems getting it closer. My car is a 13' WRX Sedan and I had it since this early September.

    If anyone have any insight or in the vicinity of Riverside, CA or nearby for the help ... I would come out!

    Thanks forum!

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    Those bolts are a beach and a half to put back on if you are utilizing the donut gasket I could only manage getting one back on before I switched to a new DP
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    They are hard to install.

    Do you have the orientation right? They only go on one way. The bolt goes on the midpipe & the nut goes on the downpipe side.

    Also,I'm not entirely sure,but I think with the Q300 you get a pair of smaller bolts that are used instead of the spring bolts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rage-wrx View Post
    They are hard to install.

    Do you have the orientation right? They only go on one way. The bolt goes on the midpipe & the nut goes on the downpipe side.

    Also,I'm not entirely sure,but I think with the Q300 you get a pair of smaller bolts that are used instead of the spring bolts.
    Should I just get bigger spring bolts? and where can I get bigger spring bolts?

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    I got a invidia DP and q300 I just bolted them up without using the springs...

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