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This is a discussion on Uppipe Install?? within the Engine Modifications forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; According to Perrin, you have to remove the downpipe to install the uppipe. Is this absolutely necessary? or is this ...

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    Uppipe Install??

    According to Perrin, you have to remove the downpipe to install the uppipe. Is this absolutely necessary? or is this advised to make installation less difficult?

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    It's nessesery because there's one nut on the up-pipe/turbo you can't get at properly, so takeing off the down-pipe allows for the nessesary room...
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    I didn't fully remove the downpipe, but I did have to unbolt it from the turbo to access 1 or 2 of the nuts on the uppipe studs. Theoretically, it might be possible to do it without unbolting the downpipe, but I think that would be way more trouble than it's worth.

    Even if you can find a way to do it without unbolting the DP, it will probably make your life about 27 times easier if you do unbolt it, IMO

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    You have to, but that is prob. on of the easier things to do, Have Fun.
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    yes.
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    well...looks like its coming off again...thanks for the input guys...

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