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    What is this and why is it cut open?

    I recently bought a 2004 WRX and im not too familiar with this car yet and i noticed that this part was kinda cut open. Anyone know why this would be done?

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    Quote Originally Posted by as13070 View Post
    I recently bought a 2004 WRX and im not too familiar with this car yet and i noticed that this part was kinda cut open. Anyone know why this would be done?

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    That's the heat shield for the turbo, why it's cut open is anyone's guess though.
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    Alright thanks! Least now i know what it is.
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    I'd bet it is cut open because whoever had the car before you was too lazy or too stupid to actually take the heat shield off to adjust the wastegate arm.
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    Buy another one - you can find them used for pretty cheap.
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