up-pipe leaks!!!arghhhhh
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This is a discussion on up-pipe leaks!!!arghhhhh within the Maintenance, service, and repair forums, part of the Tutorials & DIY category; Just a warning to those who tackle this job, make sure you use some good sealant...

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    up-pipe leaks!!!arghhhhh

    Just a warning to those who tackle this job, make sure you use some good sealant

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    sealant? why would you use sealant? Stock gaskets are more than enough.
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    apparently not.

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    Originally posted by ttownrex
    apparently not.
    If you install it correctly they are! Try re-tourqing the bolts down
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    I always thought that leaks were the result of the pipe and installer.
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    Make sure you follw the correct torqing sequence when reassembling it.

    I have a perrin uppipe, check out their instructions on the web.

    WHen I first did it it leaked cause I used the subydude gasket kit and one of them cracked in half, all the others for the up and downpipe are still sealing 4 months later.

    FOr the leaker I just reinstalled the stock steel gasket (the used one) and have been leak free ever since.

    If you don;t follow the correct torque sequence you'll be getting leaks.
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