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    Anyone know the orientation of the hose running from the stock TMIC to the throttle body on a 2012 wrx?
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    I'm not sure what you mean by the orientation...
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    The position in which the hose is supposed to sit, I pulled my tmic off last night and I cant remember how the hose is supposed to be seated, and the way I have it bolted in now wont match with the support bracket running along the right side.
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    I took mine off to tighten the hose I had a slight leak and read that others have had the same problem. It was a pain to put back on. Look for the flat spot on the hose, I believe i had that closer to the drivers side. I put the throttle body part on first and adjusted the worm clamp, and I sprayed some silicon in the lip of the hose. After that I was able to slide the intercooler back on. It took a little work and was little awkward but went back on properly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cflip2x View Post
    I took mine off to tighten the hose I had a slight leak and read that others have had the same problem. It was a pain to put back on. Look for the flat spot on the hose, I believe i had that closer to the drivers side. I put the throttle body part on first and adjusted the worm clamp, and I sprayed some silicon in the lip of the hose. After that I was able to slide the intercooler back on. It took a little work and was little awkward but went back on properly.
    Yeah i was out there for about 4 hours last night trying to get it in
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    Quote Originally Posted by anpato View Post
    Yeah i was out there for about 4 hours last night trying to get it in
    Sounds like a personal problem

    See the picture posted above.
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    He has the 2012 with the oh so awesome plastic TMIC not earlier ones
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    Wouldn't the pipe routing be exactly the same? That picture is from a 2011 WRX
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    Nope the 08-up WRX throttle body is off to the right facing more the drivers side.

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    One pic I could find

    Your perspective if you are looking at if from the back you can see the flat spot where the oil is collecting and then the throttle body.
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    michaelwfox it Maybe its labeled wrong im not sure but from this pic of a rotated set up from a legacy should be the same for the newer wrx's



    the throttle body is not straight off to the side of the alternator
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    Oh dang, that is a lot different lol. I will keep searching.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cflip2x View Post
    He has the 2012 with the oh so awesome plastic TMIC not earlier ones
    2013, but i just put 2012 because theyre both the same.
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    Quote Originally Posted by michaelwfox View Post
    Sounds like a personal problem

    See the picture posted above.
    Hahaha I set myself up for that one.
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