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      Took my axleback exhaust off a couple of days ago to paint it so the welds won't rust more than I've let them already. I cleaned it up really good and sanded it down. Then I found a cracked weld so I went ahead and welded it back up, got it all painted, and put some engine gloss clear on my tips to hopefully keep any more of the finish from rusting off of them. Finally got it mounted back up tonight!
      That's a fun task to do by yourself haha

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      Do88!


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      Quote Originally Posted by Veefifty T5AWD View Post
      Thanks! I plan to use 3M of Avery.
      I got mine wrapped by Gatowraps. They have a lot of wraps, 3M Vinyl Wraps or Avery Denison Vinyl Wraps, with lots of types and colors to choose from. You should also check Gatorprints.

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      I don't want to but i have to
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      I adjusted my wastegate actuator and am now seeing more boost at the low RPM range. Worth!

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      Little story this evening...

      So I'm driving in the mist of rush hour. It's about 4:30pm. I'm about 10 minutes from home approaching a light. Then I ear this loud pop. I'm thinking oh sh#t, what was that? 3 seconds later the car stall. I'm at a red light in the middle lane. Okay. Let's try again. I crank it up, it fires, 1 second later it stall. Now with my car cold start issues this past winter I'm thinking: "oh man, I hope the engine isn't blown. I try a few more times. Same outcome. I put my flashers, light turns green, and here comes the symphonie of impatience... honk, honk, hooooonk... Thankfully the man behind me sees I'm not going anywhere. He pulls to my right side and ask: "Do you want to pull it over?" I'm filled with sudden warms and joy. "Yes, that would so nice!" I reply. He pulls to the parking lot by the intersection. We wait for a few people to show off their impatience and finally he says: "Ready". I say: "yup, I'm ready." 5 seconds later, I pulled out of the car and start pushing when finally the car start moving. We're on a slight hill that makes its presence felt. But then a store owner across the street comes as well. And now we're getting somewhere... Man power, oh yeah. While pushing I steer the car in the parking lot. The cars is now moving down hill, I jump in the car and push on the brake. Sigh (of relief), we're off the rush hour road. I shake hands with great thanks. The shop owner says. Yeah, no problem, park right here as long as you want. It's the handicap parking spot. I open the hood and start checking things out. Coolant fluid is good. No burnt smell. No smoke. No excessive heat. oh what's that? . . . The intake hose going to the throttle popped off! Ah that explained the loud pop... I go ask the store owner if he wouldn't happen to have a screw driver. Popped the hose back on, and yes thank you the car start... fewww I dodge that one. I figured as I approached the light I removed my foot from the gas, which created throttle pressure and popped the hose that was probably not as tight as it should have been. Next thing you know, the MAF sensor or something else tells the engine. Huh huh, no air, no fire.

      Amazing how the help of some people can make you go from having a bad day, to feeling a sens of happiness. I'll have to pay that one forward... And the car is getting a needed wash this evening!
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      Quote Originally Posted by TG View Post
      Little story this evening...

      So I'm driving in the mist of rush hour. It's about 4:30pm. I'm about 10 minutes from home approaching a light. Then I ear this loud pop. I'm thinking oh sh#t, what was that? 3 seconds later the car stall. I'm at a red light in the middle lane. Okay. Let's try again. I crank it up, it fires, 1 second later it stall. Now with my cold start issues I'm thinking: "oh man, I hope the engine isn't blown. I try a few more times. Same outcome. I put my flashers, light turns green, and here comes the symphonie of impatience... honk, honk, hooooonk... Thank fully the guy behind me sees I'm not going anywhere. He pulls to my right side and ask: "Do you want to pull it over?" I'm filled with sudden warms and joy. "Yes, that would so nice!" I reply. He pulls to the parking lot by the intersection. We wait for a few people to show off their impatience and finally he says: "Ready". "yup, I'm ready. 5 second later, I pulled out pdf the car and start pushing when the car start moving. We're on a slight hill that makes its presence felt. But then a store owner across the street comes as well. And now we're getting somewhere... While pushing I steer the car in the parking lot. Cars moving down hill now, I jump in the car and push on the brake. Sigh (of relief), we're off the rush hour road. I shake hands with great thanks. The shop owner says. Yeah, no problem, park right here as long as you want. It's the handicap parking spot. I open the hood and start checking things out. Not fluid is good. No burnt smell. No smoke. No excessive heat. oh what's that? . . . The intake hose going to the throttle popped off! Ah that explained the loud pop... I go ask the store owner if he wouldn't happen to have a screw driver. Popped the hose back on, and yes thank you the car start... fewww I dodge that one. I figured as I approached the light I removed my foot from the gas, which created throttle pressure and popped the hose that was probably not as tight as it should have been.
      Amazing how the help of some people can make you go from having a bad day, to feeling a sens of happiness. I'll have to pay that one forward... And the car is getting a needed wash this evening!
      same thing happened to me a few years ago. i wasnt as savvy as you nor had any tools. a $20 tow, $30 rental and $180 to the dealer and i was good again. good on you to save the time
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      Quote Originally Posted by jschinito View Post
      same thing happened to me a few years ago. i wasnt as savvy as you nor had any tools. a $20 tow, $30 rental and $180 to the dealer and i was good again. good on you to save the time
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      Yes, having some kind people help out, really did the difference. If I was left stuck in the middle of the road I wouldn't have had but a choice to call someone... which would not have given me any time to check out under the hood before calling anyone. I had a pretty crummy week. This was its brightest day.
      Now anyone who has touch that intake hose should really make sure it's tight! .
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    10. #11279
      Quote Originally Posted by TG View Post
      Little story this evening...

      So I'm driving in the mist of rush hour. It's about 4:30pm. I'm about 10 minutes from home approaching a light. Then I ear this loud pop. I'm thinking oh sh#t, what was that? 3 seconds later the car stall. I'm at a red light in the middle lane. Okay. Let's try again. I crank it up, it fires, 1 second later it stall. Now with my car cold start issues this past winter I'm thinking: "oh man, I hope the engine isn't blown. I try a few more times. Same outcome. I put my flashers, light turns green, and here comes the symphonie of impatience... honk, honk, hooooonk... Thankfully the man behind me sees I'm not going anywhere. He pulls to my right side and ask: "Do you want to pull it over?" I'm filled with sudden warms and joy. "Yes, that would so nice!" I reply. He pulls to the parking lot by the intersection. We wait for a few people to show off their impatience and finally he says: "Ready". I say: "yup, I'm ready." 5 seconds later, I pulled out of the car and start pushing when finally the car start moving. We're on a slight hill that makes its presence felt. But then a store owner across the street comes as well. And now we're getting somewhere... Man power, oh yeah. While pushing I steer the car in the parking lot. The cars is now moving down hill, I jump in the car and push on the brake. Sigh (of relief), we're off the rush hour road. I shake hands with great thanks. The shop owner says. Yeah, no problem, park right here as long as you want. It's the handicap parking spot. I open the hood and start checking things out. Coolant fluid is good. No burnt smell. No smoke. No excessive heat. oh what's that? . . . The intake hose going to the throttle popped off! Ah that explained the loud pop... I go ask the store owner if he wouldn't happen to have a screw driver. Popped the hose back on, and yes thank you the car start... fewww I dodge that one. I figured as I approached the light I removed my foot from the gas, which created throttle pressure and popped the hose that was probably not as tight as it should have been. Next thing you know, the MAF sensor or something else tells the engine. Huh huh, no air, no fire.

      Amazing how the help of some people can make you go from having a bad day, to feeling a sens of happiness. I'll have to pay that one forward... And the car is getting a needed wash this evening!
      Had this EXACT same thing happen, but it was morning rush hour and a passing co worker helped push me down the 1/2 mile hill to the work parking lot. In my case, it blew off the hose on the hot end of the intercooler. It wasn't a loose hose clamp, but that the hose got pulled partially off when jacking up the engine to change an engine mount. Hit boost and it pushed the hose the rest of the way off.
      Always check your hose connections after replacing engine mounts! Especially the silicone hoses which aren't as flexible.

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      Quote Originally Posted by adamyeti View Post
      Took my axleback exhaust off a couple of days ago to paint it so the welds won't rust more than I've let them already. I cleaned it up really good and sanded it down. Then I found a cracked weld so I went ahead and welded it back up, got it all painted, and put some engine gloss clear on my tips to hopefully keep any more of the finish from rusting off of them. Finally got it mounted back up tonight!
      That's a fun task to do by yourself haha


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      Quote Originally Posted by turboboy View Post


      i don't want to but i have to

      turbo issues ?
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      Quote Originally Posted by EngTech View Post
      turbo issues ?
      I had lost something was fortunately no broken stud in the engine
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