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Old 12-20-2012, 08:12 PM   #8
APM Tuned
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Originally Posted by Coreyf983 View Post
Mark,

Thank you for your reply. I am referring to the kit that includes two gaskets for the manifold, a fuel rail, 2 small hoses and one larger hose. I am going to do the fix myself, so that's why I'm asking. I have already exhausted myself trying to deal with subaru to fix the issue. They won't cover it. Since I will have the intake manifold off, I'm wondering what else people think is a good idea to do/upgrade at the same time.
So the latter, yeah that sucks bud, sometimes they are just that much of a pain.

Either way, doing whatever you'd want to do "in the mean-time" of the manifold removal is exactly what everyone else is talking about. The silicone hoses, TGV porting, Manifold porting (core swaps from Grimspeed are quick things).

IMO, I don't like the hard pipe because it utilizes a standard coupler at the end and when the oil gets to it and contaminates it, they slip off...well, my experience with APS hard pipes (not installed, just fixed) haha.

-Mark
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