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Offline Gray Brick

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Had a tiny exhaust leak....
« on: May 18, 2019, 12:40:47 AM »
I was getting a startup tick and thought it was my chain...

Amazing it wasn't louder and went away after startup.
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Re: Had a tiny exhaust leak....
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2019, 03:12:02 AM »
Don't see those busted too often, must be all the power you are forcing through there :D

Glad it was a simple fix.
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Re: Had a tiny exhaust leak....
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2019, 08:23:01 AM »
Still a PITA to take everything apart on jack stands.

I wonder if it was bad enough to throw off my fuel trims.

Under hood heat also started to become a problem.
2013 Ecoboost Ford Flex
AJP Tune (ATP+2) in progress , Livernois HPFP, 3 Bar MAP, UPR Catch Can, 100% Methanol w/ braided steel lines, 3" Downpipes -->2.5" X-pipe --> 2.5" Magnaflow exhaust, 2.5" air inlets to each turbo with cone filter, Custom water to air intercooler with chiller
275/40-20 Front 315/35-20 Rear Tires
---7.931/90.76MPH @ 5150 lbs in the 1/8th---

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Re: Had a tiny exhaust leak....
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2019, 08:26:07 AM »
Still a PITA to take everything apart on jack stands.

I wonder if it was bad enough to throw off my fuel trims.

Under hood heat also started to become a problem.

Did you reuse the gasket when you swapped the turbos? That could have caused that problem...always best to replace gaskets that are in very high heat area's when swapping parts.
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Re: Had a tiny exhaust leak....
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2019, 09:44:43 AM »
The very reason I aways recommend to change the Gaskets especially being close to 500 deg exhaust heat!
Definitely would of thrown your Fuel trims off!
Glad you caught in time.  Z
« Last Edit: May 18, 2019, 09:49:30 AM by ZSHO »


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Re: Had a tiny exhaust leak....
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2019, 12:05:05 PM »
I changed all gaskets when the turbos were replaced.

I am assuming the bolts from the turbo to the manifold became loose and created a small leak that became larger and larger.
2013 Ecoboost Ford Flex
AJP Tune (ATP+2) in progress , Livernois HPFP, 3 Bar MAP, UPR Catch Can, 100% Methanol w/ braided steel lines, 3" Downpipes -->2.5" X-pipe --> 2.5" Magnaflow exhaust, 2.5" air inlets to each turbo with cone filter, Custom water to air intercooler with chiller
275/40-20 Front 315/35-20 Rear Tires
---7.931/90.76MPH @ 5150 lbs in the 1/8th---

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Re: Had a tiny exhaust leak....
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2019, 02:17:50 PM »
Yes, that could very well be true.  Just like Ford says with wheels, checking the bolts a couple hundred miles after install is a must.  Dunno if loctite would have helped any.
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« Last Edit: May 20, 2019, 02:55:51 PM by ZSHO »


2013 Performance Package SHO| Livernois Custom Methanol Tune|3-Bar Map|Reische-170-Stat|Full Race Tial-10psi BOV in Black|PPE-Gloss Black Hot Pipes|PPE Catted DP|Corsa Sport Cat Back Exhaust|H&R Sport-Springs|Airaid-Dry-flow-CAI|CFM Performance Billet Valve Cover Breather In Gloss Black|Llumar 20%Ceramic window Tint|MSD Ignition Coils in Black|Extreme Roof Spoiler|Redline Fluids all around|Gearhead Intercooler|First-SHO With Direct Port Alky-VP-M1-100%-Methanol Injection|LMS-Custom-Dyno-Tuned @ 415whp-465wtq| Best Trap Speed of 115.54 mph|

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Re: Had a tiny exhaust leak....
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2019, 03:29:03 PM »
No sealant necessary on this one...

The factory gaskets are double wall crush type.
2013 Ecoboost Ford Flex
AJP Tune (ATP+2) in progress , Livernois HPFP, 3 Bar MAP, UPR Catch Can, 100% Methanol w/ braided steel lines, 3" Downpipes -->2.5" X-pipe --> 2.5" Magnaflow exhaust, 2.5" air inlets to each turbo with cone filter, Custom water to air intercooler with chiller
275/40-20 Front 315/35-20 Rear Tires
---7.931/90.76MPH @ 5150 lbs in the 1/8th---

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Re: Had a tiny exhaust leak....
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2019, 06:54:55 PM »
Hmm! Here are mine! Z






2013 Performance Package SHO| Livernois Custom Methanol Tune|3-Bar Map|Reische-170-Stat|Full Race Tial-10psi BOV in Black|PPE-Gloss Black Hot Pipes|PPE Catted DP|Corsa Sport Cat Back Exhaust|H&R Sport-Springs|Airaid-Dry-flow-CAI|CFM Performance Billet Valve Cover Breather In Gloss Black|Llumar 20%Ceramic window Tint|MSD Ignition Coils in Black|Extreme Roof Spoiler|Redline Fluids all around|Gearhead Intercooler|First-SHO With Direct Port Alky-VP-M1-100%-Methanol Injection|LMS-Custom-Dyno-Tuned @ 415whp-465wtq| Best Trap Speed of 115.54 mph|

 

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