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  1. Before starting work on the car; make sure the car is secure on the lift or jack stands Remove the 2 12mm bolts hold the BOV in place Remove the 10mm bolts holding the black hard line in place
    • Before starting work on the car; make sure the car is secure on the lift or jack stands

    • Remove the 2 12mm bolts hold the BOV in place

    • Remove the 10mm bolts holding the black hard line in place

    • Take off the BOV and leave the hard line loosely in place

  2. Remove the sound tube bracket as there is a mounting bolt underneath on the passenger side of the car All the other bolts are fairly accessible; recommend to use deep sockets and various length socket extenstions There are 2 more mounting bolt on the rear of the intercooler that must be removed; it is NOT pictured
    • Remove the sound tube bracket as there is a mounting bolt underneath on the passenger side of the car

    • All the other bolts are fairly accessible; recommend to use deep sockets and various length socket extenstions

    • There are 2 more mounting bolt on the rear of the intercooler that must be removed; it is NOT pictured

  3. Loosen hose clamps on the silicone coupler for the Turbo and Throttle body Using a flat head screw driver carefully loosen the couplers You can use a 90deg pick and run it around the outside edges of the coupler help free it
    • Loosen hose clamps on the silicone coupler for the Turbo and Throttle body

    • Using a flat head screw driver carefully loosen the couplers

    • You can use a 90deg pick and run it around the outside edges of the coupler help free it

    • Silicone spray is also very helpful

  4. Carefully remove the intercooler some wiggling will be required Carefully remove the intercooler some wiggling will be required Carefully remove the intercooler some wiggling will be required
    • Carefully remove the intercooler some wiggling will be required

  5. Remove 2 hose clamps on the sound tube; one next to the intake pipe and one near the firewall Remove sound tube and all associated hoses Remove sound tube and all associated hoses
    • Remove 2 hose clamps on the sound tube; one next to the intake pipe and one near the firewall

    • Remove sound tube and all associated hoses

  6. Remove Bolts from the turbo heat shield There is one bolt behind the turbo not easily seen or accessible. Please note the location in the picture; located using a cell phone camera There is one bolt behind the turbo not easily seen or accessible. Please note the location in the picture; located using a cell phone camera
    • Remove Bolts from the turbo heat shield

    • There is one bolt behind the turbo not easily seen or accessible. Please note the location in the picture; located using a cell phone camera

  7. Loosen bolts on the downpipe. Do not remove the All bolts yet; it is easier to remove the heat shields underneath the vehicle when the downpipe is loose. You can leave 2 or 3 on the pipe This is picture is for reference without the heat shield to show hard to see bolts when looking from top
    • Loosen bolts on the downpipe.

    • Do not remove the All bolts yet; it is easier to remove the heat shields underneath the vehicle when the downpipe is loose. You can leave 2 or 3 on the pipe

    • This is picture is for reference without the heat shield to show hard to see bolts when looking from top

  8. Remove bolts holding the heat shield There is one on the interior to the shield itself; use the proper amount of extensions to reach There is one on the interior to the shield itself; use the proper amount of extensions to reach
    • Remove bolts holding the heat shield

    • There is one on the interior to the shield itself; use the proper amount of extensions to reach

  9. Before removing the downpipe comepletely remove the mid pipe. First disconnect the O2 sensor form the harness plug on the side of the transmission. You can leave the physical sensor in the pipe for now Remove the bolts holding the mid pipe and any associated gaskets
    • Before removing the downpipe comepletely remove the mid pipe.

    • First disconnect the O2 sensor form the harness plug on the side of the transmission. You can leave the physical sensor in the pipe for now

    • Remove the bolts holding the mid pipe and any associated gaskets

    • With a friends help or a jack stand, carefully support the exhaust and remove mid pipe

  10. Remove 5 bolts/nuts holding the downpipe to the turbo Remove downpipe
    • Remove 5 bolts/nuts holding the downpipe to the turbo

    • Remove downpipe

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