[Biturbos4] Bi Pipe Install Challenges

The Corbs c.corbishley at comcast.net
Wed Nov 17 07:14:58 EST 2004

Good question now that I've had everything apart and seen that all was in 
good shape at 64k.

It was based on the reported problems and recommended solutions on the 
Resource and Issues pages, ie defensive against problems that cause 
premature turbo failure.

John Corbs

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nicholas Mistry" <nick at gamedna.net>
To: "The Corbs" <c.corbishley at comcast.net>
Cc: <biturbos4 at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 17, 2004 12:15 AM
Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] Bi Pipe Install Challenges

> Just curious, what was the reason for installing the BiPipe?
> The Corbs wrote:
>> Hi Gang:
>> Installed the famous BiPipe in my son's '00 S4 this weekend.
>> Very impressive instruction manual from APR!!
>> When it came to fitting the Bi Pipe to the throttle body, where the
>> instruction talk about gently pushing it into place, I found that I
>> had to sand the inside of the BP with fine emery paper to get it to
>> fit at all (among other things tool marks), and finally had to resort
>> to using the bolts to "pull" it into place.
>> Sent APR an e-mail asking if they had had any other issues with their
>> latest production run, or other suggestions/help - ZERO response as
>> yet - I will call them tomorrow.
>> Also found that the lower mounting holes did not match up and had to
>> be relieved (which I can understand given the flex in the belt covers
>> that they mount to).
>> The car was stock prior to this mod.
>> Any similar experiences/solutions?
>> Thanks
>> John Corbs
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