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      04-15-2018, 01:26 AM   #1
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VRSF F80 charge pipe installation thread

If anyone's looking for some pictures of the install, here are some, perhaps they are helpful. I found that, due to the charge pipes not coming with bolts, I had to re-use the OEM bolts and it is quite difficult to to get them to work with the VRSF charge pipes. Once fully installed, there's a ~1mm gap between the head of the bolt and the flange of the charge pipe.

There was heavy rain today so I was not able to fully test them out, but so far no issues. I'm on a PTF stage1 flash, so once the weather dries up I'll do some pulls and log them to check for boost leaks.

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      04-15-2018, 08:14 AM   #2
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Thanks for posting pics.
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      04-15-2018, 09:19 AM   #3
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Had mine installed yesterday and it seated properly with no issues

That gap would not make me very comfortable

You did resuse the OEM O-rings I assume?
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      04-15-2018, 11:19 AM   #4
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Had mine installed yesterday and it seated properly with no issues

That gap would not make me very comfortable

You did resuse the OEM O-rings I assume?
Yes I did. Did you reuse the OEM bolts?
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      04-15-2018, 11:29 AM   #5
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Yes I did. Did you reuse the OEM bolts?
Yes and it seated like the OE CP

Funny thing I forgot to install the O-rings on my first install

Car lost about 80whp due to the leak, returned back to stock and had them done right again yesterday
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vrsf, BMS or silicone charge pipes?

I'm about to replace my spark plugs so I need to decide.

I would think silicone pipes will least likely to have fit issues.
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      04-15-2018, 12:31 PM   #7
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Why change spark plugs?
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Are you sure it didn't come with bolts? When I got my VRSF chargepipes, it came with bolts.
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Are you sure it didn't come with bolts? When I got my VRSF chargepipes, it came with bolts.
There were none in the box, I checked.
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Are you sure it didn't come with bolts? When I got my VRSF chargepipes, it came with bolts.
No bolts with mine too
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Mine didn't come with bolts either. Had to buy 4 extra bolts for the next time I have to remove them.

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-...t/11127576310/

They were $0.54 each just two months ago, but it looks like the price has skyrocketed since.
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Still can't understand why no extra O rings or bolts were supplied

Guess you get what you pay for..
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those back bolts don't look like the easiest to get to.
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Thank you for the review and pictures OP

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vrsf, BMS or silicone charge pipes?

I'm about to replace my spark plugs so I need to decide.

I would think silicone pipes will least likely to have fit issues.
VRSF or BMS will not leak.

VRSF is offered in matte black
Burger Tuning in Gloss Black
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Bolts should have been included with all CP kits. Shoot us an e-mail if you didn't get bolts and we'll make sure they're expedited over ASAP. The OEM o-rings are re-usable but we offer replacement o-rings directly on the website as well.

The OEM bolts will work without issue as well, there shouldn't be a gap. If there is you just need to tighten the bolt a bit more. A washer will also resolve this issue but I'll make sure our guys check our existing inventory and make sure the accessories are included.
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Bolts should have been included with all CP kits. Shoot us an e-mail if you didn't get bolts and we'll make sure they're expedited over ASAP. The OEM o-rings are re-usable but we offer replacement o-rings directly on the website as well.

The OEM bolts will work without issue as well, there shouldn't be a gap. If there is you just need to tighten the bolt a bit more. A washer will also resolve this issue but I'll make sure our guys check our existing inventory and make sure the accessories are included.
Hi Tiago,

Appreciate it, I'll shoot you guys an email.
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I had bolts with my VRSF kit. They came in a small plastic bag and I almost overlooked the bolts that were included in the box with all of the packing peanuts. Good write up OP.
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Anyone else have issues with the front chargepipe rubbing the factory airbox?
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Just loosen the bolt at the turbo, loosen both clamps at the intercooler and adjust the chargepipe until it no longer makes contact
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