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      08-31-2019, 09:15 PM   #67
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Right but there's supposed to be improvement...
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Spacing down the center brace solved it for me. No rattles. I am also running VRSF downpipe and I imagine that might help in terms how it's designed to fit.

Just drove it home though and WOW the sound is pretty incredible. Should be able to take a video today or tomorrow.
How many washers did you put? I placed roughly 3-4 washers and it's still sitting on the brace.
Some mount the brace on top of the arms/brackets for more clearance.
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      09-03-2019, 05:33 PM   #69
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Makes sense, but it seems like those with OEM downpipes have had clearance issues as well. I realize there are a lot of variables when it comes to exhaust installation.
i have OEM down pipe and never have issue with my A&A with both Remus or Stocker
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I've got the AA and have had issues with clearance on the center brace (OEM downpipe). All these single mid pipe set ups suffer from this same issue. A simply search on this forum shows hundreds of posts about it.
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You can go to the hardware store and pick up six 3/8x1/4 inch stainless steel spacers or 3/8x3/8 (which may require longer bolts) for clearance issues with the oem cross brace. I tried 3/8 x 3/8 but even then I couldn't manage to get enough room to clear the brace... Might be the dp's I have 😒. Brace is off until I can get the car on a lift to try and make further adjustments.
Hi did any one sort out cross brace issue as just fitted vrsf single mid pipe and have no room for cross brace need some help
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      10-01-2019, 01:32 AM   #72
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Hi did any one sort out cross brace issue as just fitted vrsf single mid pipe and have no room for cross brace need some help
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My muffler guy put the brace over the arms and added spacers and longer bolts. Issue was fixed with plenty of room.
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Have you tried loosening all the bolts and tightening the ball clamps first?
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Yup... sure did. Tried many different variations... same results.
Does it make sense to weld the pipe instead?
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      10-14-2019, 05:26 PM   #75
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Does it make sense to weld the pipe instead?
I certainly wouldn't want to weld it until I was 100% sure it doesn't rub. Seems like it moves with heat cycle.
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      10-16-2019, 03:38 PM   #76
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We have a brace on the way for folks who had to use spacers. We weren't anticipating the difference in clearance across different downpipes and mufflers but we'll be offering the adapter up to anyone who's purchased our mid pipe in the past to make up for the inconvenience
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We have a brace on the way for folks who had to use spacers. We weren't anticipating the difference in clearance across different downpipes and mufflers but we'll be offering the adapter up to anyone who's purchased our mid pipe in the past to make up for the inconvenience
What is the status of this modified brace? I just purchased the midpipe for my M4.
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It's still in development. As of right now the immediate fix is to use a few washers to space the brace away from the mid pipe.
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If anybody need custom brace hit me up I build with ///M logo and 15mm more room.

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It's still in development. As of right now the immediate fix is to use a few washers to space the brace away from the mid pipe.
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It's still in development. As of right now the immediate fix is to use a few washers to space the brace away from the mid pipe.
Just installed mine today; absolutely love it!! Exactly what I was looking for! Very tempted to add downpipes now

I do have the same cross brace issue others mentioned. I've twisted, push pulled and adjusted everything I can but it still touches, I've added a few spacers as well but am getting low on threads. When the brace comes out I would love to pick one up!!
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I installed VRSF midpipe last week. I already had downpipes. Here's a video clip of cold start, valves open, in efficient mode.

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I installed VRSF midpipe last week. I already had downpipes. Here's a video clip of cold start, valves open, in efficient mode.

Did you feel any difference in power?
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Did you feel any difference in power?

Definitely more power in the mid range.
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I installed VRSF midpipe last week. I already had downpipes. Here's a video clip of cold start, valves open, in efficient mode.

Thanks for taking the time to post the video, we appreciate it
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Anyone have a clip of this with the ZCP muffler?
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Definitely more power in the mid range.
Would be cool to see the delta on a dyno. Could be placebo.
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