Thread: chargepipe mod
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      06-24-2012, 08:42 PM   #52
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Originally Posted by Texas F1 View Post
As M3 Adjuster will attest, my charge pipe exploded during an autocross this morning. Is the ER pipe still the best aftermarket solution? The stock pipe literally separated just below the clamp, so there was no way to fix it without a replacement part.
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Originally Posted by M3 Adjuster View Post
this picture from the Burger Tuning page explains exactly where it failed

http://www.burgertuning.com/chargepipe_N55_BMW.html




I may have to pick up an aftermarket charge pipe to at least keep with me in the track box before ofest...
The ER CP will address that issue, go for it. The problem in that photo isn't the C-clip blowing off, but the plastic splitting.
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