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      01-05-2013, 04:54 AM   #1
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Drives: `09 135i
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Hi guys,

Was in the mid of doing the ETS FMIC install - all was going smoothly, until it came time to put the new ETS into place. There's a PDF floating around the web for the install which I've relied heavily upon, and also this link:

which has been most helpful.

The problem is trying to fit the new intercooler into position - fitting the end tubes into the silicon hosing - they are damn difficult to fit. I've used lube, but still very difficult. Any tips on making the install any easier? I had to leave the job half done in my garage as it got too late.

Also, up from where the intercooler is meant to be seated, I noticed a rubber seal is not seating so well anymore - the ends stay into position, but the mid won't stay put. Should I be concerned? Should I order a new seal?

Any tips would be appreciated guys!

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