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    hard boost pipe cracked my rad?

    seen on here that my rad will be cracked due to me having a solid boost pipe? if so, will a silicone pipe be ok for the job or is it goin to do the same?
    the rad is leaking from around the black plastic directly under pipe from intercooler to top hat.

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    Yap it needs to Flex and if the boost pipe is 2 long it will crack the rad when engine moves

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    jus had a look at courtney and they have a pipe that is complety silcone and one that is split with a solid pipe in middle. do i need complety silicone?

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    Dont waste your money on a new boost pipe, just fit one of these or similar after you have cut down the hard boost pipe a little.

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BLACK-2-51mm-I...item4153fdee56

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    Quote Originally Posted by SRI T ian View Post
    jus had a look at courtney and they have a pipe that is complety silcone and one that is split with a solid pipe in middle. do i need complety silicone?
    Would be ok. I have that one, and there is quite a lot of flex in the top bend.

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    cheers guys

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    I've had a hard boost pipe on my zafira for over 4 years and even with my radiator moved back to allow a fmic it's never been an issue.
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