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Giroyac 11-11-2012 06:41 PM

AVO TMIC CRACK ... fix ???
 
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hey guys, so recently i installed the avo, and i had the rubbing issue... i got the adaptor and raised it a bit... but from the looks of it i over torqued it and this is what i noticed today...
its not through yet, i tested it, i just dont want it to get worse
any advice ???
you think jb weld is a good thing to use ?
any advice is appreciated
thanks

Haight 05LGT 11-11-2012 07:12 PM

Wtf...its called a torque wrench.

Giroyac 11-11-2012 07:22 PM

I used one, and set it to 13 lbs im thinking the adaptor mightve caused this since its smaller than the tmic flange (surface area).

lieutenantcolumbo 11-11-2012 07:25 PM

Take it to a local weld or fab shop and have them fix it properly.

EJ25subie05 11-11-2012 07:57 PM

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Originally Posted by Haight 05LGT (Post 4154569)
Wtf...its called a torque wrench.

who uses a torque wrench for that kind of stuff??? dude don't tell him to use one when its better to do it without one. you go by feeling on that stuff not a torque wrench.

yeah just take it to a weld shop they should be able to hook you up.

Waxiboy 11-11-2012 08:07 PM

why is there an adaptor in the first place? i have my AVO since forever and never had any issues.

Giroyac 11-11-2012 08:22 PM

I got an adapter because it was rubbing on the clutch master banjo bolt.. Im going to take it to a shop tomorrow, but i guess i shouldn't use the adaptor after getting it welded

ChefRacer 11-11-2012 08:31 PM

Sounds to me like there was most likely an imperfection in the metal in the first place. Unless you were using an impact gun on that thing, or treating it like a lug nut I don't see how you could crack it like that with any reasonable amount of force.

Haight 05LGT 11-11-2012 08:32 PM

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Originally Posted by ChefRacer (Post 4154695)
Sounds to me like there was most likely an imperfection in the metal in the first place. Unless you were using an impact gun on that thing, or treating it like a lug nut I don't see how you could crack it like that with any reasonable amount of force.

I would have to agree with that logic. Maybe contact AVO and see what they say?

Giroyac 11-11-2012 09:05 PM

Another problem i just noticed is that the surface where ic sits on turbo is not flat anymore.. The crack caused that one side to come forward.. Im starting to think that this is a write off

ChefRacer 11-11-2012 10:05 PM

Sounds like it needs to be sanded/machined flat....silly tmics

bigjweb 11-11-2012 10:35 PM

Thats style IC is know to be a real PITA. Caused many owners(myself included) to switch to a process west

Giroyac 11-11-2012 10:41 PM

i have emailed AVO, to see what theyll say about this, because like chefrace said, the material used require ALOT of excessive torque to crack this. i torqued to 13 lbs, which shouldnt cause this whatsoever.

in the mean time, im taking to a shop tomorrow to see what theyll say. the crack isnt an issue because i know it can be welded. but making sure the flange is flat is the real challenge

Giroyac 11-11-2012 10:41 PM

and i agree with you bigjweb but i didnt want to spend upwards of 1100$ for just a TMIC.

compsurge 11-11-2012 11:00 PM

Did the hood hit it?


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