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#17: 11-12-2012, 06:35 AM
 
 LosAngelesLGT
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Originally Posted by EJ25subie05 View Post
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
Do not agree with this advice for 90% of forum users. Till some frame of reference is gathered from over and under torquing things by turn wrenches regularly, most people over torque like crazy.

As he said 100% take to local muffler shop that also does aluminum intercoolers and the like, weld it up and have flanges reground/sanded flat. Its not a total writeoff. At worst, you can fix it and resell it as a repaired TMIC to someone else for ~$300 but hopefully you get a replacement from the mfr.
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