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I have recently fitted my new DSCI induction kit, cracking bit of kit and does sound the nuts. However i have a few questions.
  1. It says at the end of the instructions - make sure the kit isnt touching any part of the car. Well i cant see how this is possible as mine touches the rad/coolant hose near the bottom of the engine and the rocker cover?!
  2. Has anyone ever had an issue with the top induction pipe being just slightly too close to the strut brace and causing a rattle on idle/pull away? I know i have to 'line' the kit up but there really is very little room for movment once its all fitted and seeing as it goes into the exsiting rubber turbo pipe (the one that point straight up) i cant push down any further as its as far in as it can go. And i cant pull it away as the pipe will come out of the excisting rubber turbo pipe!?
  3. There is a small metal bracket holding 2 earth wires to the gear box this is really close to the bottom induction pipe just cant see how to remove it or even get to it that easily really!!!
Any help wouldnt be greatly appreciated.

By the way i am no proffesional mechanic and i am aware dreamscince do say its a 4 ot of 5 for fitting however i am pretty good with cars and im not an idiot!
 

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mine only seems to touch on the back where it connects to the original intake pipe. ive checked and checked again and no damage is happening.
just try and more it all around to see if it will fit beyyet. by twisting the main pipe it sometimes sits in a slightly differant place. if you cant just make sure its not doing any damage.
i found the hardest part of fitting was getting it to sit right.
 

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QUOTE(billy_st @ 10 Jan 2010, 01:42 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>I have recently fitted my new DSCI induction kit, cracking bit of kit and does sound the nuts. However i have a few questions.
  1. It says at the end of the instructions - make sure the kit isnt touching any part of the car. Well i cant see how this is possible as mine touches the rad/coolant hose near the bottom of the engine and the rocker cover?!
  2. Has anyone ever had an issue with the top induction pipe being just slightly too close to the strut brace and causing a rattle on idle/pull away? I know i have to 'line' the kit up but there really is very little room for movment once its all fitted and seeing as it goes into the exsiting rubber turbo pipe (the one that point straight up) i cant push down any further as its as far in as it can go. And i cant pull it away as the pipe will come out of the excisting rubber turbo pipe!?
  3. There is a small metal bracket holding 2 earth wires to the gear box this is really close to the bottom induction pipe just cant see how to remove it or even get to it that easily really!!!
Any help wouldnt be greatly appreciated.

By the way i am no proffesional mechanic and i am aware dreamscince do say its a 4 ot of 5 for fitting however i am pretty good with cars and im not an idiot!

I fitted mine in the dark and in the rain


1. If it's touching the coolant hose you need to tighten the bottom bracket to the captive nut and the bottom pipe some more.. Mine came loose and the bolt fell out. The bottom pipe was touching the coolant hose aso I replaced the bolt through the captive nut with a longer one and it's pulled the pipe well away from the hose. Did you break off the big plastic thing covering the wires? It's in 2 parts held together by cable ties. I broke it off and insulated the wires with electrical tape. Gives you ALOT more room. I think mine touched the rocket cover slightly but it hasn't marked it when I've looked

2. Yes, mine was rattling away and I tried to adjust it several times before giving up. I just used a bit of foam pipe insulation on the strut brace and slid it along as i pulled the pipe towards me. No rattling now and it's not moved.

3. The little bracket is held on by a single bolt. There's only one bolt on it and when I removed it I just pushed it out of the way. There hasn't been any problems since.

Hope this helps

Chris
 

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Thank you.

I think if anything it puts my mind at ease! I have done adzactly the same with strut brace.

Any tips on how to actually get to that nut tho? (not meaning to come across thick!)
 

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Take the passenger headlight out mate. It's only the one screw on the top and it slides out. You can also slip your hand down next to the battery and get to it with a socket. Make sure it's really thight otherwise it comes loose like in my case
 

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i just struggled but managed to do it all without removing the headlight.
i also used a tiny bit of locktight to stop them coming loose..
 

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QUOTE(gray @ 10 Jan 2010, 12:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>i just struggled but managed to do it all without removing the headlight.
i also used a tiny bit of locktight to stop them coming loose..

How did you get the filter on? Jack the car up?
 

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im sorry just sitting and thinking about it i did remove the light i think. i remember struggling to get the filter down there and mount it onto the intake pipe then it was tricky to fit the bracket..
 

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Yea, once the headlights out its much easier i did tighten it all up pretty well. but i will do a re-tighten once its not so
outside!

Thanks for the comments
 

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Question 1 at the top.
The dreamscience induction pipe is supposed to touch the radiator/coolant pipe and it is made from high grade aviation alluminium thats heat coated so don't worry, its fine. I also asked and thats what dreamscience said.
 

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Mine rattled like a
too, got a piece of carpet underlay and tape holding it on. Definitely not ideal! Does sound good tho
 
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