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    ...boost / air intake pipes, intercooler etc...

    My cars become a little "grunty" from 2k revs until around 3k so i was just wondering how you go about checking the pipe work for leaks etc... Is there a simple way or do you have to take them all off?

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    Soapy water in a spray bottle and spray the hell out of it all. Not fool proof but should give an indication. Get someone to gas it a bit while you do it. Also you can try blowing cig smoke in the bay near the pipes or in to the air intake as long as all the fans are off and see if you can see it swirling or escaping.

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