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      08-12-2012, 02:36 AM   #1
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Flange on left header not welded?

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I removed me exhaust today and the left header doesn't have a welded flange, the right header's flange is welded on and can't move. Please see pictures below.
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      08-12-2012, 07:56 AM   #2
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Not sure if it's supposed to be that way. IIRC mine has them both fixed. E46 M3s has them like yours to give u adjustability if needed. Not a big deal really
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      08-12-2012, 08:08 AM   #3
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I thought they were both removeable, though one or both may be frozen in place and require a tap to free.
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They should both be removable. I was putting a new x pipe on a few weekends ago and had to adjust the left one.
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I have same problem and my test pipes just arrive.. so should i remove both? And how can i reinstall them?
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Only one has been removable (driver side) model years 2008-2013.
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Only one has been removable (driver side) model years 2008-2013.
+1.

It's a strange setup.
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Yes, it is. Also if you don't want it to rattle or give you trouble it's best to get a new gasket from the dealer (they are really thick, silver donuts) and replace it otherwise that flange and header to pipe set up can rattle.
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