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R1.11

Minor Versionm

by Rich Harris

Introduction

In this installation guide we have provided step by step instructions to setup, remove the OEM exhaust, and install the 27WON Performance Front Pipe.

Advisory:

  • Working under the vehicle requires a safe and sturdy location for the vehicle to sit on jackstands.
  • The exhaust piping will be hot after recent vehicle operation. Allow the vehicle to cool or use a fan to cool the exhaust piping before working on the vehicle.
  1. First and foremost; THANK YOU for becoming a part of the 27WON Family.  We hope to REDEFINE your experience of the aftermarket with the highest level Parts, Customer Service, Packaging, & Support
    • First and foremost; THANK YOU for becoming a part of the 27WON Family. We hope to REDEFINE your experience of the aftermarket with the highest level Parts, Customer Service, Packaging, & Support

  2. If you will be installing the Front Pipe with the 27WON downpipe then use those instructions instead: L15-6-209-15 11th Gen Downpipe. Those instructions will refer back to these as needed
    • If you will be installing the Front Pipe with the 27WON downpipe then use those instructions instead: L15-6-209-15 11th Gen Downpipe. Those instructions will refer back to these as needed

  3. You will proceed to remove the  OEM Front-pipe from the vehicle in the coming steps
    • You will proceed to remove the OEM Front-pipe from the vehicle in the coming steps

    • The next steps will be performed underneath the vehicle. Please make sure vehicle is secured on a lift or jack stands

  4. Locate the Skidtray Use a flathead screwdriver or a prying tool to remove the fourteen (14) plastic push-clips circled in orange. Orange arrows identify the eight (8) additional push-clips described in the next step that are removed last Use a #2 Philips head screw driver to remove  the two (2) Philips pan head screws shown in red circles
    • Locate the Skidtray

    • Use a flathead screwdriver or a prying tool to remove the fourteen (14) plastic push-clips circled in orange. Orange arrows identify the eight (8) additional push-clips described in the next step that are removed last

    • Use a #2 Philips head screw driver to remove the two (2) Philips pan head screws shown in red circles

    • Use a 10mm socket and ratchet to remove the two (2) short head shoulder bolts shown in dark blue circles

    • Use a 10mm socket & ratchet to remove the four (4) tall head shoulder bolts shown in light blue circles

    • We recommend using a prying tool like the one shown by the green square

  5. Use a large flat head screw driver or prying tool to remove the four (4) push-clips in each front wheel well Use a large flat head screw driver or prying tool to remove the four (4) push-clips in each front wheel well
    • Use a large flat head screw driver or prying tool to remove the four (4) push-clips in each front wheel well

  6. Use a 14mm socket and ratchet to remove the three OE nuts
    • Use a 14mm socket and ratchet to remove the three OE nuts

    • It is possible that the stud will thread out of the downpipe flange. This is not an issue, the stud can be threaded back into the flange like a bolt

  7. Locate the connection between the front-pipe and down stream exhaust
    • Locate the connection between the front-pipe and down stream exhaust

    • Verify that the exhaust is not to hot to touch, if still hot use a fan to cool the exhaust piping before proceeding

    • Use 14mm socket & ratchet to remove three (3) OE nuts in red circles, as shown

  8. Locate the OEM front pipe hanger. Directly under this hanger will be two bolts mounting the hanger to the chassis Using a 12mm socket, remove the bolts Free the hanger from its mounting location as shown
    • Locate the OEM front pipe hanger. Directly under this hanger will be two bolts mounting the hanger to the chassis

    • Using a 12mm socket, remove the bolts

    • Free the hanger from its mounting location as shown

  9. Remove the OE front-pipe from the vehicle through the access point directly under the engine
    • Remove the OE front-pipe from the vehicle through the access point directly under the engine

  10. Using a spray cleaner, lubricate the front pipe hanger and remove it from the OE front pipe using tongue & groove pliers Reinstall the hanger on the 27WON front pipe
    • Using a spray cleaner, lubricate the front pipe hanger and remove it from the OE front pipe using tongue & groove pliers

    • Reinstall the hanger on the 27WON front pipe

  11. Locate the provided 2&1 MLS  gasket for front-pipe installation
    • Locate the provided 2&1 MLS gasket for front-pipe installation

  12. Guide the 27WON front pipe into the car
    • Guide the 27WON front pipe into the car

    • Guide the front pipe support studs back into their location

  13. Install the provided  2&1 MLS gasket on the downpipe flange Align the studs through the flange then hand tighten the  nuts
    • Install the provided 2&1 MLS gasket on the downpipe flange

    • Align the studs through the flange then hand tighten the nuts

    • Use a 14mm socket & torque wrench to torque each to 30-40 ft-lbs

  14. Using a 12mm socket, reinstall the (2) bolts to secure the front pipe support to the chassis
    • Using a 12mm socket, reinstall the (2) bolts to secure the front pipe support to the chassis

  15. The location of the flat washers, flanges, and split lock washer are critical for proper fastening and vibration resistance.
    • The location of the flat washers, flanges, and split lock washer are critical for proper fastening and vibration resistance.

    • 17mm M10 Nut

    • M10 Split Lock Washer

    • M10 Flat Washers

    • Exhaust Pipe Flange Location - Between the two flat washers

    • 17mm M10 Bolt Head

  16. Locate the provided "tri-bolt" gasket for front-pipe installation Locate QTY=3 provided 35mm length assembled M10 bolts Locate QTY=3 provided step washers
    • Locate the provided "tri-bolt" gasket for front-pipe installation

    • Locate QTY=3 provided 35mm length assembled M10 bolts

    • Locate QTY=3 provided step washers

  17. For your assistance in installing the 27WON Front-Pipe, we have laid out the installation with the 27WON Front-Pipe Back Exhaust and OE Front-Pipe Back Exhaust
    • For your assistance in installing the 27WON Front-Pipe, we have laid out the installation with the 27WON Front-Pipe Back Exhaust and OE Front-Pipe Back Exhaust

    • Step 18 Shows the installation with the 27WON Front-Pipe Back Exhaust

    • Step 19 Shows the installation with the OE Front-Pipe Back Exhaust

  18. If you are connecting to the OE front-pipe back exhaust, skip to Step 19
    • If you are connecting to the OE front-pipe back exhaust, skip to Step 19

    • Install the provide tri-bolt metal gasket

    • Using the 35mm length M10 bolts, insert the bolts through the front-pipe flange first

    • Install the provided step washers and nuts as shown

    • When using the step washer, DO NOT use the flat washer and split lock washer

    • It is important that the provided step washers are used with the 27WON Front-Pipe Back Exhaust to properly align the flanges

    • While hand tightening the nuts, verify that the step washers inserting into the flange correctly. Use a 17mm socket & torque wrench to torque the bolts to 30-40 ft-lbs

  19. If you have already connect your Front-Pipe to the 27WON Exhaust then you can skip this step
    • If you have already connect your Front-Pipe to the 27WON Exhaust then you can skip this step

    • Install the provided metal gasket

    • Using the 35mm length M10 bolts, insert the bolts through the front-pipe flange first

    • See Step 15 for hardware setup

    • Install the remaining washers and nuts. Use a 17mm socket & torque wrench to torque the bolts to 30-40 ft-lbs

  20. Start the vehicle to check for leaks or rattles.  If none, then take a spin around the block for further verification.  If you do find a leak or rattle, please inspect the exhaust further
    • Start the vehicle to check for leaks or rattles. If none, then take a spin around the block for further verification. If you do find a leak or rattle, please inspect the exhaust further

    • A leak could be caused by a loose flange bolt, improperly used gasket, or if debris is stuck between the gasket and flange

    • A rattle could be caused by misaligned pipe or a rubber hanger being orientated incorrectly

    • If you have exhausted all investigation then give us a call and we would be happy to help and resolve the issue with you

  21. Reinsert the (4) push pins into the mounting spots as shown Repeat this step on the other side
    • Reinsert the (4) push pins into the mounting spots as shown

    • Repeat this step on the other side

  22. Reinstall the fourteen (14) plastic push-clips circled in orange Using a Philips head screw driver, reinstall the two (2) Philips pan head screws shown in red circles
    • Reinstall the fourteen (14) plastic push-clips circled in orange

    • Using a Philips head screw driver, reinstall the two (2) Philips pan head screws shown in red circles

    • Using a 10mm socket and ratchet, reinstall the two (2) short head shoulder bolts shown in dark blue circles

    • Using a 10mm socket & ratchet reinstall the four (4) tall head shoulder bolts shown in light blue circles

  23. This completes the installation of your 27WON Performance Front-Pipe
    • This completes the installation of your 27WON Performance Front-Pipe

    • We hope you were impressed with your 27WON experience and love your new exhaust for years to come. Email us at sales@27won.com or call us at 571-271-0271 with any questions or concerns

    • Please Leave a review here: https://store.27won.com/1.5t-front-pipe-...

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