Exhaust knitted seal ring before and after

As it turns out, one should replace the knitted seal ring that sits between turbo and exhaust pipe when replacing one or the other as it will not seal properly. I have not done so when turbo was still on the table and thus had some quality time removing the old ring in situ. Had to hurt it a lot before it agreed to part with turbo. Below are a couple of pictures comparing new and old. Continue reading Exhaust knitted seal ring before and after