Thread: DISA 0 Ring
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Old 10-02-2011, 06:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Bazza-Aus View Post
The sealing is done via a built-in "lip" on the base of the unit that mimics an o-ring.
Doru mentioned something similar in this thread:
- E39 (1997 - 2003) > Broken DISA Valve

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Originally Posted by doru View Post
The seal is flush with the lips of the groove, having only a very small rib that will seat inside the receiving end - intake manifold, and that will produce the seal.
I'm not sure what this 'lip' actually is & why it disappears on the old DISA.

Q1: Does this additional lip flatten right away when a new DISA is installed; or does it take time to flatten out to nothing?



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Originally Posted by Bazza-Aus View Post
the original seal is moulded and "glued" into place.
Doru said the same thing over here:
- E39 (1997 - 2003) > Broken DISA Valve

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Originally Posted by doru View Post
Once the DISA is out, and in case it's still good (fat chance), the glued O-ring seal is certainly toast.
Q2: What glue should we use when installing a new DISA?
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