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Originally Posted by RarlyL8 View Post
Some 930 tuners toss the bracket when installing a non-stock turbo rather than take the effort to do the job right. Time, heat cycles, weight and vibration strains the entire system. Porsche didn't put that bracket there for looks.

If you cannot use a bracket, for whatever reason, then a really secure muffler strap will help.
Could this be one of the reason aftermarket headers seem so prone to cracking?

^^^What he said^^^

I think a bracket of some sorts is important. When I first installed a K27 based turbo, I left the bracket off, but I was running a B&B muffler at the time and it had a pretty stout clamp that I'm sure helped. However, I never felt good about leaving the turbo bracket off. Thus I modified it to fit and have run it ever since.
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