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Old 06-19-2015, 07:25 PM   #1581
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<p>I guess I could do what yank did and cut off the bolted flange and weld on a V-band.</p>
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</p><p>I guess I could do what yank did and cut off the bolted flange and weld on a V-band.</p><p>
</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>ive been debating getting another turbine housing and seeing if i could cut the v band right into the flange, like that one guy did with&nbsp;the exact same turbo im using.</p>
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Old 06-19-2015, 07:28 PM   #1583
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<p>Yank called up BW and asked exactly what the composition of the turbine housing was and got some exotic filler to mate the V-band to the turbine housing.</p>
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<p>Moderate Power on 1999</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>either way is satisfactory</p><p>&nbsp;</p>
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Old 06-19-2015, 07:43 PM   #1585
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Oh ****. Hadn't thought of that. Mill?
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Oh ****. Hadn't thought of that. Mill?
</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>not sure how dnm&nbsp;had it done, but yea, interpolate on a cnc, use a rotary table on a manual, or use a 4 jaw on a lathe. i think the lathe is the best option.</p><p>Convert TD04-13t to vband mount</p>
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Old 06-19-2015, 07:52 PM   #1587
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I wonder if the lathe at work has a 4 jaw chuck....I should look around. Does the inlet have to be round?
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Would someone please invent an open ended air wrench. Putting on copper lock nuts with a box wrench sucks.
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I wonder if the lathe at work has a 4 jaw chuck....I should look around. Does the inlet have to be round?
</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>im not sure what you mean?</p>
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<br />Left is round, right is rectangle.
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<p>as long as the flange has the required material to contain the minimum necessary size&nbsp;v band, i dont see why not. its not ideal though for obvious reasons,&nbsp;thats a decent sized step. you may be able to transition it a little.</p>
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That's not actually a relevant picture.
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<br />Can I reuse lock nuts? The new ones are too ******* hard to turn in the space I'm working in. I can get to all but 2 with a socket. And an open ended wrench isn't cutting it when I'm reaching under the turbo.
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<p>you can reuse most&nbsp;any lock nut. most just start loosing thier locking ability after the first use </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>i dont really know, what kind are they?</p>
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<br />Can I reuse lock nuts? The new ones are too ******* hard to turn in the space I'm working in. I can get to all but 2 with a socket. And an open ended wrench isn't cutting it when I'm reaching under the turbo.
If the reason you want to reuse the old locknuts is because they're easier to turn, then they aren't going to lock any more. So basically no.

The way the car's put together, there really isn't any alternative to an open end wrench for a bunch of the turbo-to-manifold-or-downpipe nuts. Having a stubby open-end wrench helps.

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I forgot anti-sieze guys. We good now.
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Downpipe has stage 8. These are head bolts.
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<p>The relief cut has already closed up....I should have cut it bigger....manifold will be off again. No time soon though. I budgeted like 3 hours for it all. And it took like 9. So many hard to reach holes.</p><p></p><p>&nbsp;</p>
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<p>After watching somone lose a corksport muffler on the track I made up my own extra super duty hangar. 4.5 inch exhaust clamp. Some rebar. Some red paint. I took a leaf out of Abe's book and made my own hangar by putting a bead of weld around the tip of the rebar.</p><p><br /><br /><br /></p>
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Aiden, it might be time for new exhaust.
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Its on the list. Probably in the fall when I get my TIG.
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