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Old 08-11-2006, 02:29 AM   #1
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ok.... so I was looking at the car today.... and thinking that there has to be a better way to attach the fliter to the turbo than just bolting it on....

but theres a bottle in the way.... a big, black, ugly bottle there.... and it needs to be moved so I can make myself a decent intake....

Has anyone else encountered this issue when using a big turbo and a top mount manifold???? Any aesthetically pleasing options out there????? I've seen some "power steering resivoir tanks" on ebay a couple times.... but wonder how it could be done?
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Old 08-11-2006, 08:55 AM   #2
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It's just two lines going in and out of it. And only bolted down with two small screws.
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Old 08-12-2006, 12:42 PM   #3
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Remove power steering and find a manual rack and pinion
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Old 08-12-2006, 04:55 PM   #4
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i made a new reservior and feed line to the pump for my install..the biggest problem was that steel l ine off the pump that does the 180* turn. i made a new flange to bolt to the pump so the new pipe drops straight down from the pump... theres a few pics here....
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