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Old 07-28-2009, 11:45 PM   #1  
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Default F00-king turbo nuts/studs ain't coming out anymore!

After having trouble after trouble after trouble with turbo nuts and studs coming loose, i've decided to fix this prob once and for all... Not only did I resbond the studs and nuts, but I also tack welded the studs to the manifold, and tack welded the nuts to the studs. My guess is if the resbond fails to hold it in place, then the tack weld will
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they stretch.
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LMAO! Should have just welded the turbo to manifold.
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Wow you've solved all our problems. Please, move on to world peace.
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I thought you were selling that car >:|

God damn the economy, look at what madness it has driven you to.
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Pics?
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In before the **** stretches and you have a leaky turbo and a bunch of welds to grind off.
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If I am welding awaiting my v-band setup, I am welding it all together. All the way round that is.
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Old 07-29-2009, 04:52 AM   #10  
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This is possibly the funniest and worst thread of all time. Only time will tell. Welding manifold to housing would be so much better tbh.
Pics please.
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There, it's done:
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You guys should all use 7/6" studs in a manifold tapped for m10. That's my secret trick.
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at this point, why not just weld the damn flanges together and forget about it forever? if it's good enough for SRT4....
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at this point, why not just weld the damn flanges together and forget about it forever? if it's good enough for SRT4....
Those areas work under heat and will crack in no time according to the guy at OTS. This is the best option.
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Now come on, you say the studs will stretch and the turbo flanges will leak?

Why is this not a problem on Mazdaspeed miatas from the factory. Their nuts never come loose...
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Why is this not a problem on Mazdaspeed miatas from the factory. Their nuts never come loose...
The MSM doesn't have any nuts.
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Point proven?
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at this point, why not just cast the manifold and turbine housing as one unit and forget about it forever? if it's good enough for SRT4....
fixed.
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Now come on, you say the studs will stretch and the turbo flanges will leak?

Why is this not a problem on Mazdaspeed miatas from the factory. Their nuts never come loose...
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