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Old 02-02-2010, 09:09 AM   #1
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Yeah. So. I need to order a -10AN drain line but I'm not sure of the length. Fitting I have is strait out of the pan so maybe a 45* fitting on one end, and a strait fitting on the other. Standard MSM turbo, so regular bottom mount manifold. How long is the drain line?

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Depends on whether you have A/C or not. Without A/C it can get pretty short with a 45 off the oil pan, but with A/C you have to make it a bit longer and come into the pan straight after you're under the compressor. Bottom mounts are generally much shorter, though.

My old BEGi manifold drains used to be ~14-16" long. My current ABSURDflow line is about 3" long. Your best bet is to buy 2 feet, unless you're dead sure 1ft will cut it.
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Gotcha. I've pulled the accessories so I'll look for a 18"-24" just to be safe.

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I ordered the one from Begi but ended up shortening it. I'm done with buying pre-made, they never fit exactly right. I buy the hose and ends and make my own now.
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I buy the hose and ends and make my own now.

^^^ this. Doing AN lines is easy. Doing silicone tubing, even more so
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I just bought 2' of hosing from Advanced(for oil lines) and I didn't even use all of that.
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I used about 15" of hydraulic line
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Depends on whether you have A/C or not. Without A/C it can get pretty short with a 45 off the oil pan
If you have the pan off the car, you can drill it between the AC and the motor mount (can't do it in the car unless you have a really really short drill). Then you can put a 45 degree fitting in there so that the turbo drains straight down.

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why don't you just take a peice or rope/string and measure it out not like its that hard to dry fit the **** and do that :P
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