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Old 09-02-2010, 07:38 PM   #1
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Default My first (And certainly not the last) Noob mistake?

Wondering if you guys can help me out here.

A while back I bought a turbo from an SR20. Has a T25 exhaust flange. I then went out and bought a bran new FM manifold.

Well, apparently I didn't pick the right one.



Is there anything I can do? I'm screwed aren't I?
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You must clock the turbo. Remove the wastegate, and point the outlet down or towards the fender, depending on how you plan on routing your intercooler.
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Awesome! Thanks to both of you.

I assume now I'll need to just use an external wg?
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Not really, I had to clock mine aswell and there were no mounting holes. I bought a chinese adjustable ones (One of the "universal" ones [http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Unive...5fAccessories]), adjusted it to roughly where I thought it would be, and bent it using my trusty size 11 and 1/2. Yes, I stepped on it. Take it slow, be extremely careful and BE SURE TO ADJUST IT FIRST. Remember, adjust it too long and bend it and there's no going back. Adjust it too short and bend it and you can always go more. You can't go less.
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Awesome! Thanks to both of you.

I assume now I'll need to just use an external wg?
If you don't want to fabricate something, FM sells a bracket to let you use the standard internal WG actuator with the turbo clocked to the downward-pointing position.

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Oh yeah, remove the wastegate, clock the turbo down, and then put the wastegate back on. Forgot that part.
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Ian is a good Scottish name your welcome son!!
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