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Old 03-01-2009, 01:11 AM   #1
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ok so this is how my lines are currently set up.

I have a OEM mitsubishi 16g TD05 turbo.

I decided to hook up the oil feed line directly to the block via the side oil port instead of tapping the oil pan.

and the oil return line is goes to the big side port on the passenger side of the motor block.

The water lines are connected just like how the picture in the DIY FAQ has pictured.

what im a little confused about is if i have the oil lines connect correctly?

here is a picture of EXACTLY how i have all the lines connect.

im running AFPR boost guage and waiting on the wideband.

timing advanced to 6*, 91octane.Flyin miata manual boost controller, DIY intercooler piping.

I started it up today and about 30senconds into idle it starts pouring out white smoke, and thank god i forgot to tighten the bolts from the turbo to the downpipe i noticed oil mist leaking out the cracks!

i turned the car off and removed the cold side of the turbo from the hot side and oil was everywhere inside!

im scared i might have connected the lines wrong but im pretty sure i didnt,

well heres the diagram.



so i started everything today


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umm dude no those are both presurized feeds. plz tap ur pan like i know u should have from the start or your turbo will be a smoke screen generator for ever. The oil pressure should come in on the top and drain at the bottom under gravity.
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isnt that how the stock greddy kit is plumbed? if it works for them it should work for you.
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o yeah i forgot about the stock greddy's band and solution. dude trust me do the **** right and get it done so u wont ever have to worry about it agian.
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No, they aren't hooked up correctly. You need to spend some quality time with the FAQ section.
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The feed needs to be at the top and return at the bottom, otherwise gravity doesn't lend a hand and your **** leaks.
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looks like the CHRA isnt clocked correctly. As everyone else stated, feed from top, return from bottom.

Btw, you owe me 4 bucks or an in and out burger from that diff i sold you a while back
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CHRA?

and i,ll get on about tapping the pan tomorrow, thanks all for showing the flaws to me!
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Btw, you owe me 4 bucks or an in and out burger from that diff i sold you a while back
Sorry but what in hell is a in and out burger????


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CHRA?

and i,ll get on about tapping the pan tomorrow, thanks all for showing the flaws to me!
The center bearing section. It needs to be rotated approx. 90* clockwise accourding to your "picture".
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Sorry but what in hell is a in and out burger????


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In and Out is a californian burger chain, good burgers at a very california price.
They have stores in other states now thought, for example, here in AZ.

They also have awesome shakes.
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Whataburger is better!
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The routing is correct, although I hate using the oil return port on the cold-side of the block.

Everyone is correct about the turbo needing to be rotated 90 degrees. Oil goes in the top, comes out the bottom.

And **** Whataburger. In-n-Out is where it's at. Number 2, animal, fries well, with a lemon-up. That is paradise.
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there is no way for my to turn the turbo.

its stuck in that position because of a groove slot. plus i had all my piping custom cut and welded to fit the current position of the turbo.

the return port isnt exactly horizontal like the picture shows, it does point to the ground at like a 45* angle
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there is no way for my to turn the turbo.

its stuck in that position because of a groove slot. plus i had all my piping custom cut and welded to fit the current position of the turbo.

the return port isnt exactly horizontal like the picture shows, it does point to the ground at like a 45* angle
It needs to point straight down. Having your IC piping cut up and welded with that orientation in mind doesn't magically change the laws of physics. Point the drain down before you start the engine again or you'll destroy the oil seals in the turbo.
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i did a write up awhile back on clocking the turbo man its not that ****** hard.
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there is no way for my to turn the turbo.

its stuck in that position because of a groove slot. plus i had all my piping custom cut and welded to fit the current position of the turbo.

the return port isnt exactly horizontal like the picture shows, it does point to the ground at like a 45* angle
doh!
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ur compressor **** etc wont move when u do it right
https://www.miataturbo.net/forum/t8851/
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the CHRA can move independently of the compressor and turbine...
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