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Old 02-07-2007, 09:27 PM   #1
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I finally figured out how to use my Nissan T25 with my current IC and DP setup. The standard method is to use a 3bolt flange adapter and hook everything up that way. With my setup i would have had to modify my IC piping which is powdercoated and not something I wanted to destroy at the moment. So after pondering many ideas such as welding an elbow on the compressor or making a flange and welding an elbow. I realized that the compressor housing though it looks different is the same as a standard housing that allows the use of silicone couplers just with excess alum all around the outlet. So i figured what the heck, why not just machine all of that off, smooth it out and make it work. Well what i ended up with is something that looks almost exactly like the Saab(i think) housing I have. It works perfect and would save anyone the extra $30 or so that the adapter costs. That is of course if they have free machining available or do it themselves.

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Way to use your nogin (sp?). Using flanges on the IC/Intake pipes is just stupid. Glad I never had to mess with that. Looks good!
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nice,i wanted to do that.but all i have is a dremeL.
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It woulda worked, just would have taken on hella long time and a good carbide bit. Probably would have wore out the dremel though.
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hmmm U know , I was thinking about thAT but then again I have both adapters for the turbo, im going to have them welded on.
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You have both adapters and you want them welded on... why not just bolt them up with the appropriate seals.
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yea, thats why i woouldnt use a dremel.and its not the right tool for the job.
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Could do it with a pneumatic die grinder though easy enough if you had access to a compressor. On that note i have a T25 outlet adapter to sell.
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yea, thats why i woouldnt use a dremel.and its not the right tool for the job.
with the right bits a dremel will go through AL like butter...
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You have both adapters and you want them welded on... why not just bolt them up with the appropriate seals.

cause Rican likes to do lots of thing, but not acutally build a kit.
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cause Rican likes to do lots of thing, but not acutally build a kit.

Oh! Snap!
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money and time..... I do lil things at a time.
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.......blow it out ur *** braineck j/k
:gay: always all up on my *** dude:gay: can't a guy have Ideas. oh and Im almost done , all I need are intercooler pipes,couplers,and a custom down And im gravy, Maybe if I get another job I can do it faster my king

time and money , hey If I hit the lotto I'll make my car in one week, but since that **** aint going to happen I do what i can with me crack money.:gay: j/p

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Could do it with a pneumatic die grinder though easy enough if you had access to a compressor. On that note i have a T25 outlet adapter to sell.
I was going to make one at work (although we have a lathe (sp?) ) and a zillion metal working tools I'm way to busy to machine down the housing..

You have pm.
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Has anyone tried this w/ the Dremel, as mentioned above? Possible/not worth it and bring it to a machine shop?
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You could do it, but it would take ALL DAY it seems. It's just aluminum so you can remove the material easily. You might be better off trying to saw the corner off then smoothing with the dremel.
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I would use a saw too, then die grinder or even an angle grinder would work well
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A Dremel with a carbide bit will go through aluminum like butter. But you're gonna have a couple hundred thousand microsized aluminum splinters EVERYWHERE!!! Get an extension cord and go down to the street... then do the work over a trashcan with a plastic liner. Throw away liner when done. Wear longsleeves and gloves. Throw away shirt when done.
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That's a great trick. I have a T25 in my junk bin, and may do the same, but no machine toole here, though my bench grinder, and cheap-*** Harborfreight angle grinder, will make short work of the bulk of it, and then finish up with the Dremel.

For some reason, everyone buys a Dremel and thinks it's the greatest thing since sliced bread. While it does have its' place, if you're playing with cars, get yourself an angle grinder and bench grinder. They're inexpensive, and you'll find lots of uses for them.

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