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Old 04-06-2007, 12:05 PM   #1
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do i have to have steel bradded line for my oil feed and does any one have pics of what ports the oil lines go too?
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Braineack is being a little terse, I won't say you have to have braided lines, just that if you don't want your engine to blow up you probably should. If you know what you are doing a stainless hardline could work well, or maybe socketless, but once you got done heat shielding the socketless hose you have spent enough for the braided anyway.
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The stainless is much more durable. If you go with rubber lines, plan to replace them in about 2 years.

What do you need photos of? Oil Supply source? Fittings at the turbo?
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Dude, seriously, click the link (and then read the whole thing) in Braineaks signature before asking anymore questions.
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hard lines work well, but requires measuring and bending
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I would certainly recommend you going with the -4AN stainless braided line. They aren't all that expensive, and it won't ever be a concern of whether it could fail.
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Get the stuff with the teflon liner for sure.
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has anyone made their own with that hard plastic tubing and SS braided sleeves? don't know if it'll support the heat but works wonders with my homemade IC cooler, lol...
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i got my nitrous kit layin around can i use the line going from the box to the intake for a oil feed line?
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probably not, oil lines and nitrous lines are made for opposite purposes, cold hot... IDK
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has anyone made their own with that hard plastic tubing and SS braided sleeves? don't know if it'll support the heat but works wonders with my homemade IC cooler, lol...
We tried the sleeves. They do not look at good as the stainless lines.
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how long are your guys oil feed lines 18 inchs?
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how long are your guys oil feed lines 18 inchs?

36"

Return about 12-18" depending on the manifold....i always buy 24" and cut it down.
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We use 26" lines from the 1.6L block to the distribution bracket. If you were going straight to the turbo, I am sure it could be shorter.
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