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Old 03-22-2007, 11:45 PM   #1
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Hey guys I have to pull my turbo off to repair my turbo gasket. I dont want to pull my lines, can I pull the compressor/center section?

if so, can I just undo that clamp and take apart like this?
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Old 03-23-2007, 01:45 AM   #2
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I installed my turbo turbine housing and then installed the other 2/3 of my turbo. Just like that picture shows. Pull the clamp and take that part off, should go easy.
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Old 03-23-2007, 01:53 AM   #3
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cool I was just checking if I was crazy, someone mentioned it in a thread before but I wasnt sure if this is exactly what they were talking about. thanks.
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By pulling your lines i don't really know what you mean though. Oil lines, DP, IC piping? It could be a PITA to try and leave the compressor housing in and try to remove the CHRA. Really don't see that being easily possible.
By changing your turbo gasket are you talking about the o-ring on the end of the CHRA or are you replacing the oil seals around the shaft.
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oil and water, the piping yeah its just I dont want to unhook everything I just buttoned up.

Im talking about the exhaust gasket. I have to pull the manifold to get to the front 2 bolts, so... its a huge pain in the ***.
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Ah bummer. The oil line is no big deal, there is no oil in it once you shut the car off. Coolant lines will still have coolant in them though.

What manifold are you running, it looks like a custom piece, or i just don't recognize it.
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custom... basicly it started life as a megan kit, and ended with only the megan upper half of the downpipe remaining...

about 10x the cost of begi parts... live and learn I guess.
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ok did it yesterday, went great. I had no idea taking the turbo apart was so easy? seemed exceedingly so. I rerouted my drain hose, locked down my bolts and everything seems tight again.

if you could have seen what I saw yesterday as the result of the only shadetree fabricators MORE ridiculous than me you would have seen studs grounded off and threads munged, blobs of weld on the nut to keep them from backing off, and studs attached to said nuts/weld backed out of the mount. amazing.

replaced all the studs and nuts with shorter/correct sized parts...
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hey be carefull to clock the turbo the right way or your WG will be in a bind yeah mitsu turbos rock dont they.
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hey be carefull to clock the turbo the right way or your WG will be in a bind yeah mitsu turbos rock dont they.
I'll check that tomorrow night when I go back in there, I clocked it a little to point the drain a little closer to straight down, which was slightly different than it was...

thanks for the heads up!
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EDITED

Reason for editing: it's Sunday and I spent all GOD DAMN DAY doing yardwork.

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Im talking about the exhaust gasket. I have to pull the manifold to get to the front 2 bolts, so... its a huge pain in the ***.
Maybe the post wasn't long enough to get your attention.
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Reason for editing: it's Sunday and I spent all GOD DAMN DAY doing yardwork.
sorry I missed it I guess?
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