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Old 10-07-2007, 01:05 PM   #1
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I was wondering how tight you can tighten TBolt clamps before they pop ?
Has anyone gone that far ?
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some of us have bent our intake tubes with good sucess they where steel tubes to. dont wory about overdoing tbolt clamps just put them on there good and tight
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These things are hard to break, they'll crush your pipes before the treads off the bolt can be destroyed
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Yeah I've 3" stainless tubing as well and I've had enough of leaks !
I took off all the standard Greddy pipes & couplers and made up my own from parts shipped by WOT.
I've clocked the turbo and can now put back on the engine strut which is something I've wanted to do since the Greddy when in.
It'll last until I am going to stick in an IC etc.
I'm installing a new Greddy kit in a Buddys car on Tuesday and he's taken the same route as me. He doesn't want to bother with the Greddy tubing at all. He got the same parts from WOT and they were shipped together.
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These things are hard to break, they'll crush your pipes before the treads off the bolt can be destroyed
That's what I want to hear !
LOL Gonna tighten them up REAL tight so.
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