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Old 09-19-2008, 05:57 AM   #1
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Default Wastegate Rod - DIY Adjustable or Bend It

Opinions on what's better?

1) Bending the rod to make it fit to the flapper?

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2) Cutting the arm in half, threading it, and having adjustability?
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3) clock the turbo slightly until it lines up properly.
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bend the damn rod if it will work....
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Joe, did you make those threads w/ a die yourself?
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Yeah. Just cut the rod, put it in a vise, and used a cheap Harbor Freight 1/4-20 external die. A pair of couplers, some jam nuts, and a piece of 1/4-20 threaded rod and I have an infinitely adjustable WG arm.

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