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Old 02-07-2009, 04:13 PM   #1
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I'm removing all parts of my greedy turbo kit and im tapping the oil pan for the oil return and was wondering what went in the spot next to the oil filter on an NA car. Picture is included

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A cap. 1 sec I'll find the part # for you.

B660-10-328 Cover, Blind-cyl. Block

I think I ordered mine from FM when I got some other stuff, but any Mazda dealership should have it.

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Thanks, Ill stop my a dealership in a little bit.
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thats not a provision for an oil cooler is it?
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thats not a provision for an oil cooler is it?
no, there is zero pressure there. You could probably get away with it being open, as long as you don't turn very fast :P
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Then what's it for? If it's capped off, with no pressure, then what good would it be in any application?
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Then what's it for? If it's capped off, with no pressure, then what good would it be in any application?
I believe that it is the drain on the other side of the block that could be used for a turbo drain. The only problem is that it is on the other side of the block.
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Then what's it for? If it's capped off, with no pressure, then what good would it be in any application?
The stock greddy kit uses it as an oil return. I imagine that the 323 uses it as an oil return as well.
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No need for an OEM Mazda part... any autoparts store should have a large selection of rubber caps. Measure the diameter and buy a couple plus a small hose clamp.
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No need for an OEM Mazda part... any autoparts store should have a large selection of rubber caps. Measure the diameter and buy a couple plus a small hose clamp.
lol.....or do that.

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No need for an OEM Mazda part... any autoparts store should have a large selection of rubber caps. Measure the diameter and buy a couple plus a small hose clamp.
FWIW, most autopart store special rubber caps are JUNK. I would buy an OEM one personally cause it would suck to have to replace that every year.
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FWIW, most autopart store special rubber caps are JUNK. I would buy an OEM one personally cause it would suck to have to replace that every year.
Exactly. Thats why when I tapped my oil pan and removed my old greddy drain I just got the OEM cap. For some people though cheap isn't cheap enough. **** me, I spent $2 too much....I fail at being cheap.

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I know what it is from above, but I will say it anyway. WTF is that! Thats a 1.6 block I assume. I didnt know any blocks had that nipple on it. It is on the wrong side.
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I glued a cap to a piece of drain hose. I win at being cheap.
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I've been trying to be not so cheap with my new turbo i just bought. But I've been having a hard time finding fittings that will work and how I'm going to run my oil drain. The turbo was meant to be bottom mount so its on the wrong side and can't rotate the cool side of the turbo enough without messing the wastegate alignment up.
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I've been trying to be not so cheap with my new turbo i just bought. But I've been having a hard time finding fittings that will work and how I'm going to run my oil drain. The turbo was meant to be bottom mount so its on the wrong side and can't rotate the cool side of the turbo enough without messing the wastegate alignment up.
Search on here and you'll find all types of info on clocking the turbo and guys that have made brackets for the WG. I'm sure someone will post a pic of how they did it. I didn't understand how to clock my turbo at first, but from suggestions on here to heat it up and hit the **** out of it, its done. I use a external wastegate though so I didn't need to worry about that.

Turbo drain just tap the pan and you're all set.

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I've been trying to be not so cheap with my new turbo i just bought. But I've been having a hard time finding fittings that will work and how I'm going to run my oil drain. The turbo was meant to be bottom mount so its on the wrong side and can't rotate the cool side of the turbo enough without messing the wastegate alignment up.
I had to make a bracket for my wastegate actuator, it sucks and I will make a new one. So when I do I will post pics
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koto is only that one bolt holding it?
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I've only got one bolt holding my actuator to the compressor housing. Doesn't seem like it really wants to go anywhere.
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