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Old 12-03-2012, 06:52 PM   #1
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So abe is about 2 weeks from finishing my manifold/downpipe/exhaust. then as soon as i take it to the local ceramic coater and its done its install time.

im guessing i need a set of turbo and manifold studs. big old can of PB blaster, and locktite blue? andything else?

how hard is it to install? ive done a header install before so i imagine similar? just a few more steps. im very mechanically inclined. however i am disabled so somethings are just easier to hire somone to do for me. like the engine mounts.

I still need to make custom chargepiping and ill probably have the shop do it so it is all hard piping and welded. is it a bad idea to drive it down to the shop without the turbo plumbing as long as i stay low mph and rpm and out of potential boost? or would it be best to just have the shop do the full install?
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As long as you crack the wastegate all the way open you should be fine driving to the shop if you take it easy.
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:28 AM   #3
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As long as you crack the wastegate all the way open you should be fine driving to the shop if you take it easy.
this, and keep it under 3k rpms and never go over 30% throttle or so.

No restriction on a turbo under even moderate load is a good way to blow it up.
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