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Old 12-08-2011, 05:11 PM   #1
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so due to a series of unfortunate events, im going to need to revert to N/A for a bit while i repair some stuff on my turbo, and this is my daily driver.

i didnt happen to hang on to the engine plug bolt that plugs the oil feed (I have a 1.6) and i know it is M10x1.5 but does anyone know how long it was?

also, what should I do about my drain line? is there a such thing as an AN cap or something i can either thread over the oil pan fitting, or into the turbo end of the drain line and just zip tie the hose out of the way?

thanks for any help/suggestions
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1.Connect oil feed to drain
2.infinite oil supply
3.???
4. profit!!
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There are also AN plugs (male thread), just search Summit.
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yes. summit. jegs. jcwhitney. favorite race shop.

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Oscar im thing I'll need to add a 'lots of duct tape' step in there right?

But thanks for the quick response everybody. I ordered some from summit. Are those ok for the pressure from the oil feed? I'm guessing so.
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There are also AN plugs (male thread), just search Summit.
It's too bad that no one with TSE has ever plugged a female.


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Oscar im thing I'll need to add a 'lots of duct tape' step in there right?

But thanks for the quick response everybody. I ordered some from summit. Are those ok for the pressure from the oil feed? I'm guessing so.
I prefer zip ties, but duct tape will work in a pinch.

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It's too bad that no one with TSE has ever plugged a female.


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i didnt happen to hang on to the engine plug bolt that plugs the oil feed (I have a 1.6) and i know it is M10x1.5 but does anyone know how long it was?
Long enough for a crush washer and enough thread left over to snug it down. Can I have my spoon back please?
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I had to remove my turbo a while back. I welded a -4 fitting to a coupling and threaded a barbed fitting into it and hooked that up to my oil drain line. Perfect for temporary use.
Do it.
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I already ordered the caps do I'm just Gunna go with that for now. That way I can keep the block fitting and crush washer in tact. Also, no access to grinder or cutter or welder so this is a better option for me. Did your oil pressure not drop having no restriction on that oil feed line?

And curly, I think I was just over thinking it, I was worried if it was too long it would block a passage inside the block so I thought I would ask. But thanks for letting me borrow your spoon
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It's too bad that no one with TSE has ever plugged a female.
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