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Old 11-10-2008, 08:25 PM   #1
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Default greddy kit installed - how much extra oil needed?

just installed everything, filling up with fluids in prep for first startup this week. About how much extra oil should I pour in? (none in there right now) if I just fill to "full" then it won't account for the oil that will be primed into the turbo. I don't use the stock greddy return, have a silicon drain right to oil pan bung.
I've seen the instructions on how to prime the oil before starting the car up to make sure the turbo has oil. I'll search for those instructions again if no one feels like posting what they did.
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No extra oil... I often like to disconnect the CAS, ECU or Fuel Injecter Fuse for initial cranking so the motor WON'T start and and crank the motor for about 20 seconds to get the Oil pumping into the turbo. But that is it! Most don't even do that..
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Old 11-10-2008, 11:34 PM   #3
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4 quarts total.

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Old 11-11-2008, 01:00 AM   #4
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thanks guys!
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I had to crank the motor for about 35 seconds with the CAS unplugged before the oil pressure gauge showed pressure.
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i just started my old car lol, and it ran fine boosted for thousands of miles
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As long as the dipstick says full, you are good. I agree with the dead priming crankover. I'm sure you have aleady drove it by now. What do you think?
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hey wait, u have a line from the turbo the the very bottom of the oil pan??

wont that keep oil from draining properly?
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