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Old 01-11-2008, 09:32 AM   #1
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Default pinched oil feed, help?

So lesson learned: always ensure your oil feed line won't get caught between the downpipe and that sharp shelf running along the sides of the bay..

I know the archives touch on this, but some of the links are broken. I would like to put together a nice replacement feed line but not sure where to start. I'm thinking something with AN fittings, something classy. Maybe a little longer than the stock line, for routing purposes.

TIA for any advice/hand holding.
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That sux. I built mine from McMaster Carr parts. They had everything I needed, but I can't find the actual order list. It was way back.
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You need the block fitting, the feedline and the turbo fitting. All that info is in the FAQ though.
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Would it be better to make a hard line?
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www.paragonperformance.com
www.anplumbing.com
www.summitracing.com

I used those 3 to build my -3AN feed line. M10 at the block, 90 towards the front of the motor, 24" -3AN line, 90 to the turbo, then a -3AN to 7/16-24.
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anplumbing has everything you need for your feed setup. I ordered a 1.6 setup for a friend, it was like $45 after the $9 shipping. Including everything.

No it would not be better to make a hardline.
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Thanks all, I'm going to order when I get home. Gonna try your route sav. Did you feel 2' was enough length?

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That sux..
Yep, yep it does. I'm really not having too good of luck with the whole car thing lately. I don't think I told anyone here the full story about how I fubared my friction disc when I had the engine out.
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...then a -3AN to 7/16-24.
Will it be the same for my Greddy?

Also, what sort of things are people using for a restrictor?
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3an line, with a banjo at each end, and a banjo bolt going into the block has worked fine for me.
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what sort of things are people using for a restrictor?
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see my post, the banjo acts like a restrictor
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ahh, didn't catch that. What size banjos then, if I were to go that route?
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ahh, didn't catch that. What size banjos then, if I were to go that route?
i used 10mm. just used the one the came with the turbo, and the correct pitch for the one going into the block. summitracing has all of it.
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cool, I actually just noticed that the route in the archives is all banjo based, and made my order. Cheers!
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