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Old 12-12-2006, 02:32 PM
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Does any one know the torque spec for the manifold to turbo and the turbo to downpipe? Thanks in advance

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Yes, tight. And then after a few hours of driving, retighten. And after a day or so, retighten again. And after about a week, retighted again.
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Ditto, don't rely on spring lockwashers, they loose their locking abilty quickly so keep an eye on the really all turbo bolts/nuts whenever you drive.
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Thanks for the info! BY the way if my oil feed line is touching my downpipe, would that be a problem?
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May degrade the inside hose/liner from heat
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time to bust out the zip-ties. I think mine is pull out of the way from the ground wire mount near the heater hoses.
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You guys are quick! Now does anyone have pics of how they routed the return line? Thanks again
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Yes, all turbo-to-manifold and turbo-to-downpipe bolts should be tighted to PFT™ spec.
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Originally Posted by 06evoix View Post
You guys are quick! Now does anyone have pics of how they routed the return line? Thanks again
two pics in my FAQ, in the oil supply & return section.
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Originally Posted by bripab007 View Post
Yes, all turbo-to-manifold and turbo-to-downpipe bolts should be tighted to PFT™ spec.

**** f'n tight?
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Pretty F'n Tight?
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I am actually using the greddy method for the return line, but I am worried about pooling. Thats why I want pics of other people's routing methods, so I don't end up damaging my turbo.
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it's either that or drilling like in my FAQ and 80% of the members here.

Poor oil drainage won't technically damage the turbo, it will just burn up & smoke and sometimes push past the seals. Lots of members here have the standard GReddy return without issue, but like you know, it's not optimal.
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Originally Posted by cjernigan View Post
Pretty F'n Tight?

duh FTW.
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How the hell do I line up the air filter/ maf to the intake to the turbo with no room?
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If there was room, anybody could do it
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bend the brake line out of the way and push really hard.
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Finally got it in, but its not a looker. Do I have to used the heatshield blanket if I have a bowser heatshield?
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