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Old 08-01-2007, 10:30 PM   #52
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Day 15

(07/31/2007 Recap)

My goal was to finish the car, but that didn't happen because I was too tired to install the tune and didn't want to mess anything up.

I got everything together fairly easily.
Only real suprise was when I cut into the coolant lines I thought were empty.
Yep, a bit of a mess.
I used 3/4" x 3/4" x 3/8" heater hose "T" from Napa. See pic.
They barely didn't fit.. so I had to grind down the lip and then they fit perfectly and snug.

I was able to use some of the heat resistant wrap from the heat core lines on the turbo coolant lines.
I definitely needed that excess to protect the lines since they run nearly against the turbo manifold.


PICS

My car before exhaust install.


My car rear shot:


Heater hose T:


Coolant lines installed:


Oil return line:
5/8" ID. From Napa - sold by the foot.


Cool shot of the turbo:


Another:
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