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Old 06-29-2012, 09:29 PM   #19
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I'm making progress on the wastegate return pipe. I determined I do not like the angle of entry into the exhaust, so I'm going to cut off that angled part and make it more of a 45 degree entry instead of 90.
Overall I'm pleased with the progress, considering how little time I'm able to put into it.
I ended up making a 38mm flat flange because I was short one. The moral of that story is: keep everything. :) The piece of metal was from my buddy's F150 diesel that we replaced the water pump in 5 years ago. It was part of the A/C bracket.

Tomorrow I'll finish the wastegate return, modify the hot side intercooler piping, modify the ambient pipe, and if I have time hook up the water and oil lines to the turbo.

Sorry for the cell phone pics tonight.

The A/C bracket, I mean flange:

Wastegate return

This is the angle I'm going to tweak to more of a 45:

Where that flange was used:
'04 Mach 1. Built. Turbo. 667whp/631wtq
'06 Focus. Built. Turbo. WMI. (sold)
'03 Mach 1 : 12.61 @ 106.59 (sold)

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