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Old 05-22-2010, 05:27 AM   #1
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oil feed flow size?

I was wonderjng what size the restrictor needs to be on the oil feed line to the turbo.
i have a flang peice that bolts to the turbo oil inlet and has a threaded part for a braided line. the flangr has a hole the size of a ball point pen and that seems way to small.
im guessjng its designed to be drilled out to the size needed.
im using the tap from under the coil pack to feed mt turbo and its a .63 A/R hotside so its smaller.
i have a 2003 2.0 zetec engine also.

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What kind of turbo, who makes it, ball bearing or journal. if its ball bearing its usually .35 if its journal .55
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I would contact who made the turbo , Not all turbos need restrictors and some if you do use then could damage the turbo

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I would contact who made the turbo , Not all turbos need restrictors and some if you do use then could damage the turbo

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I ended up damaging the turbo by running too big of a restrictor and then tapping into the legit "oil pan" the black pan, and then there was soo much smoke and blow by so i drove to a shop and found out the restrictor i had thought was too small was what i needed.

I put the drain in the windage tray, put the right restrictor on and i smoke a little because i think i messed up the seal.

I had to change my axel because it fell apart when i took it off, it was already broken i guess... then when i removed it, the cv join when to shit on the re-install
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