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Old 11-08-2010, 06:16 PM   #71
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Nothing smaller then 1/2 or -8 in my opinion

Can you drill and retap the hole to 1/2NPT ?

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Old 11-08-2010, 06:22 PM   #72
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Why did you buy a metric fitting in the first place?
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Why did you buy a metric fitting in the first place?
It was an accident and I did not pay attention.

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Nothing smaller then 1/2 or -8 in my opinion

Can you drill and retap the hole to 1/2NPT ?

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I could but a member on the jet just found the exact thing I am looking for so I will get this to a 90* -10 AN to the turbo.

here is a fitting... 20mm x 1.5 to -10an (summit racing is the best place to find odd ball fittings like that...)
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/EAR-9919FFLERL/


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Old 11-09-2010, 04:24 PM   #74
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hmmm im in need of a lower rad core support... I see you have a red-tubular setup under the Rad...



is that custom or avaliable somewhere? I already have lower stress bar, upper strut bar and rear stress bar... this would be a nice addition
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its part of the lakewood traction bar system
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Old 11-09-2010, 04:31 PM   #76
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its part of the lakewood traction bar system
Ahh yes, thanks for jogging my memory. This isnt compatable with the SVT if my memory serves me right?

What makes it incompatable if thats the case

*After looking at some pics of the setup it looks like there is a center bar to the setup that would get in the way of the header? Sorry about the thread jack.. im just gonna start another thread!

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Yeah, pretty sure the header gets in the way of the traction bar. Same thing with the lower stress bar.
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Yeah, pretty sure the header gets in the way of the traction bar. Same thing with the lower stress bar.
Yes the SVT header hits the Lakewood bars right in the center flange for the main stress bar.

The FSWerks stress bar WILL FIT the svt if you have an ORP instead of a HFC or stock cat. This is true because I used it with the SVT header and ORP for like 6 months.

I had to make another purchase:

T4 gasket
Russel oil drain -10an flange and gasket for that.


They were expensive but at least now I have every single thing I need minus the drain hose which I will get locally Thursday once I bolt on the turbo and see the exact length I need.
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UPDATE:

- Car is timed
- valve cover is on
- Ingalls and motor mount are back on
- Got the drain tube set up, all fittings and flanges are in
- Fixed radiators so they don't hit the exhaust housing
- Got cables and ends for new battery cables and terminals
- Oil pan is off, gasket material all clean, new one ready to possible bolt on tomorrow.

BUT

WTF IS THIS inside the oil pan and windage tray area:

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