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Old 03-28-2011, 01:34 PM   #71
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I have a t3/t3E turbo if memory serves me and the housing is just too big. It just doesn't seat flat against the manifold, it hits the PCV can and the crank sensor. So we positioning it to clear the PVC can with minor modifications to the can and then it hit the fans. The car it came off of didn't have it mounted this way. I should have went with a smaller turbo or different manifold style but i can afford to change it all now.
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Old 03-28-2011, 04:12 PM   #72
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It is a very simple fix , you have to either change over to the CFM / JRacing breather can and or change the Exh side of the turbo

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Old 03-29-2011, 07:47 AM   #73
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How would i go about figuring out what size housing to go with? The intake side hits the crank sensor too. How will changing the housing sizes affect the turbo performance? I thought the aftermarket breathers were having issues with blowing oil out because they dont have the drain back? They may have fixed that, i havent looked into that for since i started the build. We never finished tuning the car because of my clutch. Now that i have the clutch to hold the power i want to get it to 300-320 whp. I have to get my af and js data logging properly first.
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A smaller housing on the hotside will make is spool faster and choke it off up top if its too small. They now have baffles on the breathers.
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There are things to do to help the jracing one to not blow out oil and I have not tested the C-F-M one yet but looks a little better

The exh housing would stay the same trim you just have to change it so the turbo is just slightly kicked , this helps it clear the crank sensor , fans , if you have a picture of your turbo housing from the downpipe side I can tell you if its the right one of not

The housing needed cost less then 150.00

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A smaller housing on the hotside will make is spool faster and choke it off up top if its too small. They now have baffles on the breathers.
Changing the housing NOT the sizes so there would be no change in spooling

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I say buy the CFM PCV setup and take the adapter off so your turbo doesn't hit the fans. The PCV is only $60. Just need a 1/2" NPT fitting and some hose. Cheaper than an exhaust housing.
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bmyles , if he does not have the correct exh side on the turbo many things will not fit right , Exh housing have off sets as well as trims

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Yes, but can you tell by looking if his housing still won't fit even with the CFM pcv delete? Can't hurt to try...
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