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forward facing turbo elbow

Post by thommi7 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:31 pm

So, I'm finally ready to start pluming my FMIC piping to my replacement motor and I noticed that this set up requires a forward facing turbo elbow. So far the only one that I can find comes in a kit. Does anyone know of any cheap alternatives? I would rather not spend the money on a whole kit when I only need the one piece. I considered just cutting the stock one, but I'm not sure how well that will work. I do plan on getting one of the nice kits but not until next season.

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Mike
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Re: forward facing turbo elbow

Post by Jeff_C » Thu Aug 08, 2013 3:59 pm

So...I bought one of the $90 kits recently and it sits unused on my shelf (bought a bigger turbo...).

Shoot me a reasonable offer and it's yours.

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Re: forward facing turbo elbow

Post by John Brennan » Thu Aug 08, 2013 5:31 pm

Get a used TC/SVO compressor housing, and get rid of the flange and the need for the 90° elbow.
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Re: forward facing turbo elbow

Post by thommi7 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:34 pm

thanks guys
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Re: forward facing turbo elbow

Post by xrattiracer » Fri Aug 09, 2013 2:14 am

i used a copper pipe elbow from home depot for awhile.
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Re: forward facing turbo elbow

Post by thommi7 » Fri Aug 09, 2013 2:53 am

Lol nice. Good idea.
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