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Old 10-25-2001, 06:27 AM   #1
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Default diy turbo set up - searched for it already...

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newbie here. been visting the board for a while and i'm looking to participate. got a question: if I do a non-intercooled turbo set up initially and decide later to go with a intercooler do I have to remount the turbo so that the exit side of the turbo is closer to the driver side so that piping can enter the intercooler and exit on the t-body side? Any help would be appreciated especially by some resident diyer and fellow junk yard junkies.

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Default Re: diy turbo set up - searched for it already... (twizt2)

you wont haev to remount the turbo, you may have to spin the compresor housing around a tad depending on your setup. You will definitely need to make new piping.
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turbo- so if the compressor side is facing towards the passengerside what path does the tubing take to from the turbo to get to the intercoller and then to the throttle body?
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Same deal regardless of which side the comp is on - down and 90 degree bend, follow teh radiator to the driver's side fender, wrap around the bumper support to the front and into the intercooler.
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Same deal regardless of which side the comp is on - down and 90 degree bend, follow teh radiator to the driver's side fender, wrap around the bumper support to the front and into the intercooler.
that just seems like a convuluted path. screw it. I'll just go ic from the get-go and be done with it. Thanks for the input.
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