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Old 03-20-2017, 05:10 PM   #1
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So I'm mocking up my turbo and ran into a small problem. I got a drain kit from fast turbo and I don't know if it's going to work. It's super short. I have the original fitting for the turbo and rubber hose I was going to use before I ordered the fast turbo kit. I could really use some advice on which route to go.

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option 3 using AN fitting on oil pan

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what size hose?
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the braided? I have no idea. It goes on a -10 AN fitting if that helps
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#3. KISS
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Use the rubber hose using a steel barbed fitting that can be welded to the pan. I use those on low-sitting "Mini-ram" manifolds using GT series all the time.
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Rubber hose it is then. I never expected the fittings to be that close together. thank god for mock ups
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That first braided line is proabably a feed line, you should use it. Also check to make sure its not restricted. Mines was, drilled out the hole...problem solved.
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That first braided line is proabably a feed line, you should use it. Also check to make sure its not restricted. Mines was, drilled out the hole...problem solved.
Umm.. That is a nylon hose line for return. But good suggestion on drilling out the exit hole.
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I will definitely check out the feed line for restriction. Its a lot smaller in diameter than the original greedy one which I'm kind of iffy about
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