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turbo inlet elbow repair

Post by turbo970 » Thu Jun 05, 2014 4:28 am

dont know why but my one year old hard to find elbow is splitting at the hard line inlets. can i do a repair with plastic plumbing pieces?

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Re: turbo inlet elbow repair

Post by cj91legss » Thu Jun 05, 2014 3:16 pm

I used some RTV on the insides of my elbow when putting my engine together. It seems to help. Mine was pretty cracked.
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Re: turbo inlet elbow repair

Post by turbo970 » Thu Jun 05, 2014 3:32 pm

i did that so far. but if it gets worse i thought of using hard plastic to fix it or find one not made of rubber

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Re: turbo inlet elbow repair

Post by cj91legss » Thu Jun 05, 2014 3:37 pm

You could spend a couple hundred and go the samco route, but it's too expensive...
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Re: turbo inlet elbow repair

Post by robertpaige » Thu Jun 05, 2014 7:06 pm

Screw that, just make a custom metal elbow, and attach it to the turbo inlet with a silicone coupler.
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Re: turbo inlet elbow repair

Post by ride_child » Thu Jun 05, 2014 7:33 pm

http://bbs.legacycentral.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=52328
we should probably do a group buy on these cast metal elbows!
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Re: turbo inlet elbow repair

Post by turbo970 » Thu Jun 05, 2014 8:05 pm

if its not to pricey i'll invest in one. i'm more upset that i got a year on the elbow and it split already

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Re: turbo inlet elbow repair

Post by SILINC3R » Thu Jun 05, 2014 8:34 pm

Look at my bulid, you might be able to go that route.

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Re: turbo inlet elbow repair

Post by turbo970 » Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:01 pm

what all ya use to make that? and where and i get a tmic blow off valve adapter like yours?

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Re: turbo inlet elbow repair

Post by robertpaige » Thu Jun 05, 2014 10:29 pm

On eBay, seller is WyntomN.

http://stores.ebay.com/Wyntonm-Perform? ... &_from=R40


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Re: turbo inlet elbow repair

Post by SILINC3R » Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:42 am

turbo970 wrote:what all ya use to make that? and where and i get a tmic blow off valve adapter like yours?
All the info should be on my build thread.
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Re: turbo inlet elbow repair

Post by 93legacySS » Sat Jun 14, 2014 6:35 pm

Use a q bond. Best stuff out there!!!

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Re: turbo inlet elbow repair

Post by turbo970 » Sat Jun 14, 2014 7:59 pm

so could i use brass fittings and use the q bond to seal things up?

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Re: turbo inlet elbow repair

Post by turbo970 » Sat Jun 14, 2014 7:59 pm

so could i use copper fittings and use the q bond to seal things up?

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