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 Post subject: Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build
PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:02 pm 
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Rad! I’m in Virginia, just outside of DC. Where you headed?


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:45 pm 
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One thing to note is that if you use a 90 degree silicone on the inlet side of the turbo make sure it's beefy and/or rated for vacuum. Others have reported the silicone 90's collapsing under hard acceleration when the turbo is drawing in a lot of air.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:02 pm 
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good note.
ive found the stuff from siliconeintakes.com is pretty beefy and i havent had an issue with their stuff yet

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:04 pm 
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dang thats a little too far north, ill be going from orlando to north carolina

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:54 pm 
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Ah man. That is a nice drive though. Are you stopping anywhere in particular along the way?


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:28 am 
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Ordered another silicone 90* and ten feet of 3.5mm vacuum hose. Thanks to everyone who explained to me ten times that I also need a section of pipe to go between things!

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:03 am 
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visiting friends in orlando, then a buddy in atlanta, then my cousin in nc!

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:32 pm 
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Oh nice! HOTLanta!


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:07 pm 
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HOTlanta for sure haha!
sorry i havent got you pictures of my intake setup yet. did you get it all figured out?

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:19 am 
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Hahahahaha, I honestly haven't been there since 2000, but I imagine its the same.

Its all good. I have all the information, now I just need to make it happen. I did get some 3.5mm vacuum hose today though, so thats a good start.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:01 pm 
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Alright, went to the garage today for a couple minutes and I put the new silicone 90 on the turbo. The intake manifold smooshes the 90 a bit, I envision that will be a problem, yes?


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:24 pm 
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Here are the photos:

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:55 pm 
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see if you can trim more off of the turbo side of the elbow. to make it more extreme of an angle if that makes sense.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:59 pm 
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Looking at the 90 I feel like I could cut over an inch off it and still have room for clamp


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:14 pm 
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I had the same problem with some plumbing hose that I used for my 90 degree elbow. I just bought a 90 degree silicon hose that’s made for turbos online line for like $5. You have to shave it really close to make it fit perfect.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:10 pm 
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yep i owuld just trim a little at a time and see how it fits every time. i find when i do silicone cutting i always cut too big first and fuck it up haha

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:13 pm 
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Ok, I trimmed one of the legs about as far as I could It definitely helped a bit, but the intake manifold still crushes it maybe 15%. If I rotate the 90 clockwise a little it helps, but it of course turns the 90 the wrong direction. I used a piece of PVC to test fit.

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Thoughts on all of this?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:22 am 
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looks pretty tall and looking from the front it looks to be "leaning back" a bit. how is the hood clearance? the hard plastic will make it easy to weld in your ports.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:32 am 
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The hood won’t close because I used a turbo radiator, so I’m not too worried about the hood clearance quite yet. I should probably just take the turbo to a friend and have them weld a 90 on. Shouldn’t I?*


Edit * - Are all cast elbows the same for the most part? This one is a super tight radius 2.5"

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:23 pm 
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i think you should be good with that cast elbow, if you are going to find someone to weld cast aluminum you might as well have them put on a little extension just to make sure you have enough material to clamp to.
if i was in your position, id go this route. i dont know if that should make you feel better hahaha

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:25 pm 
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if you wanted to stick with the silicone 90, id say you could cut a bit off the vertical portion to suck the hard 90 down to more tolerable levels.
im leaving that statement open for all to tear apart hahaha

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 Post subject: Re: Joe's 93 RHD Legacy Wagon Build
PostPosted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:15 am 
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ride_child wrote:
if you wanted to stick with the silicone 90, id say you could cut a bit off the vertical portion to suck the hard 90 down to more tolerable levels.
im leaving that statement open for all to tear apart hahaha


Hahahahah


Also, received these today. Map sensor etc. These should be the last of the turbo specific sensors I need.

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