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PostPosted: Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:34 pm 
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Joined: Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:05 pm
Posts: 16
Location: norwich
Car Models: saab 93 v6 estate
need some desperate help please

i bought a 14t turbo kit to put on my vauxhall signum.is a preface so has the garret turbo

turbo came with all the lines and some banjo bolts.i bought a fitting kit that came with new seals, gasket for turbo to manifold, studs nuts etc.

i have spent the past few days removing old turbo and fitting replacement.putting the new lines in was a nightmare but i have sorted it now.got turbo on today and refitted all intercooler pipes vacuum lines etc went to fit top coolant line on turbo and banjo bolt was too long.

i have fitted the coolant line below the top one with what looked like a normal size banjo bolt and that screwed in fine.

have i got the bolts the wrong way round? the top line screws into a union whereas the line below screws directly into the turbo

really annoying as soon as those lines are on i can put the oil and coolant in and fire the car up.i know i have to prime the turbo first.fitting kit came with a small syringe to do this.

any info appreciated as i thought i would have a running car tonight :( :( :(


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