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JFairman JFairman is offline
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I've used a large crescent wrench on that oil line since my big open end wrenches dissapeared... and it worked fine.

As far as priming the turbo, all you have to do is pour some motor oil in the oil feed hole before installing it and bolting on the oil line.
Then start the car and let it idle with the aftermarket turbo sump tank installed but the braided scavenge oil line not screwed onto it yet.
The turbo is not spinning fast at idle, not alot of oil flows through the turbo and the oil you pour in before installing it is plenty for the time it takes for the engine to supply oil to it.
You should see oil start to come out of the little oil tank shortly after starting it.
Then connect the oil line.

Not as messy, and you don't use up your starter motor being overly cautious.
Old 03-15-2008, 06:39 PM
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