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Turbo elbow question

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1Turbo elbow question  Empty Turbo elbow question on 29th August 2018, 1:10 pm

Irishlad

Irishlad
So got this off a buddy he won it on ebay recently. Just have a question. As you can see from the photos its a screamer pipe one but the screamer pipe has been sealed off. Is this safe to stI'll use or will I have the screamer pipe made into the made part of the downpipe. Maybe it's just me but just sealing off the screamer part doesn't seem right. Turbo elbow question  Screen13
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2Turbo elbow question  Empty Re: Turbo elbow question on 29th August 2018, 2:12 pm

mike74

mike74
I would agree, that ain't right!
If it was me, I'd get that 'blank' section cut out and have the screamer welded back into the main pipe, like in this picture:
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3Turbo elbow question  Empty Re: Turbo elbow question on 29th August 2018, 2:20 pm

Irishlad

Irishlad
Yes this is exactly what I was thinking mike. Too have it welded back into the main part of the pipe

4Turbo elbow question  Empty Re: Turbo elbow question on 29th August 2018, 2:39 pm

Mr B

Mr B
gtir technician
gtir technician
obviously can't run that blocked with functional standard internal wastegate .
Not a great idea full stop without effort in the flange have proper divider .
A small effort of running that pipe back into the downpipe further down would make it usable but if it looks a poor effort part to start with you best starting over with a decent all in one 2.75-3" elbow .

5Turbo elbow question  Empty Re: Turbo elbow question on 29th August 2018, 3:00 pm

Irishlad

Irishlad
I'm just going to give it back to my mate so. Cheers for the advice lads.

6Turbo elbow question  Empty Re: Turbo elbow question on 29th August 2018, 8:44 pm

gtir_woody

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Wow that’s unusual, I don’t know why someone would have done that.

7Turbo elbow question  Empty Re: Turbo elbow question on 30th August 2018, 7:41 pm

Irishlad

Irishlad
I know mate its odd. He bought it like this.

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