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2.3turbo header
« on: September 10, 2015, 06:46:40 PM »
I need a turbo header that moves it ford so I don't have too take out blower motor any help please
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Re: 2.3turbo header
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2015, 07:50:03 PM »
How much room you need , the last one I done years ago I angle mill the exhaust manifold to move it enough to clear the air conditioning expansion valve, it was a close fit , at the time I had a bridge port and milled 3/4 inch in the front and 1  1/4 in the back , it moved the rear exhaust outlet inside towards the engine 1 1/2 inches just enough to clear , but this was on a 77 pinto  , you may have to install the manifold and set the turbo on the top and eye ball how much you may have too machine off to clear , just an idea , it work on my 77 ,
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Re: 2.3turbo header
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2015, 11:17:40 PM »
There are a few blower motors you can get to replace that one, that are shorter. Mine is a 76, but I have about a heavy half inch of clearance with the stock manifold and a $50 fan motor. Check out the turbo swap threads. A few choices in there.
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