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Old 02-21-2009, 12:41 PM   #1
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i am planning on getting a universal twin tubo kit from sts and was wondering if it was a good idea tol run a dedicated oil system for the tubos instaed of going of the engine oil system i would use the pumps from the kit and fabricate a 2 or 3 qt oil tank for the system and add a couple pumps for the feed side

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I dont really see how its a problem but then the oil would have to get heated so it wouldnt be as thick... probly would need a way to filter too maybe?
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do you think the turbos would heat the oil enough and i could add in like a inlne filter of some sort maybe like from a remote filter kit could i run one pump on the feed side and then tee into the turbos and than tee from the turbos and than one pump for the return
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If your running a STS kit then you have to run an external oil pump. With the turbos being lower the than the oil pan the oil wont drain back without a pump.
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If you are going to make a oil kit like that, I would run a remote filter as well as an oil cooler.
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I use a round drysump tank with my rear mount twin turbo system, with a electric oil pump, i used two to4b turbos and the oil intlets from cxracing, i have the third feed line with a bypass back to the tank with a VP Racing Bypass! Seems like it works great so far! I Have been running 5w30 Royal Purple Synthetic Oil, with no filter or cooler! Its nice cause if something fails the engine and turbos are seperated!
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I was thinking about doing that, but thats a lot of fabricating that I don't really have the time for. I am tapping the pan and hopefully the pump will be loud enough to know when/if it fails.
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There was a thread not to far back that some guy made his own oil system that sat in the trunk, modified trans cooler with fans, and the whole nine yards. I will see if I can find it for you. It had pics and everthing to help you in the right direction.

Scrool thur here and see if that will help you out any
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Old 02-26-2009, 12:44 PM   #10
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mine will be mounted inside the bed of my s10 under the tonneau(sp) cover with the fuel cell at the fron and then the oil tank behind that so if i mounted the oil tank low enough then the oil would drain back on its own and i would just need a feed pump right

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