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I'm planning to put a VF52 in my '05 LGT. What additional changes do I need to prepare?


Will the coolant and oil lines match up, or will I need other parts there?


Regarding the restrictor pill, should I use the hose that comes with the turbo, or what? I expect this will be moot if I go to a 3-port EBCS...


What else have I not thought of? Thanks!

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You'll need to trim the opening in the stock heatshield for the waste gate arm.


New oil return hose.


Talk with your Tuner first.



Oh yeah, I find it easier to bolt the turbo to the up pipe. The bolts are the same ones that bolt the up pipe support bracket to the block.



Edited by Max Capacity

305,600miles 5/2012 ej257 short block, 8/2011 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. (SOLD).  CHECK your oil, these cars use it.


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