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Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:06 pm 
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hey guys im neally finshed putting the turbo on my car but the last thing to do is the drain line i went to drill the hole in the sump but i couldnt seem to drill through . is there a special drill bit to use and also i havnt got much room to get the drill under the car and near the sump . how has everyone else done theres using the drill

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Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:10 pm 
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Small drill bit first, then go larger.

I'd be starting with a HSS "stumpy", the sort they used for predrilling for pop rivets as they have a drill point on either side. A bit of trefolex or cutting compound if your are having trouble, just dont breathe in the fumes.



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Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 11:03 pm 
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1/8 drill then use punch [ Not necessary right through] or tapered rod then thread the metal bent into sump...
Check Vortech site, on the 5.0 Mustang kit it explains how to...



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