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    Throttle Body Coolant Reroute

    Has someone has done the coolant reroute on the throttle body for the coolant feed on the turbo? I have a few questions
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    Not for turbo but on my NA I did because I don't live in snow belt and have no reason for the TB to get heated by coolant........................

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    Quote Originally Posted by i12drivemyMP5 View Post
    Not for turbo but on my NA I did because I don't live in snow belt and have no reason for the TB to get heated by coolant........................
    Did you just cap everything off or?
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    Pulled hoses off TB and connected both far ends with single section of hose bypassing the TB and just capped open nipple ends on both sides of TB with vacuum caps. Flows same just not thru TB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by i12drivemyMP5 View Post
    Pulled hoses off TB and connected both far ends with single section of hose bypassing the TB and just capped open nipple ends on both sides of TB with vacuum caps. Flows same just not thru TB.
    Do you happen to remember what size hose the TB used?
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    Not off top of head...........3/8 ish

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    Thatís exactly what size it is. Thanks for everything!
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