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Anyone Else Ever Melt Their Omp Lines?

Old 01-03-2004, 10:52 PM
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Well we traced down an oil leak today thinking it was the front e-shaft seal...turns out it was my oil metering line (only one). The covering around the line was intact but the actual metering line was burnt to a crisp. I had plumes of smoke coming out of the top of my vented hood and naturally out the back as oil would splash on my turbo/manifold. Fun, fun. I'm not sure if the lines weren't secured properly or what. I'm going to have some teflon-lined braided lines made and then sheath them with firejacket. Just wondering if this has happened to anyone else?
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Old 01-04-2004, 12:33 AM
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ive seen it, but it was improper instalation of something (it was a gsl-se so no turbo)



i also have seen some lines uncrimp themselves
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Old 01-04-2004, 06:25 AM
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This happened to my engine 2 engine's ago...This is the reason I went premix.
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Old 01-04-2004, 06:33 AM
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Originally Posted by jspecracer7' date='Jan 4 2004, 04:25 AM
This happened to my engine 2 engine's ago...This is the reason I went premix.
Ummmm. Premix, is there something I need to know...
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Old 01-04-2004, 06:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Girlpowerrx7' date='Jan 4 2004, 04:33 AM
Ummmm. Premix, is there something I need to know...
basically your adding oil to your gas for one reason or another, some people do it on s5's with haltechs because the haltech doesnt control eletric OMP...
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Old 01-04-2004, 09:34 AM
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almost all the old OMP lines i have seen were broken or about to break. my motor i spent the money and got brand new ones from mazda....
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Old 01-04-2004, 09:37 AM
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Originally Posted by g_dripht-alex' date='Jan 4 2004, 04:38 AM
basically your adding oil to your gas for one reason or another, some people do it on s5's with haltechs because the haltech doesnt control eletric OMP...
What happens to the motor if I don't premix it.
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Old 01-04-2004, 01:38 PM
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We offer the braided stainless steel OMP lines for the FD.



Here's the link to the product



http://www.gothamracing.com/catalog/produc...products_id=857
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Old 01-04-2004, 01:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Girlpowerrx7' date='Jan 4 2004, 11:37 AM
What happens to the motor if I don't premix it.
apex seals are not lubricated and fail really fast
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Old 01-04-2004, 01:43 PM
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Originally Posted by vosko' date='Jan 4 2004, 03:39 PM
apex seals are not lubricated and fail really fast
BUT,



you most likley have the OMP still enabled (which lubracates the seals for you)



So no worries there. Premix is for people without the OMP.
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