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Old 12-30-2016, 09:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Van block to truck swap

Hey guys I have a good late model center mount turbo block from a van that I would like to build for a truck. I have side mount turbo heads and intake but just making sure I'm not missing anything before the build. Has anyone done this swap? What's the best way to block off the center mount turbo oil return hole? I know Ted's trucks only have center mount turbo engines now so maybe this swap has been done already. Thanks guys and happy new year!

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Old 12-30-2016, 12:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 12-30-2016, 12:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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No worries the block will work...
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