North American Turbocoupe Organization

Flex pipe placement...
Kuch Offline
Senior Member
I picked up a 3" section of flex pipe for the Turbo Coupe as I read it takes some of the tension off of the turbo and the header. Right now have a factory IHI but have a T3/T4 to go on it and not sure if the factory support will fit with the factory manifold. What does everyone say for placement on the downpipe? thanks for any inputs.
1988 Turbo Coupe, Black/Black, 5 Speed, Moonroof,  T3/T4, ported E6, 255LPH, Kirban, Stinger Exhaust, MGW shifter, K&N, Gillis valve, BP1.5, PIMPx, Koni's
1964 Ford Galaxie 500XL, 390 6V, Big Solid cam, Headers,3.89's, 4 Speed, Vast and fast
1960 Ford Starliner, 292 Y Block, 312 4bbl intake, headers, 3 Speed, slow and low

Jeff K Offline
My thought would be to put it in the DP pretty close to the turbo.

The factory turbo support bracket fit perfectly with a T3 upgrade. FYI, a "trick" to make the factory support bracket easier to install: Use a cutoff wheel to cut the two holes that attach the bracket to the turbo thru to the ends of the bracket, making them into a "U" shape with an open end. Then you can install the turbo, and just slide the bracket on the 2 lower turbo mounting studs.
Jeff Korn

88 Turbo Coupe: Intake and exhaust mods, T3 turbo at 24 psi, forced air IC, water injection, BPV, Ranger cam, subframes, etc., etc.
86 Tbird 5.0 (original owner): intake, exhaust, valvetrain mods, 100 HP N2O, ignition, gears, suspension, etc., etc.
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Pete D Offline
See for the bracket mods
Pete Dunham


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