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Old 06-18-2017, 03:19 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Daox View Post
I completely agree that welding to the aluminum transmission case is a bad idea. That is why I will be using glue. I'm not sure what type of glue yet, but cars these days are mostly glued together. I'm sure I can find something that will hold up to the ~15 psi that most cooling systems are designed for.
fwiw, you can use silver-solder to join Aluminium successfully. I actually just gave a course in Japan on using Durafix which is a type of Aluminium Solder for want of a better description.

[My Aluminium Rearmount-turbo-intercooler pipe]

You can find durafix on ebay or somewhere. I made some Aluminium computer-cases just to show that it can be done.

It requires inexpensive tools like a propane burner to heat the base metal.

See this link to youtube for other examples :
2003 Renault Scenic - 30% more power with no loss in fuel economy.
1991 Toyota GT4 - more economical before ST215W engine-swap.
previous: Water-Injected Mitsubishi ~33% improved.
future - probably a Prius

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