1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Sedan LS Turbo Build

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Latest fiasco was this: one of the exhaust manifold bolts stripped when I was tightening!! 😭😭

So, after some cursing and a trip to Lowe’s:
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Went super slow and cleaned out the tap as many times as I could:
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I should be able to get the turbo system back on tonight! 🥳
 

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I keep those helicoils in stock lol.
 

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Just noticed - what's up with 3 lines to the wastegate?
 

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