Have a leaky turbo oil feed line? The Detroit Tuned Turbo Oil Line Kit is in stock, and ready to ship! This kit fixes the current stock oil line leak that happens when the line gets too hot too many times. The stock line just has an o-ring seal that allows adjustment in both directions, but the problem is the o-ring. After hundreds of heat cycles, the o-ring cooks it self and starts to leak oil onto the turbo. The longer you let it go, the worse it gets. We already know the turbo engines like to use a bit of oil, now if yours has a leak, you're really going thru the oil! This kit fixes all of that, so you will never have to worry about it again.
To complete the job we paired our line with a new oil return line. Why you ask? Cause after your turbo oil line has leaked all over, the return line can be covered in oil, burning off and breaking down the rubber. It all depends on how long it's been leaking. You're already in there, it's best to replace it and save yourself time and work. The return line is a MINI OEM part, and comes with everything you need to install it. You might want to also buyn (and we highly recommend) a Exhaust Clamp, or an Exhaust Gasket, or even add this heat shield for more of a stock look (but is not requred with out line). If you notice oil wetness or drips in the vacinity of your oil cooler, you may want to also look into an oil filter housing seal kit while you have this area exposed.
This kit comes with:
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Posted by Bean on 1st Dec 2013
Had Mini R56 turbo oil feed line installed on my 2009 cooper s w/ 72,000 miles. Mechanic doing installation mentioned that line diameter appeared smaller than oem hard line. But, said I should not have issues as long as I keep oil change interval < 5K miles. Took car for extended "spirited" drive, so far so good.
Posted by Unknown on 12th Nov 2013
This was a perfect replacement! Had no problems.
Thanks Detroit Tuned!!!
Posted by brad on 10th Nov 2013
This is a great product. It's hard to get excited about an oil line, but if adding this to my mini will lessen the chance of leakage then I'm in. I was replacing the oil filter housing and it's a good time to replace this line at the same time. Like others have said, it is not an easy task to get to this oil line. A beer pint glass and bottle opener was included with my order, because they knew I would need to use them after the work was done.
Posted by Shawn on 23rd Sep 2013
This is the best replacement kit for the turbo oil line. recently the stock oil line failed and cause a lot of smoke and burnt oil odor from the engine bay. this replacement is not an easy DIY project however I shouldn't ever need to do it again thanks to this product.
Posted by Unknown on 23rd Aug 2013
I'm quite mechanically proficient and found the online instructions lacking a little once you get to the part where you actually have to route the new line - it could use more photos or illustrations.
This portion of the install is complicated by the fact that the ends of the hose where it connects to the fitting are able to swivel (when loose) making it a challenge to install without the line rubbing on either the heat shields or a section of the engine block. Ideally those connectors at the ends of the hose could be tightened in their proper position at the factory before the lines are shipped out which would take a bit of the guesswork/struggle out of the install process.
Other than that it seems like a good replacement and for the moment has certainly resolved the problem.
One more little thing - it would be good to suggest or offer replacement downpipe gaskets when doing this job. My upper gasket wasn't in the best of shape but I reused it anyway as I didn't have one handy and the dealership was closed.
FROM DT: The link for the exhaust gasket (down pipe) is at the end of the description. We will revisit the instructions to see how we can make it more clear, but there is no way to put the fitting on here at the shop and have them correct or even allow the line to be installed with the end on it. Thanks for the feedback.
Posted by Unknown on 20th Jul 2013
Pain in the butt to install on my 08 S, but everything is running smooth and now I feel great because it will never have to be replaced again
Posted by Unknown on 15th May 2013
This supply line is a much better part than what came on the car from the factory. Fix once and never worry about it again.
Posted by John Hoffner on 20th Mar 2013
Product arrived on time and as advertised. This kit is the only way to go. For the amount of time required just to get to the lines it only makes sense to purchase this kit and replace everything at once.
Posted by Unknown on 11th Feb 2013
everything went together well.
Posted by Unknown on 31st Jan 2013
I have a 07 R56s that had an oil leak from the turbo. When I got it delivered it looked already AWESOME. The stock oil feed line should be replace before it actually leaks.
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