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banks intercooler and high ram not npt port?

I just got my banks intercooler w/high ram and boost tubes in the mail, for my 2006. I just cracked the box to make sure no parts were damaged in shipping, all looked well. However I did not see any pre-drilled npt ports in the high ram for my boost gauge. WTF? I thought all the aftermarket elbows had npt ports with plugs so you could use as needed. Am I missing something? Do all you guys with banks ICs have had to drill and tap the elbow to run your boost gauge? I guess its not that big of a deal, i did drill and tap my stock elbow with no issues, i just assumed an aftermarket one would have came pre-drilled?

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banks is one of the few i think that doesnt do that

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correct. banks does not port their elbow. you will have to purchase a CFM+ large mouth elbow to have your npt port.

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just drill and tap it, it took me 20 minutes to remove, drill, tap, clean, and reinstall my stock elbow.
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that sucks though that you spent all that money and it doesnt have a port you would think banks would have thought about that

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Its really easy to drill and tap the elbow. Its aluminum and drills quickly

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thanks guys. Yes i drilled and tapped my stocker too, but that was 4 years ago! probably lost the drill bit and tap. anyone remember what size drill bit and tap I need? thx

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You're probably looking for a 1/8" NPT tap. I forget the drill bit size but it will or at least should have the required drill bit stamped next to the tap size.

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