manifold/ 3"exhaust - Page 3 - Miata Turbo Forum -Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to   Members

General Miata Chat A place to talk about anything Miata

LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-15-2008, 04:03 PM   #41
I'm Miserable!
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: wilbraham, ma
Posts: 219
Total Cats: 0

and where does that end up? out of the hood? or route it at that diameter out say the side (shortest distance?)
1fastmiata is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2008, 05:12 PM   #42
Elite Member
iTrader: (39)
Zabac's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: High Point NC
Posts: 4,858
Total Cats: 8

right dead smack into your firewall is the best place, especially if you cut a hole in it so the flames can reach into the cabin and burn your face offfff

thats it, smaller diameter gets welded to the weld flange and the other end is just that, the end...this obviously does not work on our cars

what you need is to take your manifold and turbo to a machine shop and have them drill out the holes to fit grade 10 bolts and use locking washers and this should solve your problems

as far as exhaust, if you alread have a 3" then your good, but we dont know what you have cause you failed numerous times to ever mention what you have...

so i say, big clear pics of car and set up and your ID to prove your over 12 or BAN
Zabac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2008, 05:32 PM   #43
Senior Member
iTrader: (1)
miataspeed1point6's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Detroit
Posts: 1,235
Total Cats: 0

Is your exhaust hard mounted anywhere on the car? Like a bracket that bolts to the bell housing or something. It could be out of alignment and pulling on your turbo. If so, that is bad.
miataspeed1point6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2008, 01:54 AM   #44
I'm Miserable!
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: wilbraham, ma
Posts: 219
Total Cats: 0

sorry about that, i must have mentioned it in a different thread. i have a 2.5" exhaust, no cat just a muffler. This thread is named manifold/ 3" exhaust because it stats that im looking for a 3" exhaust... no help there...
no one seems to be listening, I OWN A MACHINE SHOP I STOPPED THE TURBO BOLTS FROM BREAKING, THATS NOT THE ISSUE. the issue is they back out, i have tried lock washers, i have BRAISED at 2000 degrees i have tried everything except the absoute permenant solution of welding... i dont want to do that. my car is in storage right now, my father and i will be performing a coolant reroute next weekend and i will take some pics of the engine bay... anything in particular i should take pictures of for you besides the obvious turbo, manifold, and such?

Not sure if its mounted to the car, when i have the bolts out, it doesnt take any effort other then the weight of the turbo to put it on.
1fastmiata is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Project Gemini - Turbo Civic on the Cheap Full_Tilt_Boogie Build Threads 52 08-28-2016 04:18 AM
Hey everyone another n00b here Big_gumby Meet and Greet 80 10-05-2015 04:06 PM
Another Cast Manifold Corky Bell Prefabbed Turbo Kits 17 10-02-2015 09:28 PM
Back to Stock Part Out!! Turbo Parts, MS2 Enhanced 01-05, Suspension, and MOAR! StratoBlue1109 Miata parts for sale/trade 16 10-02-2015 09:39 AM
1996 Turbo Build Goldwar DIY Turbo Discussion 2 09-29-2015 09:20 AM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:08 PM.