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Old 09-21-2008, 08:16 PM   #21
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i vote for downpipe,,, if u decide to make one,, i has moneys

needs to be

1. bolt on, no ordeals
2. flex piece so the new one wont break
3. 2.5 inch, unless u can craft a bigger one lol
4. UNDER 300 DOLLARS WOULD BE AMAZING (but i wont hold my breath)

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Old 09-21-2008, 09:41 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by TrickerZ View Post
Mine just cracked and I would love a new manifold. I actually came on here to find out what my options were and to get new bolts since they all snapped off in the mani.
It will be interesting to see what Craig comes up with, but at the moment you have basically two choices. One is call call Greddy's HQ in Irvine, CA and order a replacement from them. The other is here: While I don't imagine the M-Tuned manifold will yield signifigantly improved performance, it may very well be more reliable.

While the turbo is out, upgrade the downpipe. Your options, at the moment, are also two. First, there's a user on this forum called TurboTony. He's not very active these days, but every now and then someone manages to buy a pipe from him. Option two is the full-of-awesomeness pipe that Bell just re-introduced:
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Old 09-21-2008, 10:31 PM   #23
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No cracks in mine. My biggest complaint is the tiny DP and the placement is rough on the brake stuff. Moreover, I autocross and the turbo lag sucks.

However, I'd be VERY interested in a manifold that would move the turbo much farther towards the front of the engine with a reasonably sized DP that cost less than a BEGI downpipe for the Greddy kit alone.

Not that I want to take anything away from Corky et al, but if you want to sell something that people will buy, you have to consider this price point, with Corky's quality, costomer service and the chance to consult with Corky himself... it may make a rough row to hoe.

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Old 09-21-2008, 11:40 PM   #24
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omg.... greddy dp from begi!??!?!? where the **** was i!??!?!?!??!?! holy **** monkeys
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