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Old 08-02-2010, 08:15 PM   #341
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Perhaps because it appears to be about an inch higher than the valve cover? I don't think there's much space about the cam caps and the VC, It's probably about even with the tops of your unscrewed bolts.

How close is the bolt/compressor housing? Looks awful close.

Where's the turbo outlet going?

Is it going to clear subframe and steering?

Just being devil's advocate.
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Perhaps because it appears to be about an inch higher than the valve cover? I don't think there's much space about the cam caps and the VC, It's probably about even with the tops of your unscrewed bolts.

How close is the bolt/compressor housing? Looks awful close.

Where's the turbo outlet going?

Is it going to clear subframe and steering?

Just being devil's advocate.
-I threw a valve cover on that engine and the top of the runners are dead nuts even with the valve cover, possibly a ---- hair taller but not significant.

-The bolt seems to have more than enough clearance. Of course, the AC components will not be removable with the turbo hardware in place.

-I figured the outlet would be fine right there, though it seems to me like there is some wiggle room up and down from where it is in that picture.

-I feel like it has to clear the subframe/motor mount/steering just fine. My thoughts there are that it has to sit slightly higher than most low mount setups to clear the AC compressor so its got to have even more room underneath than what he currently has.

These questions are better brought up now than later.
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This is probably why the pros have a full vehicle test bed. You should try to find a shell, I've seen a couple go for the price/effort of hauling them away. If you plan on doing many more manifolds, that is. Wink wink.
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Old 08-02-2010, 09:09 PM   #344
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That turbo is definitely sitting higher than with my current setup, clearence shouldn't be a problem.
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Old 08-03-2010, 10:38 AM   #345
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When you finish Phils I'll send mine to you and we'll rework it for a higher mount too
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I thought you were selling the car?
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Old 08-03-2010, 12:56 PM   #347
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If that works then mine certainly will as it will sit higher than that.
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that doesnt work with a/c. just sayin'
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what a badass mani.
looks like wayn curr might be competing with ARtech and TurboTim soon lol
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I thought you were selling the car?
Ain't nobody bought it yet so....
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Ain't nobody bought it yet so....
dam gangsta, das harcore
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what a badass mani.
looks like wayn curr might be competing with ARtech and TurboTim soon lol
My work doesn't even compare to theirs. Hopefully someday i'll be as awesome as them. I'm still learning a lot.
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dam gangsta, das harcore
**** no that's just country coming out. I don't even listen to rap music
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So did anything ever happen with the manifold? Any big gains? I need to know before starting my own version. Except mine will be for a "different" application
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So did anything ever happen with the manifold? Any big gains? I need to know before starting my own version. Except mine will be for a "different" application
I haven't dyno'd yet but the but dyno definitely feels a difference. Throttle responce is noticibly better.
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Looks good Phil, two things I would change would be a hardtop, and the ricer pedals. Other than that car looks awesome, I see you got the NB interior as well and I'm jealous.
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Looks good Phil, two things I would change would be a hardtop, and the ricer pedals. Other than that car looks awesome, I see you got the NB interior as well and I'm jealous.
I had a hardtop, I never used it cause I like being topless so I sold it. The pedals, yea I'm just lazy. I have brand new rubber replacements.
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