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Old 12-15-2011, 06:17 PM   #61
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I do have one from SLS, I was using it for building my manifold. But I did draw it already. The engine is in a RX-7, so the typical manifold off the shelf does not work as well. Plus I am using a twin-scroll!

But thank you for this and pushing some of us to think outside the box and giving us some excellent ideas. Amazing work!!!
Looks like you have plenty of room in that engine bay for a massive turbo!
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Old 12-15-2011, 06:25 PM   #62
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haha yeah I was about to reply with that. But i can still do manifolds, just not downpipes.
How many "kits" did you make?
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Old 12-15-2011, 06:36 PM   #63
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If you're so worried about the brake fluid overheating, why not wrap the proportioning valve too? You're wasting heat-wrap btw.
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Old 12-15-2011, 06:52 PM   #64
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Looks like you have plenty of room in that engine bay for a massive turbo!
Yes sir! BorgWarner 8374 TwinScroll and 3.5" exhaust!!!
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Old 12-15-2011, 07:31 PM   #65
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Yes sir! BorgWarner 8374 TwinScroll and 3.5" exhaust!!!
Uh, please post more details about this, you manly man you. (serious)
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Old 12-15-2011, 09:28 PM   #66
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How many "kits" did you make?
I have my spreadsheet at work so this is a guess. Maybe 18 mani/downpipe combos and 6 manifold only's since I got my Tig 6 years ago. Of those 18 combos, maybe 10 were vband stuff?

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Yes sir! BorgWarner 8374 TwinScroll and 3.5" exhaust!!!
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Uh, please post more details about this, you manly man you. (serious)
Yes please. Like what clutch and trans
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Well the turbo is back-ordered! So will be here soon I hope. The transmission is the 2nd generation turbo (TII) and clutch will be a fidanza 7 1/4" with tilton dual disc.

The car is a road race car though. You can see the adapter plate in the picture.

Hope I am not high-jacking the thread!!!
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Old 03-24-2012, 01:44 AM   #68
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Long time, no update.

Still making progress, slowly but surely. Spring is here and I need to get this thing done!

Finished the wastegate dump tube:






Custom lower coolant reroute and blockoff plate:








Coolant distribution manifold:






New Rims!



And lets see if anyone can guess what this might be for...



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A tiny spy glass!? Awesome build
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Yes! Yes yes yes!!

And no I have no idea.
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I'm guessing some part to a rifle.
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Its for the Miata...
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:33 AM   #73
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Finished up the coolant lines:







Intercooler piping is done as well, just needs some polishing...





And started working on my cold air box. I have a bunch of 1mm titanium sheet that i scored at work, so I decided to use it for the airbox. This was my first time working with Ti and al I can say is "what a pain in the ***".





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an lines for wg!!!
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holy crap....
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I'm totally digging your coolant hard lines.
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wowwww
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Cool setup, maybe I can do something like this from the rear head port......since my waterneck got scrapped.
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Old 03-26-2012, 08:46 PM   #79
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Can you tell us if that's a 37* flare?
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Not a flare fitting. Just a 3/8-16 threaded hole.
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