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Old 08-23-2014, 12:44 AM   #1
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Default Any one familiar with this manifold ?

I saw this for sale doesn't appear that it is made any longer. Wondering if it is any good?
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Old 08-23-2014, 12:48 AM   #2
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Old 08-23-2014, 03:33 PM   #3
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I dont know how well its built, but i can tell you the fact that it has an EGW in the flow of only one cylinder makes it garbage
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/\ Nope. And in fact, that "design" actually works fine, and how the ETD long tube mani was designed as well.

What makes it garbage is that its a garbage thin walled ebay manifold, made by a garbage company. There are like 1 or 2 cars documented here that actually had them hold up, both were braced, all others cracked.

You need to search.
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Yep- with all the #4 runner EWGs none of them had boost control issues. One of those things that appears to be all wrong in theory but works in practice.

And even then the braced manifolds that are holding up may not be the same. I cut the EWG flange off mine to find out it was way thicker than I thought (.114" or ~11.5 ga.). Mine was an SSAutochrome - one of the original chinese turbo manifolds. I suppose the chinese soon figured out they could use half as much stainless steel and produce the same thing.

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Yep, that would certainly explain the handful that are holding up like champs and the rest cracking like humpty dumpty
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