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Old 08-16-2006, 06:36 PM   #1
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There are a few emoticons on the darkside that would be appropriate.
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Old 08-16-2006, 07:39 PM   #3
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i concur, old bean.
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Old 08-16-2006, 07:47 PM   #4
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Weirdest BOV I've ever seen.

Those kits are so complete it's not even funny. I'm used to backyard DIY turbo kits. lol.
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I wonder what's hiding behind the cardboard box?

Very nice, that manifold makes me feel all gooey inside.
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Nice.

Aside to TurboTim: You were first.
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Old 08-16-2006, 08:07 PM   #7
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If BEGi keeps producing stuff like this FM is in serious trouble.
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If BEGi keeps producing stuff like this FM is in serious trouble.
I would say so too, excpt for this.
http://www.flyinmiata.com/westfield/

From begi "Underhood Heat?
This has never been a problem, but is even less so with the S4. The lower mass of the stainless header, even if operating at the same temperature, means reduced heat."

I dont know if that makes sense
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Old 08-17-2006, 08:59 AM   #9
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Just means less radiant heat from the hot, heatsink that a cast-iron manifold can become. The stainless steel won't absorb as much heat, so more goes into the turbine.
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Old 08-17-2006, 01:22 PM   #10
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The westfield will not help FM sell anymore turbo kits over the BEGi kits,besides whats cheaper a turbo kit or a kit car.
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talkiong about competition and company survival, that kit is a perfect solution for alot of people (myself included)

Bripa: I dont know if thats true while it has a lower heat tansfer coefficent ; its got alot less mass and greater surface area = good heat transfer.

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Old 08-17-2006, 03:32 PM   #12
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Lovefab may make more of the manifold he is creating for me... so there might be another manifold on the market soon.

As for kits... how many of us on here are about kits... come on now
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westfield kit = flyin' protege.

remember that?
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Quote:
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westfield kit = flyin' protege.

remember that?
Yes.
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Lovefab may make more of the manifold he is creating for me... so there might be another manifold on the market soon.

As for kits... how many of us on here are about kits... come on now
Lovefab is making you a Miata manifold?

Try and talk him into making more!!
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westfield kit = flyin' protege.

remember that?
Wasn't that mostly a Corky creation as well though?
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what's flyin' protege?
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Well considering westfield already has the kit in production and just looking for a dealer to the US, if FM doesn't take it, someone else will.

Flying protege, FMs attempt to bring uber$$ kits to proteges. It was miserable and embarrasing.

Don't get me wrong i love BEGI and respect everything they do, but FM getting that westfield is big bucks in my book, and then i would be a FM kit if they made one to fit the westfield.
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huh. wish I had the scratch, I'd look into it.
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huh. wish I had the scratch, I'd look into it.
Philip you can always sell the GTO.
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