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Old 06-16-2007, 11:09 PM   #1
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Default I need advice on a good cheap mani for my t3, and a way to mock up a downpipe

First, what would be a good yet cheap manifold for the t3 turbo I just got? its a garrett from a mercadies.

The turbo has a 2.5 inch v band flange for the downpipe, what is the best way to mock up a downpipe? than have a muffler shop weld it up.
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As for a manifold I would personally get a Begi mani or if you want cheaper you could do a jgstools mani.
Buy tubing from racingsolutions and cut it up and mark it with a metal scribe or tack weld it.
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Ditto on jgs turbo, if you can weld it yourself you can save a bunch of money. If not it's still probably the cheapest t3 mani available.

www.jgsturbo.com
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what about those ebay OBX manifolds? or are they just crap? I have herd good things about the obx headers..
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The turbo manifolds crack after awhile but if you can weld it back up easily then you could go for it. I prefer to not have to fix stuff that way but some people do it.
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Hmm.. ok. Maybe ill see if anyone has any used manis.. then ill decide what to go with. thanks
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