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Old 04-06-2015, 08:27 PM   #1
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OBX Replacement Downpipe for Miata MX5 DSM 4BOLTS Turbo | eBay

Is what I bought. It says, OBX UPGRADED REPLACEMENT DOWNPIPE FOR GREDDY TURBO KIT, which is false. Anyone here have problems with this?

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Stop buying shitty parts from eBay?
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Yeah, I figured that was coming. Only real option is the begi one, I tried contacting artech but have received no response in two emails.
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No, nobody has ever had a problem with e-bay downpipes not fitting at all. You are the very first, ever.
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Old 04-06-2015, 08:42 PM   #5
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Sit and spin.

This is beyond 'fitment' issues. This is not even the right flange. I can handle hammering **** out, I can handle it sitting against the trans and make a bracket. This won't even bolt up.
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Seller says "you can return for refund, we sold a lot of those no issue". Guess I'm paying return shipping.
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What flange is that **** anyways?
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Trace the flange out and dimension all crucial measurements.
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clubroadster to the rescue

td04 mani/dp miata 1.6 - ClubRoadster.net

Seems like the OBX downpipe is made for a 2g dsm t25.
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When I put the blue car together I hacked one of these up for the 16g flange. To buy a stainless flange cost more than this entire downpipe. lol
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Sent it back, getting the Begi one.
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That is just wrong lol, what you recieved is for DSM turbos (14b, 16g, later T25 etc). But if the seller put in the description that its also a replacement for the Greddy that is completely false. You should not have paid any return shipping.
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I didn't. Ebay sent me a return shipping label and I printed it out, got my refund today.
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