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Old 01-22-2016, 10:06 AM   #41
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from what i understand its an old BEGI knockoff, so it must have worked back in the day, i wonder what turbo it was originally made for? SR20?
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Old 01-22-2016, 10:09 AM   #42
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Not hit block?
None of the turbos hit block. Not sure if they would hit the side frame, as I already had my beaten back a good amount from my old cast Begi manifold.

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Hit shelf, not block?

T3 with flappy paddle v-band, at least?

EFR tacotaco, lel
Flappy paddle v-band? I am honestly not sure if there would be enough room if you cut the rear shelving or not, would probably have to cut more then just the lip.

EFR tactic would have real trouble with fitting a downpipe.

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Thank you so much for the pics.

so it doesnt look like the T3 with vband can fit a downpipe. not good.

but it does look like a T2 T25 sr20 turbo should fit.

from what i understand its an old BEGI knockoff, so it must have worked back in the day, i wonder what turbo it was originally made for? SR20?
I don't think the t3 will work without heavy modding of the back shelf. The T25 should be doable. Brain covered what turbo they used.
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Thanks so much!

yeah, not interested in getting this turbo.

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None of the turbos hit block. Not sure if they would hit the side frame, as I already had my beaten back a good amount from my old cast Begi manifold.



Flappy paddle v-band? I am honestly not sure if there would be enough room if you cut the rear shelving or not, would probably have to cut more then just the lip.

EFR tactic would have real trouble with fitting a downpipe.



I don't think the t3 will work without heavy modding of the back shelf. The T25 should be doable. Brain covered what turbo they used.
Thank you for letting me know, today the T3 manifold and other stuff are scheduled to arrive, and now i can refuse delivery for a refund.

it seems i now have two options.

Option A: return T3 turbo and get a China GT2560R for ~$300-400 or a rebuilt garett for $700 + T2 tacotaco manifold + FM elbow and DP $500. + i will still need an exhaust made ~$500

Option B: Keep T3 turbo and get MK kit minus turbo.

I like option B much better.

Lars: Can you take an order from me for full kit minus turbo? or you prefer i return the turbo and get everything from you?

How long will it take to make the kit?

again thanks for all your help. this is my first ever turbo build and i admit that i am a
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EFR tactic would have real trouble with fitting a downpipe.
Up through the hood
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Thank you for letting me know, today the T3 manifold and other stuff are scheduled to arrive, and now i can refuse delivery for a refund.

it seems i now have two options.

Option A: return T3 turbo and get a China GT2560R for ~$300-400 or a rebuilt garett for $700 + T2 tacotaco manifold + FM elbow and DP $500. + i will still need an exhaust made ~$500

Option B: Keep T3 turbo and get MK kit minus turbo.

I like option B much better.

Lars: Can you take an order from me for full kit minus turbo? or you prefer i return the turbo and get everything from you?

How long will it take to make the kit?

again thanks for all your help. this is my first ever turbo build and i admit that i am a
I don't suggest any of the China T25's. I have not seen one that I like spool wise. You can find SR20 T25's for $100-200 if you want to go the t25 route.

As for my setups if you already have the turbo I can take that out. Right now not taking more orders until I am done with my GB orders. I expect that to hopefully be around the end of March or April. Shoot me an email if you are seriously interested.


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Do I need to make a madtyte EFR tacotaco Ddrift missile?

Who here can do car wraps and know how to plastidip rims?
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I don't suggest any of the China T25's. I have not seen one that I like spool wise. You can find SR20 T25's for $100-200 if you want to go the t25 route.

As for my setups if you already have the turbo I can take that out. Right now not taking more orders until I am done with my GB orders. I expect that to hopefully be around the end of March or April. Shoot me an email if you are seriously interested.
ok lets do it. i will email you later today to setup up an order.

to confirm, this is the correct turbo?
T3 48AR 2 5" V Band Exhaust Flange 42AR Comp Internal Wastegate Turbo Charger | eBay
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Old 01-22-2016, 01:41 PM   #47
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ok lets do it. i will email you later today to setup up an order.

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Looks like it. You should be able to offer $200 for it.
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Looks like it. You should be able to offer $200 for it.
I already offered $190 and he accepted it a few days ago. turbo should be arriving to me Monday.
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I already offered $190 and he accepted it a few days ago. turbo should be arriving to me Monday.
Sweet, then they have gotten lower then last time when I ordered a ton.
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mine was $175. but i was like first ever to get it. then my influence of in the force caused demand to go up.
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mine was $175. but i was like first ever to get it. then my influence of in the force caused demand to go up.
Your also did not have the v-band outlet, and was purchased 8-9 years ago or some ****. Chinese child labor prices have gone up a tiny bit since then.
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yeah it did. i just sold it off cause i already had a DP for the 3 bolt outlet.





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If anyone happens to have a FM or Begi downpipe I could borrow to test fit with the t2 tacotaco manifold it would be greatly appreciated.
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If anyone happens to have a FM or Begi downpipe I could borrow to test fit with the t2 tacotaco manifold it would be greatly appreciated.
I do but I'm in CA. I have FM/Begi 1.8 and 1.6 t2 DPs.
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I should have a FM cast elbow coming to me shortly to test fitment with. I will post up pictures once I get it in.
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I got some goodies in the mail today.


Old style and new style FM upper downpipe.


The new style loosely attached to a 1.8 tacotaco and SR20 t25 exhaust housing.




The only possible issue I see is hitting the steering rack below. I will know later this weekend when I get a chance to install the full fm downpipe and a stock exhaust.
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Any updates on the full FM DP fitment?
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I assume for the price its garbage. Am I wrong?
I'm making 415whp on VD with this manifold. It works great so far, but very limited amount of time it's been on the car.
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Has anyone managed to heat wrap one of these manifolds yet? Any tips?
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I'm making 415whp on VD with this manifold. It works great so far, but very limited amount of time it's been on the car.
Now 492whp, and ran 7.3's int he 1/8th at over 100mph on this manifold (not running full boost on this pass, like 400whp maybe)

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Has anyone managed to heat wrap one of these manifolds yet? Any tips?
I wouldn't do that personally. I think that would increase the chance of any cast manifold cracking.
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