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Old 05-22-2016, 04:41 PM   #81
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The Begi downpipe lines up perfectly with the tacotaco. It bolts straight up to the cat, no modifications, no clearance issues. I am also using an sr20 t25. Not so sure if the FM downpipe will fit, as i believe the tacotaco design is taken from Begi.
Good to know. I thought the new Begi and FM manifolds essentially put the turbo in the same location, so if your begi downpipe works with the TacoTaco then i imagine the FM downpipe will work too. However, I'm not 100% sure the manifolds put the turbo in the same spot but I'm sure someone will chime in.

Do you happen to have a picture of the fitment?
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"The Begi downpipe lines up perfectly with the tacotaco. It bolts straight up to the cat, no modifications, no clearance issues. I am also using an sr20 t25. Not so sure if the FM downpipe will fit, as i believe the tacotaco design is taken from Begi. "

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The downpipe comes close to the shelf, but it has never touched. Even with stock mounts on a drag strip. As with the heater core hose, it needs to be bent away.


Lines up with the cat. No modifications.
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I'm assuming based on all photos posted that this manifold DOES NOT work with stock power steering...
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I'm assuming based on all photos posted that this manifold DOES NOT work with stock power steering...
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Old 05-25-2016, 02:34 PM   #86
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I'm assuming based on all photos posted that this manifold DOES NOT work with stock power steering...
It works with PS and AC. No fitment issues at all. Granted, i had to run 2in IC pipinng on the hot side. 2.5 can be done, but you may have to do some cutting.

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Old 05-25-2016, 11:00 PM   #87
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Sorry guys, had been reading the ms section for troubleshooting threads to get to know what the devil i'm about to get into....for nine hours......Haven't yet turboed my miata, just reading up a lot on here.
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Old 06-15-2016, 09:37 PM   #88
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So looks like the t2 version has an outlet opening closer to a t3. Would it be worth porting the t25 turbine housing to match the manifold outlet better or would the benefit not be worth the effort?
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no, just install your cheap *** turbo and cheap *** manifold and move on with life.
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no, just install your cheap *** turbo and cheap *** manifold and move on with life.
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no, just install your cheap *** turbo and cheap *** manifold and move on with life.
haha well alright then.
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I would agree but i already have an SR20 T25. Which based on your other pictures seems to fit nicely with the FM downpipe. So the perfect situation would be to find one with a T2 flange.



Just bought bought from these guys a few weeks ago. For others who may be looking, I think they keep it at QTY 1 to make it seem like limited QTY are available. When I bought it went to 0 and the next day it was back at 1. Watched another thread and saw someone bought, the next day it went back up to 1.

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Old 12-04-2016, 10:28 PM   #94
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Hows the manifold holding up wanting to know because im probably gonna use this manifold for a street driven car 200whp~ I guess if its running on 400WHP cars surely it will last at least a couple of years be before it cracks
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No problems to report. I bought a T3 version since I last posted as I went to a bigger turbo up front. It's working great. Can't beat it for the price.

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Old 12-04-2016, 10:35 PM   #96
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how many miles do you reckon you've done / how long have you had it on?
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The first one several thousand miles, and used anti-lag on it at least 200 times, probably more than that. The new one hasn't seen antilag yet (working on getting a trans that can take that power) and it's seen around 1,000 miles. I just got this setup running about a month or so ago.

It's going to have some crazy power going through it when I get an auto that will hold. As in swapping my ID1300's to ID2000's kind of power.
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It's a cheap part, but it works really well for the money. If you're really really worried, buy a 400 dollar FM mani and be done. These are 1/4 the price and not as high of quality. These are for folks who don't want to spend a ton of money and want decent results. If you want perfect/flawless/absolutely the best there are manifold that cost many times what this one does, go buy one of those.
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its honestly a price - what you get factor for me like if it cracks meh but id love to get at least a year or so out of it so i feels like its served it purpose
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Wondering if anyone has any updates on how their manifold is holding up.
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