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Old 10-06-2010, 09:43 PM   #1
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Default What do you think about this idea?

BEGI manifold to a turbo adapter that bends 90 degrees downwards so turbo is mounted under instead of a side mount.

I'd like to be externally gated and I think it would make DP fab easier.

I've seen this on Ebay but not with a bend:

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More failure points? There has to be a way to work in an EWG elsewhere
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In for hustler's obligatory comment on how he doesn't give a **** because it's not v-banded.
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Its hard to find those things even T25 flanged, let alone with a bend in it.
Youre better off sending your manifold to BEGiu and having them put an EWG flange on it like they do.
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Don't like the idea of having cast welded. Plus, it's $$$.
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bad idea imo.
Just get a tubular bottom mount
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Don't like the idea of having cast welded. Plus, it's $$$.
As long as its properly pre-heated you can weld to cast pretty successfully.

I understand though. I was in the same boat with the same manifold and likely the same poor excuse for boost control you get with an IWG.
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More failure points? There has to be a way to work in an EWG elsewhere
also if your scared about the welds cracking from BEGI they should warranty it if it ever does crack on you
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I think they warranty it for 6 months. Then you're SOL.
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I think they warranty it for 6 months. Then you're SOL.
Beat the living **** out of it for 6 months, it it survives they youll be fine.
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Isn't the Begi side-mount the manifold that the track crew most often has to re-torque loosening bolts at the turbo-mani mating surface? I wouldn't think adding extra distance between the head and the turbo on this manifold would be a great idea, not to mention the extra failure points argument.

I vote get a proper bottom-mount with a well-placed EWG flange.
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