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Old 02-02-2009, 01:21 PM   #1
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I need a few 45 degree 3" SS Mandrel Bends and would like polished 304 but would settle for just 304. Anyone know of a good place to purchase these from?
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Old 02-02-2009, 01:23 PM   #2
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I forget if they have SS 3" bends or not... but I've always had good luck buying my AL and metal bends from Velocity Air - The Global Leader in Tubing & Mandrel Bent Elbows

My orders have mainly been AL... so they might not carry SS or Mild... for some reason I thought they did... but I don't see it on the website. Good company though.
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Columbia River Mandrel Bending

I do all my ordering through these guys. There is a 5% discount as well, I think the code is HMT5 .
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splitime, nice find.

sorry to threadjack......but, got any tips on cheap place for couplers?
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Silicone couplers? siliconeintakes.com
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I was going to recommend where I've bought but in looking for the link they're out of business now! Damn. RIP.
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has anybody used Siliconestop.com ? because they are crazy cheap!
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has anybody used Siliconestop.com ? because they are crazy cheap!
wow, nice find.
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well, i'll be the guinea pig. i just placed the order......good prices and $5 flat shipping. i just hope it isn't too good to be true.
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CX Racing has cheep couplers
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has anybody used Siliconestop.com ? because they are crazy cheap!
FYI: just received a call from them. they suggested changing a few of the clamps (as i had not ordered the correct size), and stated that it would ship out today. so if the rest goes this well, it might be a good site to use ladies and gentleman.......and hustler.
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I get my mandrel bends from DH griffin, it's a wrecking company, you may have something similar in your area. I pay by the pound, so about $35 for my entire turbo back all in 3" SS.
But it's hit and miss, sometimes there is nothing useful there
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These are cheaper and I wasn't too impressed with the ones I bought from CX Racing.

Nice find.
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stainlessworks.net Its where i got mine
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I get my bends locally from mandrelbendingsolutions.com. I might have them do a custom 3 inch bend that gets around the diff into the muffler when I'm ready to do my exhaust. They've got an ebay store too.

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