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Old 07-31-2009, 03:47 AM   #41
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the wg setup cant be adapted to the original s4 manifold because 16/18ga material cannot hold the wieght of a wastegate. It breaks right off.
Ahh makes sense. And bracing is out of the question?
I guess I should probably just be asking Corky
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Old 07-31-2009, 11:54 AM   #42
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this is where I read it. maybe they changed supplies since then.
https://www.miataturbo.net/forum/t34923-2/

I'm not sure if bracing is an option here since the WG seen more strees (frequent heat cycling) than the rest of the manifold, but yes, they could give you a better answer.
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Old 07-31-2009, 12:14 PM   #43
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There ya go, I was searching for it too, but on m.net. I forgot it was on this board.

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Aricjm15: You are quite correct, the ebay piece and mine are the same. We made a proto, sent it to a maker in China, received a bunch of nice pieces, then found the same thing for sale on ebay. I have to admit, I was warned.
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Issue put to rest by Corky himself. Guess I'm talking out my *** as usual. Dammit. Had no idea they outsourced overseas like FM. Still say it's a nice collector though.
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Wasn't it decided that the design was actually stolen, and the S4s are actually made in the US?
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Old 07-31-2009, 06:21 PM   #46
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I didn't read anything else about this thread, but I can tell you this. I saw this picture in the beginning, as I am sitting at a bar where someone put "Hurt" by Johnny Cash on the jukebox. That picture of your V-band turbo and mani, mixed with this atmosphere, damn near brought a tear to my eye. Thanks. Gotta love the beauty of craftsmanship, but GODDAMN, this is ******* out of hand. I want this more than I could ever have a grasp on it. I guess I'll have to go read the whole thread now.
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Old 07-31-2009, 07:02 PM   #47
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We need to start banning the tards who can't stop running their mouths about **** the don't understand and pedophilia.
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