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Old 12-20-2009, 02:45 PM   #21
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Turbo manifold pretty much complete, just got to weld it up. After all the bottom mounts ive seen i went with this design.

14 hours
4 cutoff disks
1 grinding wheel later.

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DISCOOOO POTATOE!!!
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Old 12-20-2009, 02:51 PM   #22
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That looks sick, cant wait to see it in person.
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Old 12-20-2009, 02:52 PM   #23
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That looks sick, cant wait to see it in person.
Ha when you want to order yours?
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Old 12-20-2009, 03:03 PM   #24
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Ha when you want to order yours?
Soon. My clutch/diff/exhaust are a little higher on the priority list though.
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Old 12-20-2009, 03:13 PM   #25
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Ceramic coat that ish!

that mani would throw lots of heat i would assume with all of that surface area.


but it does look like quality, and im sure your finish welding will be solid.
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Old 12-20-2009, 03:17 PM   #26
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Damn dude, looks great! You guys and your bottom mounts...i'm so jealous. I wish I didn't need my a/c to live in the south

More pics soon man!
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Old 12-20-2009, 03:19 PM   #27
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Flow is my only goal. I wont ceramic coat it cause im too cheap. If i have issues with heat ill make a heat shield or something.
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Old 12-20-2009, 10:49 PM   #28
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Ahh, the tried and true absurdflow design. Good choice. Sits nice and high which will make a lot of things a lot easier than they are for me with my extremely low mount design. Compressor ourlet and oil drain are kinda hairy for me but its going to work for now I think.

Just wait til you make your downpipe...soooooo easy with a bottom mount.

Cant wait to see it finished!
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Old 12-21-2009, 12:58 AM   #29
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Manifold welded minus the turbo flange. Ran out of energy.

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Old 12-21-2009, 01:07 AM   #30
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Have you considered those small diamond pieces to weld over the seams? Tim used them on the vband manifolds for increased strength*



*I don't know what I'm talking about.
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Gussets?

Yes i will be putting them on the top and bottom. Its still not done yet though.
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Looks good. I bet it was fun welding between #2 and #3
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Looks good. I bet it was fun welding between #2 and #3
Yes
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Turbo manifold pretty much complete, just got to weld it up. After all the bottom mounts ive seen i went with this design.

14 hours
4 cutoff disks
1 grinding wheel later.
That's it? Not bad.

How much does this cost if I want one?
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That's it? Not bad.

How much does this cost if I want one?
Farming-out manifold now, huh?
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Farming-out manifold now, huh?
Sure!

Just wondering, the OP PM'ed me asking for pointers saying he wanted to sell them. Wondering what he though a good price was now that he's made one.
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As simple as it looks its a real pain in the *** to make. I don't know if ill produce them. Id rather do a log manifold. I would say 500 just for the manifold. The log manifold will be 325. Downpipe is extra.

This is my first manifold I've made. And it was a pain in the asssssss.
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As simple as it looks its a real pain in the *** to make. I don't know if ill produce them. Id rather do a log manifold. I would say 500 just for the manifold. The log manifold will be 325. Downpipe is extra.

This is my first manifold I've made. And it was a pain in the asssssss.
Yowza! Thats spendy!
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As simple as it looks its a real pain in the *** to make. I don't know if ill produce them. Id rather do a log manifold. I would say 500 just for the manifold. The log manifold will be 325. Downpipe is extra.

This is my first manifold I've made. And it was a pain in the asssssss.
Oh come on, you know it's fun.

$500 is good for a stainless manifold. That's what I charge for my mild steel version ($540 for all stainless).

Is that a mild steel head flange? Sch. 40 pipes?
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