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Old 01-30-2009, 09:52 AM   #1
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Wow, almost uncanny resemblance. Doing what they do best. Knock off the others.
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it's looks just like the one in this thread
https://www.miataturbo.net/forum/t30951/

and this thread
https://www.miataturbo.net/forum/t30...light=manifold
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So with all these threads about the mani, is someone gonna try it?
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LOL, guess I missed that. But it looks like they knocked it off.
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Look just how nice it is on Miata.!!!!! if you have any question or concern, please let's me know.


Yea, I'm not going to pay $500 to get kicked in the ***** on this one.
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I'll wait til it's $75 to try it.
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This is a company that was producing the one for the 1.8 that was around for like one month on ebay. I would be more inclined wait about a month and see what the 1.6 one from BEGI looks like. The pics of my 1.6 IM made by BEGI should be around soon...here's the prelim shots:



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I actually saw that in their shop yesterday.

All of their parts look 10X better in person.

They had about 6 iterations of the intake manifolds sitting around on the work benches. They definitely put some effort into getting things right.
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So with all these threads about the mani, is someone gonna try it?
I wouldn't for the price. You know it'll fail on the cast parting line.

And really that plenum is freaking huge! I'll have to go back to my calculation, but IIRC mine was already 2x the size of the motor (3.2L).

but then again, i bet it's better than stock :P
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I would be more inclined wait about a year and see what the 1.6 one from BEGI looks like.
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I was looking at the installed manifold pic on the rhd car thinking about all of the extra underhood space that must exist on the hotside without the steering linkage, the brake mc, and clutch mc on that side. There is probably some lurking trade-off I haven't yet considered.
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what also worries me is they are from Thailand, described as 92 and up, and installed pic is a 1.8L motor.
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So with all these threads about the mani, is someone gonna try it?
We will just talk about them for years till they are all <$100 and then all get one
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scott, what gains did you see with the new IM? Any documentation on your website? Last time I checked I didnt see any dyno charts there.
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dyno day tomorrow in fairfax or somethin
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there is tomorrow, but its not running right. i have a leak at the head flange, I snapped one of the studs when i tightened it.
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