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Old 11-05-2007, 09:01 PM
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so i just got the Money to buy a downpipe for my greddy but im stuck between 3 options the Begi stainless, begi mild steel, turbotony dp........... i would go with the turbotony dp but dont know how to get one and the begi which one should i get? would like to buy the turbotony cuz ive seen that there alot cheaper!!! which i like
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from what I gather BEGI needs to revise their downpipe and is not selling any until they do. Turbo tony is hard to get a hold of. That leaves racing mazda
http://racingmazda.com/miata-exhaust.htm
I might go this route depending on how long RM will take to fab and ship it. Begi's revision might take some time. I have heard RM's might not bolt up to stock cat location though. Conflicting reports on that one
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I haven't purchased anything from Ric @ RacingMazda but he seems to have quite a few unhappy customers. I'd look at the BEGi or TurboTony solutions.
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begi is my first choice too, but right now, I don't think you can get one. And tony, havent seen him here in a long long time
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but whats the diff with the mild steel and stainless just looks or temp diffrences?????
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Both looks, and the fact that stainless is a poorer conductor of heat. The best-case scenario IMHO would be to buy a regular mild steel downpipe and have it properly ceramic coated.
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Ric will do a good job...but you have to be patient. That being said, you can look at some of his work on my build up thread.

https://www.miataturbo.net/general-miata-chat-9/my-forced-induction-update-13444/
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but whats the diff with the mild steel and stainless just looks or temp diffrences?????
One will eventually rust out(mild steel),the other won't.
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Both will eventually rust out, but the car will rust out before the stainless will.
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Racing Mazda wouldn't even take the order or reply to emails when I was looking for one. I got one from TurboTony (same one RM sells) and it was decent for the price. If you have a friend who can weld and doesn't mind some fab work, you can probably get a better one custom made for the same or less $$$.
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One will eventually rust out(mild steel),the other won't.
the stainless gives you baller status... not that it can be seen when the heat shield is on. lol.
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the stainless gives you baller status... not that it can be seen when the heat shield is on. lol.
If you want baller status,then I suggest going with inconel.
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I have inconel exhaust valves in the OTM

I'm one of the few with the Begi mild steel pipe. It was a bitch to fit right, but they're addressing that with the next batch. I figure I'll get rid of the Greddy turbo before the pipe rusts.
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If you want baller status,then I suggest going with inconel.
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