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Old 10-11-2007, 08:43 PM   #1
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Default A shop fucked up my Greddy manifold, I need your help!

So 2 of the 4 bolts broke off on the turbo-to-manifold. I took it to a local shop and they agreed to drill them out and replace with grade 8 bolts. Well, they fucked up the manifold when they were drilling the last hole. To their credit, they admitted that they fucked up and would buy me another greddy manifold (or whatever that fits). So they put back the turbo with only three bolts and the exhaust leak is LOUD. I need to find another greddy manifold QUICK.

Anybody got one lying around or know where I can get one? I just need the greddy manifold. Thanks.
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Old 10-11-2007, 08:45 PM   #2
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did you get a picture of the damage? i'd think the old mani is fixable. it's just metal. can you not helicoil?
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If the shop is buying you a new manifold, get one of these.
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did you get a picture of the damage? i'd think the old mani is fixable. it's just metal. can you not helicoil?
Well, the hole is offset pretty bad, i didnt get a chance to take a pic. I'll suggest it to him though and see what he thinks.
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cool
don't get me wrong; it's cool that they're willing to buy you a new manifold... but it might be possible to simply helicoil your old mani. you might want to go ahead and redrill for 10mm studs too. they'll never break again. that's what BEGi's doing now. when I was talking to Stephanie last week, she told me that whatever turbo I pick out, I'll need to enlarge the bores to fit 10mm hardware that comes standard with their manifold now.
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Thanks. I also forwarded him the EDT link
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If the shop is buying you a new manifold, get one of these.
YIKES = $340 w/o the shipping. That price is SMOKIN HOT. Why I don't think I'd even bend over for that one.
Maybe $240, but **** - What are they smokin... I know = I'm a cheap bitch
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id say thats pretty fair.
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To me that seems like a good price. Every day I look at things like that I kick myself in the *** for buying a Greddy kit instead of a DIY/Begi.

Hopefully they get you an ETD mani.
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Someone was having trouble with ETD this week. I would call em before ordering.

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What trouble were they having with ETD? I personally know the owner very well.
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thats a bad *** manifold!!!! i want one!!!!!
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So what ever happened to your problem?
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What trouble were they having with ETD? I personally know the owner very well.
that'd be me...i ordered and was charged for a greddy replacement manifold over three weeks ago, i called almost two weeks ago (for the 6th time) and finally got somebody, they said it would be fedexed out by that wednesday, still havent recieved anything and cannot make contact...AGAIN, my first transaction with ETD was very smoot however.
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It was shipped mid last week as I called John to ask him if the item went out. You should have it ANY day!

Please let me know when you get it...
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It was shipped mid last week as I called John to ask him if the item went out. You should have it ANY day!

Please let me know when you get it...
that's what he told me was that it would be shipped last wednesday. havent been able to get in touch since and its still not here, i see the fedex guy go by my house everyday and that's who he said it was coming through...
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I should be getting my ETD manifold shipped to the shop sometime this week. Not sure how the SoCal fires will effect delivery though.
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I just got this forwarded from the shop...

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Hi William just to let you know your manifold will not be going out till the week of the 5th as we changed our Greedy manifold around and had a slight problem with it last week so we were not able to ship it out . Sorry again about the delay.As soon as it is ready to go we will ship it expedite.

Thank you.
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Anyone know what the "change" is?
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I just got this forwarded from the shop...



Anyone know what the "change" is?
i hate delay no good
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I just got this forwarded from the shop...



Anyone know what the "change" is?
yeah, second on that, even though i havent yet recieved my manifold, id like to know what kinda change there was and why.....any ideas on that mkulak?........funny that i never recieved this e-mail since i've been waiting damn near a month for my mani now......
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