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Old 11-21-2006, 07:21 PM   #1
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Any of you Greddy guys near Spring Branch? If so, would you mind letting Corky use your car to fab up a divorced gas downpipe?

Longshot, I know.
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Old 11-21-2006, 07:30 PM   #2
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takes yours off and send the manifold and turbo to him, lazy.
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Old 11-21-2006, 07:43 PM   #3
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Thought about it. It's not cost effective because I can get a TurboTony pipe for $250 shipped. The BEGi may be superior, but not enough to be worth the extra labor, hassle, expense, and risk of doing so.

If I couldn't get a Tony pipe, I would have pulled it off already.
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I live in the Houston area. What do they need a Greddy turbo car for? How long will they need the car for??
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To use the car to mock up a downpipe. I don't know how long it would take Corky, or when he could fit it in.

BEGi's dp has 2 advantages over the TurboTony pipe (which is highly regarded):
1. Larger 2.75" vs 2.5:
2. Divorced wastegate gasses
Which would translate into quicker spool and more power.
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Old 11-21-2006, 10:34 PM   #6
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i'd love a 2.75" downpipe since i've already got the 2.75" catback, someone do it please
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I am in texas but no longer have a turbo.

The 2.75 would be tight in there with the way that the greddy manifold sits the turbo. Thats why we went with a 2.5 when Racing mazda made the greddy downpipe on my old car
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i was picturing the downpipe being 2.75" from the point where the wastegate tube routes back in and back from there, maybe 2.5" from that point up to the turbo
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Let me know when they need the car. My Miata is my second car. I am off work, 5-7 Dec.
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Dude! You're the man!

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Might be worth him also mocking up a replacement manifold (if it's not too much extra work) while he has the car as a upgrade/replacement for any old cracking ones. Maybe even one that places the turbo a little lower?
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Ben, do you have the contact info for corky or are you going to set up the time for dropping off my car??
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Dude, not that I wouldn't appreciate it... But mapquest says Corky's shop is 4 hours away from you. And you'd have to leave the car, get a ride home, then get another ride to pick the car up later. I can't ask you to do that.
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I am willing to do it, I can combine the trip with a short vacation to San Antonio or Austin. Have a roommate who is into miata's too.
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You're the man. I'll call Corky today and get back.
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Ben, do you have the contact info for corky or are you going to set up the time for dropping off my car??
BRG,

Stephanie Turner
830-438-2890 ext. 103
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Stephanie said they'll hook you up with a downpipe for the cost of materials if you let them use your car! Please contact her to set it up.

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BRG,

Stephanie Turner
830-438-2890 ext. 103
[email protected]

Stephanie said they'll hook you up with a downpipe for the cost of materials if you let them use your car! Please contact her to set it up.

Thanks,
Ben
Did this happen or what? I am in the DFW area and would be glad to help out.
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