Originally Posted by Paladin
true but that is more than i can spend.
I would start setting money aside rather than going with a smaller turbo. A proper manifold will benefit the system in all areas of performance and, be a great investment that will allow you to build on top of a good foundation.
Setting aside $700-1000 for a properly made manifold will get you high peak power numbers, better spool, and better efficiency across the board. And again, will let you keep/improve on that when you go to an even larger turbo later down the line.