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Old 11-14-2008, 09:14 PM   #1
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So i have an idea .....

I have been looking around and I see that the turbo manifolds are the same style as the 4-1 ram horn style header. that being said i have a t3 that has been sitting for EVER in the corner I know the flanges are different as well as the WG, but I think I can make a flange to adapt the header to the turbo and run the WG just after the turbo . I think it will work granted all I have now is the intercooler and turbo with the header on its way and I know I got a long way to go with getting the rest of the parts but its a possible start and if not I will just use it as a header. Whatta u think?


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you may need to put that wastegate before the turbo or it wont work
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Wastegate = exhaust relief for turbo to maintain a set PSI.... It won't do anything if it is mounted after the turbo. It either needs to be:

External - Before turbo, usually on the manifold or in between the turbo and manifold.

Internal - Routed thru downpipe
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Old 11-15-2008, 06:28 AM   #4
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Turbo manifolds are generally thicker than plain headers... they need to be stronger to support all the extra weight.
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Old 11-15-2008, 09:31 AM   #5
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Is this T3 and internal WG and your switching to External? Or is it just External?

Pic of your manifold?
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its a external type WG heres the header
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Parts...1%7C240%3A1318
yeah its a ebay header but I cant afford/dont see the piont of buying a name brand one the is basically the same thing. if need be I will run the WG between the header and the turbo I am sure there is a way to give the support it needs, in the end its all about trial and error considering I have never done this before just spent hours researching it and studying others cars. I know its gonna be hard but I am looking forward to the challenge

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Nice red X you have there.........
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Dont buy a ebay header it shit chinese metal that is not up to grade. and its usaully thin metal. they crack within a few hundred miles
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That wont work.

#1 Hits A/C
#2 DP Flange wont match turbo
#3 Header Flange doesnt match a "Good" Turbo.

You will spend more money fabricating it to fit and work, than just buying the correct manifold.
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Dont buy a ebay header it shit chinese metal that is not up to grade. and its usaully thin metal. they crack within a few hundred miles
Very true! So much of the metal they use is crap. We see similar things where I work. Something that is supposed to be identical to a part we get from Germany gets about half the life if we are lucky!
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