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Old 02-04-2011, 07:39 AM   #151
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I'll quote:The turbo support brace is needed with this manifold because it built from .049 and .065 tubing. The support brace is made from .065 chromoly tubing. This entire setup weighs only 8lbs which is a lot less than just a basic manifold built from schedule 10 pipe. The tubing and merge collector is 316 stainless steel and the flanges are 304 stainless.
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Old 02-04-2011, 07:40 AM   #152
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That must be some extremely thin material. Or your scale is off..
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As cool as the less weight is. you want as much weight over the front wheels as possible.
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Old 02-04-2011, 07:44 AM   #154
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Not in my hands yet, it is on the way.
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Old 02-04-2011, 07:48 AM   #155
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As cool as the less weight is. you want as much weight over the front wheels as possible.
It weights already more with turbo, traction bars, strut brace, intercooler and piping.
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It weights already more with turbo, traction bars, strut brace, intercooler and piping.
O ik that, you cant have a turbo car without that lol. just wanna put all the weight you can
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Old 02-04-2011, 07:54 AM   #157
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Well I weight 230lbs, lol.
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That helps lol. I'm not knocking it or anything. But ik a little about no traction :)
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An O2 sensor will reach operating temp just a little later than if it were mounted in the downpipe, mainly because it's a turbo car. If he does 10 sec of boosting, the sensor will be plenty hot.
O2 sensors heat themselves thats not the issue. Its the delay in reading, if its for a wideband it will be off 200-300 Rpm. I use gas analyzers and on average at the end of the tailpipe it takes about 3-5sec for the gases to travel there.
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I know, 1, 2 and third gear you must spin, but 10lbs difference if it is that in total front weight is not going to help traction much, the curse of FWD.
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