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Old 02-21-2017, 09:04 PM   #31
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Yea I've had experience building a turbo manifold, I've actually built one for a Honda h22 motor.. the Honda is currently running 400hp at the wheels..on an eBay turbo.. (that's what my friend got)..total sleeper
Multiply the difficulty for fitment by about 4x for this car VS an H22.

The H22 has the exhaust on the front, and motor leans back making mock up the simplest situation possible. This car sits level, and the exhaust is on the back of the motor, hidden a bit under the cowl shelf.

Good luck with trial and error with that! What a pain in the rear!
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I hope SPA one day finishes the Cast MK3 Turbo manifold I am working with them on

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Old 02-22-2017, 10:10 AM   #33
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I hope SPA one day finishes the Cast MK3 Turbo manifold I am working with them on

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Yeah, me too!

My financial situation has changed drastically since you first started to talk about it, and I'm counting my pennies...
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I sent SPA an Email and waiting for an answer

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^^^^Tom, I thought you weren't selling just the manifold by itself, or that was implied maybe?
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He needs the cast version of his custom built one to make the Custom kit practical/reasonable for price.

IIRC it's gone through a sample or two from SPA that weren't quite what he wanted so far. Third time the charm.
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^^^^I know, but I think some people are just interested in buying the manifold, no kit...and AFAIR, he wasn't going to do that.
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I'm in it for his "Tuner" kit, which is basically a manifold, turbo, downpipe, intercooler, and cut to fit boost piping if I remember right.
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Has anyone thought of rear mounting a turbo?
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Yes, I had to look those up to even see what was in mind.

Plumbing nightmare more than the usual ones IMHO, and turbo lag would def. be significant.
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