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Underbody braces, turbos and more!

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PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2003 10:49 pm 
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Ive been trying to find contacts to fabricate parts that do not exist or ar are hard to get items.<br><br>just trying to get a feel on who might be interested in purchasing the following items...as groupbuys yield better leverage<br><br>short ram setups, MAF adapter/filter/tube<br>headers, tri-y design<br>turbo manifolds, shorties with either garret or ihi flanges<br>downpipes, and possibly charge pipes that custom fit the swift gt <br>all above made from mandrel bent stainless<br><br>rumour has it that there is a 6 speed transmission that could be had...lost information is being dug up to verify this<br><br>please respond with items you would seriously purchase<br><br><br><br><br> <p><!--EZCODE LINK START--><a href="http://www.members.shaw.ca/tc2468/public_html/">Tom's webpage</a><!--EZCODE LINK END--><br><br><!--EZCODE IMAGE START--><img src="http://www.members.shaw.ca/tc2468/public_html/small2.gif"/><!--EZCODE IMAGE END--></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Mon May 19, 2003 8:29 am 
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a six speed tranny (if a little stronger) & the turbo manifold+ downpipe (one lap swift =)<br>it all depends on if it's cheaper to buy or self fabricate (time being worth money, although according to my employers, mines not worth much) .. good to see you back on the board <!--EZCODE EMOTICON START :D --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/happy.gif ALT=":D"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> i hope things are going better now, i wouldn't mind meeting you sometime =)<br><br>the maf adapter+filter (nissan sentra, etc) is way too cheap on ebay, however the need to buy a seperate intake pipe, hack it down & buy the silicone hoses, adapters, & hose clamps all adds up. esp. w/ people charging outrageous shipping fees on their inexpensive parts .. (rantrantrant) ..<br><br>ps. i have a rally chip i purchased from the states that you may want to look at (see if it's the same program as yours) for a mk3 <p></p><i>Edited by: <A HREF=http://pub83.ezboard.com/bteamswift.showUserPublicProfile?gid=n1tr0>n1tr0</A> at: 5/19/03 8:31:17 am<br></i>


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PostPosted: Mon May 19, 2003 2:33 pm 
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Ditto with N1tr0 on the six-speed as long as we're talking bolt on no welding up bolt holes and re-drilling etc. and it's stout. I'd be interested in the header and the short ram too. <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 12:55 pm 
i would defenitely be in for the turbo stuff since at this time I'm actually trying to find these products..........I'm sure lots of people on this board would be interrested too for their projects seeing as how for most people the manifold and downpipe is the hardest thing when trying to make a junkyard setup!<br>keep us posted!<br><br>Pacho <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 7:18 pm 
I really be interested if the price is right!!!!!!! <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2003 10:41 pm 
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MSRP of the turbonetics manifolds for T3 on Suzuki Swifts are $550USD. Pretty much the same as all the other 4 cyl. manifolds from turbonetics. Building your own would be cheaper of course, but having the manifold built does save time.. plus the turbonetics equipment is of course built very well.<br><br>I know most people on here don't want to spend the money on much of anything, however, I can get those manifolds and various products where I work. If there were a few people seriously interested, even based on the above price.. I would see what I can do about the cost.<br><br>Also, if there was a group interested in on Konis, I could grab prices on those. <p><!--EZCODE FONT START--><span style="font-size:xx-small;"><!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>Kyle Jones<!--EZCODE LINK START--><a href="http://www.angelfire.com/de/ksj/myswift.html"><br>Junk-Yard Turbo set-up, formerly NOS-fed, constantly evolving 1989 Suzuki Swift</a><!--EZCODE LINK END--></strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--></span><!--EZCODE FONT END--><br><br></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2003 4:07 pm 
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kyle sure it ll be interesting for the koni's. me and my mate we are interesting for sure <!--EZCODE EMOTICON START :) --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/smile.gif ALT=":)"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2003 7:52 am 
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well mayb i am interested.. it depends of the price... but the nicest thing is the 6 speed transmission =))) i think it would be very nice...<br> <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2003 10:29 pm 
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progress of the manifold and downpipe<br><!--EZCODE LINK START--><a href="http://www.members.shaw.ca/tc2468/public_html/swiftgti/Swift%20Turbo%20Mock%20up.JPG" target="top">swift turbo mockup</a><!--EZCODE LINK END--> <p><!--EZCODE LINK START--><a href="http://www.members.shaw.ca/tc2468/public_html/">Tom's webpage</a><!--EZCODE LINK END--><br><br><!--EZCODE IMAGE START--><img src="http://www.members.shaw.ca/tc2468/public_html/small2.gif"/><!--EZCODE IMAGE END--></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2003 10:35 pm 
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Good to see you working on the big turbo project Tom. One quick comment... smaller piping for each runner would likely give better performance as those pipes look pretty big. <br><br>I wouldn't worry about it at this stage, but I'm definetely interested in seeing the end result. <p><!--EZCODE FONT START--><span style="font-size:xx-small;"><!--EZCODE BOLD START--><strong>Kyle Jones<!--EZCODE LINK START--><a href="http://www.angelfire.com/de/ksj/myswift.html"><br>Junk-Yard Turbo set-up, formerly NOS-fed, constantly evolving 1989 Suzuki Swift</a><!--EZCODE LINK END--></strong><!--EZCODE BOLD END--></span><!--EZCODE FONT END--><br><br></p><i></i>


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 Post subject: Turbo Manifold
PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2003 11:39 pm 
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Nice manifold. now we're talkin... <!--EZCODE EMOTICON START :D --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/happy.gif ALT=":D"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> <p></p><i></i>


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 Post subject: Re: Turbo Manifold
PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2003 2:46 pm 
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manifold is looking nice, any developments on the 6spd ? =)<br>hope you can make it out to the meet on sunday<br> <p></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2003 9:59 am 
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Will it take a T3/T4 turbo? Also will it stay far enough away to run A/C? Will there be enough space from the block to run a turbo facing the oppsite way? Pipe size looks great! Well for big setups. Street or smaller mod motor. I think a smaller runner may be better. At this point. What kind of money might they be. Just a guess.<br>Looks great! Keep up the good work Tom. <p></p><i></i>


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 Post subject: Re: Manifold
PostPosted: Wed Jul 16, 2003 10:50 am 
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once the prototype is finalized for fit, i will have them made for both t3 and ihi style flanges <p><!--EZCODE LINK START--><a href="http://www.members.shaw.ca/tc2468/public_html/">Tom's webpage</a><!--EZCODE LINK END--><br><br><!--EZCODE IMAGE START--><img src="http://www.members.shaw.ca/tc2468/public_html/small2.gif"/><!--EZCODE IMAGE END--></p><i></i>


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2003 3:26 pm 
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any updates on the 6spd tranny ?


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 Post subject: 6 spd tranny
PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2003 8:14 pm 
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all i got was it was done b4 for some racing done at westwood, the guy couldnt dig up the old information...friend of a friend of a friend

maybe just a rumour???


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2003 8:45 pm 
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ah pity .. that could have been an awesome modification ..


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 Post subject: Manifolds
PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2003 1:06 pm 
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Hey Tom, Any update on the turbo header?


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i'm interested in most of that stuff, esp. if you want to try to organize a group buy.


i'm looking into the turbo setup now, but i'm not sure whether i'm doing it or not (it has to be cheap enough for me to afford it, but i really want to do it. it doesn't have to be showroom beautiful, just performance-based and reliable)


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 05, 2003 2:53 pm 
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I think Toms out of the Swift game...

Honestly, if you had a group buy interested in turbo manifolds, I would reccomend some of Mr Jardamuths manifolds. He's ticketed welder,mechanic, engineer tech.... and no, he's not 100 years old. :) Seriously though, if you guys were up to that, I would even be interested. :D


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 05, 2003 3:56 pm 
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not to rain on your parade. but a ticketed welder isn't anything special. he does do nice work though.
haha i'm not too far behind
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and certified welder stick and mig :)

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Looking for a turbo manifold for a T5.

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