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PostPosted: Sat Oct 04, 2003 9:55 pm 
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Uuuh, I hate to be the first one here...

We at Metal Action Ltd. are the manufacturer of wheel adapters for... you name it, we have it, including Suzukis of course.

Locals please call in - we're in Coquitlam, BC. For all others we have <a href="http://www.metalaction.ca/shop_main.htm">e-store</a>, please visit our site even if you don't buy anything :wink: :wink: :wink:

Apart from that we're making <a href="http://www.metalaction.ca/automotive_page.htm">overbored throttle bodies</a> for MFI engines. We've done various imports but no Swift so far. If anyone wants to participate in a little R&D, there'll be a discount for the brave soul.

Our phone # is 604.519.0676, address and map is on the website.

I guess that's all, thanks for looking

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 23, 2003 12:10 pm 
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What is the price for the billet TB and size?

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Billet tb's are useless for NA Swifts. I built one for ssgti.com and the results were minimal. It was never tested on a turbo Swift.

Spend your money elsewhere.

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fbergski wrote:
Billet tb's are useless for NA Swifts. I built one for ssgti.com and the results were minimal. It was never tested on a turbo Swift.

Spend your money elsewhere.

Philip
http://www.rotational-dynamics.com


I disagree with you. Properly done TB's are by far the best mod for your $$. Note the word Properly.

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marker,

No disrepect meant bro but Philip knows what he's doin...

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The tb I made for ssgti.com was made on my Fadal VMC with a 5 axis head. It looked sweet but the performance gain was nil.

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Made from billet 6061-T6. I made two scrapped one. I think someone
on this board bought Sam's Swift. I'd like to buy it back if possible just to put above the fireplace.

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Didn't the one you do for Sam also have a 1" spacer made into it to increase the throat length of the tb?

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fbergski wrote:
The tb I made for ssgti.com was made on my Fadal VMC with a 5 axis head. It looked sweet but the performance gain was nil.
Philip


I've never questioned your workmanship - sorry if you read it that way.
What I meant is that apart from machining a nice looking piece of aluminum, there's much more to it.
Besides, you haven't said how much over [stock] you've machined it to? How did you measure the HP before and after?

We do 3MM+ TB's on regular basis - mostly for Toyotas.... min. 10% more HP @WOT, dyno'ed.

Just my .02

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I don't remember the bore size. I made it in 2002, to many other parts since then. It was dynoed. I'd rather not say what little horsepower it produced. That's way you don't see any for sale.

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hard to compete w/ junkyard nissan tb's 5-15mm oversize, daley & others usually have them for sale pre-modified/adapted for a fraction of what you'd have to charge for a billet tb. the wheel spacers would be cool if we could get some functional fender flares to use them with. any sort of teamswift pricing ?


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n1tr0 wrote:
the wheel spacers would be cool if we could get some functional fender flares to use them with. any sort of teamswift pricing ?


25% off for a group order (10 sets +); that's a good deal.

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fbergski wrote:
I don't remember the bore size. I made it in 2002, to many other parts since then. It was dynoed. I'd rather not say what little horsepower it produced. That's way you don't see any for sale.

Philip


It was a 52MM TB he made, 7MM oversize. It looked sweet but for the time he had to put into it, it wasn't worth all the effort.

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