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      01-14-2013, 11:30 PM   #23
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Definitely an awesome project! Best of luck and please keep us updated!
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      01-16-2013, 01:18 AM   #24
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+1 That's what I was thinking as soon as I seen the picture.

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      01-23-2013, 09:21 PM   #25
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This isnt bimmer related but i got the fuel system done on my toy (mazdaspeed 3). Double pumper dw65c, intank pumps, changed out the fuel lines for e85 compatibility, added port injection, and a return style fuel system to the car, along with a few other custom things.
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      01-24-2013, 12:00 AM   #26
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Was just about to ask if you were a member of mazdaspeedforum cuz your username looks so familiar. But your last post confirmed. I use to be a member as well. I'm local to Raider(Eric from MSF). Anyways good to see a fellow (previous ms3) owner.

Sick project btw. Goodluck
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I didn't like the header on my mazda, so I put this together last night. I should wrap it up today.
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      01-26-2013, 03:52 PM   #30
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Im going to get rolling on it hardcore soon. I really couldnt touch it until I got my mazda back so I could drive it instead. I just got in a ton of stainless in from ace so Ill be able to make two. I still need to get my hands on some flanges.... .
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Im going to get rolling on it hardcore soon. I really couldnt touch it until I got my mazda back so I could drive it instead. I just got in a ton of stainless in from ace so Ill be able to make two. I still need to get my hands on some flanges.... .
We've got flanges if you want them. I just had drawings finished for CNC flanges as well. But those are still a while out as I am getting quotes from different CNC shops. I have 2 head flanges left in stock right now if you are interested. I also had drawings made for water, and oil drain block off plugs and another to adapt them to a AN fitting. Again these are still being quoted. But I do have the oil feed adaptors in stock as well. Head flanges are $175 each and the oil feed is $125.
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We've got flanges if you want them. I just had drawings finished for CNC flanges as well. But those are still a while out as I am getting quotes from different CNC shops. I have 2 head flanges left in stock right now if you are interested. I also had drawings made for water, and oil drain block off plugs and another to adapt them to a AN fitting. Again these are still being quoted. But I do have the oil feed adaptors in stock as well. Head flanges are $175 each and the oil feed is $125.
Vargas, I'd be interested in getting your flanges if you changed two things, #1 Can you get them with the rings for the head on one side but still have a recess for 1.5" pipe on the other side. #2. I would prefer MS for a head flange since SS warps, is more likely to crack at the head flange, and MS is cheaper. LMK
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Vargas, I'd be interested in getting your flanges if you changed two things, #1 Can you get them with the rings for the head on one side but still have a recess for 1.5" pipe on the other side. #2. I would prefer MS for a head flange since SS warps, is more likely to crack at the head flange, and MS is cheaper. LMK
I can cut the flanges out of anything you want. But were not changing the design. what I can do is just sell you the flange minus the inserts for $150 instead of $175 then you can cut your own inserts and weld them in with or without the gap you are asking for.

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We've got flanges if you want them. I just had drawings finished for CNC flanges as well. But those are still a while out as I am getting quotes from different CNC shops. I have 2 head flanges left in stock right now if you are interested. I also had drawings made for water, and oil drain block off plugs and another to adapt them to a AN fitting. Again these are still being quoted. But I do have the oil feed adaptors in stock as well. Head flanges are $175 each and the oil feed is $125.
The flanges are just a 2-D profile right? Have you considered just having them water jetted?
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The flanges are just a 2-D profile right? Have you considered just having them water jetted?
Considered? All our flanges are water jet cut. The drawings I have now are 3D drawings for Cnc.
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      01-27-2013, 02:40 PM   #36
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Considered? All our flanges are water jet cut. The drawings I have now are 3D drawings for Cnc.
Ahhh....I was thinking you were having 2-D flanges CNC'd. I love our Haas we have at school. Sweet machine!


Have you ever experienced welding issues from the particulate embedded in the material edges from the water jet?
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Finished these up yesterday....



As far as flanges goes for this car, I'll keep holding off. B/c without an extra set of hands goodluck fitting/plotting a runner to the head without a recess for the weld el and I'm not a fan of paying for something and not getting what I want, ie...( the inserts from the flange into the head).
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Finished these up yesterday....



As far as flanges goes for this car, I'll keep holding off. B/c without an extra set of hands goodluck fitting/plotting a runner to the head without a recess for the weld el and I'm not a fan of paying for something and not getting what I want, ie...( the inserts from the flange into the head).
Ok no problem. We have them if you need them. We will have CNC flanges soon as well.
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Just saying. I own a Mazda too, but I have another forum for that
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