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      03-05-2015, 11:28 AM   #1
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Any New Single Turbo Manifolds in the works??

After going through the ShuadFab thread and not really seeing anything promising to come, my question for everyone here is Has anyone heard anything about manifolds being made up? Or even better will Motiv allow sale of just their manifold? I have no issues with the current complete ST kits on the market..I would just like to build my own with a different turbo they dont supply. The shop im dealing with is fully capable of making me a mani but i figured its best to buy one that has proven performance and results behind it.
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      03-05-2015, 06:01 PM   #2
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We will not be selling our manifold seperately. However, we are totally willing to work with someone if they are wanting to run a different turbo with our setup.
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We will not be selling our manifold seperately. However, we are totally willing to work with someone if they are wanting to run a different turbo with our setup.
I dont see why anyone would want a different turbo, Garret has amazing spool......and that sound
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We will not be selling our manifold seperately. However, we are totally willing to work with someone if they are wanting to run a different turbo with our setup.

Ok that's a good answer as well
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      03-05-2015, 07:23 PM   #5
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I dont see why anyone would want a different turbo, Garret has amazing spool......and that sound
I want a Borg Warner if you care about sound...well those are louder lol
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If you want a top mount I'd talk to Payam at VM. I'm sure he can work with you on something considering they are all made to order. He won't dick you around like that other brand you bought
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If you want a top mount I'd talk to Payam at VM. I'm sure he can work with you on something considering they are all made to order. He won't dick you around like that other brand you bought
Top mount looks cool but I'm all about the bottom mount..I'll check them out though. Thanks


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What BW were you thinking? Some of those things are BIG. Would be a tight fit.
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Pats has an excellent point. The BW EFR line of turbos are excellent but the housings are very large.
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Pats has an excellent point. The BW EFR line of turbos are excellent but the housings are very large.
Interested in the air werks series not the efr. Although I am aware how nice the efr are
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What BW were you thinking? Some of those things are BIG. Would be a tight fit.
looking into the air werks...i have not got my hands on one yet so i couldnt tell you the size
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After going through the ShuadFab thread and not really seeing anything promising to come, my question for everyone here is Has anyone heard anything about manifolds being made up? Or even better will Motiv allow sale of just their manifold? I have no issues with the current complete ST kits on the market..I would just like to build my own with a different turbo they dont supply. The shop im dealing with is fully capable of making me a mani but i figured its best to buy one that has proven performance and results behind it.
I am doing a custom install of a hybrid manifold. I'll post some more pics as i get time.
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I am doing a custom install of a hybrid manifold. I'll post some more pics as i get time.
Wow that's awesome man. Get a thread made up soon!
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Haven't seen any updates but steed speed was making a manifold.
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Steed speed manifold will be ready in a bit with EFR 9180 TS IWG
Omg hahah not a millimeter to spare
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Haven't seen any updates but steed speed was making a manifold.

Hate to be negative but the last posts I've seen were from 2014 and that was people all asking about updates and not getting any. I'm going to shoot them a email
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Interested in the air werks series not the efr. Although I am aware how nice the efr are
Shoot an email to Jake@motivmotorsport.com and discuss it with him. We may be able to do something.
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Haven't seen any updates but steed speed was making a manifold.

Hate to be negative but the last posts I've seen were from 2014 and that was people all asking about updates and not getting any. I'm going to shoot them a email
Leen from steed is not on the forums. The WGA rod is being redesigned so a Turbosmart WGA can fit in there. In all honestly 2014 was not that long ago. Best way to reach him would be FB. When I get mine I will be posting up info.
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Leen from steed is not on the forums. The WGA rod is being redesigned so a Turbosmart WGA can fit in there. In all honestly 2014 was not that long ago. Best way to reach him would be FB. When I get mine I will be posting up info.


I didn't mean that in a rude comment. Just seems like every other thread like theirs ends bad ...BUT I Did email them and they are making one and I'm waiting on more details
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does the N54 use the same exhaust port pattern as M50 M52 M54
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does the N54 use the same exhaust port pattern as M50 M52 M54
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