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URGENT ADVICE - MANIFOLD RHD??

StevieBogan Jan 10, 2005

  1. StevieBogan

    StevieBogan Member

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    Ok Gurus!

    please tell me either of these will fit a RHD S3. If so, the VISA's getting a bashing!

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  2. StevieBogan

    StevieBogan Member

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    I know, that all because its shiney it doesn't automaticaly mean its gonna be good....

    but...

    LOOK AT IT! Thats the sexiest thing you could fit under your bonnet apart from Kylie.


    Answers please! I have an itchy VISA ready and waiting!


    Cheers,


    Stevie
     
  4. RAPS3

    RAPS3 Well-Known Member

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    Stevie - cant help I'm afraid, eithr Rich or VST over on RS246.com are probably going to be your best bet for a speedy answer.

    Try PMing VST, he knows his stuff regarding the RHD and LHD bits and bobs.
     
  5. StevieBogan

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    Thank Paul,

    I'm sure someone on here will know.

    Come on you lot! Scared off because its not areo wipers or a fancy air filter??!

    Roll up, roll up!!!
     
  6. RichA3Turbo

    RichA3Turbo ...Watching you! Staff Member Moderator

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    Hi Steve,

    I couldnt say for sure. Generally, for RHD card the turbo mounting flange on the manifold needs to be offset towards the passenger side to make sure there is enough space for the downpipe .etc to clear the steering rack .etc, and also so that the turbo is clear of the master cylinder.

    What turbo is that?

    Rich
     
  7. nervus

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    That Turbo looks huge c.f. the KO4
     
  8. StevieBogan

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    Ha, ha, ha. Like your pic nervus!

    @ Rish, I know what you are saying Rich. I have looked at the one on the car and the exhaust port coming from the o/s is longer than the n/s.

    Do you have a picture of either your Jabba manifold or your old standard??

    @Nervus, Yes the turbo is V-large. Not sure if I would go for this one as it would be very laggy. The turbo I'm interested in is the Powermaster T2/T3 roller bearing. Its capable of 300whp which is aroung 370bhp depending on tranny loss.

    I can beieve the prices but.

    Cheers,


    Stevie
     
  9. RichA3Turbo

    RichA3Turbo ...Watching you! Staff Member Moderator

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    Steve,

    here is a pic of the Jabba Manifold!

    [​IMG]

    You could do alot worse than using the same manifold but have the flange modified to accept the turbo you want.

    Rich
     
  10. nervus

    nervus Well-Known Member

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    370 bhp /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/dancing.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/dancing.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/dancing.gif
     
  11. StevieBogan

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    Know what you are saying Rich, but for the price of that manifold I can get ALL of the stuff in the 2nd picture!

    Just wish there was some way of finding out if it would fit or not?? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif

    I have emailed them to ask but have never got back to me /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/mad.gif

    Stevie
     
  12. nervus

    nervus Well-Known Member

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    Won't it be more dependent the handing of the exaust manifold on the turbo? It can't be seen on the picture if it faces up or down, or are all turbo's the same?
     
  13. RichA3Turbo

    RichA3Turbo ...Watching you! Staff Member Moderator

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    [ QUOTE ]
    nervus said:
    Won't it be more dependent the handing of the exaust manifold on the turbo? It can't be seen on the picture if it faces up or down, or are all turbo's the same?

    [/ QUOTE ]

    The orientation of the turbo can generally be changed. The manifold faces so the wastegate is at the top of the engine, not the bottom.

    Rich
     
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    nervus Well-Known Member

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  15. StevieBogan

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    Its a T3 flange.

    Hmmmmm.... Wish the buggers would hurry up and email me back!!
     
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    know the feeling mate am in same boat! i think gregc will confirm the manifold fits, when ive spoke to apr in america they say it fits
     
  17. StevieBogan

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    Right Greysport,

    get the link up then!!
     

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