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my rt4wd wagon and my homemade turbo manifold

Old 02-27-2010, 07:58 PM
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heres my wagon and my home made turbo mani tell me what ya guys think

so i just bought my rt back after selling it 2 years ago, and i missed it ever since so i finally got it back. as of now it has a d16y7, i need to make some sort of bracket to hold the half-shaft, i need to put the y7 oil pan back on, i need to but a alternator belt, have to get the ac likes and compressor, have to install the a6 flywheels and install the new clutch that i already ordered. it needs a new windshield, need a rear hatch window they installed like a 86 window or something cus its short like 3/4 inches on each side. i sold the car about 2 years ago for $2400 and i bought it back for $390 yes three hundred and ninety dollars lol.

Future mod:
gsr blades or se sunflowers
some type of sway bar for the rear maybe a modded da one, i have a welder and i fabricate alot, some aftermarket lca
polyurethane filled motor mounts and rear trailing arm bushings
-turboing the y7 using a tiny k03 turbo(which i already have) from a passant 1.8t should be very fun, making the manifold out of home-depot gas pipe elbows, dsm side mount intercooler and dsm 450cc
i got skunk2 coilovers i wanna install but i had put tein lowering springs in the rear and cut in the front, so for sure the skunk2 in the front but i dont know about the rear yet, i wanna lower the rear and front a lil more

tell me what u guys think and if anyone got question u are free to ask them....

this is how it looked when i went to pick it up i had to shovel it out
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now in front of my house
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so i was at the junk yard today heres what i found today, i found some dsm 450 injectors of a eclipse gst auto for $40 also found a da sway bar for 10 bucks, the y7 oil pan i found it for 20 buck and am picking it up tommorow...i also finished putting together the home made turbo manifold here are the pics....

started out with a stock y7 manifold
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here the piping from home depot and what is supposed to look like
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i had to cut off like a 1/4 inch on the end elbows
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now the welding
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finished product before paint
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and painted next to my k03 turbo
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here are the pics of the turbo and the injector and the sway bar and bov
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just to give u a idea of how tiny this thing is haha i love it no homo
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Old 02-28-2010, 12:50 PM
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really nice car

also love your manifold :-)

but arent those treats (spelled right??) bad for flow ?
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Old 02-28-2010, 01:23 PM
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i dont know lol but its not like ama need crazy flow with that tiny *** turbo haha
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Old 04-18-2010, 09:50 PM
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def, hmt, hope it puts down the 450 whp you're aiming for, lol, jk

But seriously not bad and /i bet you've barely spent any money on this too, lol
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Old 05-24-2010, 11:02 PM
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Is that welded cast iron? Didn't think that worked, but of course I'm new here. Any special welding wire for that?

Awesome wagovan btw.
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Old 05-25-2010, 09:01 PM
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love it loool
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Old 05-30-2010, 07:13 PM
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welding on cast requires a nickel rod and its still not very structurally sound. over time from heat the welds are known to crack. but ive done it and not had a problem i believe it depends on the amount of carbon mixed in.
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Old 05-30-2010, 07:14 PM
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anyways nicely done home made honda for the win
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Old 05-31-2010, 04:17 PM
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if im not mistaken the pipe you get from home depot is galvanized. you must remove the galvanized coating before welding as it produces a deadly gas adn it can kill you.....
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Am I missing something? Are you going to cut a port and weld on the turbo flange to the manifold at a later time?
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