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Old 08-28-2013, 11:32 PM   #7051
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:38 PM   #7052
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:39 PM   #7053
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:40 PM   #7054
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:41 PM   #7055
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And the last one for now....sorry, my iPad will only upload one at a time...
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Old 08-29-2013, 08:03 AM   #7056
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Are those precision waste gates crap?
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Old 08-29-2013, 09:20 AM   #7057
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You'd think they could make turbo's that turn counter-clockwise to make the install on the passenger's side exactly mirrored to the driver's side...
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Old 08-29-2013, 11:49 AM   #7058
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Are those precision waste gates crap?
no they're actually very good waste gates... I cooked the hell out of one and it still worked great... Still not sure what happened, but the black cover was golden colored... We all scratched our heads on that one...

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You'd think they could make turbo's that turn counter-clockwise to make the install on the passenger's side exactly mirrored to the driver's side...
That can be done if the pockets are deep enough... But they have to build a special mold and all the machining stuu to go along with...

Very expensive...
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Old 08-29-2013, 12:06 PM   #7059
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It can't be that difficult. Turbo manufacturer's are constantly tweaking their designs to improve performance. And each tweak requires a new mold and tooling.

I have to assume that at this point in time, all turbocharger designs are created in a CAD program. And I can guarantee you that it is incredibly simple to mirror a design in any and all CAD programs. In most cases, it's literally one click of the button.

So, if they're already creating new molds every time they tweak a design for better performance, why not create a second mold that's an identical mirror of the original. No additional design has to be done because it will flow exactly the same.

That's all I was getting at. At this stage in the game, you're absolutely right that it would cost a crapton to have one custom designed by a company that doesn't already make one. I just find it strange that turbo manufacturer's would refrain from creating a symmetrical system. (See: Nelson Racing)
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Old 08-29-2013, 12:15 PM   #7060
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Don't get me wrong, I think your setup is friggin bad ass, it was just one of those little things that probably makes me think about it more than I should
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Old 08-29-2013, 12:23 PM   #7061
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You're right... Those are tooled from the start with that in mind... Most manufacturers don't do that, so I'm my case it would be a one off... Not very accommodating to the twins market... Hmmmm
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Old 08-29-2013, 02:31 PM   #7062
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I take it the twins market isn't as large as I originally thought
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Old 08-29-2013, 02:43 PM   #7063
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Old 08-29-2013, 04:11 PM   #7064
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Old 08-29-2013, 04:20 PM   #7065
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I think it's suffering droid rage...
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Old 08-29-2013, 04:21 PM   #7066
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Old 08-29-2013, 06:21 PM   #7067
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Hell, mine needs turbos to keep up with yours...
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Old 08-29-2013, 07:48 PM   #7068
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Nelson mirrors turbo's... ask speedster how much they are... my first guess would be, a LOT lol

http://www.nelsonracingengines.com/p...ochargers.html

... so... what was the deal with the wastegate pic? Other than the cool tattoo
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Nelson mirrors turbo's... ask speedster how much they are... my first guess would be, a LOT lol

http://www.nelsonracingengines.com/p...ochargers.html

... so... what was the deal with the wastegate pic? Other than the cool tattoo
That's the link CS added in... I can't imagine what they cost... And is it something we could get overnighted if needed...
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Old 08-29-2013, 08:18 PM   #7070
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That's the link CS added in... I can't imagine what they cost... And is it something we could get overnighted if needed...
My bad... hey if it's working as-is, leave it alone, although, in a fresh build it probably would make installation easier since you're mirroring a side you already fabbed.
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Old 08-29-2013, 08:47 PM   #7071
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My bad... hey if it's working as-is, leave it alone, although, in a fresh build it probably would make installation easier since you're mirroring a side you already fabbed.
We talked about that... It's not quite that easy on the low mounts since you deal with the steering shaft on the drivers side.... but the funny thing is the drivers side was the easiest one to do... more room... at least underneath....

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I keep coming here to see if there's more pictures, just can't get enough porn~
I didn't make it to the shop today.... Had to go to home depot and buy a bunch of paint stuff.... A BUNCH... and then go to an appt to pee in a cup for my new job.... probably some more tomorrow...
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Old 08-30-2013, 10:33 AM   #7073
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haha, I read "appt" as apartment instead of appointment and wondered what kind of company would have you pee in a cup at someone's apartment.

Talk about a friendly work environment
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haha, I read "appt" as apartment instead of appointment and wondered what kind of company would have you pee in a cup at someone's apartment.

Talk about a friendly work environment
Wow, that would be a friendly work environment... Lol...
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