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· El duderino
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yes, but i wish i got mine all the way dialed in before i had babies...that reeeaaallly delays the timeline
 

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I've been talking with a few guys about kits for sale, but I am a stainless pipe welder and fitter by trade, so I have unlimited access to any size of stainless tubing and material. And I'm fully capable of making just about anything out of metal. The only thing holding me up is if I should get shorty headers and modify them, or just get some header-to-head flanges and make my own, if I did, I'm thinking something like a log setup. 1 7/8-2" primaries, then have them all foward-swept at a 45 degree angle and coped into a 3" log, then have a v-band ferrule at the end. It seems this would save a ton on space, but would the log type manifold flow decently? I can post a hand drawn scetch of what I'm talking about
 

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I have been researching this alot myself. I've seen big name shops doing log manifolds as you described. I think I'm going to go this route: http://cgfabrication.com/collections/ford-5-4-modular-headers

Granted those are for 4v, but the design of the header may be something you can replicate and Im sure flows better than a log manifold.
 

· Panty Dropper
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Sub'd. I remember George offering a header system that used a crossover from the drivers side to passenger and a log style manifold on the passenger side. Seems pretty simple, although I don't recall if the AC has to be deleted/relocated.

 

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Sub'd. I remember George offering a header system that used a crossover from the drivers side to passenger and a log style manifold on the passenger side. Seems pretty simple, although I don't recall if the AC has to be deleted/relocated.

Logan, is the flange toward the rear, the connection for the crossover from the drivers side?
 

· Its just a 2v :]
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Do it !! I seen someone post CG fabrication once my motor is together I'll be using their 2v headers an everything on my truck with a billet 7675 Auto part Engine Furniture Metal



⚡⚡Turbo power for the win ??⚡⚡
 

· Boostaholic
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I've been talking with a few guys about kits for sale, but I am a stainless pipe welder and fitter by trade, so I have unlimited access to any size of stainless tubing and material. And I'm fully capable of making just about anything out of metal. The only thing holding me up is if I should get shorty headers and modify them, or just get some header-to-head flanges and make my own, if I did, I'm thinking something like a log setup. 1 7/8-2" primaries, then have them all foward-swept at a 45 degree angle and coped into a 3" log, then have a v-band ferrule at the end. It seems this would save a ton on space, but would the log type manifold flow decently? I can post a hand drawn scetch of what I'm talking about
If you are indeed a welder then build your own manifolds

Next you will not want large primaries
You wont want a 3" log


Turbo setups are about velocity
 

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I do have 2 questions though, what is the advantage of venting wastegate to atmosphere instead of tying it into the downpipe? and if your drivers side ties into the back of the passenger side before going to the turbo, how does your passenger o2 function?
 
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