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RE: OK, so let us know . . .

	this is the route i will probably also follow. $70 is reasonable :)

	are you doing the welding/planing yourself?

On Wed, 20 Jan 1999, Gary Kaklikian wrote:

]Thanks much Gary. I'm going to weld/plane the manifold on the 10v turbo
]going into my 4000q and add the support bracket. I'll take a chance on the
]$70, since $800 seems outrageous given my budget for this project. I've also
]heard various opinions on whether or not the 2-piece really improves flow
]Thanks again,
]Gary Kaklikian 
]-----Original Message-----
]From: Lewis, Gary M [mailto:Gary.Lewis@West.Boeing.com]
]Sent: Wednesday, January 20, 1999 10:25 AM
]To: 'quk@isham-research.demon.co.uk'; Gary Kaklikian
]Cc: quattro@coimbra.ans.net
]Subject: RE: OK, so let us know . . .
]Gary said;
]> Maybe I just missing something, but does it appear that the support
]> bracket
]> will work with the oem 1-piece manifold?
]It will _fit_.  I don't know if it will _work_.  In other words, I'm not
]sure it will stop stud breakage or mainfold cracks and warping on the
]1-piece EM.  If you are removing your manifold to resurface and reweld, I'd
]say it may be a nice addition.  It seems that repaired manifolds will
]recrack but generally not rewarp (or warp as bad as the original).  I
]suggest doing it _after_ EM repairs.  
]If you have a virgin manifold, i.e, never been removed, adding this piece
]may not improve your chances of failure.
]My .02
]Gary Lewis 
]88 5kcstq 1.8 bar 110km Pearl w/Fuchs, K24 turbo, 2-piece EM
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