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Looks like the Focus SPI shorty header. You'll need a new cat or pipe to connect to the exhaust though since the 1.9 mani uses a different connector.
 

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just go get the catalytic convertor off a 3rd gen SPI or see if your muffler shop buddies want to hack off your old cat flange and weld a new one on.
 

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It's a nice looking header. I'd like to know where to buy that one. It also looks like it could be used as a turbo manifold maybe.
 

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marclar said:
jged99 said:
It also looks like it could be used as a turbo manifold maybe.
possibly. with a thin adapter plate it might be high enuf
Hasn't this been gone over before? The SPI header sits at the same height that the SPI Manifold does for where the cat bolts up that's why it can be used as a direct replacement for it, you don't have to move the cat or anything. Just unbolt old heavy mani and install shinny header. So for turbo applications it would sit at the very same spot as the regular mani. which has been decided by a majority of people to be TOO low for a turbo and adapter plate. But since it isn't cast it could be cut and rewelded with a new flange, a TURBO flange, any TURBO flange. :twisted: But who could afford to buy it and then CUT it up??? 8O I wish I could. I bet that it would flow much better.
 

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Even if you did buy it and cut it to make the oil return higher, the header itself might not hold the weight of the turbo. It was never intended to hold that much weight so you would have to come up with a way to brace it and whatnot.
 

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It would be a combination of the high heat (can reach 1200º) and a heavy turbo pulling down. With some brakets holding the turbo, and the flange relocated higher, it might not crack, maybe.
But as said before, that's a lot of money to spend for a manifold that might not work.
The JGS manifold is about 1/2 the price, and will work for a turbo manifold, it just is'nt all blingy.
 

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Jeffescortlx said:
It would be a combination of the high heat (can reach 1200º) and a heavy turbo pulling down. With some brakets holding the turbo, and the flange relocated higher, it might not crack, maybe.
But as said before, that's a lot of money to spend for a manifold that might not work.
The JGS manifold is about 1/2 the price, and will work for a turbo manifold, it just is'nt all blingy.
You could however take that money you saved by buying the JGS mani and chrome plate it for that ultimate bling bling factor. :lol: Or better yet get it powder coated your favorite color!!!
 

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yeah, your right. any high quality turbo manifold is made out of pvc pipe. with a little superglue and a piece of cardboard, it should bolt up just fine. :D
 
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