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      Ill send you the list as well, but the Tig shocks...

      Ill send you the list as well, but the Tig shocks will not change anything, they are the same part between the 2. The carriers are different. Springs will work, and not have stability problems.
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      I dont remember what model truck they were for,...

      I dont remember what model truck they were for, but they are made by BDS, and the shocks dont have any markings on them. I just let the car down on the springs and measured the sprung height and went...
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      I understand doing things on a budget, but that...

      I understand doing things on a budget, but that seems pretty unsafe. The rods are hardened unlike what a coupler would be. Also if you were to do this it would be good to use a male-female coupler...
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      Looks great. Its nice seeing pictures in this...

      Looks great. Its nice seeing pictures in this thread again. :thumbup::thumbup:
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      I will be attempting to cast a one of, because...

      I will be attempting to cast a one of, because its fun and then I can test everything before paying tooling cost for having the cast parts produced. But yes, I plan on making a couple. Possible...
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      Pretty early to tell on a price. From what I...

      Pretty early to tell on a price. From what I looked into before I think I can get the price similar to a turbo kit making the same power. But, I will have a better idea once I talk with the casting...
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      I moved into a new house and dont have internet...

      I moved into a new house and dont have internet set up yet, so I couldnt post anything yesterday.
      Here is the image of the inlet and its mold, along with a couple showing its position while mounted....
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      Yeah, I noticed that. Same with my build thread....

      Yeah, I noticed that. Same with my build thread. I use facebook to "host" my images, and they seemed to have changed all there picture url locations. If you have facebook, send a pm on here and Ill...
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      I feel like the wax would move/bend/break when...

      I feel like the wax would move/bend/break when packing the sand in. But it very well might work.

      The process of sand casting is actually pretty simple. Having a curved parting like and hollow...
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      Ahhh, I didnt think about that. Good point....

      Ahhh, I didnt think about that. Good point. :thumbup:

      Although, I still think for my first prototype I will be sand casting it, because I am able to cnc the molds from wood. After that I will let...
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      I don't think this design could be machined in...

      I don't think this design could be machined in reality there are places inside that a tool couldn't get to. Lost wax might be the way its manufactured. I would need to discuss that with the casting...
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      Yes, it will have a similar awic setup to what...

      Yes, it will have a similar awic setup to what I'm running now.
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      Awesome. I will keep this thread updated and let...

      Awesome. I will keep this thread updated and let people know when it comes time to getting things tooled up to make. And yes, a cnc manifold would be super expensive... but cheaper than the molds to...
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      Getting closer. I have all the parting lines...

      Getting closer. I have all the parting lines worked out. This will need a 3 part mold to do a sand casting. This still isnt the final product by far, there will need to be things filled in to be...
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      https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/...

      https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/11695788_10102052838691967_5585472765711134669_n.jpg?oh=089b928c1ccde85337c74e7818f6dba4&oe=56556359
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      Thanks for the input. I wish I had a source here...

      Thanks for the input. I wish I had a source here that knew more about casting that could give me more tips. But where would the fun be in that. Haha. Yeah, there is quite a bit of work left to...
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      I believe what you are seeing is the "reflection"...

      I believe what you are seeing is the "reflection" from the cad program.
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      Here is the start to the manifold. The parting...

      Here is the start to the manifold. The parting line isnt what I want it to be so it will be changed from this, but hopefully just some tweaks. If not it will need reworked completely. This fits...
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      Started scanning if some parts to update the...

      Started scanning if some parts to update the supercharger setup. Computer work is about all I have time for lately :(
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      Thanks. There isnt a lift kit available. but it...

      Thanks. There isnt a lift kit available. but it is possible on a MK6. Although what you would need to do is a little different if you have a jetta because it doesnt come with IRS. I am also not...
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