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    Thread: EPIC - welding turbo manifold fail

    1. Member Bazmcc's Avatar
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      10-31-2008 10:21 AM #1
      JUST EPIC









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      10-31-2008 10:38 AM #2
      looks like some of the old waterwall panels in the hartford ct power plant- pad weld over pad weld...over pad weld

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      10-31-2008 11:22 AM #3
      Words do no justice......

    4. 10-31-2008 12:34 PM #4
      does the turbo still spin?!

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      10-31-2008 12:40 PM #5
      apparently it could hold a massive ........5psi

    6. 10-31-2008 01:50 PM #6
      Awesome

    7. 10-31-2008 02:47 PM #7
      It's not a tumor!
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    8. 10-31-2008 05:05 PM #8
      great

    9. 10-31-2008 09:47 PM #9
      that's a lot of weld wire... *LOL*

      I wanna see that bad boy running, glowing red hot, and cracking in 9 billion places as it rips its self apart.
      I feel bad for the turbo.

    10. 10-31-2008 11:03 PM #10
      Hot. I want one. That will be the next hot addition for the rat rod/rusty beater style car at the shows.

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      11-01-2008 07:24 PM #11
      Looks like it was welded with thermite.

    12. 11-01-2008 08:28 PM #12
      That is possibly the worst fab work i've EVER seen

    13. 11-02-2008 08:35 AM #13
      wow. just.

      wow.

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      11-02-2008 10:39 AM #14
      Just more proof that anyone can weld but not many can be called a Welder
      Fab jobs like that keep me in business so thanks !

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      11-02-2008 02:59 PM #15
      lol

    16. 11-02-2008 04:57 PM #16
      Whiskey Tango Foxtrot??

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      11-02-2008 06:33 PM #17
      If it doesnt work on the car I know a few galleries that might want it as a sculpture (insert roll eyes smilie)

    18. 11-02-2008 09:22 PM #18
      I'm usually just a fab form lurker, but WOW!?
      That is the nicest maniturbadownpipeocharger I've ever seen!

    19. 11-02-2008 10:39 PM #19
      reminds me of the elephant man

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      11-02-2008 11:53 PM #20
      my thoughts exactly

    21. 11-03-2008 12:19 PM #21
      INSANE! i cant believe someone wated their time working on that thing [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthdown.gif[/IMG]

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      11-03-2008 03:57 PM #22
      Where did it come from? Does anyone know what car its supposed to be for?
      It is quite the most amazingly bad piece of fabrication I have ever seen. My cat has made better welds than that by standing on the torch!
      Throw an Audi engineer down a hole with a ladder and he will fashion a shovel from it and tunnel his way out

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      You could always call your insurance and say that some vandals tried to swap your car to rwd while you weren't looking.

    23. 11-03-2008 05:42 PM #23
      That failed? I can't believe it...

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      11-03-2008 06:00 PM #24
      Ive been in the market for a turbo mani, where can i get one of these?

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      11-03-2008 07:45 PM #25
      Quote, originally posted by MikkiJayne »
      Where did it come from? Does anyone know what car its supposed to be for?
      It is quite the most amazingly bad piece of fabrication I have ever seen. My cat has made better welds than that by standing on the torch!

      It was from a Renault.

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