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Adam, While I will go with ForcedPerformance for my Tial W/G and BOV, I chose to deal directly with Tial on the turbo. I like to V-band clamp design, and since I am building my own headers, it was a no brainer.

As far the weight savings go, that was not the only reason, although it is one of them. I also like the fuctionality of the V-band design... Even though I know I wont be taking this thing off every weekend, it is still nice to know that in Two years, I won't have to dear with any of those pesky four corroded bolts ( turbo to headers)
I will be using a brace to take the remaining weight of the turbo from resting on the headers... and the other reason, ... I liked the way it looks, and it is something different. Hell I know racers who spend thousands of dollars just to save a few pounds... the cost of this turbo with the new SS housing was actually cheaper that the factory turbo from Garrett!

E-man, I would love to hear about your turbo..and see some pics...

Bryan, I will take you up on your offer...might even have a nice cold Oberon sitting here waiting for ya!!!!!!!
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