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: Pipe fabrication?

25th April 2002, 06:45 PM
The summers gradually getting hotter and I am now getting ready now to install my 9000 intercooler. I want the plumbing to look good though, rather than hacked about 900 & 9k pipes.

Does anyone can make up some stainless OR aluminium pipes so that I can plumb in the intercooler nicely?

A good example.

Basically what I want is someone who can make pipes according to my spec. The place where I could have gottten them made no longer exists. :sad:
Saab 900 T16
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25th April 2002, 06:48 PM
Try these people.


25th April 2002, 06:56 PM
Ahh excellent! Thanks Keith! :smile:

I will contact them and see what they can do.

Are there any benefits from using aluminium rather than stainless, other than weight?

25th April 2002, 09:54 PM
Aluminum has no other benefits...

Also since those places like to charge an arm and a leg for tubing you could probably contact a company which deals with metals.

A friend of mine's dad works with metals and so I can get as much aluminum piping as I want for free... :smile:

25th April 2002, 11:40 PM
The people who fitted my exhaust (see previous posts) said they could make up IC pipes for us, although they would only have steel in stock!!

26th April 2002, 10:55 AM
Thanks John, I'll give them a try too!

Which ever one works out cheaper will probably be what I go for. Although stainless is very atrractive due to it's durability. Also having stainless means that I can have things welded on very easily rather than at specialists. But I'll wait and see wat estimates come back.