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Old 06-09-2003, 18:35   #1 (permalink)
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BA Turbo exhaust manifold compatibility

I've done a bit of searching for I haven't been online for a while, but could not find many threads on the BA XR6 turbo exhaust manifold.

Does anyone know if this manifold can be bolted up to an EF/EL head?
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not too sure, but from the pics I've seen it looks very similar...

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I wanted to know the same thing

As I have seen pacemakers on sale, last set, EA-BA
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pretty sure it won't fit as the shape of the ports was changed for the multivalve head
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Yep, exhaust ports on BA head are oval.
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Still don't mean it won't fit. Comparing inlet gasgets esp for bolt pattern etc would be easier??
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Is there anyone at Ford (engineering or spare parts) on this site who knows for sure? Maybe someone at Repco can have a look at the 2 gaskets and tell us the difference?
As ebxr8240 says, oval ports don't mean it won't fit. Betcha the manifold is still round at the opening....could be surprised though.
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go to your local parts store, as to look at a BA exhaust manifold gasket and an EA-EL gasket, hold them up and check that the bolt holes are in the same placecheck how big a difference is between the ports
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It is NOT round at the opening. It is an all new manifold. The bolt spacing may be the same, but port shape is totally different.
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Old 06-10-2003, 21:53   #10 (permalink)
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How bout that, well done Ford powertrain. Good to see a bit of engineering quality carried through to production in our local product. Thanks Max.
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