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Old 03-04-2012, 10:34 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Nope, I have made my own bracket and flange adapters for years. You just need to have the right tools, materials and be close enough.
If all you need is a flat plate that is 1/4, 3/8 or 1/2 inch thick than you can DIY.
If you need different spacing, then it gets interesting, but not impossible.

Here is my latest adaptor plate. Used my plasma cutter, drill and intake porting tools.
It addapts a more fuel efficient non-turbo duel plain intake manifolt to a very efficient upper plenum used on a turbo manifold.

F-code/J-code adaptor - Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums
1984 chevy suburban, custom made 6.5L diesel turbocharged with a Garrett T76 and Holset HE351VE, 22:1 compression 13psi of intercooled boost.
1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
2011 leaf SL, white, portable 240v CHAdeMO, trailer hitch, new batt as of 2014.
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