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Old 07-15-2016, 12:14 PM   #321
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I'm still over 1 month away from having a transmission.

SAD DAYS ARE STILL UPON ME
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Old 07-15-2016, 12:16 PM   #322
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I'm sure vlad has a spare trans laying around somewhere.
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Old 07-15-2016, 01:03 PM   #323
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I currently still have an extra 5 speed I could haul to Vlad's, not sure how long I will have this spare though.
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Old 07-15-2016, 02:09 PM   #324
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lol I have a handful of 6 speeds, no worries there.

But regular 6 speeds are not good enough for Mr. Fancy pants, cause his was perfectly fine (before he molested it) and even then he complained that it was "grinding".

So he's getting a baller shot-caller NASCAR spec trans

I can't wait to feel it, I hope it's as good as we're expecting.
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Old 07-15-2016, 03:12 PM   #325
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Old 07-15-2016, 03:33 PM   #326
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Haha, yep. Only the best for Papi Chulo.

Everyone will want to feel my shifter at MMRLS

I also like being called Mr. Fancy Pants. I'll change my thingy.
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Old 07-16-2016, 02:29 AM   #327
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Found this video...


guy has a bigger rotrex than me, running a smaller pulley, built motor, flattop, full exhaust and the car is still really slow. I don't even want to supercharge the car anymore. ugh.

GUYS. THERE IS A REASON THERE ISN'T A ROTREX MIATA WEBSITE. ROTREX MIATAS ARE SLOW.

TURBO YOUR CAR.

god I"m dumb.
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Old 07-16-2016, 02:32 AM   #328
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Lolololol. Now he realizes this. After we all got bitched at for hating on rotrexes.

Do a v8 swap. Seriously. It will probably be the only thing that does what you want. And then turbo it if that's not enough.
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Old 07-16-2016, 02:38 AM   #329
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That is really weird, I was thinking the same thing. I came across the v8 roadster kits...

ugh. I think I've just not been thinking straight, not driving the miata for so many months. I'll probably enjoy the rotrex, it just wont be fast.

I have to remind myself that the rotrex is just an intermediate build, for a couple years to get good at driving. Then maybe just drop the car off at FM and get a LS9 turnkey car.

Or just get a c6 z06. idk. WAHT IS LIFE ANYMORE. i just wanna go fast and have fun.
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Old 07-19-2016, 03:11 AM   #330
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The Rotrex is the "I wanna go faster easy" button. Easy on the engine. Underhood temps are minimal. Maintenance needs are low. You don't worry about your brake or clutch reservoirs overheating and puking with a rotrex. If you want to beat on and flog the car, drive it hard, have boost, and not have to worry about maintenance, Rotrex is your answer.

But it's not going to win a lot of street pulls, necessarily.

I can tell you this - having just this weekend autocrossed an NA NB2, compared to an almost identical NB2 with the very same engine with a C30-74, NA is a lot slower. The "torqueless" rotrex is still giving you more, everywhere.
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He will change his mind about 69 more times before it's done, don't worry, lol
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GUYS. THERE IS A REASON THERE ISN'T A ROTREX MIATA WEBSITE. ROTREX MIATAS ARE SLOW.

TURBO YOUR CAR.

god I'm dumb.
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Old 07-19-2016, 12:23 PM   #333
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Thanks guys, I just have to STAY THE COURSE.

Mobius, that does make me feel better. That is why I chose the rotrex over a turbo, at least for the time being. I am looking for a faster car, that I can drive hard, and have fun. Do every single session in my run group at the track, and not turn a single wrench.
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Mobius, that does make me feel better. That is why I chose the rotrex over a turbo, at least for the time being. I am looking for a faster car, that I can drive hard, and have fun. Do every single session in my run group at the track, and not turn a single wrench.
I did that this weekend with my turbo car

Then I drove it to work the next day
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see post 304
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Me too
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I also did a street weekend in my turbo street car and then drove it to work the next day

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I also did a street weekend in my turbo street car and then drove it to work the next day

Me too, but my tranny is bitching again. **** and goes.
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You best slap dat tranny back in check, son.
Keep the pimp hand strong.
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