Project Lagwagon (TO4E 1.6L) - Page 4 - Miata Turbo Forum -Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to   Members

Build Threads Building a motor? Post the progress here.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-27-2011, 03:34 PM   #61
Elite Member
iTrader: (7)
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Gainesville,Fl
Posts: 3,354
Total Cats: 5

Start drifting and your car will turn into a pos. Ask me!

Nice wheels. What are they?
turotufas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2011, 06:05 PM   #62
Junior Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Phx, AZ
Posts: 357
Total Cats: 0

SSR Longchamp xr-4
theshdwconspracy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2011, 04:22 PM   #63
Junior Member
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Phx, AZ
Posts: 357
Total Cats: 0

Big changes are coming up soon. Hopefully getting solid advice here to start the next phase of the project.

I'm looking to make ~350whp on this motor (1.6L)

I don't want to have to go over the top but I know certain things are necessary.

Switching to E-85 (readily available here)

I will refresh the motor with bearings, oil pump, gaskets and maybe new lifters.

Will need rods of course, what brand?

Do i need pistons?


720cc (rx7?) vs 1000cc (Injector dynamics is local)

T3 frame 2871? I want usable power to redline but decent spool the ebay turbo i have now will get me that power range but will probably suck I'm guessing.

Any advice would be super rad, I know not too many people check this thread.
theshdwconspracy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2011, 02:18 AM   #64
Junior Member
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 110
Total Cats: 27

I'm about to build my 1.6 for 350rwhp.
I'm getting Pauter rods (one of the best), oversize wiseco pistons, acl race bearings, arp studs, billet main caps and cometic head gasket. I already have cams and arp head studs ls2 coils and m tuned re route.

I'm going for the flyin miata big fuel kit for e-85 with 1000cc Id injectors. I also have a genuine Garret 2871r and full 3" exhaust to help spool.

I believe this is what's needed to hit that number reliably..

Whether or not that's what u wanted to hear just thought I'd list my parts to give you an idea on what I'm doing. How did your 4x114.3 conversion go? I'm still waiting for mine :(
charlie_91 is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need help - Stock Balancer and Fastforward overlay pulleys Frank_and_Beans Supercharger Discussion 13 09-12-2016 08:17 PM
Project Gemini - Turbo Civic on the Cheap Full_Tilt_Boogie Build Threads 52 08-28-2016 04:18 AM
LucaCarMods's Boosted Dutch Miata Build! LucaCarMods Build Threads 11 02-14-2016 06:13 AM
Raleigh: Fiberglass headlight scope, 1.6L ECU, AFM, Hardtop latches, more bigmackloud Miata parts for sale/trade 9 11-07-2015 11:58 PM
Project DDoS: '99 "Budget" boost build ProjectDDoS Build Threads 1 09-09-2015 01:52 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:01 AM.