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Old 02-05-2016, 03:51 AM   #421
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I hate to say it but life has a tendency to take things over. Do as much while you can.And by the way how does that diff feel with the 3.63. Still as breathtakingly fast? You do have it in right?
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I hate to say it but life has a tendency to take things over. Do as much while you can.And by the way how does that diff feel with the 3.63. Still as breathtakingly fast? You do have it in right?
It's still sitting on the floor. I don't really have a place to perform the swap. My mud/gravel driveway is too soggy from melting snow.

I expect it to feel a bit slower, but I look forward to not spinning tires in third.
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Old 02-10-2016, 02:26 PM   #423
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You do know someone that has a lift I will be off th week of 29th
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You do know someone that has a lift I will be off th week of 29th
Interesting proposition! I'd have to be able to get an alignment somewhere as well close by as well. But first and foremost, I need to get my exhaust back from Abe. It'll be so quiet!
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That's cool, did you go with the MT approved version?
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Old 02-11-2016, 09:09 AM   #426
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That's cool, did you go with the MT approved version?
Yes! I wish I had remembered to take a listen to yours before I left. I had forgotten. I can't wait to get it back, just patiently awaiting a big package in the mail.
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Old 03-04-2016, 01:09 AM   #427
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Hey Psyber, all I have to show for the last month is a smashed door and fender, show me something good! How is the car coming?
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Old 03-04-2016, 01:48 AM   #428
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Oh no!

I have...new speakers and an amp waiting to go in the car among everything else. I'm still waiting on Abe to send my my downpipe and midpipe back :(

I miss my car.


Then just gotta do all the rear end stuff, and source an NB steering rack for the front.
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What are those shiny subframes and where did you get them?
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Old 03-18-2016, 04:11 PM   #431
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Still waiting for my exhaust. It's been two months. I've forgotten what it's like to drive a miata.

Things to do:
Exhaust
rear subframe
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these are just parts that have been sitting around -_-
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Old 03-18-2016, 04:14 PM   #432
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I've noticed that the Swaintech White Lightning coating is flaking off on the collector. I don't know if I want to send my stuff back to them if it's just on buyed time. It's a lot of money to have it work for a season and disintegrate, I thought it would have been better quality than this.

I may just spray it with Silicone VHT paint, heat wrap it, spray with silicone VHT to seal it, then wrap with foil and safety wire the **** out of the manifold.
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Old 03-20-2016, 04:43 PM   #433
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Ships out this monday! Soon, smurfette, I'll be putting new parts in you
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It's been a long time since I've logged in here. Holy *****...those subframes. Can't wait to see it.
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Hey dude, is that guy that fixed up the body if your car still taking on work?

I need some rust repair and a good fender pull all around.

The exhaust ships today, it's been 2.5 months since I've driven her.

As soon as I get that diff and the fuel bits in, it gets retuned with e85, and the hunt for wider tires begins. Maybe I drop by RI end of May.

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Hey dude, is that guy that fixed up the body if your car still taking on work?

I need some rust repair and a good fender pull all around.

The exhaust ships today, it's been 2.5 months since I've driven her.

As soon as I get that diff and the fuel in, it gets returned with e85, and the hunt for wider tires begins. Maybe I drop by RI end of May.
Nope, I don't think so. I wouldn't recommend him anyways. I have to have the rear quarter re-painted. The rest of the paint around the body wasn't sprayed evenly either. But, I got what I paid for. It's a sign that I should just swap everything into a OBD1 shell
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Nope, I don't think so. I wouldn't recommend him anyways. I have to have the rear quarter re-painted. The rest of the paint around the body wasn't sprayed evenly either. But, I got what I paid for. It's a sign that I should just swap everything into a OBD1 shell
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Old 03-28-2016, 12:21 PM   #438
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Bronze or Tungsten 6UL's?
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Tungsten. Bronze has gotten too gold with the latest gens of 6UL
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tungsten is pretty much the MT standard these days lol
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