03-06-2009, 02:28 PM
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Orlando, FL
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help assembling turbo kit.
so i recently bought a 1997 miata from a kid on craigslist.
after some further inspection after bringing it home i realized he ghetto fab the **** out of the whole turbo system. so, i removed it
i'm waiting on a set of n/a header in the mail from ebay to run the car temporarily until i can get all the proper parts.
i've never turboed a car before and but i do have knowledge working on my previous cars. i've been reading the useful posts and all different posts all over this site for a couple weeks and i think i've got a general idea of what i need to do.
my question to you guys is if i'm missing anything
so far i have:
walbro fuel pump (not sure on the rating, trying to find out)
and i'm going to be getting:
a turbo with either an internal wastegate for 5-7 psi or set the external to 5-7 psi
a rising rate fuel pressure regulator (either vortech of BEGi-s)
and i need to re-tap the oil return because he did it too low.
what should i do about timing?
should i get a fuel pressure gauge?
what about bigger injectors?
let me know what you guys think....