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Old 10-14-2016, 10:23 AM   #1
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Just bought a na miata with a high quality turbo build Besides the cheap China turbo he put on there after frying the GT2560R my question is what is the best turbo I can put on the miata for under 400$$$!!
The car will be a troll/scca car only used a couple tIme a week. Looking for a quality and not figgetin worry free turno.



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There is absolutely nothing about that turbo setup you have that is high quality. It is an Ebay manifold that is prone to crack and break.
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I can't decipher the exact question. You shouldn't run the car with the plumbing like that. It will catch on fire.
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I feel so sad for the future generation of miata owners
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Still need a good turbo and I am completely rebuilding the miata thanks for all the newbie love.
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Serious here, park that car. It is a complete fire hazard. I don't want anyone to die in a fiery blaze, and you are on a path to do so with that set up. All of those poorly terminated oil lines are a bad, bad thing.

Park it, read, read more, keep looking and reading other builds. this will give you plenty of time to save up money to fix all those hazards.
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But bro, it's high quality
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Your best bet is to place it in the trash or melt down the metal to salvage & recycle for a small profit.

Talk to shuiend for a baller setup.

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But bro, it's high quality
I was trying to find the highest quality part. The manifold is out, so it a tie between:

1. The boost controller with a magnitude of lines and tee's leading to gawd knows what.
2. The heater core re-routed to the turbo. Don't know where the hell it goes after that.
3. The oil lines clamped onto a barb-LESS hard-line, using a high quality 1.5" worm clamp, choked down to 3/16".

This dude needs to pay close attention and examine as many build threads, stickies and help threads, as humanly possible for the next three months. No, six months.
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It's a 1.6, so maybe it wants to die in a fire?
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I kind of smell a stinky little troll. The grammar, choice if words, and picture uploads.. it's stinky.
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Mazda Miata MX5 Eunos 1989 1993 1 6L Stainless Manifold Header w Downpipe | eBay

Look at that, even cheaper than $400.
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The hose with the worm clamp, that's your coolant feed line, right? Please say it is.

As for your turbo replacement, go hit up zilvia for a used turbo, you can usually get a used 2560r for around that much.
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I bought the car AS is for 1800 for a winter project the car won't be drivienough till it completely finish just looking for a little help on my first turbo build.and yes I do have a new oil feel line that won't be shifty clamped on

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I think the heater core reroute is through the turbo?...
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I think the heater core reroute is through the turbo?...
​​​​​​​That is what it looks like to me.
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Hahaha yep, just saw that too

Basically OP, you bought a pile of poo. Good luck replacing everything lol

I wouldn't pay $180 for that
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