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Old 02-08-2009, 01:14 AM   #21
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Great to read this thread
Im at around 56k miles on mine and installing turbo
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Old 02-08-2009, 10:52 PM   #22
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My old 1.6 had 234K when I lost a coolant hose and cooked it. It was running great until that time. My 1.8 has around 3K on the new build.
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Old 02-08-2009, 10:58 PM   #23
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First turbo setup I put on around 4-5 years ago with 50k miles. Now I'm going on my second kit with 70k miles. Stock 1.6 SNC, but I've had a torsen since day one.

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Old 02-08-2009, 11:08 PM   #24
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Good lord do some of you even drive your Miata's. I put an average of 1500 miles a month on mine (not turbo yet). Ive put about 550 miles on my engine non turbo... and like 115k on the chassis. I hope my turbo setup lasts past 200k on the chassis, which should only take a few years.
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Old 02-09-2009, 10:15 AM   #25
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this thread should really be:

how many miles on your 225 hp or greater turbo miata?
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Old 02-09-2009, 11:07 AM   #26
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Paul turbo'd his daily at about 250K and its at like 288K now I think. I think that was in less than a year. No problems but he's swapping in a 99 motor in a couple weeks just because he can.
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Old 02-09-2009, 12:58 PM   #27
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One guy I've seen at the track a couple of times bought his 1.6 with 60K on it, ran a JR supercharger for 60K, removed it in favor of an FM kit, and put another 100K on it. So 220K miles, 160K of which were boosted, on the original motor. Granted I don't think he's running monstrous power levels, but that's a lot of boosted miles. Was still running fine last I saw it (November). This thread gives me hope that a motor swap won't be an immediate necessity post-turbo.
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Old 02-09-2009, 01:01 PM   #28
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[QUOTE=NA6C-Guy;365561]Good lord do some of you even drive your Miata's. QUOTE]

Turbo'd in April. 12K since. DD and track car. Got my snows on now. Year round driver.
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Old 02-09-2009, 07:22 PM   #29
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146K install
149K now still kicking 14 psi
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Old 02-09-2009, 07:53 PM   #30
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Just turned 140,000 miles, been on boost for 12,000 miles @ 10 psi, still running strong.
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Old 02-09-2009, 08:21 PM   #31
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00' Bought and ran stock (well non-turbo anyway) from 18k ~ 85K, turbo'd from ~85 - 150K @12psi street tune (def over 200whp). Turbo setup is fine - my issues are related to stupidity at one point or another and or bad parts. Anyway I love it so much a new motor and top is goin in/on soon :-) And this is my 8th set of tires :-P Turbo that thing and njoy :-D
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