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Old 12-14-2011, 01:21 AM   #41
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Whose manifold is that?
That is Splitimes,Shlammed old manifold.

OP, I can't tell you how many times I've been tempted to buy that thing when it's come up for sale. I wish I did....
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Old 12-14-2011, 01:36 AM   #42
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Nice looking car, in all it's iterations. Nothing like a good hobby to keep you busy
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Old 12-14-2011, 04:17 PM   #43
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Amazing build tread! Subscribed
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Old 12-15-2011, 06:31 AM   #44
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cheers for the comments.
Picked some stuff up from ceramic coating today. I had the manifold and rear housing done in flat black. Will post photos tomorrow

in other news, i tested the wheels and wing to see how it ties in. Camber in the rear is still too much for me. I am doing the bushings and diff over the weekend so ill get some offset bushes to put in. That should help


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Old 12-15-2011, 01:50 PM   #45
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Should look pretty cool when its all done...what are the specs on the wheels/tires?
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Old 12-18-2011, 12:46 AM   #46
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Update

So over the weekend ive got every thing done that i wanted to With a help of a mate we removed all the remaining control arms and the diff, and today i ran my new fuel lines

The fuel lines were a pain in the ****.. first getting the old lines out, and then trying to fit the new ones down behind the fuel tank :(. Got it done anyways but the hose that was provided is so long so i think i pulled it to tight and need to put a bit of slack in it or its just meant to be like that :P

So tomorrow im going down to drop off the diff and control arms to fit up the New Tomei trax 2 way and fit the bushings and ball joints

Anyways, heres some pics


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Old 12-19-2011, 12:25 PM   #47
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no vaccum source on fpr?

will need to set it high so you dont run out of fuel...
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Old 12-27-2011, 05:18 AM   #48
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Yeah theres a vacuum source just havent run it yet.
Update so its been a looooonnnggg day.

But i can finally say my car is back on the ground again With the help of mates re put the suspension and diff back in Control arms recieved new poly bushing with offset bushings for the camber ones as well as new balljoints. The diff got the Tomei trax lsd put in as well

Photos speak for them selves.. Needs the front lip badd as well as the height set properly on all four corners

Firstly set everything out

IMG_4253 by charlie_2011, on Flickr

Back on all four


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Old 04-23-2012, 09:15 PM   #49
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Figured i should update this thread.
So while i started prepping ---- in the bay, i decided to drop the motor off to get built


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That was finished later that week and i didnt really wanna waste time so i went out and bought a gazebo and put the motor back in the car in the rain lol :P


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Finally seeing light at the end of the tunnel


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Got a mate to come round and do my cooler piping


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Then it was off to the workshop to get the final things done like turbo lines and other misc stuff


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Fast forward to the end of march and the car was getting ready to go off to get run in on the dyno.


photo-39 by charlie_2011, on Flickr

That day came and went and i finally got it back after 6 months in the build. Now lets talk numbers. It made 200rwkw on 1 bar with no timing and a lot of fuel. So this was very conservative. The tuner brought it back down to 160ish rwkw on 8 psi to let me put more km's on it driving on the street.

The day i bought it back i gave it a good clean


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Interior shot. Note the dash


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Final shot of the bay


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In all its track attire


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So as of today. The car has been taken back to the workshop to get a check up after the 1000kms. There it will also get a new removable rear section for the street. I have a track day on the 2nd of may which im excited about and then after that its off to get re tuned and hopefully make around 210 rwkw

Now.. Some drive by vids

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcNTW...oqmIHBN_grr00=
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Old 04-23-2012, 10:27 PM   #50
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you aren't getting enough praise for this build, this miata is bad***
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One of my top 3 favorite Miatas. You mentioned the wing mounts were custom, do you happen to have a CAD file or anything?
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the actual mounts are pretty easy to make .. its just the stands.. Hold up ill see if i can dig something up

Edit: nope cant seem to fine the drawings :( pm me if u want detailed pics ?
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Old 04-23-2012, 11:09 PM   #53
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I've got mounts to take measurements for the trunk/wing mounts, just need an idea of general design.

I think I'm going to CAD wieners into mine....
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Arghh! Youtube vids aren't working for me!!!!!!! Fix now so I can beat off!
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Old 04-24-2012, 02:29 AM   #56
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Epic build Charlie. i remember back in the day when you were looking at a kit i was selling . I'm so jelous that ur tracking those wheels, last i looked they were over 1k a piece to get to tassie. Glad you stuck with it and ended with a ride to be proud of!.

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I'm going to copy your interior now.
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Cheers guys. The interior took a lot of work. And a lot of cutting out
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it almost sounds like an n/a miata down low!
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Love the I/C piping! That must have taken a while.
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