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Old 04-26-2013, 12:08 PM   #61
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My homework tonight was to read over your build again, not sure if the controller given will be as nice as linking it to the ms3.

Other weekend plans: new damper and radiator. Besides that it's a slow weekend for me.
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Old 05-05-2013, 03:56 PM   #62
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Pretty crazy weekend for me.

Crazy neighbors meth lab blew up. He is a very weird and shady person. Always hangs out in his little shack at his moms house. I believe he lives in the shack, I know for a fact he has slept there a few nights. He sleeps where ever the creepy rapist van he owns can get him to.




Got the new damper installed. This thing is very rev happy, car pulls so much harder on the highway, should have done this sooner! Also got the new radiator installed, just a dual core ebay radiator like my old 93 car. Cools surprisingly well.

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Meth lab? I'm guessing not methanol.
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Unfortunately not! I would have an unlimited supply then
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:37 PM   #65
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Waiting on the ECU then I should be ready for boost! Bad bad thoughts recently about selling everything and buying something new, like a v8. Then I remembered how much fun the old car was boosted, I really want to achieve my new set goal for this car as well.

Got a call that our stuff was all coated and ready to go so we went for a 2 hour drive to pick up the goodies. Cost me a used t-25 that I use to have on my old car so I feel like I got a good deal. The ceramic came out perfect! Makes me more anxious.

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that's beautiful
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The downpipe is flawless. I need boost soon, it's killing me
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Steady as she goes. Don't waiver.
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Waiting on the ECU then I should be ready for boost! Bad bad thoughts recently about selling everything and buying something new, like a v8. Then I remembered how much fun the old car was boosted, I really want to achieve my new set goal for this car as well.
Get a v8 in addition, like I did.

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Get a v8 in addition, like I did.

Problem solved
Truth. Although I find I drive the Miata a lot more.
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Miata + V8 crew, checking in.

Although, my Miata lacks boost or VVT, so I am lowest on the totem pole.
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Old 05-19-2013, 06:51 PM   #72
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I want a small block Chevy converted fox body mustang again or Mazda Rx7 FC. I have an abundance of Chevy parts from when I sold out of dirt track racing just a few months ago and it's just waiting to be used. I miss that torque
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My G8 got nailed by hail Wednesday evening in MWL's. Better than getting killed in a tornado though. Looks like I'll be LS-less for about a month while it's repaired. $7K+.
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Could have been much worse. My roof is totaled on my house and the truck is beatup. Glad I kept my car garaged, tornado like storms again tomorrow. Not good!
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I've been wanting to get the Super Dampener but I don't want to convert my alternator and water pump pulleys to the ribbed still belt. But your build looks awesome, can't wait to see the videos of this beast. Sorry for noob question, but does the trunk open with that fastback?
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Do it Ryan. My car is so rev happy with the new damper it is unreal. For being N/A it pulls hard, much harder than I expected. I may have some pulleys I could donate if you can get an alternator!

Yes trunk is fully operational. I lose about an inch or two of space because the fastback overlays it a little bit. Ignore the junk in ma trunk, Texas weather has sucked and squeezing her in the garage tonight in case of any more hail/tornadoes tonight.


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What holds the front in place?

Dude, I put in the 949 Super clutch, she be rev happy already lol but it would be nice to lose some more rotating weight. Also mine has slipped, so I had to re make the timing mark.

Definitely let me know if you have a pulley. Can I just change the pulley on the alternator or do I have to switch the entire thing?
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Spec miata brackets, then 2 bolts to secure the trunk area.

I'll look in my boxes this weekend. I may be wrong but I dont think you can just swap the alternator pulleys.
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I dont think you can just swap pullies, you can just toss on an NA8 alternator though. Are we sure the super damper fits the 1.6 crank?
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They sell it for a 1.6 and state the pulleys need to be changed.
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