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Old 10-05-2017, 05:31 PM
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Very much so! But would you happen to know what belt I need to get for this bracket?

EDIT: Never mind, just found it on GoMiata
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Okay guys, I need help. Does this bracket go in place of where the old power steering pump was? I got the belt needed for this bracket so I just need to know where it goes. Haven't been able to find any installs of it anywhere. Thanks!
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Originally Posted by LittleCarBigFun View Post
Okay guys, I need help. Does this bracket go in place of where the old power steering pump was? I got the belt needed for this bracket so I just need to know where it goes. Haven't been able to find any installs of it anywhere. Thanks!
It has been a while since I have removed one of those, but I think it goes in the place that the power steer pump bracket goes.
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Old 10-06-2017, 03:58 PM
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Alrighty then, I will be depowering my steering rack tomorrow! Thanks guys!
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Lars dropped off a sweet package on Thursday!! But after looking at all the different diagrams for Megasquirt and tuner studio I can't make heads or tails of anything. Is there any help out there for PNP Pro going into a 1.6? My biggest fear is that I don't wire something correctly and two days later, I'll be on the side of the road watching Mia burn to the ground
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Old 10-22-2017, 08:55 PM
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What exactly is your question? If you bought a brain built unit, his instructions are very good. Have you looked at those?
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Originally Posted by ridethecliche View Post
What exactly is your question? If you bought a brain built unit, his instructions are very good. Have you looked at those?
Lars sent me a PNP Pro, and I'm more so nervous about installing it with my wideband and injectors. Like is the setup and software similar to an MS2? I've watched a few videos on the install and base map, but it's all been on MS2 PNP not PNP Pro
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Okay, this build is going to have to be put on hold right now. Army has decided for the third month in a row to pay me half a paycheck, I stripped out a bolt for the driver's seat bracket and all around everything had just been giving me a huge headache.

Hopefully **** should get straight soon and I can start up again.
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Haven't updated in a sec. So, I figured that since I don't have a garage I'm gonna need to take Mia to a shop. So, on December 16th I'm taking Mia to Track Minded Performance in Marietta Georgia who will do the install and tune while I'm on HBL and back in California with family. Once everything is said and done I'll then get Mia painted, because she desperately needs it.
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Mia goes up to the shop this weekend to start her journey to become a turbo Miata! And oddly enough in NW Florida is decided to snow. Days before that I decided to get rid of my leaky soft top and get a hardtop. Now I no longer have to worry about water damage. I also depowered my steering rack to make more room for IC piping. Lars, you have been a HUGE help throughout this whole journey, thanks again so much! PO thought plasti dip was a good idea. Mia just doesn't look happy. A paint job is in the future.
Hardtop came in handy. I LIVE IN FLORIDA!!!
Oh yeah, I also did a little cosmetic thing too
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Okay, need advice again. This time on wheels and tires. Being my current setup are 15x7 +30mm offset and 205/50 tires, I'm curious if it would be advantageous of me to get a set of 15x9 wheels and 225/45? I should also mention that I finally depowered my steering rack, as per FM instructions. I'm also down to either getting Advanti Storm S1's or be a cool kid and get some 6ul's. Any input is much appreciated!

Edit: Should also mention this car is going to be 99% street driven

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Heres another option:
https://www.tirerack.com/wheels/Whee...5&autoModClar=

This is what I run, they hold up really good in wrecks They are 15*9 36mm offset. I believe most 9" wide wheels with require some fender rolling. To me it comes down to what you want the car to look like when it is done. I know wide wheels with sticky tires will be a pain in parking lots with a depowered rack but once you get going its no big deal.
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That's been another one I've looked at! The weight of the wheels is a bit concerning is all. Looks matter, but not to the point where it will determine what I get.
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Where in the US are you located?
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Crestview Florida. Southern Alabama basically
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Only update is that I've dropped Mia off at TMP in Marietta and I'm back home on leave. I also have 2 cats back home. Rocky is the big white cat, and Sophie is the chubby basement cat.
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