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Old 10-18-2014, 07:44 PM   #501
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Might be the fitting is too long for the depth of the hole. Where is this said picture?
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Might be the fitting is too long for the depth of the hole. Where is this said picture?
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Old 10-18-2014, 11:08 PM   #503
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what the poop? what is it bottoming against? how deep does the hole go?
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what the poop? what is it bottoming against? how deep does the hole go?
Not too sure... Lol

If it leaks again I'll pull the lines back off and snap a couple pictures
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Old 10-19-2014, 12:35 AM   #505
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I have a set of fittings just like that laying around. brand new. perhaps they'll fit better or something? lmk if you end up needing a set or something
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Old 10-19-2014, 01:27 AM   #506
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between the both of us, I want to see a car running within a month. yours is closer to that goal. what is the fitting type?

-6 AN to metric M10x1.25?
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between the both of us, I want to see a car running within a month. yours is closer to that goal. what is the fitting type?

-6 AN to metric M10x1.25?
Lol... I'm not cretain on the thread sizes but it does look to be a - 6an... The thread size is just the same as every other t25 though
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Found another whoopsie... I used the 1.8 coolant temp sensor in the rear thermostat housing... Is there any way to use a 1.8 connector and wire it to the harness that way? I REALLY dont want attempt to remove that sensor.. Its in the worst place possible

Also, I can still start the car without having that sensor plugged in right?
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Maybe the holes on the China Charger aren't as deep as others?
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Maybe the holes on the China Charger aren't as deep as others?
Maybe ... I topped off the water this morning and its holding.
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Good news. Just keep checking them when the car gets up to temperature to make sure they still hold.
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IT STARTED!!! I have to finish up some MS wiring to the stock AFM harness and set up a few things in MS BUT.... damnit, it started!

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Sounds good man!
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Sounds good man!
Has some lifter tick but hopefully that'll clear up after putting a few miles on it. The motor was sitting around for god only knows how long so its understandable that it is a little loud I guess. Bottom end is quiet though so thats the most important thing haha
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Lifter tick is fairly normal. We can do a shim adjustment procedure on your car. Sometimes you can move existing shims around and achieve good tolerances, when I did mine out of 16 total shims I kept 8 and bought 8. I still have my old shims you can have, they just were not the right size for me but are not broken or defective. Cams do have to be removed to do this. Unless your tolerances are way out of line it's not worth it, I just had the whole head apart so I did it.

I run a product called LC20 from LCD inc. in my DD that mixes with the oil and helps remove carbon and keep oxidation down, over 15k miles I was able to clear up a very noisy valve in my civic and have been using it for a total of 40,000 miles. Been contemplating running it in the MX5 also. They have a lot of trucks on their page so I'm sure it can handle turbo temps.
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Lifter tick is fairly normal. We can do a shim adjustment procedure on your car. Sometimes you can move existing shims around and achieve good tolerances, when I did mine out of 16 total shims I kept 8 and bought 8. I still have my old shims you can have, they just were not the right size for me but are not broken or defective. Cams do have to be removed to do this. Unless your tolerances are way out of line it's not worth it, I just had the whole head apart so I did it.

I run a product called LC20 from LCD inc. in my DD that mixes with the oil and helps remove carbon and keep oxidation down, over 15k miles I was able to clear up a very noisy valve in my civic and have been using it for a total of 40,000 miles. Been contemplating running it in the MX5 also. They have a lot of trucks on their page so I'm sure it can handle turbo temps.
Cool thank you sir! I'll have to see what happens once I start driving it.

Anyone know what I could do about that coolant temp sensor? Can I somehow wire that to the stock harness?
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I believe that the 1.8 sensor is the ECU and temp gauge sensor. Based off this Coolant Temp Sender Question - MX-5 Miata Forum if you put the 1.6 gauge sensor in the head then you should be able to use it as the ECU sensor with some rewiring.
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I'll have so take another look tomorrow..

I think I will be able to get the sensor out with a crows foot... I might just switch it out for the 1.6 sensor and call it a day. That'll probably be easier than changing the wiring lol
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is your IAT hooked up? did you check base timing?
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is your IAT hooked up? did you check base timing?
IAT is now hooked up. Base timing will be set tomorrow as well as some other initial MS set up steps as per Braineacks gravy train installation manual lol
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