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Old 02-15-2013, 12:20 AM   #61
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Yep. 300whp in our cars is NOT slow. Despite what some of the posers say
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If this wasn't already turbod i'd totally buy it for my next car, I love me a white NB, that's my next car
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Alright guys, life has changed a lot. We are officially flying to Africa on March 13. If the car is not sold by March 10 I'm keeping it.

I would take $7250 without the laptop, or $7350 with the laptop... but you'll want the laptop since it has the tunes and full tunerstudio and everything on it.

Tell your friends, honda owners, whatever... This car is sick and for sale.
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I still say we should trade... GLWS, doubt mine will sell by then.
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Nice car. Still for sale? I was looking to see if it had a/c. I didn't see it in the thread, but 4 pages is a lot of info to digest.

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For sale for another week or I'm keeping it. Still has A/C. I am told it works; I have never driven it in temps above 50 degrees so I cannot confirm or deny. Seems to kick on if I turn it on though.
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For sale for another week or I'm keeping it. Still has A/C. I am told it works; I have never driven it in temps above 50 degrees so I cannot confirm or deny. Seems to kick on if I turn it on though.
thanks. I wish it was closer. Looks like a great little car. Just don't think we have the time to make a deal and ship.
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thanks. I wish it was closer. Looks like a great little car. Just don't think we have the time to make a deal and ship.
Where are you located? Fly out and drive it home. Happy to pick you up from the airport.

Also, if I had a deposit on the car I could wait a little longer than a week. If you're genuinely interested let me know and we will talk.
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I live in Toledo, an hour south of Saline MI. Is that where you currently are with this car? I'd like to come check it out. I'm just concerned with this misfire issue as well as the fact that the previous 2 owners have sold the car after owning it for a very short time. Makes me wonder if there are some problems..
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I live in Toledo, an hour south of Saline MI. Is that where you currently are with this car? I'd like to come check it out. I'm just concerned with this misfire issue as well as the fact that the previous 2 owners have sold the car after owning it for a very short time. Makes me wonder if there are some problems..
Well come take a look at it. I'm available mon-wed this week. Shoot me a PM and we will figure it out.

I have determined that the misfire is due to some level of overboosting. I watched the gauge when I had it out a couple days ago and it hits 20psi and misfires at the same time. Will be doing some troubleshooting tomorrow. Going to hook up a line from intake Mani to WGA and see what happens with base boost.
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The A/C worked when I had the car, but it would oscillate at idle really bad because of the tune. I used a/c while cruising on the highway and it was nice a cold. I would just turn it off if I was going to have to stop or go into neutral. Ghetto, but worked.

Dubbleduecer, I was the PO. The guy I bought the car off of was buying a house which is why he sold the car. I bought the car for a fun summer car (did not disappoint) but I have another miata and I was looking to get out of my loan at the time. I also didn't want to deal with PA inspection and I was relying on a friend to help me with megasquirt. I never picked it up 100% and didn't want to have to rely on someone else for tuning help. When I owned this car there was nothing wrong it with aside from the fact that it was never tuned to its full potential.
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Where are you located? Fly out and drive it home. Happy to pick you up from the airport.

Also, if I had a deposit on the car I could wait a little longer than a week. If you're genuinely interested let me know and we will talk.
I am in New Orleans. I am going to look into shipping it if I have time. Looks to quote me about 799 to ship it here. It may be worth that not to fly and drive it home.
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Fly out, drive that bitch home in style
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The A/C worked when I had the car, but it would oscillate at idle really bad because of the tune. I used a/c while cruising on the highway and it was nice a cold. I would just turn it off if I was going to have to stop or go into neutral. Ghetto, but worked.

Dubbleduecer, I was the PO. The guy I bought the car off of was buying a house which is why he sold the car. I bought the car for a fun summer car (did not disappoint) but I have another miata and I was looking to get out of my loan at the time. I also didn't want to deal with PA inspection and I was relying on a friend to help me with megasquirt. I never picked it up 100% and didn't want to have to rely on someone else for tuning help. When I owned this car there was nothing wrong it with aside from the fact that it was never tuned to its full potential.
Thanks Tim, I appreciate the input!

Dubble, I realize you don't have enough posts to PM, just post in the thread... or you can email me at edwin daniel may (86) at gmail.com without the spaces or parenthesis and I'll give you my phone number. Or do both. Whatever.
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For any who are following this, Misfire issue update:

Today I removed the ball and spring from the manual boost controller and plugged the bleed hole to see what would happen (basically bypassing the MBC). Set up that way, it goes up to a solid 15 psi and holds nice and smooth. Car runs awesome. Problem was that when very cold, the denser air caused higher boost pressures (this is normal with manual boost controllers) causing it to hit boost cutoff (about 20 psi). No harm done there, as this engine will easily handle 20 psi.

Anyway... looks like dubble popped in and out and hasn't been seen again. I am likely gonna keep this thing unless someone shows up out of nowhere and buys it. Every day I become more and more OK with that
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I'm sorry, work sucks. Louisville training all last week and now I'm trying to get caught up. I'm going to email you.
-Thanks

Edit: email sent at 7:45. Let me know if you don't get it for some reason.
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Also interested if not currently sold. Can't PM sorry boss.
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Not sold yet. Where are you located? Tomorrow I'm going out of town til Monday but let me know what you're thinking. Email me at edwindanielmay 86 at gmail. Without the spaces.
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https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=152901464867246

Friend of mine from HS just sold this Miata, sad to see it go. In the works to build another atm. Possible to buy your car to start as a platform.
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Friend of mine from HS just sold this Miata, sad to see it go. In the works to build another atm. Possible to buy your car to start as a platform.
Cool. Do keep in mind, the car is now with me in Utah and the price is now $8000 firm. I had to register it And drive it across the country and its spring, so price went up.
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