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Old 11-04-2006, 11:40 PM   #1
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I right know have a DIY turbo on my 1.6L and love it. I am planning on getting a newer Miata 94-97 with a 1.8L. I know I will need the new exhaust manifold but can I use the same down pipe since I know the cat back is the same for 90-97? Also I think The intake and intercooler will work but not sure. Has anyone tried this?

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Old 11-05-2006, 09:26 AM   #2
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Just a few guesses:

I think that as long as the new manifold doesn't move the turbo there's no reason a new downpipe would be needed.

The intercooler is tied more to the chassis than the block so it should work.

The intake may need some modification *if* you change AFMs.
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