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Old 01-10-2013, 02:11 PM   #21
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I see pics! The site must have taken some time for them to be visable. Anyways, looks good. Water pump will make a few ponies.

Any cylinder head and cam work?
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Intake manifold?
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Yeah, scoop up that flipzide intake manifold Zabac was selling!
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except its for 1.8
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Liking the work. Although I also was on the hate wagon It was nothing personal and I am very interested in the results as well. subbed.
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except its for 1.8
Doh, i totally spaced on that.

I've seen a few 1.6 intake manifolds in the last few months, i'm pretty sure they are all sold at this point though. Keep an eye out though, it's likely you'll find someone upgrading to a 1.8 and dumping baller 1.6 parts for cheap.
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Old 01-10-2013, 03:52 PM   #27
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Narrow runner long tube you say. Using 1.25" steam pipe rather than the normal 1.5"?
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:13 PM   #28
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This may have been covered, but why not 1.8? They are like $500.

Good luck. I admire the fact that you post this stuff on here. Usually, people who work on cool stuff try to keep secrets.
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:38 PM   #29
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I see pics! The site must have taken some time for them to be visable. Anyways, looks good. Water pump will make a few ponies.

Any cylinder head and cam work?
Yeah its been ported, big valves and some 270ish cams with solid lifters etc.

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Intake manifold?
Stock, stock throttle body.

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Narrow runner long tube you say. Using 1.25" steam pipe rather than the normal 1.5"?
Yeah, this manifold isnt designed to break the 2560 record, its for midrange, however I hope to break it anyway, and if we arent happy with this design we can go for 1.5" and sell this one.

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This may have been covered, but why not 1.8? They are like $500.

Good luck. I admire the fact that you post this stuff on here. Usually, people who work on cool stuff try to keep secrets.
Thanks, Its already full built, its what we have got.

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Old 01-10-2013, 08:39 PM   #30
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The muffler just arrived, this is the biggest magnaflow you can fit under an MX5.

Its just huge.

28 inches long, 5 inches tall and 11 inches wide.

I sure hope this is the right one and that it can actually fit, it sure wasnt cheap..



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Old 01-10-2013, 08:43 PM   #31
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its what most of us run, it easily fits, and its pretty cheap

also I'm sorry but you're not upgrading to 1.8 because you have a built 1.6, making it sound like its a budget issue, yet talk about running an efr, and constantly making and re-making manifolds/setups for this car.

what am I just not understanding that would justify this complete lack of tactic?
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:45 PM   #32
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sorry man, you're just not impressing anyone.....yet.

and I say this with no offense

at the end of the day, even if this thing makes the power goals, there will be guys in greece making like 400+ on a 1.6 and you're still not impressing anyone.

why not go for a 1.8, giant turbo, and possibly achieve what Faeflora failed trying so many times? Go for "the ultimate record"


*EDIT: and I'm just stirring the pot/thinking out loud here, you don't have to answer if you don't want to.
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:11 PM   #33
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No no, thats cool and a fair point.

For me this is just a challenge for myself, a chance to test my skills. To build something that other people havnt whether from lack of trying or not.
Being able to get a really efficient setup tuned really well is a good challenge and a way to learn IMO.

The reason I havnt just thrown a fully prep'd 1.8 at it and a huge turbo is because the point of the car is to go and run supersprint days (time attack style) and then go and do mountain runs on the weekends. The budget isn't unlimited thats for sure. however to go up in turbo size means spending at least 1400 dollars, might as well make it 2000 and get an EFR.

The car was purchased with suspension, 6 pots, built 1.6, cage etc etc
From here the best way to 350whp odd and the quickest street rego's circuit mx5 in the country doesnt involve a 1.8L and a S366.

Regarding making and remaking manifolds, the owner is a mate of mine so If he isnt happy he can resell what I build for what I charge him, because he gets it cheap. Im just happy to have a mule to play with. Im just trying to learn.

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Old 01-10-2013, 11:28 PM   #34
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Fair enough. Thats probably the best answer I've heard yet. I'm glad you didn't say "I just want to be different"
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Old 01-13-2013, 12:26 AM   #35
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Did this today also. It's an msm. Yay a win for the 1.8 harassment crew.













Yep, it fits in the factory location -almost- perfectly.

It will need some clever routing of fittings and some skilled fabrication but it looks great!

Very very excited.

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Old 01-13-2013, 12:32 AM   #36
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wow that is really cool.....props
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I'm not sure if America has this phrase but..

This ain't my first rodeo.

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At first I was like "turbo no hit steering shaft?" Then remembered ,,ɐılɐɹʇsn∀,,

Good luck with the build, looks like its gonna be a fun one
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lolol my thoughts exactrly
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Very interesting build. Well be a fun car to drive on track and get some payback on all the miata haters.
You do nice work dann.
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