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Old 01-17-2007, 03:52 PM   #21
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Get a vacuum manifold.
Yeah, I was thinking of doing that actually
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Old 01-17-2007, 09:14 PM   #22
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On marc kulaks old car he went from 284whp to 310whp with just the manifold installed. Moves the powerband a little bit...I think he lost like 5ft/lb in the middle but gained a lot up top.
well that sounds respectable! Im really excited for ya
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Old 01-17-2007, 10:16 PM   #23
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Nice unit. Don't why it has "Turbo Miata" written on it though..

I guess BEGI couldn't fit "Badass ************" on it!
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Old 01-18-2007, 02:28 AM   #24
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Wow, that is the messiest engine bay I've ever seen, haha. You should clean it up a little bit. The manifold looks good though, I was looking at getting one, will be cool to see dyno numbers
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Old 01-18-2007, 01:02 PM   #25
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Wow, that is the messiest engine bay I've ever seen, haha. You should clean it up a little bit.
Wow, really? You haven't been looking hard enough, then This forum is rife with ugly engine bays...e.g., mine: http://www.boompa.com/bripab007/turb...pictures/7196/
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Old 01-18-2007, 01:30 PM   #26
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mine was 310. That price is only good for the rest of this month, then who knows what they will cost.
I believe they will jump to $350 or so.

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Wow, that is the messiest engine bay I've ever seen, haha. You should clean it up a little bit. The manifold looks good though, I was looking at getting one, will be cool to see dyno numbers

The messiest you have ever seen? I have these things called vacuum lines that I need to run to a lot of different things in my engine bay, I guess I could just leave all the lines off and have it look clean if that would make it less messy. I think when I dyno the dyno operator wont let me dyno until I make my engine bay less messy, sucks....guess I better make it less messy then.
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Old 01-18-2007, 02:42 PM   #28
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Maybe he meant cluttered?
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Now if you do upgrade the cams, the powerband for the motor will be pretty sweet. I wish there was some way to just increase lift like on pushrod motors, you just swap out rocker arms. I didn't see it anywhere, but did you port match the intake and the heads yet? It does wonders for eliminating the steps that are usually present that make the air charge lose velocity and energy when coming into the cylinders.
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I consider my engine bay to be very clean and although I have vacuum lines running to various places in the engine bay I have made it about as clean as I can. I have the BOV, FMU, FPR, Boost gauge sensor, External WG, and brake booster vacuum lines all coming from the intake manifold side of the engine bay and since the manifold is tapped for a larger hose its hard to HIDE all of the vacuum lines. I am going to be overly critical of everyone elses **** from now on. / bad mood
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Now if you do upgrade the cams, the powerband for the motor will be pretty sweet. I wish there was some way to just increase lift like on pushrod motors, you just swap out rocker arms. I didn't see it anywhere, but did you port match the intake and the heads yet? It does wonders for eliminating the steps that are usually present that make the air charge lose velocity and energy when coming into the cylinders.


yep, ported head and i made sure the IM was gasket matched.
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Maybe he meant cluttered?
the abs thing makes it look cluttered. but looks fine to me
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just ditch the abs and youll be fine. I wanna see this in person whats your eta on being running/tuned? i still have a few minor issues in mine. :(
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Old 01-18-2007, 04:21 PM   #34
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I am going to try to make my bay as pretty as possible and then post pics for RusMan to make sure it meets his approval. Im serious. In a couple days check back for the most un-messy engine bay EVER!
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I am looking forward to this. Better watch out, when my engine gets back in she ought to be real clean, cept for the damn paint scratches..
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How's the spool characheristics changed with this?
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How's the spool characheristics changed with this?

honestly i cant tell any difference and I didnt expect to see any difference. I will be going back to the dyno though and will let you guys be the first to know what happens.
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Is the WI in yet? need some meth?
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Is the WI in yet? need some meth?
I dont know if I am going to be using it. Since I have 110 octane about 5 miles away and have a good IC I dont know if its going to really benefit me that much. I know I could advance timing with it, but honestly I like to just have a more simple setup. I know I dont need the WI to get 350whp, but it would make it easier....I dont know yet...we will have to see.
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