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Old 10-31-2007, 08:10 PM   #1
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Default BEGI Kit Pics / FIC Installation

Though I'd post some pics of the BEGI kit I just received. It's a Stage 1 without intercooler. Looks to be of nice quality. Will get the FIC wired in and working before starting - just need the harness that cjernigan is going to make.
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Old 10-31-2007, 08:13 PM   #2
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Wowwww
VERY nice engine bay man.
Props.
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Old 10-31-2007, 08:14 PM   #3
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Man i love newly ceramic coated pieces. You doing the install this weekend? Are you going to do your own wiring for the FIC or did you get a boomslang?
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Man i love newly ceramic coated pieces. You doing the install this weekend? Are you going to do your own wiring for the FIC or did you get a boomslang?
Will probably start next weekend. Installing springs this weekend. Weren't you going to build a straight through harness that I could wire in to?
https://www.miataturbo.net/miata-parts-sale-trade-5/99-00-megasquirt-partial-pnp-patch-harnesses-13425/
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Old 11-01-2007, 06:14 AM   #5
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Sweet! My kit is on the way. Can't wait till next week. If only I could take a couple of days off!!!
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Old 11-01-2007, 11:50 AM   #6
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Looks awesome! Post the pics of your install so I can live vicariously.
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Old 11-01-2007, 12:13 PM   #7
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i want to know more about that little AEM box you have there.
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it's the new AEM F/IC. supposed to be a pretty cool piggyback.
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looks super sexy, congrats
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AEM hasn't validated the FIC installation on a 99-00 so there's no wiring diagram or pnp harness for it yet. Except for the resistors, it seems pretty staight forward - this is how I plan to wire it.
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Man you are saving yourself so much hassle by getting this stuff off the bat. Having a turbo kit makes the stress of wondering if something is going to break or fall apart very minimal.
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What is that plug or something all the way on the right side of the manifold?

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How come begi gets the oil from a sandwich plate and not the pressure sender?

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Congrats on the kit, how much did it cost all together and how long did you wait to receive it?
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The "plug" is a port for the EGR tube.
I have a feeling they get oil from the sandwich plate instead because they had a few oil sender "Ts" break on customers. Whenever BEGI has things like that happen they change something. Thus the 10mm studs for example.
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The "plug" is a port for the EGR tube.
I have a feeling they get oil from the sandwich plate instead because they had a few oil sender "Ts" break on customers. Whenever BEGI has things like that happen they change something. Thus the 10mm studs for example.
No, I know that its the EGR tube. I mean all the way on the left edge.
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Hmm. Guess ill consider the sandwich plate instead.
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ever removed a oil pressure sender? wouldn't you rather remove the oil filter.

i'm sure the 1/8" bsp fitting wasn't fun either.
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ever removed a oil pressure sender? wouldn't you rather remove the oil filter.

i'm sure the 1/8" bsp fitting wasn't fun either.
Never tried the sender, but I did the oil filter. I see your point.

Whats BSP fitting, its the second time I have heard it mentioned and google images has no pictures of it and I couldnt find it on ATP turbo. Whats it for?
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British Standard Pipe thread.
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Old 11-02-2007, 12:36 PM   #18
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That plug looks like the sprew from the metal casting turned into a EGT probe port. Otherwise I have no idea.
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What is that plug or something all the way on the right side of the manifold??
One's the EGR port not sure about the other - maybe Stephanie will chime in.

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How come begi gets the oil from a sandwich plate and not the pressure sender?
The kit comes with a T-fitting. I picked up the sandwich plate to ease the installation.

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Congrats on the kit, how much did it cost all together and how long did you wait to receive it?
So far I'm up to ~$3250. Took about 3 weeks to receive it. Can't think of anything else I need?

$580 shipped for the FIC and Wideband from Nester - best price I could find.
$2366 shipped for S1 without intercooler and fueling - Sept was free shipping.
$20 sandwich plate new from a board member
$200 used laptop from a board member
$~75 for a harness coming from cjernigan

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The kit comes with a T-fitting. I picked up the sandwich plate to ease the installation.
Where'd ya pick up that plate if ya dont mind me asking?
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