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Old 12-30-2012, 05:11 AM   #41
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No just the members of this forum dont like repeating them selves for 2 pages and getting no where.
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:22 AM   #42
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No just the members of this forum dont like repeating them selves for 2 pages and getting no where.
Your right i understand that haha. Im not being sarcastic either, but what i got from this thread is either run my intercooler and piping like the norm or just run a water to air intercool cause then i could actually run it where i want to.
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:32 AM   #43
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The question is where DO you want to run it? Unless you're looking for a rear mount the current miata engine configuration is probably the best available configuration you could ever want. You have an the turbo on one end, the intake on the other end, and then the intercooler to connect them together.

Even better for a v mount but thats a little harder to do.

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The question is where DO you want to run it? Unless you're looking for a rear mount the current miata engine configuration is probably the best available configuration you could ever want. You have an the turbo on one end, the intake on the other end, and then the intercooler to connect them together.

Even better for a v mount but thats a little harder to do.

The main thing i was looking to do was get rid of the normal intercooler piping and move the intercooler somewhere where the piping was as short as possible, just like that v mount setup... but i was trying to steer clear of the v mount and over the rad setup. Im just looking for the best setup with the shortest intercooler plumbing.
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:50 AM   #45
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Okay well i'm guessing the over the rad setup you saw was shitty. Over the rad is the 2nd shortest possible after the V mount.

I have an over the rad setup and will do it again if i had to.
This is the total piping from the turbo to the TB. The 2nd bend on the right hose is not needed. This was an intercooler for the supercharger m45.







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Old 12-30-2012, 05:52 AM   #46
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Okay well i'm guessing the over the rad setup you saw was shitty. Over the rad is the 2nd shortest possible after the V mount.

I have an over the rad setup and will do it again if i had to.
This is the total piping from the turbo to the TB.







well your right the one i saw was hacked and shitty compared to that. Is that yours?
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:59 AM   #47
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Yes. I've been running it for about 2 years now, I checked it about 2 weeks ago when i replaced the o rings on my BOV. Everything is still dandy.

Its the "track dog" intercooler setup. I got a good deal on it but if i had to do it again i'd easily be able to make it with an ebay piping and an intercooler.
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Yes. I've been running it for about 2 years now, I checked it about 2 weeks ago when i replaced the o rings on my BOV. Everything is still dandy.
What size is your IC piping, and also i have an NA just curious about any hood fitment problems with different IC piping sizes.
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The piping is 2.25 ID. Plenty of room for 2.5" though.
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Hahaha never said I wanna run a half rad! Apparently it's never been done on a miata so it will never work on a miata thanks guys!

actually it has; youre not special.

http://forum.miata.net/vb/showthread...de+intercooler

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Old 12-30-2012, 05:06 PM   #51
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This is what i saw, thats why i thought it was possible to run a smaller rad because this guy says he has no cooling issues.
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I actually think I explained what I wanted to do wrong. A smaller length rad but thicker!
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and if you read about how how heat exchangers work, you'll realize how stupid that is
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and if you read about how how heat exchangers work, you'll realize how stupid that is
Well with the intercooler on the front if the rad like i originally was talking about should work... My rad would still be bigger then that guy on m.net if he had no cooling issues I shouldn't either.
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"his **** didn't blow up therefore it must be great"

Flawless logic

Tell you what. Do what you want and make sure to report back. We're beating a dead horse here
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"his **** didn't blow up therefore it must be great"

Flawless logic

Tell you what. Do what you want and make sure to report back. We're beating a dead horse here
Your way too angry over nothing, I've already said ill prob be going with the over the rad setup I was just talking about where my idea came from since someone posted a link to the original thread from where I got my idea.
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when the attacks are not on you, this forum is comical to read
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This is what i saw, thats why i thought it was possible to run a smaller rad because this guy says he has no cooling issues.
Stock miatas have cooling issues and this guy is running a SMALLER than stock (see the post where he says he lost 3 cups of coolant). Also the new radiator is less efficient than the stock one since its much thicker but less overall size. So to sum it up its worse than stock and stock miatas already run hot.
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Your way too angry over nothing, I've already said ill prob be going with the over the rad setup I was just talking about where my idea came from since someone posted a link to the original thread from where I got my idea.
LOL you have not seen me angry.

This is me being bored.
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Stock miatas have cooling issues and this guy is running a SMALLER than stock (see the post where he says he lost 3 cups of coolant). Also the new radiator is less efficient than the stock one since its much thicker but less overall size. So to sum it up its worse than stock and stock miatas already run hot.
But the fact that the OP of that thread states he's had no cooling issues with hard driving on 90 degree plus days. And again I said the setup I was looking to run would have a bigger rad then he runs. This pic from that thread is what I was looking to achieve.

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y22...campics028.jpg
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