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Old 12-16-2007, 04:48 PM   #1
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Default Heres an update on my car

Thanks to all the help ive gotten here, my car is finally turbo'ddd

Setup:
HKS Iron Cast Manifold with Cuts and ARP bolts
SR20 T25 Turbo
Mild Steel Intercooler/Downpipe piping
Stainless Steel 2.5 Exhaust Piping all the way back
Big ol No name Intercooler
Vortech FMU 12:1
MSD Timing Retarding Unit
AEM Wideband UEGOS
Blitz Super Sound BOV
No Name Oil Catch Can

i think thats everything

haha.. let me know what you guys think!








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Old 12-16-2007, 05:25 PM   #2
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Looks great man, good choice with the lip
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Old 12-16-2007, 05:34 PM   #3
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haha thanks! thats actually my 2nd lip... the first one got owned by a rock. I loved the way the lip made my car look so much that i bought another one
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i'm killing myself to find the GV front lip. anyone know of any for sale?
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the autokonexion guy sells them, though i think he's out for a month.
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thats my turbo n manifold.. and your in socal? we gotta meet up dude i'm workin on my as i type this i'm tapping my oil pan
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Rotornut seems to be pretty good at getting them
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Old 12-16-2007, 08:25 PM   #8
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Might want to add a heatsink to your wideband sensor. It's going to get killed pretty fast from the heat coming out the turbo. Recommended distance is around 36" from turbine outlet.
The AEM sensors aren't cheap either because you have to buy the precalibrated AEM one.
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hmm ok. ive been told to move it back from cr.net also.

pakman.. we should kick it sometimes. im with tony and bay from time to time. Come by Family Fun Arcade.. im there most of the time.
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hmm ok. ive been told to move it back from cr.net also.

pakman.. we should kick it sometimes. im with tony and bay from time to time. Come by Family Fun Arcade.. im there most of the time.
The AEM manual also tells you correct sensor placement.
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looks good, I really like the look of your car btw. The front lip makes it look alot more agressive
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thanks slutz4.. i was going for the aggressive look >

for some reason.. the pictures dont make my car look that great.

ill record a video of my car rolling tmrw
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Might want to add a heatsink to your wideband sensor. It's going to get killed pretty fast from the heat coming out the turbo. Recommended distance is around 36" from turbine outlet.
The AEM sensors aren't cheap either because you have to buy the precalibrated AEM one.
Where is the factory O2?
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Where is the factory O2?
I had mine put just on top of my factory one..... Which is 18-25'' from the turbine outlet. Seems to be working fine there. (1500 miles later no problems.)
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few questions, i hope you dont mind
1. can you see when you hit the red line with your AEM there?
2. when your radiator fan comes on, does it mess up your idle, and do you have a way of monitoring your IAT? just saying, i would not like my filter to suck up warm radiator air you know...
and lastly, cjernigan nailed it with the AEM sensor placement, you will kill it quickly if you leave it there...its worth the extra time and hassel to relocate it asap
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Where is the factory O2?
Where ever you weld the bung for it. Narrowband sensors are cheap and for some reason are not as easily damaged from high heat. Mine is about 18" from the turbine outlet with no failures. My wideband is near the end of my downpipe.
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i hardly ever redline my car.. but yea, i can see if im about to hit redline with my gauge right there.

and thanks everyone for giving me the headsup on the wideband sensor placement. i guess ill move it down 3feet... or as far away from the turbo possible lol
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Nice choice in: lip, color, wheels, and smokes 8)
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Nice choice in: lip, color, wheels, and smokes 8)
haha, thanks for the comment! I originally wanted a BRG miata.. but my red miata was just too good looking for me to pass on.. and it only had 47k miles when i bought it! Its been about a year now... and it looks like it does now.

sooooo i bought a BRG one! haha.. ill be updating you guys with my brg one after im done with my red miata.
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Old 12-18-2007, 07:58 AM   #20
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Nice car, that lip makes the difference. Do you guys know where you can buy the OEM lip from a place that ships to Australia?
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