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Old 01-20-2009, 07:46 PM   #41
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Same here. They just flow so smoothly. That huge front duct in the bumper keeps my engine nice and cool too. it wont even fully warm up unless i stop alot. the Nopros look good too. You guys wouldnt even believe how cheap in price that paintjob was and how long its lasting.
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Old 01-21-2009, 09:07 PM   #42
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Sam, the car looks awesome!
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Old 01-21-2009, 10:10 PM   #43
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gay body kit
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Its hustlers way of showing affection. Remember the cute girl you liked so much in 1st grade you punched her in the face? Hustler is still rocking it that way.

Car looks awesome.
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Old 01-21-2009, 10:17 PM   #44
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Its hustlers way of showing affection. Remember the cute girl you liked so much in 1st grade you punched her in the face? Hustler is still rocking it that way.

Car looks awesome.
Haha I love the way you put that. Thanks again guys
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Old 01-21-2009, 10:40 PM   #45
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mos def poz
Looked up the word "poz".

poz
Poz is the greatest thing given to man kind by god via monkies. To get poz one must have the neg hole violated by a poz rod. The act of getting poz is called pozing it up. Neg guys meet up with poz guys to fornicate in a very nasty manner in order to spread the ultamite weightloss disease.

I was at the bar last night, looking for some neg guys to fill up with my poz load and I found three. We had an awsome orgy of Poz and Neg. It was epic.
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Old 01-21-2009, 11:42 PM   #46
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wow, thats just nasty haha. wierd ****
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Hate the front bumper.

Hate the rear bumper.

Hate the Tail lights.

Don't like your EMS.

Other than that, nice car! Nice and shiny!
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Hate the front bumper.

Hate the rear bumper.

Hate the Tail lights.

Don't like your EMS.

Other than that, nice car! Nice and shiny!
Some like it and i guess some dont. personally i think you dont have taste if you hate it. And greddy products such as the emanage is commonplace in the tuning world. its not crappy and is nice and inexpensive to tune throughout the rpm range. adding fuel, retarding ignition and such. If you havent ran it for a while, dont even judge it. People tell you stuff about it, you havent used one

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Old 01-22-2009, 08:46 PM   #49
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Some like it and i guess some dont. personally i think you dont have taste if you hate it. And greddy products such as the emanage is commonplace in the tuning world. its not crappy and is nice and inexpensive to tune throughout the rpm range. adding fuel, retarding ignition and such. If you havent ran it for a while, dont even judge it. People tell you stuff about it, you havent used one
Personally I think my tastes are great, but thats my opinion and you're certainly entitled to your own.

I took a box of parts and BUILT My own ECU, which IIRC has more functionality than most if not all Greddy electronic products. Total investment is around $200.00 US. Not to stroke my own clover too much, I'm hardly the first person to accomplish this but I am pretty proud of my skill and dedication of completing this. No need for variable rate fuel pressure regulator, no need for any kind of air meter.



Meet a random person in a parking lot and they're either highly impressed someone without an electrical engineering degree can accomplish something like this (have never heard of Megasquirt), or they're impressed you've been driving the car so long without any problems. Hell most the stupid little kiddies that inquire about aftermarket modifications don't have any idea what aftermarket EMS's are even about.

Not to bash on your car or your build at all, just stating I don't like the gaping hole in the rear bumper, and the long gaping hole in the front bumper.. Granted the front bumper might be a little more functional than an OEM bumper piece... I still don't like it. The tail lights I see on a daily basis on 100 million Pimped out South-of-the-border Honda civics and personally hate the simple existence of them.

Again, just my opinion.
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Old 01-22-2009, 09:19 PM   #50
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yeah but there is a need for much bigger injectors. Its just as easy to put in as an AFPR and tune it out, just as you will with bigger injectors, hell I even have a 12:1 disc in there and tuned it out on 305s. I dont see why its seems to be problematic. I didnt want to build an engine management. thats why I ordered one. got it for $120 too. why would i possibly need all those extras just to tune my fuel so my car can idle and hit boost safely. I didnt ask about your stuff either. sure you can delete the afm and pick up like 10 horses but thats not that big of a deal, especially when you can turn up the boost or just get an rx7 one and pick up half of that. theres not much power needed to push a miata forward quickly. I just dont see the big deal. Im not chasing 500hp. Garage vary kits are meant to be functional. they sell diffusers to replace and bolt up where that piece is. that hole may not be functional but there is a reason to why its there, to upgrade in the future. I have no problem with that hole being that it looks better by eye than on pictures. Its actually a very nice bumper. The holes arent even that big. I think you forgot how small a miata is. The front piece is about 65% more functional than the OEM one. My car will not stay at operating temp. unless im stopped. Highway driving even cools the engine by half of normal temperatures. Everyone has their opinion, but i just disagree when someone says something just to be the 2 cent instigator. Im not a kiddie either

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Old 01-23-2009, 03:16 AM   #51
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car looks nice, the body kit is not my cup of tea but if you like it rock it.
the e-manage is not my favorite thing in the world either but if it makes the car run, run safe, and you meet your power goals then i dont c a need for change.
the only things i really dont like are the tail lights and the small intercooler, i only dislike the intercooler due to the way it looks in that bumper, it prolly cools fine and would look decent in a stock bumper but the gv bumper dwarfs the cooler a bit.
all that matters is that you like it, if you are happy with it and have met your goals and you like the way it looks then congratz.
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Old 01-23-2009, 09:59 PM   #52
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car looks nice, the body kit is not my cup of tea but if you like it rock it.
the e-manage is not my favorite thing in the world either but if it makes the car run, run safe, and you meet your power goals then i dont c a need for change.
the only things i really dont like are the tail lights and the small intercooler, i only dislike the intercooler due to the way it looks in that bumper, it prolly cools fine and would look decent in a stock bumper but the gv bumper dwarfs the cooler a bit.
all that matters is that you like it, if you are happy with it and have met your goals and you like the way it looks then congratz.
well said. you didnt look like as much of an *** as the other guy. I understand your feelings about the I/C but its not that bad. i could paint it black but people seem to like it as is. I dont understand why people hate the taillights too. it fits nicely with the look and wasnt cheap. looks 80% better than the oems. for power, all i need is the option to retard my ignition and tune fuel injected. its good for most power goals if you know what you're doing. Im happy you know that.
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Bringing it back from the dead to ask you for detailed pics of the OBX manifold supports. I'm using an OBX myself, and just got the car idling, so I hope to be on the streets within a few weeks after I get my GiffTech tuning software and order a RRFPR
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Nice build. I wouldn't let those manifold supports give me a false sensation of "fixed" though. You need run a support from the block/mmount up to the bottom side of the turbo/flange area if you expect it to provide sufficient support.
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I think i have the same rear bumper waiting to be installed on my car. Do you have any close up shots of it? Do you remember if you had to remove the rear bumper support to get it to fit up? If not, what kind of bumper is it. I like the look but mine doesn't look like it will fit well.

Oh and other than not being white, the car looks great.
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I like it, but I am biased!


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I like the kit and the front turn signals. I don't like the altezzas but I don't think I've ever liked them on anything but an Altezza.

If you got the EMB for less than an MS and it does what you need then rock it.
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Bringing it back from the dead to ask you for detailed pics of the OBX manifold supports. I'm using an OBX myself, and just got the car idling, so I hope to be on the streets within a few weeks after I get my GiffTech tuning software and order a RRFPR
Sorry for late response. I'll get you pics tomorrow.

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Nice build. I wouldn't let those manifold supports give me a false sensation of "fixed" though. You need run a support from the block/mmount up to the bottom side of the turbo/flange area if you expect it to provide sufficient support.
You're right. The flange needs to actually rest on something from downlow to all around support the weight. I have a year warranty on the piece so i'll just make one if and after this one cracks. It should last alittle longer though I hope. You know more on the subject than I do probably.

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I think i have the same rear bumper waiting to be installed on my car. Do you have any close up shots of it? Do you remember if you had to remove the rear bumper support to get it to fit up? If not, what kind of bumper is it. I like the look but mine doesn't look like it will fit well.

Oh and other than not being white, the car looks great.
I have no bumper support beams, but the car is for track use and not a daily. It most likely will not fit without removing them, unless you do some fab. work or do something to get around it. Its the garage vary kit. Same as Wizdom and other names and knockoffs

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I like the kit and the front turn signals. I don't like the altezzas but I don't think I've ever liked them on anything but an Altezza.

If you got the EMB for less than an MS and it does what you need then rock it.
Thanks man, you understand
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needs more intercooler to fill that big bumper
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needs more intercooler to fill that big bumper
coming soon. That should get here within the next month if my money goes where I want it to this time.
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