It's alive! ALIVE! OMG BOOST, DO ME HARD - Page 4 - Miata Turbo Forum - Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to Miataturbo.net   Members
 


DIY Turbo Discussion greddy on a 1.8? homebrew kit?

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 04-24-2008, 06:01 PM   #61
y8s
2 Props,3 Dildos,& 1 Cat
iTrader: (8)
 
y8s's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Fake Virginia
Posts: 19,038
Total Cats: 407
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Braineack View Post
built motors are bandaids for not knowing how to tune.
no! built motors are how you lower compression correctly!
y8s is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2008, 06:03 PM   #62
Elite Member
iTrader: (13)
 
cjernigan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 8,147
Total Cats: 6
Default

It's much easier to just melt part of the pistons away to obtain similar compression. Scott likes this method better as well.
cjernigan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2008, 06:49 PM   #63
Boost Czar
Thread Starter
iTrader: (61)
 
Braineack's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Chantilly, VA
Posts: 72,892
Total Cats: 1,792
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cjernigan View Post
It's much easier to just melt part of the pistons away to obtain similar compression. Scott likes this method better as well.

ha yep!


so here's a good log of boost. wastegate hits 11psi, much better than before as it doesn't ramp up as fast...can you say supercharger? So EBC tuning tomorrow.

check out that MAT!

Braineack is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2008, 06:52 PM   #64
Senior Member
iTrader: (6)
 
nester's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 812
Total Cats: 0
Default

looks real good.
nester is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2008, 06:53 PM   #65
Elite Member
iTrader: (9)
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Concord, North Carolina
Posts: 4,173
Total Cats: 5
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Braineack View Post
built motors are bandaids for not knowing how to tune.
Quote:
Originally Posted by y8s View Post
no! built motors are how you lower compression correctly!
Quote:
Originally Posted by cjernigan View Post
It's much easier to just melt part of the pistons away to obtain similar compression. Scott likes this method better as well.

miatamania is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Project Gemini - Turbo Civic on the Cheap Full_Tilt_Boogie Build Threads 59 Yesterday 09:00 PM
1991 special edition with hard top full part out JC, NJ russian Miata parts for sale/trade 6 10-08-2015 04:01 PM
Expected intake temps on the track? tazswing Race Prep 20 10-03-2015 12:04 PM
Going back to stock. Need some 1.6 parts. Trent WTB 2 10-01-2015 01:15 PM


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:45 AM.