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Old 10-09-2008, 07:25 PM   #1
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Lookey what I got! I used flex tubing to fill the gaps on my IC. The turbo kit came off of another miata. The passenger side pipes where cripped and short.

The flex tubbing keeps busting out under load.

So the price was right.
I can already feel more boost coming on.
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Old 10-09-2008, 07:33 PM   #2
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I bought some couplers from Ray-sir-6 at Alamo. I could of spent the same to just bought a complete kit with the nice clamps and all. But the FM tubing that was special molded was in great shape.
I figure I saved alot of hassle to just do it this way.

I'll have enough left over to install IC on the other Miata too if it is 2 inch.
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Old 10-18-2008, 11:32 AM   #3
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I need my camera back!!!! I finnally got it in.
Hustler, Santos hooked me up. It was late and he was busy. So he let me use his pipe cutter, and then the welder. Sweeeeeeeeet!

Then he looked at the one pipe I welded and said "WHAT HAPPENED!"? "This is bad." and smiled with discust and wounder.

And then proceded to make me a professional one. LOL

Well, the pipes are ready. Now I need to clean them and paint them with high temp paint.

Another 2 hours and It should be on for good!
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Looks good so far, except that there aren't any pictures of the car.

show me show me show me show me show me show me show me show me show me!
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I should get the camera tommorrow.

Now I have a weird grinding noise coming from the engine. i think it is the idler pully for the timming belt, or the water pump. It is getting crazy loud!

At first I thought it was the turbo. But it wasn't, Wheeeeeeeeeew! I have to look at it tommorrow.Lol
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ESL classes anyone, or just a basic spelling class might help??
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nah juz pictachs wood help.
Right on......LOL

You wouldn't think I'm ah edjacated would ya........

My girlfriends family keeps taking the camera. It is getting old.

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The noise stopped. And the car's response is much better than with the rubber tubing.
I turned it up to 10psi. O-ya, it will scream like a fat lady with her nipple being pinched.

The stock clutch isn't holding at shifts. I have to let all the way out of the clutch, and then hit it.
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Right on......LOL

You wouldn't think I'm ah edjacated would ya........

My girlfriends family keeps taking the camera. It is getting old.

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The noise stopped. And the car's response is much better than with the rubber tubing.
I turned it up to 10psi. O-ya, it will scream like a fat lady with her nipple being pinched.

The stock clutch isn't holding at shifts. I have to let all the way out of the clutch, and then hit it.
Time for a new gf?
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Time for a new gf?
LOL, If it wasn't for her 4yr old nephew's play, I would of been pissed.

He calls me uncle Todd. And the kid worships the ground I walk on.
You don't get that to much. And that will probably change by the time he turns 5. LOL

But that camera better be there when I get home! There will only be a short time of daylight. LOL
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LOL, If it wasn't for her 4yr old nephew's play, I would of been pissed.

He calls me uncle Todd. And the kid worships the ground I walk on.
You don't get that to much. And that will probably change by the time he turns 5. LOL

But that camera better be there when I get home! There will only be a short time of daylight. LOL
That one sounds like a keeper!

Now, go get your camera and take those pics!
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