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Old 06-07-2014, 08:59 PM   #1
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Default Miata going back to Daily Driver, what do I do?

Which path do I take? I want more power for a fun daily driver, but I don't know which power options to pick.

1) - Turbo the engine I got?
2) - Supercharge the engine I got?
3) - Swap to 01 vvt engine then do 1 or 2?
4) - Monster Miata
5) - Do nothing, just add AC.

Here is the back story. It's a 94 Base Miata, with no AC, built to the limit of SCCA STS (well almost, still have some loose ends, but I don't want to continue)
I'm going to get another car for the street class, but want to keep the Miata as a Daily. What should I do, keep the car as is by putting AC in it. But I so would love to have more power.

As a side note, I'm selling a bunch of stuff off the car, message me if you want something.
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Old 06-07-2014, 10:50 PM   #2
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How much does it weight now/ how much will it weigh when it's ready to be driven daily?
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You're in NC... Daily drive it the way it is / however you want it to be.
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How much does it weight now/ how much will it weigh when it's ready to be driven daily?
In STS fighting trim, it was as low as 2075 pounds. I've gone back to a bigger battery, heavier koni shocks, roll bar install. With a tank of gas, AC, heavier stock seat, it's going to weigh about 2160-2200 pounds.
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You're in NC... Daily drive it the way it is / however you want it to be.
I want it to be easy on gas while still a bit more power. I'm thinking that would be turbo, since I can stay out of boost for cruising.

Between supercharger and turbo, which would get better MPG?
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