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Old 09-12-2006, 06:34 PM   #41
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by EM, I meant engine management.

would this be a piece I should buy used or is it worth the price new, I know almost nothing about emanage, or ECUs lol.
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Old 09-12-2006, 07:39 PM   #42
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http://www.mohdparts.com/emanage/index.html

HERE'S A SITE, u can get all you need here w/info and they have really kick *** prices on all they sell, and yes a engine management is definitly somthing I would buy new for my own peace of mind
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Old 09-12-2006, 11:27 PM   #43
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hmmm, I will def have to read/research more into this once I get closer to putting everything together...this is a lot of **** to do.
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Old 09-14-2006, 02:56 PM   #44
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Seems, I might have found a turbo from an SR...do I need the inlet/outlet pipes? I read in a post here you might need them?
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yes I would recommend getting the outlet pipe and get one of these from here:
http://www.atpturbo.com/Merchant2/me...egory_Code=FLA
thats the inlet adapter, the factory sr one comes to close to the outlet elbow for the ic piping, I haft to get pics to better explain this, just follow my build as I go along for ideas, I have the stock inlet elbow im going to get rid of because im going to use the adapter above,...my build may not be going quickly but im taking my time to make sure I get everything right!

I'll help ya with what I can, so ask away!
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Old 09-18-2006, 10:29 AM   #46
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nice, that makes sense, if the guy would get back with me I'd have a turbo on the way...heh.
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Old 09-18-2006, 07:35 PM   #47
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well just keep looking, check in the sr forums because sr guys get rid of these turbos when they upgrade, I found a local hydralic supply store thats been very helpful to me . if you have one of those shops in your area you should go there when its time for oil lines.
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Old 09-18-2006, 09:40 PM   #48
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I'm sure I could find one nearby...thats a good idea.
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Old 09-18-2006, 10:29 PM   #49
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remember ebay saves money , my money that is lol. look for anything and everything, I found all my stuff on ebay, most of it that is, hell I got enough ss line for all my turbo fittings for 45 bucks
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Old 09-18-2006, 10:30 PM   #50
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my friend bought the e-manage brand new on ebay for 250 shipped with harnesses! thats a freakin steal
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Old 09-18-2006, 10:33 PM   #51
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Im doing a ebay build, Im trying to get all my parts for a lower price than retail and snatchin up any deal I find, at the same time im in process of buying a 1990 miata silver for 2,750, for my daily driver
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Old 09-23-2006, 07:50 PM   #52
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hehe...nice...I paid about that for my mine ...to bad my project is my DD lol
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Update: Ordered Injectors, T25 turbo, and got my RX-7 AFM installed.
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good job keep up the good work, you'll get there.
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Old 09-24-2006, 12:15 PM   #55
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Where did you get a turbo? (just curious) I'm being very picky about mine, but have feelers out in about 20 places(no kidding) and no luck. I've got a good turbine and exhaust housing, just need a CHRA/rotating assemble. I just need a blown one with good wheels (no bent fins). So far, a week of searching and no luck. People either want too much or they've got bent fins, etc...

What turbo did you end up with?
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I picked a T25 that needs a rebuild off SR20forums from a s14 SR--blacktop motor I think? The guy said it still worked, but he didn't know how many miles were on it when he bought it...it should still be in good condition though, the pictures looked alright. I picked it and the inlet/outlet pipes for 100 bucks shipped. Not a great deal but a pretty good one. It should be on its way tommorrow, I'll take pictures when it gets here. theres a couple...have you checked nicco club?
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Update: Ordered Injectors, T25 turbo, and got my RX-7 AFM installed.
Hows the idle? Did you adjust it? Details please

Thanks..
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Old 09-24-2006, 07:32 PM   #58
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I bought mine from Kung Fu Jesus...he said it was already adjusted...I just plugged it in and used it with my K&N filtercharger stuff. it idles fine...no issues yet. IT DOES feel a bit wierd between 2-4k...but I'm not sure if its the engine freaking out or the clutch slipping...lol
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alright...here is the deal...I may be leaking oil from my rear main seal...its not a lot, but I can't find where its comming from so an engine rebuild may be in the future...either way, here is my dilemma: my A/C doesn't work...it never has since i've had the car...I'm trying to figure out if I should remove it or have someone who knows what they are looking at work on it. I just know I'd have a TON more room w/ out the A/C.

IF I REMOVE IT correctly, will I be able to put it back on in the future??
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Old 10-01-2006, 12:12 PM   #60
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Alright, engine managment...I see a lot of people recommending Emanage...I can't afford that right now, so would it work decently to just run bipes until I could afford a good engine management system?
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