NC Turbo manifold Idea - 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 04-12-2012, 10:41 PM   #1
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: DF-DUB
Posts: 640
Total Cats: 19
Default NC Turbo manifold Idea

Hey guys.

I had an NC come into the shop the other day, and when I was on the test drive it reminded me how much I wanted one. The only thing I dont like about the car is the serious lack of power.

Id love to turbo one, but the only option is BEGI which is like 3500 plus tuning and injectors.

So I saw Goodwin's setup.


Which reminded me of the placement of a Mazdaspeed 3 turbo.

Looks like it would be the same front to back, but me mounted slightly farther away from the block and higher, looks like it may work though.

Then stumbled on a cheap ebay one. Looks like it would mount the turbo higher and slighter farther forward.

may not work/

What do you guys think? Would they work, or why am I wrong.
Attached Thumbnails
NC Turbo manifold Idea-dsc06725.jpg  
Opti is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 10:06 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Pittsburgh PA
Posts: 1,196
Total Cats: 12
Default

Pointing cyl. 1 and 4 directly at each other.... that'll be good for spool.
2ndGearRubber is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 10:16 PM   #3
Destroyer of Inconel
iTrader: (37)
 
EO2K's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: In ur driveway, abusin' ur WPA
Posts: 9,642
Total Cats: 954
Default

Jeebus, is there really that much room around the exhaust side of the NC block for a turbo, or is that thing modified at all? I honestly haven't paid attention to the NC that much.
EO2K is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Garrett Turbo, 1.8 Oil Pan, & Misc. Stuff nbdooey Miata parts for sale/trade 9 08-30-2017 10:50 PM
Another Cast Manifold Corky Bell Prefabbed Turbo Kits 18 11-22-2016 10:01 PM
3rd Time's a Charm...hopefully. zephyrusaurai Meet and Greet 2 09-28-2015 11:59 PM
why is my car running like pewp? (tune/datalog) itsMikey MSPNP 3 09-28-2015 07:40 AM


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 10:55 PM.