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Old 08-15-2013, 12:10 AM   #1
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Hello Miata Gurus~! So I have been collecting for the past two years and it seems like I have everything to turbo my 1996 1.8L. I just wanted to double check with the experts here on what might be missing or done horribly wrong, you know so I don;t blow anything up =) I know I will probably get lots of criticism for the parts I use, but its the best I can do with my budget. So here goes!

T25 (TD04) Godspeed Turbo w/begi S4 tubular manifold
Ebay downpipe and midpipe for the t25.
2.5" Exhaust Brace for the midpipe from begi
Water Line Kit and Oil Return Kit From Begi
550 CC RC Injectors (Why so big? they were leftover from another car)
Denso Clips for em injectors
Greddy Emanage Ultimate with 4 bar pressure sensor and boomslang Harness
Innovate Wideband
Split Second ESC-1 Signal Clamp
Walboro 255 lph Pump and Install it from Flyin Miata
Some kind of racing radiator with slim fan (I suspect ebay) from when I bought car.
voodoo MBC
2.5" Intercooler and piping with ebay ssqv style bov, throttle body junction pipe from flying miata to re route back over to intake.
2.5 intake pipe and cone with bung to recieve the reroute.
Denso Spark Plugs
Ebay Crankcase breather

Soooo, if I didn't miss anything, I was wondering if there is anything else I needed to complete the kit? Did I still need a FMU? sorry about the questions, I have most my experience doing bodywork for the car, not too much turbo experience. Thanks and appreciate it!
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Old 08-15-2013, 12:13 AM   #2
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you need a brace that goes to teh turbo
also pics of downpipe? didn't know egay made s4 style downpipes
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Old 08-15-2013, 12:22 AM   #3
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I wouldn't expect the downpipe to fit.

Actually maybe because it doesn't fit the ebay S4 knockoff it will accidentally fit the real S4. But I wouldn't expect manufacturing defects in your favor.
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Old 08-15-2013, 09:06 PM   #4
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So thankful for both your posts, sooo it does turn out that I need to have a new part on that downpipe (I played around with fitment and it was directing right at the engine bay) Already working on the solution to that. And that brace for the manifold, any idea where that comes from?

I also would like if anyone can tell me if the setup itself is correct with all the parts listed? Anyone's input would be great! Thank you all very very much!
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