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Old 04-18-2010, 03:10 AM   #1
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So this is my first post on this site, IV been a miata guy for years, IV owned three Miataís but this will be my first boosted miata. I donít know were to start, but I got my self a Greddy turbo kit, E-manage, long block, Transmission ACT light weight fly wheel, ACT clutch, Starter, driveshaft, AF meter. For a song. No joke under 200 bucks and I donít know even know were to start. The engine is still sitting were my passenger seat was. And upon a corner I have to "hug" the block to prevent it from messing up my door card. Please help. I would like 200-250 HP and am very mechanically inclined. I have no idea as to how to install this or how to tame the E manage.
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**** why didnt i ever think of replacing my passenger seat with an engine!
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Old 04-18-2010, 10:21 AM   #4
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it is the ****. but you probably make more power with the head on.

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Start by bolting the flywheel to the crankshaft
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Start by going to the meet and greet section and introducing yourself.

Then put your location in your profile so people know where you're at. Someone could live close to you that might be able to help.

Finally...read till your eyes bleed, then read a little more. Everything you need is in this forum somewhere.

Oh by the way...Hi welcome to Miataturbo.net!!! Feel free to browse around!

In my opinion your first step shoud be gather all the info you can first just to get your feet wet. Good luck!

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Pay a member who lives close to you to assemble it. Honestly that's the easiest thing.
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