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Old 03-21-2008, 03:27 PM   #21
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I guess you pro a/c guys like that power steering and all that other fancy stuff that slows you down and adds weight too?
I dont have P/S, so I guess im only half fancy. Like M2 said, 100* weather stuck in traffic after working 10 hours is no picnic.
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Old 03-21-2008, 03:33 PM   #22
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No P/S here, but I couldn't give up A/C on the street.
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You guys are nuts. I have to have my A/C and powersteering. This summer I'll be driving around with two SC's and A/C, or I won't be driving it. I gotta have A/C.
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i have no power stering or air con (i am from the uk so aircon isn't really needed)
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Old 03-21-2008, 04:23 PM   #25
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After last summer I will be running a/c. We had 13 days in july that were 100 or higher and it sucked without it.
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another update....slowly buttoning things up.

passenger side stuff done, IC pipes worked out, time to bolt turbo back on and work down to the tranny and exhaust....
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Old 03-21-2008, 04:44 PM   #27
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Old 03-21-2008, 04:55 PM   #28
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I just messing with you guys. My Miata is not my daily driver, so when I drive it the top is usually down. I have a 6 mile commute on back roads to work, so getting stuck in traffic is not an issue. BTW, symmetry ownz joo!
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Old 03-21-2008, 06:12 PM   #29
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hey thread crapper...Dis my thread!

done for the day. almost done!
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Old 03-21-2008, 07:15 PM   #30
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wow, this must have been a paid day off- you got a lot done

a/c doesn't slow me down - the top of 5th gear with my 4.10 does
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from the looks of your garage you must have a very forgiving wife
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kool stuff Brain, cant wait to hear that thing fire up. The valve cover makes a great tool box doesnt it haha
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Old 03-21-2008, 08:57 PM   #33
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from the looks of your garage you must have a very forgiving wife
I think thats his parents house.
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Old 03-21-2008, 09:44 PM   #34
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that things the *****. i cant wait to see it in person
make sure u get the thing running b4 april 5th
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Wht isn't it centered in the front? And those bent aluminum brackets don't look like they will hold very well.
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A/C in turbocharged Miatas is for nancyboys.
I'm seriously considering pulling the AC and PS in my '01 when I do an internals rebuild.

What is really funny is I bought the '01 in '02 as a demo over a '90 because it was almost new and I would not need to pump money into it. Then I discovered "mod fever" and had a turbo and numerous other mods in it within a year.
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Wht isn't it centered in the front? And those bent aluminum brackets don't look like they will hold very well.
a/c dryer.

they will, there are three plus the pipes themselves....last time I only had one s-bend.
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Let's face it - pulling the a/c is the easy way out of actually making it all work with all the turbo stuff.
Damn straight. R12 FTW...I think.
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Old 03-22-2008, 12:09 AM   #39
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I'm seriously considering pulling the AC and PS in my '01 when I do an internals rebuild.

What is really funny is I bought the '01 in '02 as a demo over a '90 because it was almost new and I would not need to pump money into it. Then I discovered "mod fever" and had a turbo and numerous other mods in it within a year.
I love my AC/PS in the 01. get rid AC and the car is a two season car out here. dont listen to savington who lives in 72 degree weather 10 months of the year.

scott, when ARE you gonna get real brackets?
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My car never had A/C, sometimes I want it, but things are so much easier without it. For me it's not the heat but the humidity.

I just bought the 12x18x3 intercooler yesterday. I almost bought that larger one instead, but I didn't want to modify my stripes kit. Think I'll be ok?
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