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Old 10-22-2010, 04:46 PM   #1
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Default What MBC is good to use?

So I want a MBC, but $80 for a turbo smart sounds steep, and I'm a cheap ***. What do you guys use that is cheap and works really well? I just wanna run 12-14 psi. Thanks.
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I just have a cheap $10 ebay mbc - it works fine.
They're so dirt simple, you won't really find one that performs substantially better/worse than anything else - a $10 unit (provided it doesn't show up broken) will work just as well as an $80 one.
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I'am cheap also but........I bought a Turbosmart Boost Tee anyway, because my Ebay one turned out to be junk.
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I made my own for about $15, same that FM sells.
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turbosmart Tee is good from what i've heard.. i wanted in cabin control so I went all out and got the Hallman Evo RX lol
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I used to use an old air compressor regulator that I had laying around. It was really touchy though since it could go to 140psi. The turbo smart one looks like quality, but like I said I'm a cheap ***, and under $20 is my style.
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the home depot one
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Homedepot or hallman.
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when i looked around hallman had great reviews...they have an ES or basic one thats pretty cheap
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https://www.miataturbo.net/showthrea...troller+thread

build instructions here^^ best boost controller

edit: direct link... http://www.gusmahon.org/html/boostcontrol.htm
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ebay MBChas worked fine for almost 2 years now.
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build instructions here^^ best boost controller

edit: direct link... http://www.gusmahon.org/html/boostcontrol.htm

yes, this one or fail.
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I was looking for parts at work so I could build that one, but I couldn't find them. Perhaps the local hardware store will carry that grainger valve. A Lowes just opened right near me on Friday, maybe they carry the parts?
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