IGN-1A race coils - as used on our turbo Miata

 
Old 02-11-2010, 04:22 PM
  #1  
Supporting Vendor
Thread Starter
 
Matt Cramer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 2,329
Total Cats: 62
Default IGN-1A race coils - as used on our turbo Miata



We've been running these on our turbo Miata for over a year, and now we've ordered a batch of them for sale to the general public. These have their own internal ignition module, and work great with the MSPNP line. Check them out here:

IGN-1A Race Coil DIYAutoTune.com
__________________
Matt Cramer
www.diyautotune.com
Matt Cramer is offline  
Old 02-11-2010, 04:40 PM
  #2  
Senior Member
iTrader: (2)
 
dc2696's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Edmonton Ab, Canada
Posts: 1,182
Total Cats: 14
Default

So how do these compare to a set of CoP's?
dc2696 is offline  
Old 02-11-2010, 05:26 PM
  #3  
Supporting Vendor
Thread Starter
 
Matt Cramer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 2,329
Total Cats: 62
Default

These IGN-1As are the same coils used in the Huber Mustang - a four banger that's running over 40 psi of boost, making four digit horsepower numbers. They switched to these after an MSD DIS-2 wasn't powerful enough. I think it's safe to say they're a good bit of a step up from OEM Toyota coils.
__________________
Matt Cramer
www.diyautotune.com
Matt Cramer is offline  
Old 02-11-2010, 06:43 PM
  #4  
Ben
Supporting Vendor
iTrader: (33)
 
Ben's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: atlanta-ish
Posts: 12,651
Total Cats: 111
Default

Originally Posted by dc2696 View Post
So how do these compare to a set of CoP's?
We were kicking around the idea of building a coil testing rig. It would be interesting to see exact numbers, but these coils are straight up nasty. Nearly 3ms spark duration (3 times stock and Toyo coils). Only 2.5 ms dwell period, so it's ok to run them up to high rpms wasted spark, unlike the LSx coils.

Basically, if you're looking for an ignition solution, this is the one to go for.
__________________
DIYAutoTune.com Tech Support
10AE-T|BEGi S4|MSPNP-Pro EMS|Enthuza Duals|6UL|Etc
Track Rat|2001|VVT|MS3-Pro EMS|Enthuza|Exocet in Progress

Originally Posted by concealer404 View Post
Buy an MSPNP Pro, you'll feel better.
Ben is offline  
Old 02-11-2010, 07:15 PM
  #5  
Elite Member
iTrader: (9)
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Concord, North Carolina
Posts: 4,161
Total Cats: 5
Default

How are you guys running these? Pictures of setup on car? Looks interesting.
miatamania is offline  
Old 02-11-2010, 07:49 PM
  #6  
mkturbo.com
iTrader: (24)
 
shuiend's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Charleston SC
Posts: 14,365
Total Cats: 1,323
Default

Do I need 4 of them? Do I use stock wires? Are you guys going to make a mounting bracket? Pics of them installed would be awesome.
shuiend is offline  
Old 02-11-2010, 08:58 PM
  #7  
Ben
Supporting Vendor
iTrader: (33)
 
Ben's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: atlanta-ish
Posts: 12,651
Total Cats: 111
Default

Yes, you would need 4, and I would recommend running new power and ground connections. Easy thing to do would be to use the existing 12V at the factory coil harness to drive a relay, and grab a good 12V source straight from under the fuse box by the passenger fender.

I will try to get a pic of how Jerry's red miata is set up tomorrow. He has them on a bracket on the passenger side, but there's a lot of ways you could mount them. I was imagining fabbing up a hold down on the cam cover for them, and then 4 short wires (coil near plug like LSx).
__________________
DIYAutoTune.com Tech Support
10AE-T|BEGi S4|MSPNP-Pro EMS|Enthuza Duals|6UL|Etc
Track Rat|2001|VVT|MS3-Pro EMS|Enthuza|Exocet in Progress

Originally Posted by concealer404 View Post
Buy an MSPNP Pro, you'll feel better.
Ben is offline  
Old 02-12-2010, 08:38 AM
  #8  
Senior Member
iTrader: (5)
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: VA
Posts: 822
Total Cats: -2
Default

In for pics
thymer is offline  
Old 02-12-2010, 12:04 PM
  #9  
Ben
Supporting Vendor
iTrader: (33)
 
Ben's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: atlanta-ish
Posts: 12,651
Total Cats: 111
Default

Can't grab a good picture of how the miata is set up right now, but here's a pic of the 1000 hp 2.7l Mustang that also runs them. That car is boosting 40+ psi and runs 8.90 quarters.

Name:  100_0377.jpg
Views: 202
Size:  112.1 KB
__________________
DIYAutoTune.com Tech Support
10AE-T|BEGi S4|MSPNP-Pro EMS|Enthuza Duals|6UL|Etc
Track Rat|2001|VVT|MS3-Pro EMS|Enthuza|Exocet in Progress

Originally Posted by concealer404 View Post
Buy an MSPNP Pro, you'll feel better.
Ben is offline  
Old 02-12-2010, 05:47 PM
  #10  
mkturbo.com
iTrader: (24)
 
shuiend's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Charleston SC
Posts: 14,365
Total Cats: 1,323
Default

Originally Posted by Ben View Post
Can't grab a good picture of how the miata is set up right now, but here's a pic of the 1000 hp 2.7l Mustang that also runs them. That car is boosting 40+ psi and runs 8.90 quarters.

It looks like it needs MOAR BOOOST!!!!
shuiend is offline  
Old 02-19-2010, 09:27 AM
  #11  
Elite Member
iTrader: (9)
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Concord, North Carolina
Posts: 4,161
Total Cats: 5
Default

So are you guys just running a random wire from the coil to the plug or something special? Pretty curious.
miatamania is offline  
Old 02-19-2010, 10:00 AM
  #12  
Supporting Vendor
Thread Starter
 
Matt Cramer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 2,329
Total Cats: 62
Default

Our own Miata is using a custom set of Magnacor wires. The coils have HEI type terminals on them.
__________________
Matt Cramer
www.diyautotune.com
Matt Cramer is offline  
Old 02-19-2010, 10:00 AM
  #13  
Elite Member
iTrader: (10)
 
leatherface24's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posts: 4,023
Total Cats: 1
Default

Id love to do this to my MSM but I have zero clue on how to set them up with the Hydra...(I wish you guys wouldve made a pnp for the MSM :( )
leatherface24 is offline  
Old 02-19-2010, 12:10 PM
  #14  
Ben
Supporting Vendor
iTrader: (33)
 
Ben's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: atlanta-ish
Posts: 12,651
Total Cats: 111
Default

Originally Posted by leatherface24 View Post
Id love to do this to my MSM but I have zero clue on how to set them up with the Hydra...(I wish you guys wouldve made a pnp for the MSM :( )
Should not be difficult to set up with the Hydra, either wasted spark or sequential.

We do have a sample 01+ Miata ECU header for DIYPNP development.
__________________
DIYAutoTune.com Tech Support
10AE-T|BEGi S4|MSPNP-Pro EMS|Enthuza Duals|6UL|Etc
Track Rat|2001|VVT|MS3-Pro EMS|Enthuza|Exocet in Progress

Originally Posted by concealer404 View Post
Buy an MSPNP Pro, you'll feel better.
Ben is offline  
Old 03-12-2010, 12:49 AM
  #15  
NB/VVT Connoisseur
iTrader: (24)
 
viperormiata's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Key West
Posts: 6,138
Total Cats: 255
Default

I am die'n for these things to come out.

Any updates?
viperormiata is offline  
Old 03-12-2010, 10:25 AM
  #16  
Ben
Supporting Vendor
iTrader: (33)
 
Ben's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: atlanta-ish
Posts: 12,651
Total Cats: 111
Default

We have them in stock, they've been selling.

If you're looking for a hot coil, this is it.
__________________
DIYAutoTune.com Tech Support
10AE-T|BEGi S4|MSPNP-Pro EMS|Enthuza Duals|6UL|Etc
Track Rat|2001|VVT|MS3-Pro EMS|Enthuza|Exocet in Progress

Originally Posted by concealer404 View Post
Buy an MSPNP Pro, you'll feel better.
Ben is offline  
Old 03-12-2010, 12:58 PM
  #17  
Elite Member
iTrader: (11)
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
Posts: 5,362
Total Cats: 43
Default

Holy crap! A 1000hp Lima thats still SOHC?!

What would you use for plug wires on these, though? They look about the same physical size as a standard M1 coil pack, but you need twice as many so I'm assuming they won't fit in the OE Location?
elesjuan is offline  
Old 03-12-2010, 01:51 PM
  #18  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Lenexa, KS
Posts: 129
Total Cats: 0
Default

Originally Posted by elesjuan View Post
What would you use for plug wires on these, though? They look about the same physical size as a standard M1 coil pack, but you need twice as many so I'm assuming they won't fit in the OE Location?
I am curious about what you would use for wires and mounting location as well.
crnrhrd is offline  
Old 03-12-2010, 03:01 PM
  #19  
Senior Member
iTrader: (13)
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 526
Total Cats: 6
Default

I wish there were instructions on how to build these coils. I'd be interested.
lsc224 is offline  
Old 03-12-2010, 03:10 PM
  #20  
Ben
Supporting Vendor
iTrader: (33)
 
Ben's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: atlanta-ish
Posts: 12,651
Total Cats: 111
Default

Jerry's Miata has them bolted on the pass fender by the main fuse box and has a set of Magnacore plug wires.

His car puked the timing belt, and we're waiting on parts and an opportunity to get it bolted back up. Once the engine is finished up, I'll grab pics of it. Promise. I'll also get plug wire measurements.
__________________
DIYAutoTune.com Tech Support
10AE-T|BEGi S4|MSPNP-Pro EMS|Enthuza Duals|6UL|Etc
Track Rat|2001|VVT|MS3-Pro EMS|Enthuza|Exocet in Progress

Originally Posted by concealer404 View Post
Buy an MSPNP Pro, you'll feel better.
Ben is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: IGN-1A race coils - as used on our turbo Miata


Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.