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Old 06-30-2012, 04:03 PM   #1
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Default 1.6 or 1.8 for turbo

getting into cars and learning so bare with me.

i want to buy miata and turbo it, what would be better to turbo 1.6 or 1.8 and why. chances are ill end up buying someone elses miata already turboed to save cost.

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No replacement for displacement. Now search more, and stfu.
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how can stfu if i didnt speak? and thanks
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getting into cars and learning so bare with me.

i want to buy miata and turbo it, what would be better to turbo 1.6 or 1.8 and why. chances are ill end up buying someone elses miata already turboed to save cost.

thanks
Buy a 1.8 and turbo it yourself. Buying someone else's aborted project is the worst decision you can make if you are trying to learn about a car.
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1.8L or bust.
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Viper swap.
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5.0 or bust, no replacement for displacement
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make sure it's jdm.
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get a 98, they had the best flowing heads.
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1.6 is the greatest motor ever made. So much more revvy.
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1.6 is the greatest motor ever made. So much more revvy.
yeah, and SO MUCH CHARACTER.
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yeah, and SO MUCH CHARACTER.
Agreed. The 1.8 is heavier and throws of the balance of the car. 1.6 is how god and japanland originally designed the car and how it should be. And a 5.0 is silly. No one in their right mind would do that.
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