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Old 06-29-2014, 09:33 PM   #561
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I don't think wiring will be a issue, but this will fix washer bottle
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Or run the ABS washer bottles. The NA is in the front bumper and the NB is next to the master cylinder.
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Old 06-29-2014, 09:53 PM   #562
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I never knew that, never had a ABS car
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One thing that needs to be figured out for this swap is what is the mazda part number for a RHD Miata throttle cable.
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Old 06-29-2014, 09:56 PM   #564
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If you really want I'll call mazda speed in the morning and force them to get out the japan manual. Not like I havent forced them to look up some obscure part before only to find out the internet lied and no truck ever came here with the 7.5" ring gear with a 3.308 ratio.
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Old 06-30-2014, 02:56 AM   #565
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The LP side is M16x1.5 inverted flare, the pressure side is M14x1.5 banjo, at least on the NB power rack. The sizes might be flipped I forget, but LP is definitively inverted flare and pressure is banjo.
Well my plan is to use barbs instead of cutting the lines. Any idea if that will work?
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Old 06-30-2014, 08:11 AM   #566
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Well my plan is to use barbs instead of cutting the lines. Any idea if that will work?
I'll work on the LP side, but it'll be easier to rotate the stock tube down so its like horizontal and pointing forward since its just a barb thats custom bent to clear everything. The barb fitting on the high pressure side wont work, it'll just blow right off with the pressure.
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Goodbye miata window washer bottle. The factory wiring harness will also need to be shielded from radiant heat from the header.
Wiring harness is tucked out of the way.

This is a full race header. If your priority is the factory wiper reservoir instead of a header that makes awesome power, then maybe not the header for you.

The gains mentioned on the header were also with NO tuning, just we bolted it on and did a couple pulls. We will be retuning with the new intake setup soon.
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I'll work on the LP side, but it'll be easier to rotate the stock tube down so its like horizontal and pointing forward since its just a barb thats custom bent to clear everything. The barb fitting on the high pressure side wont work, it'll just blow right off with the pressure.
I apologize i wasn't clear. I want to depower but want to go with the easy depower before i open up the entire rack.
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Wiring harness is tucked out of the way.

This is a full race header. If your priority is the factory wiper reservoir instead of a header that makes awesome power, then maybe not the header for you.

The gains mentioned on the header were also with NO tuning, just we bolted it on and did a couple pulls. We will be retuning with the new intake setup soon.
It is a nice header, no doubt about it. I'm just alluding to the fact that if left as is, that plastic bottle will melt or catch fire from the heat.
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It is a nice header, no doubt about it. I'm just alluding to the fact that if left as is, that plastic bottle will melt or catch fire from the heat.
Anybody installing this header, after having installed an engine conversion, who can't identify the melt risk of their plastic bottle and fix it, should stop working on their car.
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Lmao, this. ^
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Didn't you know, Honda engines don't produce heat!
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Anybody installing this header, after having installed an engine conversion, who can't identify the melt risk of their plastic bottle and fix it, should stop working on their car.
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Anybody installing this header, after having installed an engine conversion, who can't identify the melt risk of their plastic bottle and fix it, should stop working on their car.
Ha, yeah but I do like the idea of running the bottle from the ABS cars though. I actually didn't know they were different because all the ones we've been playing with have no ABS. good info.
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These were posted on Facebook not to long ago, I really like what I'm seeing. They said it picked up 6 whp and 12 ftlbs over the last header
Woah. And before tuning. This is awesome. I've always wanted to put a Honda engine in the miata, but I never settled on one. This looks pretty promising. Pricing looks about right too.
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These were posted on Facebook not to long ago, I really like what I'm seeing. They said it picked up 6 whp and 12 ftlbs over the last header
being built by lovefab up here in traverse city MI!
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Who on here other than myself has purchased a kit?
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Are you planning to make an 'all included' offer? It always seems to be the little things that hold up a completed swap, that I've seen. Your site doesn't seem to have anything for how to do fuel lines, if the header will connect to a normal miata exhaust, coolant lines, any of the other things that keep one running to hardware stores and waiting on little parts to move on.
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Are you planning to make an 'all included' offer? It always seems to be the little things that hold up a completed swap, that I've seen. Your site doesn't seem to have anything for how to do fuel lines, if the header will connect to a normal miata exhaust, coolant lines, any of the other things that keep one running to hardware stores and waiting on little parts to move on.
All good points. First of all, all product will include a detailed installation guide which will help make the swap process easier. Wiring details, fuel setup, etc will be included.

But to answer your question, yes the plan is to develop a full "K swap in a box" that will include every single bolt and hose to make it all work.

Our first buyers all seem like competent DIY guys who don't mind doing a little extra work to put together something unique.
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How does the header connect to stock Miata exhaust if the exhaust side of a K series engine is on the passengers side, and the Miata exhaust is on the drivers side?
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