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Old 04-06-2011, 10:02 AM   #1
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Hi guys.New to the site.Hope to meet some cool people around here.
Well next friday im gonna be buying my first miata.Its a blue 92.Im really excited about buying it since ive always liked the car.I want to turbo the car but since im a noob to these things i really dont know what to buy.So my question to you guys is what will i need to make anywhere around 345 to 400whp.i prefer to do it on pump gas but ill go e85 to i really dont care.I just want a fun and reliable setup on the car just to have some fun.
So i want to know what is it i need to do to the motor to complete my goal.What are the best parts out there and turbo kit.
If you can give me name brands to so i know exactly what to buy.
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Hi guys.New to the site.Hope to meet some cool people around here.
Well next friday im gonna be buying my first miata.Its a blue 92.Im really excited about buying it since ive always liked the car.I want to turbo the car but since im a noob to these things i really dont know what to buy.So my question to you guys is what will i need to make anywhere around 345 to 400whp.i prefer to do it on pump gas but ill go e85 to i really dont care.I just want a fun and reliable setup on the car just to have some fun.
So i want to know what is it i need to do to the motor to complete my goal.What are the best parts out there and turbo kit.
If you can give me name brands to so i know exactly what to buy.
Thanks guys
You are a typical noob. All noobs show up here throwing out random "I want XXXhp, how do I get it". What noobs find out quickly is that 400whp in a 2200lb is something they had not contemplated very long. A Miata at 200whp is a handful. A Miata at 300whp is a rocket.

You need a fully built motor, headwork, intake manifold, cams, GT30+, cooling, fuel, ECU, tranny, differential, clutch, gauges, sensors... basically, you need to replace everything. Getting 400whp reliably to the ground takes well over $10k in this car... but you should probably budget a bit more... say $15k so you're not surprised when you blow through even that. You cannot skimp on parts at that kind of power.

It is widely accepted that when shooting for that much power, an LSX swap is a far wiser choice.
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You are a typical noob. All noobs show up here throwing out random "I want XXXhp, how do I get it". What noobs find out quickly is that 400whp in a 2200lb is something they had not contemplated very long. A Miata at 200whp is a handful. A Miata at 300whp is a rocket.

You need a fully built motor, headwork, intake manifold, cams, GT30+, cooling, fuel, ECU, tranny, differential, clutch, gauges, sensors... basically, you need to replace everything. Getting 400whp reliably to the ground takes well over $10k in this car... but you should probably budget a bit more... say $15k so you're not surprised when you blow through even that. You cannot skimp on parts at that kind of power.

It is widely accepted that when shooting for that much power, an LSX swap is a far wiser choice.
Sorry for being a typical noob.I know 400whp is alot for a light car and that what im shooting for.I already have 2 fd rx7 with lsx motors in there and i just wanna have a little fun in a miata.So thanks for the help.Just wanted to ask a question and wanted some help to see whats best for the little motor.If you knew any good piston rods turbo kits and suggestions for which company to buy from.
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I was looking at the FM turbo kit.Look promising.But i also wanna build internals as well.
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Things you need to do:

******* search: There are about half a dozen threads on this board that you need to find. It shouldn't be that hard.

Sell one of your LSx FDs: So you can finance building the living **** out of your miata.

Go humble yourself: A lot of people want a bajillion HP Miata. Until they actually drive one.
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M-Tuned rods and coolant re-route kits- sponsor
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Deatschwerks injectors - sponsor
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hi guys I will be buying a miata soon and want 900whp can you tell me what I need then buy it then install it I have 5 twin turbo lambos that I built so I got this and know what I'm doing.


thanx guys

PS: please hurry up too
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hi guys I will be buying a miata soon and want 900whp can you tell me what I need then buy it then install it I have 5 twin turbo lambos that I built so I got this and know what I'm doing.


thanx guys

PS: please hurry up too
Is one of those Lambos black, perchance? I think I've seen a video of you driving it somewhere...
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hi guys I will be buying a miata soon and want 900whp can you tell me what I need then buy it then install it I have 5 twin turbo lambos that I built so I got this and know what I'm doing.


thanx guys

PS: please hurry up too
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