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Old 10-11-2007, 10:34 PM   #1
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Default 94 miata mx5 1.8 216000 miles ??????

do you think it is prolly going to blow soon just baught it for 2800 red with very clean inter. and exter. new to the miatas so any information would help or common issues with this many miles thanks john 614-472-0129
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Old 10-11-2007, 10:42 PM   #2
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If it was well maintained it will last a lot longer still.
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Old 10-11-2007, 10:48 PM   #3
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only has lifter noise it seems like the guy was like 58 years old and said his wife drove it most of the time thanks for the info
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i pulled the engine out of mine with 285k on it and it ran perfectly. it didn't burn or leak any oil. i just wanted something newer before i boosted it. my other miata has 235k miles on it and also runs great. Both are 94's
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just take care of it, and it'll take care of you
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Old 10-12-2007, 03:01 PM   #6
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should i boost it let me know what you think
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go for it...
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easiest way to test the engine is a leak down test.
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run it till you lose compression. I clicked over 150k last weekend at the track and my car probably does more track days per year than most do in their lives.
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Old 10-13-2007, 10:59 PM   #12
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hey hell with it im boosting it i keep you guys updated i will be needing some parts to put it together so if you have anything let me know how much thanks john just want to put a 7psi kit together nothing crazy
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hey hell with it im boosting it i keep you guys updated i will be needing some parts to put it together so if you have anything let me know how much thanks john just want to put a 7psi kit together nothing crazy
i got injectors for sale. either will be plenty for a 7psi kit. supra greentops(305cc) and 01-05 purples(265cc) both are listed in the parts for sale section.
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