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Old 04-02-2009, 09:42 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by naarleven View Post
Holy ****, 72k + T25 @ 8psi.

**** me
Wait, this is the motor that blew? WTF am I doing wrong?
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Old 04-02-2009, 09:49 AM   #22
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holy crap. i hate seeing these threads now that i'm actually boosted.

I need money to build a 99 BP ASAP.
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Old 04-02-2009, 10:25 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by Savington View Post
God dammit **** **** **** **** **** **** **** ****. I need to build this **** before it blows the **** up on me.

On Saturday registration for the next track day opens, I'm weary of pulling the trigger, because I know I'm just goign to break something between now and then and/or on the track.
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Old 04-02-2009, 10:53 AM   #24
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And people said building my motor for my modest power goals was pointless.

Sorry to hear it Stein.
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Old 04-02-2009, 11:39 AM   #25
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Wow. Sorry to hear/see that man, I definitely feel your pain. That's a pretty rough failure. Good luck getting it all back together!

As a sidenote question, can't you be running mostly proper AFRs overall but still be leaner in one cylinder?
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Old 04-02-2009, 11:46 AM   #26
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Who here likes receiving ----?
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Old 04-02-2009, 11:46 AM   #27
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Originally Posted by ZX-Tex
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I do!
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Old 04-02-2009, 12:46 PM   #28
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for the real ending of the story:

Originally Posted by Stein

I couldn't handle it any more and went home from work to check on it. Opened the door to the shop and couldn't see the trail of oil that was there yesterday. Looked under the car--no oil. After scratching my head I jumped in the car and fired it up. Runs perfect. Now I am totally confused. I couldn't figure out what happened. Then it dawned on me. It's no longer 4/1/09.

BTW, the rod cap IS a 99 Miata rod cap and it IS off my 99 - but it is the black 99 that is sitting outside waiting for me to put the spare motor in. I foudn the cap in the console when I bought the car so it wasn't TOTALLY a fib!

I hope y'all got a bit of a laugh out of it. To those that saw this thread today, I apologize as I couldn't start it until 10:00 last night until I could get the pic taken but at least the thread was STARTED on 4/1/09.
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