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Old 01-03-2008, 11:36 PM   #1
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Question Good Radiators?

My setup is a 1.6L turbo at 18psi o-ringed head, 2.5 straight exhaust, link ecu, i think my turbo is a flyin miata t3/t4.
i had to take my large intercooler off because of overheating, i am still overheating on the track like crazy. i need advice on a radiator, is there such a thing as a triple core radiator for a miata? and if so where can i find one?
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Godspeed rad? Are you using the stock rad right now?

Off topic question, are you running stock internals?
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yes, i have taken off the head and like i said O-ringed around the pistons to allow for more boost, i was boosting 20psi but it overheats too quickly on the track. what other internals do you mean?
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and no, i have an aftermarket radiator, not sure who makes it, but it is larger in depth then stock, i think its 1.75"
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i was talking about, pistons, rods, ect if they were forged. What year is your car? Everyone on this fourm pretty much bought a godspeed rad. There good heres one of the various threads on them and we get them for cheap because your on the fourm
https://www.miataturbo.net/forum/sho...5&highlight=gs
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you are running with NO intercooler now?

look up coolant reroute, maybe that will help with your heat issues.

and stop using tap water, use distilled water only
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1990 just like yours. ill try it, i havent changed out any internals yet, my car has 54,000 miles on it.
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of course i have an intercooler, its the one that comes stock with the fm kit, i had to duct ALL air going through the front air damn straight through the radiator(yes my intercooler is in front). I herd a few rumors about rerouting from cyl #4 there is some sort of mixing between the cold and hot coolant. i dont use tap water idiot, I RUN ON THE TRACK!!!!!!!! limerock park,CT best time 1:01.56 (amature races) full interior.
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idiot? i'm not the one who can't cool his car.
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are you one that drag raced a viper gts, 03 zo6 and a 911 turbo from 5-100mph and ended up in first? this was with 20psi, my 24x14x3 intercooler, 880cc injectors (my computer was running a little lean tho)
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i had to take my large intercooler off because of overheating, i am still overheating on the track like crazy.
why would one think you may not be running an intercooler.


im cautioning you now, you are on a one way street....
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i have no idea, i just put my smaller intercooler on(much less power)
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lol i would watch what your saying to some people 1fastmiata, you dontt want to get banned now do you?
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are you one that drag raced a viper gts, 03 zo6 and a 911 turbo from 5-100mph and ended up in first? this was with 20psi, my 24x14x3 intercooler, 880cc injectors (my computer was running a little lean tho)

well i can stick my head up a bulls *** to get a look at a t-bone steak but i'd rather take the butcher's word for it
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cause most of us have a few intercoolers to pick and choose from during the different seasons.

search "coolant reroute" see bellengineering.net for a solution

search "undertray" and "scooper"

search "godspeed radiator"

search "compressor heat efficiency island"
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i dont see the problem, i didnt start this, im just defending myself and my car. do you see a problem with that? Paul is the one i have beef with, hes implying to me that im an idiot
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strike 2.
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why search the last one braineack?
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can we get back to the topic...

I was at a track day and a fellow came up to me saying he sells triple core rads for miatas. is the godspeed rad better? or should i keep looking for the triple core?
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the godspeed radiator is huge and cheap, see our group buy.

you'll want to upgrade your fans, one for space, two to draw more CFM.

you'll want to completely enclose the radiator shroud. top, sides, and bottom.

you'll want to consider a scooper to draw in fresh air under the intercooler and directly into the radiator.

you'll want to perform a coolant reroute.

you'll want to consider an extraction hood.


you need to back up your claims of power.
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