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Old 01-06-2007, 12:34 PM   #21
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I'd rather have the UPS man pick up the package than put it in a drop box. That way UPS is liable as soon as it leaves FM's hands. Who's liable for a package sitting in a drop box?

I scheduled a pick up for UPS to pick up a defective projector and send it back to the manufacturer. This projector had a cost of nearly $7k. The projector was scanned by the driver, but was not scanned at the driver's home base. UPS "lost" it (which probably had nothing to do with the fact that the cardboard box had "HD Projector" on it). Because I had a record of pick up, they cut a check for the value of the projector.

Liability.

Plus what Brian said. You ask a guy who's about to leave for vacation for a favor, and he'll do it after vacation.
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true but my stuff should be here by thursday. I hope
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Old 01-06-2007, 01:18 PM   #23
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Plus what Brian said. You ask a guy who's about to leave for vacation for a favor, and he'll do it after vacation.
Right, and what I was getting at is: how many other people were wanting "their box dropped in the mail right before vacation?"

Gotta stop somewhere.
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I still want someone to make 250whp on a GT2650R @ 12psi on a stock 1.8L. Luckydvl I think it was made 245whp or so on 14psi.
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With a full 3" and some water I think it would be quite doable.
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Old 01-06-2007, 05:24 PM   #26
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I have been to the shop and got a tour from Bill himself. I bought my turbo dual exhaust and mid pipe from them, my heat shield and keiths book.
FM may be a little $$$, But they are true to the miata, I trust them.
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I still want someone to make 250whp on a GT2650R @ 12psi on a stock 1.8L. Luckydvl I think it was made 245whp or so on 14psi.
What did Jason Cuadra make with the Tec II and th GT2554? Something like 230 at 9 psi? Makes 250 on a GT2560 certainly in the realm. I'll find out soon enough. Had the car delivered today. I should have it strapped to the dyno and the Motec tuning done in two weeks. FM II on an '01 with the GT2560 and a Motec.

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Old 01-07-2007, 12:32 AM   #28
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i got shifter boot from them - cheapset place. my oil since it was the cheapest place to get it too. and am looking to get some stuff of their 99 1th ae wreck. I'm currently very impressed with the service. whatever I want they help me with (stupid lil things like changing stuff on the car), they ship out the same day, if they say they will call back they do. Their service is great!

btw. anyone have a passenger side side skirt for a 10th ae miata?? cheap

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What did Jason Cuadra make with the Tec II and th GT2554? Something like 230 at 9 psi? Makes 250 on a GT2560 certainly in the realm. I'll find out soon enough. Had the car delivered today. I should have it strapped to the dyno and the Motec tuning done in two weeks. FM II on an '01 with the GT2560 and a Motec.

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What octane gas you got up there Frank, 93 ? Are you planning on running 12psi or 10psi ? Should be interesting
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he has a motec so he could run 20 psi if he wanted to just needs injectors big enough i agree this will be interesting.
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Old 01-07-2007, 11:48 AM   #31
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Jason did his 230-240 on california pump gas but with a tec3. I forget if he made those numbers at 9 or 10 psi but he later dialed it back for safety. the car drove real nice. that turbo spooled about as fast as you could mash the gas in his car.

i drove it both with the stock 00 motor and the GTX low comp bottom end and it was just as sweet with both.
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We have 93 here in MD but I think it's gotten worse in the last few years. More additives or something. Winter gas isn't helping. Still worlds better than the crap in Cali. I'll start with the 12 psi 93 map the previous owner gave me and go from there.

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Is your car the one that was on ebay, originally from California I believe. It was for sale very recently. it was also mentioned on the powerlist.

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Is your car the one that was on ebay, originally from California I believe. It was for sale very recently. it was also mentioned on the powerlist.

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Yes. Robbi Laurenson's car.

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nice car.
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Thanks,
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...8089786&rd=1,1



I got a smoking deal but what comes around goes around. I sold my '90 with 3k miles on a new built motor, Big brakes, new paint, GAB wheels, full suspension, rollbar, FMII kit, race radiator for probably half of what I had into it.

I was thoroughly impressed when I took possession of the new car. Driveability is great. He did a good job with the driveability tune on the Motec. I have to work on the cold start because it was about 35 degrees here this morning and the car took a while to kick over. Robbi probably never had to start the car in temps below 60 degrees. The body and interior are almost perfect. It's running WG boost now as he set it that way for potential test drives. I have a map for 12 psi and 93 octane. Waiting to get my new laptop to get everything loaded and tuning. Then I'll hit the dyno and see if my friend can squeeze some more out of it. He's very experienced with AEM/Haltech/EMU so I'm sure the Motec will be just anothe ECU to him. He did have a Motec on his race DSM for a while, but got sponsor money from AEM and started carrying AEMs at his shop so he switched the Motec out.

I'll post when I jack up the boost with impressions.

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Thanks,
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...8089786&rd=1,1



I got a smoking deal but what comes around goes around. I sold my '90 with 3k miles on a new built motor, Big brakes, new paint, GAB wheels, full suspension, rollbar, FMII kit, race radiator for probably half of what I had into it.

I was thoroughly impressed when I took possession of the new car. Driveability is great. He did a good job with the driveability tune on the Motec. I have to work on the cold start because it was about 35 degrees here this morning and the car took a while to kick over. Robbi probably never had to start the car in temps below 60 degrees. The body and interior are almost perfect. It's running WG boost now as he set it that way for potential test drives. I have a map for 12 psi and 93 octane. Waiting to get my new laptop to get everything loaded and tuning. Then I'll hit the dyno and see if my friend can squeeze some more out of it. He's very experienced with AEM/Haltech/EMU so I'm sure the Motec will be just anothe ECU to him. He did have a Motec on his race DSM for a while, but got sponsor money from AEM and started carrying AEMs at his shop so he switched the Motec out.

I'll post when I jack up the boost with impressions.

Frank

wow, looking forward to seeing how much power you can eek out of it
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Me too. It's sortof a turd right now at wastegate boost but my Forester XT is very fast in a straight line and my turbo '90 was healthy too so I'm a bit spoiled. I should have the laptop this week and maybe I'll at least get to load his other maps and log some with MD 93 octane and see how the A/F looks. Hopefully the warm weather we're having here in MD will hold out. I'm more motivated to do this if it's top down weather.

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Hey Brian, just wondering why you're sticking up for FM with so much gusto?
Do you work for them?
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Hey Brian, just wondering why you're sticking up for FM with so much gusto?
Do you work for them?
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