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Old 03-18-2007, 07:20 PM   #21
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I could buy the bell manifold, dp, re-reoute (if its really what they claim it is), buy a t28 for $500, and run the TDR FMIC, $100 for water and oil lines, $50 for a bov, and I have $2700 in turbo system. Maybe less if I can get a deal on the intercooler.
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Old 03-18-2007, 07:50 PM   #22
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all I know is that my tax return was $663, which buys me a pre-built ms, and wideband.
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Old 03-18-2007, 07:57 PM   #23
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So what is the difference between the FM2 and BEGi systems?
Ours has a coolant re-route, FM does not. The race reroute from the back of the head will be available at a later date.
BEGi has stainless braided lines only, FM does not.
BEGi has the separated gases d/p for over 20", FM does not.
BEGi has a Cool Air Box, Radiator Cover (1.6 & 1.8) and Air Scooper, FM does not.
BEGi has a Water By-pass, FM does not.
BEGi's parts are made in the USA, Some of FM's are not.
BEGi's has a 14% better flowing Intercooler than FM's. Made specifically for the Miata.
BEGi has a power steering cooler, FM does not.
BEGi has the distribution bracket, FM does not.
BEGi has a compressor inlet tube heat shield, , FM does not.
BEGi has a better flowing manifold.
BEGi has a 20 day delivery guarantee, FM does not. (see website for details)
FM has a standalone ECU, BEGi does not.
FM Uses the GFB valve. BEGi does not. We have the "Fat Man".

If you compared components it is easy to see where our price is cheater than theirs. Items can be deleted or added as needed. And all systems (except SZ) are designs for bolt up upgrades. We have very few parts that are interchangeable between model year cars. That way, all parts are specific for that car. One of our employees is getting ready to mega squirt his BEGi turbo for grins. We'll let you know what happens.
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p.s. sorry i am slow on e-mail. bronchitis was kicking my butt for awhile.
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Old 03-18-2007, 08:07 PM   #24
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We have the "Fat Man".
Stephanie what is the "Fat Man"?
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Old 03-18-2007, 08:21 PM   #25
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BEGi has stainless braided lines only, FM does not.
BEGi has the separated gases d/p for over 20", FM does not.
BEGi has a Cool Air Box, Radiator Cover (1.6 & 1.8) and Air Scooper, FM does not.
BEGi has a Water By-pass, FM does not.
BEGi's parts are made in the USA, Some of FM's are not.
BEGi's has a 14% better flowing Intercooler than FM's. Made specifically for the Miata.
BEGi has a power steering cooler, FM does not.
BEGi has the distribution bracket, FM does not.
BEGi has a compressor inlet tube heat shield, , FM does not.
BEGi has a better flowing manifold.
BEGi has a 20 day delivery guarantee, FM does not. (see website for details)
FM has a standalone ECU, BEGi does not.
FM Uses the GFB valve. BEGi does not. We have the "Fat Man".
FM reply to your e-mails.
BEGi does NOT.


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Old 03-18-2007, 08:41 PM   #26
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when will the "race re-route" be available, and can i still use the heater with it?
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Old 03-18-2007, 08:47 PM   #27
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What will all this go to? lol
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Old 03-18-2007, 09:38 PM   #28
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FM reply to your e-mails.
BEGi does NOT.


Have you personally experienced BEGi not responding to your emails that you sent them?
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Old 03-18-2007, 10:00 PM   #29
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Have you personally experienced BEGi not responding to your emails that you sent them?
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Old 03-18-2007, 10:11 PM   #30
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Got my system from BEGI. Steph and Mary have answered every E-Mail and add Corky to the phone calls. I have always gotten answers to my questions and talked to Corky four times yesterday during the install. They have all been very helpful.

When I was on the fence as to the system I wanted Corky got on the phone and walked me thru a decision making session. He asked what I wanted and basically put together a system just for me. The components are all top notch. The parts bags contain just what is neede for each part of the install. Great instructions with good pics to help in the layout.

I can't wait to get it finished next week.

I would do it again in a heart beat.
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Old 03-18-2007, 10:34 PM   #31
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Ours has a coolant re-route, FM does not. The race reroute from the back of the head will be available at a later date.
the good one youll have to wait for.

BEGi has stainless braided lines only, FM does not.
only need braided feed,which fm has.

BEGi has the separated gases d/p for over 20", FM does not.definately a sweet peice.

BEGi has a Cool Air Box, Radiator Cover (1.6 & 1.8) and Air Scooper, FM does not.
what only use the radiator cover,which can be made cheap.

BEGi has a Water By-pass, FM does not.cool feature

BEGi's parts are made in the USA, Some of FM's are not.
i honestly dont give a **** where its made,aslong as its quality.

BEGi's has a 14% better flowing Intercooler than FM's. Made specifically for the Miata.thats always good

BEGi has a power steering cooler, FM does not.i have no ps so woulnt to me any good.

BEGi has the distribution bracket, FM does not.

BEGi has a compressor inlet tube heat shield, , FM does not.

BEGi has a better flowing manifold. how much better.i thought they where very similar or the same.

BEGi has a 20 day delivery guarantee, FM does not. (see website for details)
that would suck waiting months for boost.

FM has a standalone ECU, BEGi does not. youre going megasquirt

FM Uses the GFB valve. BEGi does not. We have the "Fat Man". i dont ike eithor.
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Old 03-18-2007, 10:39 PM   #32
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wow, look i was absolutely no use too you .
match up the kits part 2 part, and get the cheaper one,unless its very close in price,then get the better one.
at that point id probally get the begi 1 because the downpipe is sex.
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Old 03-18-2007, 10:42 PM   #33
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Get the BEGI. You will be happier with a BEGI.
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Old 03-18-2007, 10:50 PM   #34
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**** whAT ever i just said.
get the begi with this manfiold.


ok the pics arent working.ill link it.
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Old 03-18-2007, 10:53 PM   #35
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also there cast ezternal set -ups are sweet.
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Old 03-19-2007, 01:01 AM   #36
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I would go with the BEGI simply because of the pretty Stage 4 and 5 pictures they have. Actually the stage 4 picture of everything is my computers background right now. Also with begi you will get your kit soon. There is still no eta on the FM kit.
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BEGi has a better flowing manifold.
At 2560 boost levels I bet it doesn't make a bit of difference.

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Old 03-19-2007, 10:50 AM   #38
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I haven't even purchased it yet. I want to mechanically bolt and go, I don't want to get stuck welding and ****, because it won't be pretty or reliable.
If you bought the manifold...downpipe...etc you couldn't have to weld anything? they bolt right up to the engine...and bolt to exhaust...

But for the money, I don't know enough about either way to make a statement
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Old 03-19-2007, 01:39 PM   #39
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BEGi has kits shipping

FM does not


I have been saving for a few years for a FM II but when it was time to order FM does not even have an ETA on the 1.6 kit. Bell has them on the shelf.
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hustler i didnt need to weld a damn thing on mine. Begi parts will do just fine for you. So just pony up the cash to Corcky like a good boy and take your FI miata. Any more stalling and we will start to tell you to buy a kit from Gary at TDR since he is such a buddy to you and your sis.
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