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Old 05-05-2008, 03:03 AM   #1
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Default Installed Torsen swap and 1.8 brakes

Long day...comedy at its finest tools dropping on head..grease everywhere..couldn't have been better any other way! Torsen upgrade...1.8 brakes cross drilled-slotted rotors, Hawk HPS pads...stainless lines....Car feels great now....hmm next project FIX rear finsh panel
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Torsen swaps on your back do tend to suck. Did you do all the work alone, or did you have a helper to get the old assembly out and the new on it?
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Torsen and brake swap in the back-lot of a truckstop... ballsy.
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great shock boot cover you got there
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Thank you for being "older" and also doing real projects to your car. The majority of the miata owners locally and in the local miata 'club' are older... but only care about crome pieces and long drives together while talking over the CB to each other.

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Old 05-05-2008, 10:42 AM   #6
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Torsen and brake swap in the back-lot of a truckstop... ballsy.
Not a truckstop...we own the warehouse and parkinglot where trucks are stored...always a great supply of tools available
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Torsen swaps on your back do tend to suck. Did you do all the work alone, or did you have a helper to get the old assembly out and the new on it?
Had a helper...met this guy from craigslist who wanted to buy some parts..we started talking...told him about my project, said he'd help, and now it's done! Now I owe him a full days labor. Great deal..knowledge + new friend..Thanks again Joe
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The feeling of a Job well done...Priceless!!!
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For some strange reason it seems like my rear tires are losing tread alot quicker since the turbo install....maybe I should check alignment
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i dont think it's the Alignment friend
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i dont think it's the Alignment friend
It is...the way my right foot is always aligned with the floorboard!!
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