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Old 09-30-2008, 09:25 PM   #41
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awesome work miataspeed. oct 11th there's a trackday coming up at grattan with the alfa romeo club. i'm planning to go, you should come out too in case you have no other plans.
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Old 10-02-2008, 10:14 PM   #42
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After all the trouble with the local tuner shop, I have been ordering everything on-line. Doing some searching I found another tuner shop just 5 miles away. This place was awesome, tons of parts in stock and some SWEET cars.

I went in to pick up the parts for my intake. Should be pretty simple to build an iso box around this.
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At long last my search for the perfect shift **** has come to an end! This thing is freaking perfect. It's a Greddy **** that weighs in at 13.7 oz on my scale. The **** itself is threaded, no inserts. This thing shifts beautifully and effortless. It is the perfect size for me and I couldn't be happier with it. Picked it up for $40 brand new. The only thing I need to do now is to pick which insert I'll use. I can't decide between the black lettering on the silver face or the silver lettering on the black face.

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I can't get over how perfectly sized it is. Fits right in my palm.


If it stops raining long enough I should have some pictures of an iso box and a not-so-ghetto intake.
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Old 10-02-2008, 10:18 PM   #43
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That's 5 HP right there.
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silver on black

love the build btw
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Old 10-03-2008, 06:54 PM   #45
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Thanks. I'm loving it now too. I pretty much decided on the silver lettering on the black face. I'm going to polish the part of the shifter that is exposed to make it look a little nicer. I'll get pictures of it when the lighting is better, too much sun and reflection right now.

Anyway, I built the intake. It worked out really well. I plan to paint the pipe black after I build my iso box. Right now I'm wondering if my filter is too small. I found a post from braineack with the formula to figure it out, but I haven't plugged in my numbers yet. I'd like a more oval one like Begi uses.

I think I'm going to trim another inch off the filter side of the pipe.
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Aluminum is SO much nicer to work with, it cut like butter.
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