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Old 10-23-2010, 10:21 PM   #1
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Here it is, my dreams came true and picked up this monster today thanks to Jared for finding it for me. I picked this baby up today from Mike @ 949Racing, thanks for a killer deal! I will post up more info, parts list and all that later tonight or tomorrow.
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Old 10-23-2010, 10:26 PM   #2
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'grats. welcome
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Old 10-24-2010, 03:11 AM   #3
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Nice car. Enjoy!
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I must say, it looks awesome. I really like the widebody. Does it have the power to back up its pretty looks though?
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Yeah its some juice in the tank, supercharged 8psi 185hp
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Moderate car, like the widebody but not the bodykit. Needs moar turboz.
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I have a conservative approach, i dont wanna be the fastest/most expensive of all miata owners here on the first day of owning one. Im merely trying to learn the car, some great lines and make this my track *****. Gonna be out at Button Willow with nasa next mth.
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Kinda disappointed to hear its supercharged, but you will see the light and cross over to the dark side soon enough.
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Coming from an evo...nah

Rotrex SC kit performs well under racing conditions without heat soaking unlike most glowing turbines coming off the track. Not to mention the maintenace is like a fine blond bitch... been there n blew that
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Coming from an evo...nah

Rotrex SC kit performs well under racing conditions without heat soaking unlike most glowing turbines coming off the track. Not to mention the maintenace is like a fine blond bitch... been there n blew that
OMFG if you start spewing the bullshit about how much heat turbo's generate and the typical FFS nutswinger bullshit I highly doubt you'll last long here.


At least you have one of the nicer/nicest supercharger kits: the rotrex. Definitely leaps and bounds better than the roots types out there.
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Old 10-24-2010, 05:43 AM   #11
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I will play with 205 horses until i get bored then i will put a 1.8 and punch it out and go to 10 psi and around 240hp or maybe e85 for even more that should keep me busy for a long time.

Thanks bro, im fricking loving this kit!
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The Rotrex is at least better than the typical JRSG/FFS Kool-Aid drinker SC setup. Seems a good trackday kit for the no-nonsense I just wanna go fast crew. Add hyphens to taste in that last sentence. Emilio uses that setup with good results in his OGK Miata.

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Thanks guys.

Thats where the kit is from, 949Racing
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I finally got to drive it with the Rotrex about a week before Mike sold it. That car was a blast to drive. About 185whp with the custom Megasquirt Pnp (VTPS mod and hi-res code). Goes, stops turns and looks awesome. I think it looks even better with the top down. Cool car. Will be great to see it enjoyed by someone who will drive it hard and have fun it.

The Kraftwerks kit in it is very similar to the production NA8 kits. The intercooler is a bit different and of course the Megasquirt instead of the Kraftwerks fuel controller.
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that *** shot is money btw.

needs some black mesh in the hole though
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I was going to suggest replacing the rear bumper...but looks molded.
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Looks pretty nice. Just be careful with all those keys hanging off the ignition...it's known to cause ignition cylinder issues.
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I finally got to drive it with the Rotrex about a week before Mike sold it. That car was a blast to drive. About 185whp with the custom Megasquirt Pnp (VTPS mod and hi-res code). Goes, stops turns and looks awesome. I think it looks even better with the top down. Cool car. Will be great to see it enjoyed by someone who will drive it hard and have fun it.

The Kraftwerks kit in it is very similar to the production NA8 kits. The intercooler is a bit different and of course the Megasquirt instead of the Kraftwerks fuel controller.
Thanks for your help at SOW.

What is the difference in the Intercooler Kit i have ?
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that *** shot is money btw.

needs some black mesh in the hole though
Definitely! Thanks. I just picked up some mesh and will spray it black and make it another project to do during the winter!
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Looks pretty nice. Just be careful with all those keys hanging off the ignition...it's known to cause ignition cylinder issues.
At the track i remove all extra rings n keys.
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