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Old 09-23-2010, 11:54 AM   #21
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Let us know how the BC's work out. I haven't heard much about them in miata-dom, but I run them on my outback and they are FTW.
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Old 09-23-2010, 05:14 PM   #22
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What the funk is up with your plug wires?
The coilpacks, and wires arent secured to the valve cover.

If your talking about anything else, they are what came with the car when I bought it. Other than them not being secured, what else do you see thats wrong?
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Old 09-26-2010, 03:43 PM   #23
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Finished!

Its running GREAT now. I think the recirculate of the blow off valve and new intake have helped immensly. The car used to fall on its face when driving aggresively and venting to atmosphere. I knew recirculating the bov would help and boy it did!

All of the new powdercoated goodies look good as well.

Oddities found when putting everything back together:
The AVO turbo manifold uses some bizarre Metric studs with super fine threads. Cannot find nuts to thread onto the studs and Ive visited a number of different specialty bolt places.

found that the coolant temp sensor was damaged, and more than likely not working correctly. Replaced it.

Installed a new cover plate for the turbo manifold for aesthetics.

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Old 09-26-2010, 04:28 PM   #24
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I'm not a fand of the tuperware (bigskirts) but not bad at all.

I would raise it a bit though.
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