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Old 10-26-2010, 08:59 AM   #1
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1990 Miata, 5 speed, 1.6, Flyin MiataVodoo II, tan top injectors, 185 HP.I replaced the original radiator about 3 years ago with a new one for an automatic 1990 miata.

Shortly after the install of the vodoo, which included a higer rated radiator cap, I smelled a leak but could not find it. Now I found it ( along the end..the seem).

Time for an upgrade. I want to retain my Air conditioning. Mishimoto, Koyo, Flyin Miata, other?

Future plans include an upgrade to Flying Miata II with hydra nemisi. I dont track the car at all.

Thanks and be nice. I did check the threads.
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KOYO 37mm and you'll be fine. I've had two KOYO (though 55mm core) and I've been more than happy with them. I now hove a PWR 37mm on a FMII'ed car and have no problems doing much of anything (ok- I did have some issues at a track day when it was nearly 100* out and running at 6,000ft altitude...at FM's Summer Camp last year).
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Here's a used Koyo 55mm for an NA for $225 + shipping, if you want to save a little money that is: http://www.miata.net/cgi-bin/isc/cla...evaction=today
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Not to hijack this thread, but anyone run the Mishimoto that Good-win-racing sells? Claims 30% efficiency over stock and a direct replacement - on top of that, it's only 240 bucks.

From their site:
http://www.good-win-racing.com/Mazda...t/61-0444.html

Any thoughts/experience?
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Not to hijack this thread, but anyone run the Mishimoto that Good-win-racing sells? Claims 30% efficiency over stock and a direct replacement - on top of that, it's only 240 bucks.

From their site:
http://www.good-win-racing.com/Mazda...t/61-0444.html

Any thoughts/experience?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Goodwin's site about the Mushitomomobobo radiators
Please don't ask me if this Miata radiator is as good as our KOYO Miata radiators because I am telling you clearly right here that it is NOT. If you want PERFECT drop-in fitment order one of our 37mm Miata Koyo radiators.If you are a Miata racer on a budget, and willing to work around minor fit and trim issues when installing your factory fans to this miata radiator, etc...
I'd much rather pay an extra $60 for a KOYO and know it's going to be right the first time.
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