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Old 08-29-2013, 11:05 PM   #1
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Would an RB20 swap cost about the same as a V8 swap minus a couple grand because the RB20 is so cheap? How difficult would the wiring be?
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This will end well.
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Yep, drops right in. Super cheap and easy. Make sure to turn the boost up and run ALLOFIT too
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They don't even try anymore. I expect at least a paragraph telling me how they aren't new to turbos and they are experts at tuning lawn mowers so just give them the answer.
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Old 08-29-2013, 11:38 PM   #5
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RB20 swap is in. I heard people are selling LSxs for cheap because they are swapping them out of their miatas for RB20s.
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Old 08-30-2013, 12:18 AM   #7
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dude just get out of here i asked about putting a sr20 into my miata and i got **** on for asking the question, trust me im pretty much done with this site at this point too many douche bags here, they kind of remind me of honda fanboys
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Old 08-30-2013, 12:29 AM   #8
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What are you talking about? SR20 swaps are awesome! I'm saving up for one. They're even better than RB20 swaps.
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Old 08-30-2013, 12:54 AM   #9
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From another thread on another forum in reference to the suggestion that he buy a Megasquirt instead of band-aids.

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I know that would be the best route but I don't have the money for that right now
Yeah, I can see this engine swap happening.
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Old 08-30-2013, 01:15 AM   #10
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Lol!!! The party never stops here at MT.net! Best part is, somebody keeps inviting these guys!
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Old 08-30-2013, 01:16 AM   #11
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why why why why why why why
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Old 08-30-2013, 01:20 AM   #12
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dude just get out of here i asked about putting a sr20 into my miata and i got **** on for asking the question, trust me im pretty much done with this site at this point too many douche bags here, they kind of remind me of honda fanboys
Please leave and don't come back.


To the OP, same thing. If you want to be like ^^ this douchebag, then leave. If you want to learn how to properly turbo your miata for the cheapest amount possible then stay and read, read, then read some more.
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Old 08-30-2013, 01:24 AM   #13
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It's ok though, he's from Tampa!!!
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Old 08-30-2013, 01:39 AM   #14
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This idea's been kicked around since at least 09. Less than a minute on Google and found this:
Please read first if you are considering any non-Miata engine swap - MX-5 Miata Forum
Think about your project/idea then search. If your lucky,(like me) the ADD will kick in and you'll be on to the next big thing.
- CAPTAIN OBVIOUS
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Old 08-30-2013, 10:48 AM   #15
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dude just get out of here i asked about putting a sr20 into my miata and i got **** on for asking the question, trust me im pretty much done with this site at this point too many douche bags here, they kind of remind me of honda fanboys
Really this site is the best free source of information on turbocharging the Miata if took your head out of your *** you might learn something. Most of whats on the forum applies to tuning any turbo car and again its free, the people here don't sound like honda fan boys they sound like people who don't like the same stupid uninformed questions being asked over and over. Maybe you feel more at home on club roadster.

Now if you want to talk Miata engine swaps that sound cool someone figure out how to put a 3.5 ecobost V-6 in a Miata.
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They left BEFORE EGGPLANT?!?!?!? NOOOOOOOO
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They left BEFORE EGGPLANT?!?!?!? NOOOOOOOO
eggplant free zone.

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Quality Control has been busy this week.
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eggplant free zone.



How's that working out for you?

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Yes they have he has.
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