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Old 02-01-2008, 11:09 AM   #1
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Old 02-01-2008, 11:19 AM   #2
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dont be a hater.
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i bet a bone stock miata can do that with just a MS, **** itb's
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To each their own I guess. Personally, I don't get. ITB cars look and sound cool, but I would never own one.
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oh im hatin! I wish I had a couple grand lying around. Id certianly have alot more than 105hp. I have more than that for probably half what he paid.
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Old 02-01-2008, 11:26 AM   #6
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To each their own I guess. Personally, I don't get. ITB cars look and sound cool, but I would never own one.

I could buy a guitar and a pimp suit for 2k and look and sound much cooler.
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Old 02-01-2008, 11:33 AM   #7
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I like the idea of ITBs being force fed..
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****, I've already spent close to 4k and haven't even driven the damn thing since the day I drove it home and stuck it in the garage. Oh, and not ONE horsepower part yet.

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A good engine build on 1.6 with .020 pistons, header and intake costing $2k made 103 ftlbs and 115hp at the rear wheels. Everything else was stock!
There MUST be some more power there from tuning.
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when turbo cars **** on his chest, he can talk about the mega awesome throttle response.
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he should take it to Jimmy's Hallet challenge!
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Im kinda surprised he didnt lose torque.
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my dyno soon, im looking for more then 120 hopefully, possibly, maybe, prob not ahha
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But it's better than a Turbo!
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I like the idea of ITBs being force fed..
http://home.att.net/~MabuhayCarlos/TurboIntake.html

this is the full build

http://home.att.net/~MabuhayCarlos/TurboStory.html
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YUM !!

I like the BOV on the intake Mani !!!
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I don't see why it would be all that great/benefitical. I'd rather one large TB and a well built plenum.
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I don't see why it would be all that great/benefitical. I'd rather one large TB and a well built plenum.
i suppose you could do it with one 90-100mm TB if you wanted.

I don't really see that much of an advantage to going that route.

Maybe you would save a little cash but i don't think it would be that much. If you bought a set of used ITBs and made your own set up.

a big TB isn't cheap.


Why would you rather go with one?
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cause what gain do you get with 4 on a plenum?
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104hp? if i made that much (little), i'd just resign the account and call it quits.
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