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Old 10-03-2007, 05:59 PM   #1
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I just don't get the SR20DET engine in a Miata. The swap doesn't make any sense to me.
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I just don't get the SR20DET engine in a Miata. The swap doesn't make any sense to me.
obviously the sr20det has vtaks.
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its heavier and further forward therefore it gives the car more downforce, duh duhrer
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he couldn't have found a taller shift **** if he had tried... ******* thing reminds me of a 5-speed ranger.
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he couldn't have found a taller shift **** if he had tried... ******* thing reminds me of a 5-speed ranger.
Thats a stock 240 shift ****/shifter
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I kinda like it...its not worse than swapping a F20C into a miata.
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I just don't get the SR20DET engine in a Miata. The swap doesn't make any sense to me.
they make 400hp all day long on stock internals
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kind of like a BP-T? so why not just swap the GTX internals and call it a day, im sure its a whole lot simpler than fabing up custom mounts and re running all the electrical...id stick with the BP
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Is the sr20 heavier? I though it was an aluminum block. My fe3 is only 80lbs heavier than a bp and it's a lot bigger and all cast iron block.

btw- I was jk, this thread is becoming a repeat of another
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he couldn't have found a taller shift **** if he had tried... ******* thing reminds me of a 5-speed ranger.
hey I got a 5 speed ranger
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Thats ******* cool.
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Thats ******* cool.
QFT. Not the most practical but badass indeed.
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I think it's pretty damn cool. I mean right now there are very few other motors as widely supported and parts made available for. to me it looks like the block is just as far back as the miata, if not more so since i don't think the coil pack sits behind it. Certainly the SR20 is capable of more power on stock internals than our engines...come up with any problem you want for the block itself, but every block has it's issues. Like ours and cooling?
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If you're gonna go through the effort, just throw in an LS1 and call lit a day. A widely supported motor that's better out of the box. And a much cooler swap.

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can anyone actually say why its bad ***?
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What exactly is this "widely supported"? What does that mean? Are there engines out there that have no more parts available for them, or that can't be machined, or manufactured, or even have some work on? It looks to me like even the most "shade tree" car guy can make a lot of the stuff need to do just about anything to the outside of the engine. And it's hard NOT to find somebody to take your money when it comes to the internal parts.

Is the "capable of more power" from the additional 200cc? I think the "more power" is a relative claim too. For how long?
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can anyone actually say why its bad ***?
It's either the donkey dick shifter or the gold valve cover. Hard to say.
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What exactly is this "widely supported"? What does that mean?
Widely supported:

-More stuff on ebay
-More dormroomracing.coms to sell you heavily marked up HKS, Greddy, BLITZ, APEXi, Tanabe, Spoon, Mugen, Hello Kitty
-More interweb experts

And lets not forget the street cred, of course.
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thanks - it's all so clear now - now I can fully understand "400hp on stock internals"
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