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Old 05-08-2008, 08:41 PM   #1
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http://forum.miata.net/vb/showthread...1&page=1&pp=25

for this guy it seems like you can just throw money away.
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I think its a pretty cool and unique project. Not that its going to be as quick as a properly setup turbo miata, but still.....
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Old 05-08-2008, 08:59 PM   #3
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Hayabusa V8 ^^ ?
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Im guessing hustlers pic is one of these bad boys..

http://youtube.com/watch?v=Ba8sT2BQ4uc

If it is, than i totally agree. It is one of the best sounding motors i have ever heard.
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What are you talking about? That build is friggin awesome.
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the build might be awesome. But do you really need to do all that work and throw in a v12 for a 400rwhp miata?
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Yeah. Hell yeah. I hope he posts a youtube vid of the exhaust. I'll probably nut.
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Im guessing hustlers pic is one of these bad boys..

http://youtube.com/watch?v=Ba8sT2BQ4uc

If it is, than i totally agree. It is one of the best sounding motors i have ever heard.
powertec v8. There's an sr8 at Hallett, and holy ******* **** its a baby f1 motor. 280lb, 2.6l, 360whp/320wtq. I'll take 2.
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The radical v8's can suck my *****.

Ever see the rebuild life and cost on those motors?

Baby F1 motor exactly, all the negatives and none of the 700hp.
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But do you really need to do all that work and throw in a v12 for a 400rwhp miata?
BTDT on different projects. Sometimes, it's just because you can and sometimes just to be different.
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If he can get it running right, that thing will be a beauty to the ears. Frankly, I'm impressed with the guy's apparent lack of arrogance.
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If he can get it running right, that thing will be a beauty to the ears. Frankly, I'm impressed with the guy's apparent lack of arrogance.
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The thing is neat, would I do it, hell no, not even if I could, but it's cool to see a V12 Miata. What's the big deal, this is what makes him happy, plus if I ever see hm at the track I can say I beat a V12 miata.
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Kinda my thoughts. It's cool, but silly.
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I would have left the motor stock, custom cams and **** is just a waste of money...
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Not really a waste, but too much at once. Get the stocker in and running, then mod it.

It's overkill, but it's cool nonetheless.
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how much do the weigh?
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It's cool. But think if he would of put that much money into a chevy small block 400. I had a friend that put "including nos, and labor" $2000 worth of used parts in one. It made 450 to the ground on 101 octane. And he backed it up with a 200 hp shot of nos. He even had the pull lever open exhaust. It was unreal.

But he was out ran by everything in town. He had 373 gears and couldn't ever get the truck to hook up. He punched it at 80 and it just lit the tires up. He finally put it in a drag car with slicks.
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