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Old 06-22-2014, 02:07 PM   #1
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Mr. Mattmans ITB Turbo build - Page 33 - ClubRoadster.net

Racer or ricer? Am I wrong in my opinion, that this is some silly ****?
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Old 06-23-2014, 02:59 AM   #2
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Seems odd, I would think you would want a different pivot point or master more suited to non assist?
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**** no to that master.

I have no problem with non boosted brakes as long as its done correctly (pivot change) and uses a balance bar with 2 masters
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Matt says he can still lock up his brakes/tires at 50mph with that master cylinder.... Just the size of the damn thing makes me weary... lol
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But that bay is so clean. It's totally worth it.
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But that bay is so clean. It's totally worth it.
Stopping is overated, when you can have ZERO wires or pipes showing, and a bay clean enough to eat out of 24/7. lol
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I mean, come on, it is obviously a show car. I don't see any hardcore track days occurring in that car.
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It's not necessarily what I'd go for, but I find it hard to hate on a super clean tucked engine bay. It just looks so nice and you know some ridiculous time has been put into it.
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It's not necessarily what I'd go for, but I find it hard to hate on a super clean tucked engine bay. It just looks so nice and you know some ridiculous time has been put into it.
Assuming the car actually runs and drives after being tucked I'd somewhat agree. Too many miatas have been tucked, then would never start, then got sold for cheap to someone, again and again until someone got fed up and put an OEM harness back in or turned the car into a parts car.
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**** the brakes,the entire build is stupid. Maybe in another 2 years when the car is finally done, he'll realize that was the biggest waste of money and the worse decision in a motor/turbo...
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...he's building a 1.6
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...he's building a 1.6
what im sayin
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Yeah I follow him on instagram and I can't wait until he makes all of 300whp after spending moneys on vanjen clamps @ $80 each.
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Building a car just to look at. Not interested.
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