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Old 01-23-2012, 11:24 PM   #41
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335i...AMS, as well as a lot of other big name shops make a lot of parts too.
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08 Z06.

Honestly though, pay your stuff off first. Don't be "American".

That said- 08 Si.
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Old 01-23-2012, 11:52 PM   #43
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08 Z06.

Honestly though, pay your stuff off first. Don't be "American".

That said- 08 Si.
---- no on the hinda. Zo6 sounds nuce. Dont worry i wull pay my shi off in a year or less.

No on 335. Unless it can do 500hp with bolt ons.



How much is gtr input shaft and first gear?
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How much is gtr input shaft and first gear?
http://www.sspperformance.com/produc...shaft-upgrade/

$2400 - Not much considering the car.

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Extreme Duty 1st Gear Replacement:

• Over 40% more tooth width and contact area than standard gears

• Significant tooth width increases over competitor 1st gear “upgrades”

• Increased shaft thickness, eliminating shaft deflection

• Gear “ground” tooth forming rather than “cutting” delivering tooth profile perfection.

• CMM scanned with robotic CMM machines ensuring gear and shaft perfection post-heat treatment.

• No need to unnecessarily replace reverse gear

• Anti-fatigue shot peening of all components

• Billet “proprietary grade” steel construction.

• Manufactured to ISO 9001 2009 international quality standards
Or you can go with the dodson one:
http://dodsonmotorsport.com/index.ph...mart&Itemid=30

Here is some food for thought though, taken from some racing team's examination of the gear set after destroying it:

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The damage appears to be isolated to first gear and the gear shaft. After looking closely at the torn apart first gear, they noticed a pattern of hairline cracks in different places on the gear. Samurai had launched their highly modified, 600+HP Nissan GT-R over 100 times, pulling some very quick 60′ times that dipped below 1.5 seconds on some of their runs.
Mmmm
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if you want 500 horsepower, get the G8 GXP (400 stock) full exhaust (including long tube headers), intake and a tune might get you there. It'd be a lot more expensive with a BMW or Audi obviously, but the luxury factor would be there. I still like the Cayman S idea.
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G8 is for middle classers.

Z will be easier to wrench on when you get the itch.

What about an Elise? Its lower powered, but it'll keep you from realizing the Miata is useless after feeling the power of a 427.
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Yeah, but isn't Min a big guy? Maybe too big for an Elise?
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http://www.sspperformance.com/produc...shaft-upgrade/

$2400 - Not much considering the c
Here is some food for thought though, taken from some racing team's examination of the gear set after destroying it:
Blahnevermind on the GTR. F spending all my money on some overpriced tuner bullshi that my miata will rape the face off of.. Need more niceness. I'd rather get another miata than a gtr.



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if you want 500 horsepower, get the G8 GXP (400 stock) full exhaust (including long tube headers), intake and a tune might get you there. It'd be a lot more expensive with a BMW or Audi obviously, but the luxury factor would be there. I still like the Cayman S idea.
G8 GXP is expensive!! Rather have a zo6
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The GTR looks like ****. I can't get over how much my eyes hurt after looking at that car.

Min, stay true to your car feelings, but whatever you get, please make a thread on it when you start modding.
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The GTR looks like ****. I can't get over how much my eyes hurt after looking at that car.

Min, stay true to your car feelings, but whatever you get, please make a thread on it when you start modding.
And by modding you mean sawing
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G8 is for middle classers.

Z will be easier to wrench on when you get the itch.

What about an Elise? Its lower powered, but it'll keep you from realizing the Miata is useless after feeling the power of a 427.
Elise is sexy as all fuc. One of the hottest cars ever made. Would it be a good daily driver though?

Why an 08 z06? why why why!


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Yeah, but isn't Min a big guy? Maybe too big for an Elise?
I am 5'11 180lbs 12% BF of vegan beast. Miata is nice and snug.
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What is a 427? Elise is sexy as all fuc. One of the hottest cars ever made. Would it be a good daily driver though?
A 427 is a chevy motor DURT DA DURRR
An Elise would be no better as a daily then an NA miata except for it'd be faster and handle and brake better. I don't then they even have radios, I know that if they do have them, it isn't a standard feature. IDK if they have A/C either...
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This is kind of a personal question, so feel free to tell me to f*ck off, but how much cash would you have to spend on this car?
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I am 5'11 180lbs 12% BF of vegan beast. Miata is nice and snug.
lol, you're gay.
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This is kind of a personal question, so feel free to tell me to f*ck off, but how much cash would you have to spend on this car?





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lol, you're gay.
Fine. 180lbs of gay beast.
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Yeah, mom loan doesn't count as cash, especially @ 20%. I kinda meant cash in hand, it makes no sense to me to buy a 3rd car with any kind of loan.
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So does porsche caymann.
LOL you think that 335D is slow and you consider this? That diesel would put a bus or two on a cayman. And get 36MPG doing it.

Seriously, E92 coupe, CPO, Under $30K, warranty to 100K miles, Literally $450 away from 380WHP 400TQ
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$50,000!? Buy 50 Geo Metros, and have a fleet of fuel economical cars. Spray paint each of them a different color so it's a new experience every day of the month.

I would almost never buy a brand new car. It's really quite stupid to pay that much more money, when you could buy one pre-owned only a year old with under 20k miles (just broken in) for 2/3 the cost of new, or less.
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if you get a bmw, order this color. it's not silver, it's blue. mmm icy.
Dark blue, red leather, nickel RE30s.
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