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Old 06-21-2007, 01:38 PM   #1
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Default Want to say Hi.

Just got a 93 white Miata for the GF, Ill admit its a nice machine. That in turn lead me here... the plots brewing. I hope I can stick around and share a bit and learn too, there always someone that knows something interesting.

Have some experience in engine management and a little something about cars

junior in College of engineering and tech @ CalState LA
Part of the student SAE teams
Student in Industrial tech w/ Power energy and transportation

Ok, I know you guys like cars... so here is my baby.

yr make model

1998 mitsu eclipse

exsisting mod list:

Body/ Exterior

Dual Projector Head Lights.
Clear Bumper side markers.
Cheap chrome rims.
Sequential Turn lights.
Modded mid rear light.
Custom made Mitsubishi Emblem.

(future plans)
17” or 18” rims

Interior/ Lighting

Gauge pods
Autometer 2 gauge pod cluster bezel
Autometer A-pillar 3 gauge pod bezel
Indiglow overlays for oem cluster.
LED blue lighting for all interior lights.
B & M short shifter
Modified shiftknob
Symborski solid shifter mount bushings
Solid brass shifter cable bushings

Gauges / Electronics
Alarm ( extras are secret )
Apex’I Gauges (w/ memory)
Oil Pressure
Autometer gauges
Oil Temperature
Air/Fuel ratio
Apex’I Turbo Timer (built in volt meter & numeric Air/fuel gauge).
Zeitronix Wide Band sensor and controller (lambda) (on order)
Laptop for datalogger , Wide band, Ignition, and extra fuel.
Apex’I AVCR boost controller
Custom Intercooler sprayer (water/alcohol)

I.C.E. ( in car entertainmanet)
Pioneer Premiere DEH-9200 head unit
Pioneer CDX-6 disk CD changer
Pioneer CD changer voice control (soon)
Pioneer digital equalizer
1 Farad and 1.5 Farad digital Capacitors.
4 JBL power series amplifiers.
2 10” JBL power series subwoofers.
JBL component speaker system up front.(6.75̶
JBL rear speakers (6x9)
2 gauge wiring.


Suspension / Brakes

GSX 13.5” rotors (cross drilled & slotted)
GSX dual piston calipers (red & with custom eclipse lettering)
Stainless Steel Brake lines ( red protective sleeves)
Metal Master Pro Pads
Cross drilled & slotted rotors for the rear.
225/40/16 Bridgestones

Tokico Illuminas ( 5 way adjustable)
Eibach Pro-kit Springs
Ingalls front camber kit
Custom rear camber kit
Stillen Upgraded front Sway bar
Stillen Upgraded Rear Sway bar
Bars/Chassis reinforcement
Front upper (generic)
Front Neuspeed
Front lower (hurricane)
Rear upper (generic)
Rear lower ( hurricane)

Engine / Exhaust / Intake

Engine –bottom end
JE pistons (.020 over)
Total Seal rings (.020 over)
Eagle Rods
Clevite bearings
Melling oil pump
ARP hardware ( main studs, head studs, etc.)
AFX light weight underdrive pulley
Crank Scraper
Polyurethane Motor mount inserts

Engine - Head
Crane Valve springs
AEM adjustable Cam Gears.
Crane Cams (0014 Turbo Grind Profiles)
Crane Valve springs ( soon)
Stainless Steel Valves

Modern Performance 60mm Throttle body (stock was 50mm)
Ported intake manifold
Ported head ( soon)
Apex’i High flow Filter

Work performed by machine shop
Balanced and blueprinted up to 11,000 rpm
Crank has been knife edged

Apex’I RS*R 3” exhaust
3” test pipe (when on the track)
3” Down pipe

6AN Lines and fittings ( soon rubber will be replaces with stainless steel)
Aeromotive fuel pressure regulator
Walbro 255 liters per hour fuel pump
224 cc primary injectors (4)
430cc Ford lightning secondary injectors (4)
034EIC (extra injector controller) (controls the extra injectors based on boost etc.)

Computer programmable MSD DIS 2 (multi spark discharge & distributerless)
Screaming demon coil pack

Fluidyne All aluminum radiator ( or sparco, depends which one I like)
SPAL slim high performance fans ( 1,200 CFM flow rating)
Lower temperature thermostat (160* F vs 210 stock)
Auxiliary oil cooler.
Water wetter (for that extra sense of safety)

SPEC Stage 3 Ceramic Clutch
Retrofit LSD ( limited slip differential)
Stainless Steel clutch line from RRE ( road race engineering)

Forced Induction / Turbo
Turbonetics T03/T04 hybrid turbo ( ball bearing , Light weight Ceramic fins)
Custom Spearco Intercooler ( in garage )
Turbonetics Deltagate Mark II (wastegate – 5-7psi)
Fast Fabrications Exhaust Manifold (equal length and tubular runners)
Silicone couplings
Chromed intercooler piping ( soon to be powder coated)
Greddy type-S Blow off Valve ( or TurboXS RFL – depending on mood).
Missing link Check valve ( to prevent map from seeing boost)
MAP clamp ( electronic fail safe)
Stainless Steel oil feed line
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Old 06-21-2007, 02:30 PM   #2
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useless with out pictures.

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Old 06-21-2007, 02:42 PM   #3
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So without pictures I'm assuming you built a 420a?
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Old 06-21-2007, 07:02 PM   #4
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yes sir, Good ol' 420a. Boosted since 1999 started with 18,000 miles on 52,000 now.

Ill get some pics or just wash her and take some...what is it that you guys want to see?

Im of the old mentality, less is more, so she is a sleeper ( as much as I can keep her that way).
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Old 06-21-2007, 11:46 PM   #5
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