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Old 05-20-2013, 01:39 AM   #1
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Default How to turbocharge a MX5 Miata

make it go choo choo

this should be in the FAQ!

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I was skeptical until I saw the megasquirt...then I was like, "they're cool".
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I love this show. Have not seen this episode yet though.. watching now.
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I was skeptical until I saw the megasquirt...then I was like, "they're cool".
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hey, dont mean to get all in your business or anything... but by "coal ridden hills of PA" do you mean anywhere near pittsburgh??? i swear i thought i saw your car the other day
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hey, dont mean to get all in your business or anything... but by "coal ridden hills of PA" do you mean anywhere near pittsburgh??? i swear i thought i saw your car the other day
Unless you drove by my house and peeked in my garage to see my dust covered car sitting on jackstands, that's the only way you would have seen it. I live about 3 hours east of pittsburgh.
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Unless you drove by my house and peeked in my garage to see my dust covered car sitting on jackstands, that's the only way you would have seen it. I live about 3 hours east of pittsburgh.
haha... nevermind then. I saw a Green NB with hardtop, and intercooler, and remembered your car on here, and location.
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They shoulda had Nitrodann set their car up, it would have made 350whp
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Its cool that they basically built everything with extra parts, when there is such a reliable miata turbo market and they are so close to japan.
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Awesome video. I can't wait to see part 2
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When I first stumbled upon it I thought it was going to be a funny video to share on here, but yeah, turned out to be pretty good. Would have actually been useful to watch this before I dug into my own
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I been reading and reading for months now in order to start my first turbo build. After watching this I finally bought my MS and will be getting a WB02 soon. This video finally pushed me to get the ball rollin. Being a noob and all Ive read the ms manual about 10 times and plan on getting high grade hardware for my build(FM,Begi). I really like how that was one of the things turbo yoda addresses in this vid about staying away from ebay parts for turbo builds. Which is funny cause their always seems to be someone asking about OBX this? and Megan that? for headers and downpipes and turbos. When they finish this turbo build we should make it a Sticky haha
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Ties some things together for me.
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SPOILER ALERT:




The secound hand MSPNP didnt work.
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Damn, sad to see that the MSPNP didn't work. Good video still, can't wait for part 3.
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Yeah that made me sad in the pants, but it seems from the Aussies and Kiwis here that the MS isn't as big down there as it is in the US, so I wasn't too surprised.
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The turbo inlet drives me crazy.
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I am not a fan of where they put the IAT sensor or the wideband. The IAT will heat soak and the wideband looked like it was right after the cat which is a horrible place to put it. Everything else they did was great though.
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I am not a fan of where they put the IAT sensor or the wideband. The IAT will heat soak and the wideband looked like it was right after the cat which is a horrible place to put it. Everything else they did was great though.
Yeah the IAT should have been right after the intercooler. I noticed that too. I also noticed they must have read instructions cause thats were the Megasquirt installation manual has it marked.
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Yeah the IAT should have been right after the intercooler. I noticed that too. I also noticed they must have read instructions cause thats were the Megasquirt installation manual has it marked.
Or in it
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I love these guys. I'm looking forward to seeing Part 3 where they tune it.
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