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Old 03-18-2009, 03:33 PM   #1
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Hey all,

I'm Adam from Philly. I've been on the forum for almost 2 years, but I rarely post. Mostly I just look through the classifieds. I have been a miata owner for a while (I've owned 5 of them), but I haven't had a turbo MX-5 until now: my new to me 2004 MSM. The car is my year-round daily driver. I know conventional wisdom says it's cheaper to buy a non-turbo car and turbo it later than to start with an MSM and sink money into fixing the sub-par turbo, tiny IC, and rubbish engine management. My counter-argument (and the reason I currently own an MSM) is that if you're starting with a low-mileage, well equipped NB that you'll be daily driving, it's easier (and easier on the wallet) to finance $250/month for a turbo car and get some of the turbo excitement right now and upgrade in low-cost stages than it is to drop $4000+ in cash on top of the price of a nice car for a basic turbo kit, clutch, etc.


Anyway, so now I've got an MSM as my daily driver and a high-mileage 1991 project car that's slowly becoming a track ****. I'll probably keep the 91 NA, at least for the time being, but I plan on doing some moderate upgrades to the MSM, and figured this was the place to be.

So this is officially hello...
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Welcome to the forum Adam. Thanks for the stainless vent rings.
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Welcome. Show us pics of the low-mile MSM.
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Welcome to the forum Adam. Thanks for the stainless vent rings.
no trouble at all. I take it you got them okay. I never asked...
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Welcome

I have a Mazdaspeed mx5 also.
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