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Old 10-31-2008, 06:08 AM   #1
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Hi everyone. I thought I'd post something so I can stop being a lurker.

I've had my Miata for 11 yrs & 200k miles, so I'm not new to Miatas.
I had Greddy for a while then decided to go with a T3 setup, using
y8s old air/water IC, which I'm still working on. I've finally moved to
a place with a garage so hopefully I can make some progress soon.
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Welcome, it's nice to see someone else from the Seattle area on here. Any pics of the car?
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Old 10-31-2008, 11:16 PM   #3
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Thanks. I thought I had more pictures but this is the only one I could find.
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Old 10-31-2008, 11:24 PM   #4
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lookin good man
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Damn that's clean man. Welcome to the forum. (funny, you been here longer than most of us... )
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Old 10-31-2008, 11:55 PM   #6
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Thanks guys.

I started working on the new setup a few years ago, then school and moving around got the way of car stuff.
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Old 11-01-2008, 01:35 PM   #7
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That's a nice car, good luck on the build. What do you need to get it finished?
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Old 11-02-2008, 03:33 PM   #8
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To finish I need:
i. Coolant reroute (to make room for the IC)
ii. Stuff to make water lines
iii. Wastegate can with a z-bend in it (I accidently got a straight one)
iv. Piping and fittings for the (IC)

I'm hoping to get it done over Christmas break. One of my friends just got a welder so hopefully we can make some time to do the pipes. I'll have to mock the stuff up and then take to his place though. I'm also having a hard time finding 16mm banjo fittings for the water lines. I want to do the COP conversion before hand as well so I won't have to worry about my coil failing again.

At the rate I've been getting things done I'll be happy if I can get the injectors, COP, WBO2, and coolant reroute done.
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Hello and welcome (back I guess?) to the forum. Nice car you have there. Good luck with your project.
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looks dope,

I NEED ENGINE SHOTS!
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You asked for it....pictures of a very dirty mostly stock 1.6L. I didn't realize how dirty it was until I took the picture.
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If you ever need any help working on it or even a good place to work on it, let me know.
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I might take you up on that offer. My new fans came yesterday so I'll need to make a shroud for them.
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