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Old 04-16-2015, 11:00 PM   #1
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Been trolling on here for a couple of months. Bought a 94 last summer. Love the car and the community. Car is stock except for some KYB AGX's and starting a turbo build.


Stationed in Little Rock Arkansas, but haven't started hitting on my cousin yet.




That being said, can someone tell me about these Ebay turbos? I hear they are the bees knees.


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Old 04-17-2015, 08:05 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum. Where are you from originally?

The AGX's have a bit of a poor reputation for being jittery (too much high speed damping) leading to an excess of loss of contact with the pavement on uneven surfaces. Do you find that to be the case with your set as well?

What do you do for the military in Little Rock besides PT?
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I do find that with the AGX's. I'm a little disappointed with them. They are a just a temporary solution until I scrap together enough funds for a set of FM coil overs. Is there any band aids for the jitters, or just buy a mouthpiece.

As for me, I'm originally from South Georgia. Very small town called Moultrie.

And I'm a C-130 Flight Engineer Instructor for the Air Force. Best job ever.
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Old 04-17-2015, 02:40 PM   #4
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Welcome, SGTZ28. Check out the Miata Gallery and post up some pics!
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I went to Valdosta State. And I worked in Moultrie briefly after graduating. My wife's grandparents lived there until they passed a few years ago. I'm glad you made it out.

A couple of my buddies when I was in college were C-130 crew chiefs at Moody AFB.
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I know you were joking, but ebay turbos themselves can actually be quite good. Lots of people have success with the T3 chinacharger. It's Ebay turbo kits that you need to stay away from.
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As for good budget coilovers, check the Better Bilstein thread in the suspension section.
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Ah yeah those too! Ebay coilovers, ebay turbos, ebay intercoolers, pretty much ebay everything except turbo manifolds.

We're a pretty cheap bunch at times.
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Since I just bought these KYB's, is there anything I can do to get less jitters out of them?
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Yes. Sell them on ClubRoadster and buy some Bilsteins.
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Since I just bought these KYB's, is there anything I can do to get less jitters out of them?
Drill a hole in them and let the oil drain out?
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