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Old 10-07-2009, 06:25 AM   #1
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So I may as well say hi. My name is Randy and when I'm not busy running my 35mm movie projector repair shop, I'm thinking about what I want to do with my car! I bought my first Miata a few months ago, a 10AE with low miles. The car is great, but coming from a turbo Mini, I miss the power. However, I do not miss the FWD. I'm looking to get a used Begi or FM kit on the cheap. I will likely run the voodoo box (if I can find a used one) until I decide on what I want to do for engine management (MS or Adaptronic) The car is my DD and will double as my track day fun car. I'm here to learn, so lets have some fun.

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Old 10-07-2009, 01:28 PM   #2
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I am new here as well. Is your car a cali spec or federal spec? I will PM you when I figure out how. If you know then do so to me and we can talk. Where are you located?

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Old 10-07-2009, 03:26 PM   #3
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The car is my DD and will double as my track day fun car.
Yea, that is the key, are you more intrested in predictability and reliability, or a all out race beast?
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Old 10-07-2009, 03:51 PM   #4
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I need reliability. Although I do have a toyota truck to drive if the miata needs working on.
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Old 10-07-2009, 04:10 PM   #5
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I am new here as well. Is your car a cali spec or federal spec? I will PM you when I figure out how. If you know then do so to me and we can talk. Where are you located?

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I bought my car from a guy out in the midwest. You can't send any PM's until you hit a post count of 15. I live in Portland, OR.
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Old 10-07-2009, 05:35 PM   #6
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I bought my car from a guy out in the midwest. You can't send any PM's until you hit a post count of 15. I live in Portland, OR.
Ok. I guess that is why I can't find the PM link.

You can tell what you have if you look on th eunder hood lable. If it mentions california Emisions then you have a cali ar. Also if you have a cat right off the header then you have a cali car. I had a 2000 that I bought a turbo for but never had a chane to put on. It has a voodo box, egt, boost, A/F sensor and gauge mani and dp. If you are interested I would be happy to send you some pics. I am shure you can find a intercooler and piping for cheep.

Let me know if you are interested.

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Old 10-08-2009, 07:20 PM   #7
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Definitely take some pics, I might be interested in what you have. I left you my contact info. check your profile for that.
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Old 10-08-2009, 07:22 PM   #8
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Here is a pic of my previous ride

I blacked out all the chrome. Lowered it on JIC coilovers. 17x7 RPF1's.

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Old 10-08-2009, 07:28 PM   #9
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The 10AE

In much need of some black wheels.

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Old 10-09-2009, 01:06 AM   #10
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That's a cool looking mini! I am so sick of chrome nowadays, it's way overused. Nice miata, too
What does 10AE mean?
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Old 10-09-2009, 03:08 AM   #11
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Thanks for the compliments...10AE is short for 10th Anniversary Edition
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welcome! you'll enjoy the miata, it's a lot of fun
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Old 10-13-2009, 04:45 PM   #13
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i'm jealous, cuz you have lsd don't you
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Old 11-18-2009, 03:47 PM   #14
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Clean 10ae man and yes he has LSD
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