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Old 02-10-2011, 07:41 PM   #1
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Hey, names Andrew, Live in orlando, FL.

finally getting the money next week to pick up an Na miata [1.8]
been into racing for about 5 years or so now, mainly drifting.
I'm on a few other forums such as sfldrifters.com/240sx.net im really into drifting, and i know a miata is going to be a good challenge, especially with it's short wheel base and all.

As soon as i pick up the car i'll post pics.... there's nothing to special here with it being a noob post an all but oh well payin my dues like all noobs do.

plans for miata are to lower it, full body coilovers, either Stance, BC, or possibly Koni, haven't decided for sure

most likely Diamond Racing wheels, then saving up for DIY turbo, thinking of a small t3/t4 setup with a t28 (or equivalent)

right now im driving a gay little Ford Escort zx2 which im actually looking to sell, so if anyone needs a good MPG daily just send me a pm. other than that...

Flame and ask away...!
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thinking of a small t3/t4 setup with a t28 (or equivalent)
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Different strokes for different folks with your general setup. Your will see that most people on here use either a Gt2554R, GT2560R, GT2860RS or the China turbo equivalent. Figure out you power goals and use the search button a lot.

There is no reason for you to post in anything other than this thread as every question you may have at this point has been covered time and time again. As you progress you may have more specific questions, but for now stick to lurking around.

Good luck to you on your build
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drifting is NOT racing.
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hahaha easy guys

im not blowing up with questions, i just registered so i can have a lot of reading material since im more familiar with s-chassis and various nissans than i am with miata's

and ya the t3/t4 thing is what we use on 240's most the time so i figured it was roughly the same but i shall read some point and find out.

and ya i know racing and drifting are completely different i meant it in a more general car oriented way? idk lol

and as far as power goals, EVENTUALLY i'd like to be at 300 - 350whp but that's going to take a lot of cash and stuff so we'll see what happens
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Did you ever ride in a miata that has over 300whp? You'd **** yourself.
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haha yes i've ridden in a miata and it wasn't that fast but i've been in plenty of fast cars...

when was shitting yourself in a car looked down upon :/
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Welcome

I MUST ask though, what is a T3/T4 with a T28 or equivalent?

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sideways = gayways
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when was shitting yourself in a car looked down upon :/
When you drift.

You need to go catch a ride in a fast miata. It will make your choices a lot easier when it comes time for turbo mode.

Here is a example. My old setup was a 170whp supercharged setup. I would hang with 280-300hp v8 cars just fine. Now that I have a more boost, 3" exhaust, intake manifold, stand alone...etc,etc...It makes things a lot more fun.

Couple the turbo power with some decent driving skills and you have will have more fun that you ever would have sucking dicks in a 240 drifting around.

All in good spirits man
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Why ruin a car that sucks at drifting by trying to do so when 240's are a dime a dozen and 10x more capable of sliding sideways?
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Oh hey welcome to the board. Oh sweet monkey jesus!
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You aren't going to be happy. You aren't ever going to be happy. Swallow a bunch of pills.
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haha yes i've ridden in a miata and it wasn't that fast but i've been in plenty of fast cars...

when was shitting yourself in a car looked down upon :/
you're full of **** dickfuck
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t3/t4 t28

300rwhp miata stock miata

drfiting racing

> 2.0L < 1.8L
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Why ruin a car that sucks at drifting by trying to do so when 240's are a dime a dozen and 10x more capable of sliding sideways?
That's what I was thinking. Why are all these drift guys switching to miatas? I thought it would be the other way around if you were a dr1ft0r11!!!11!

Slide till you die broham
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Idk, trying to keep a Miata straight is a lot funner. Especially in the rain

Welcome to here. Maybe I'll see you at CFRC.
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I think you guys scared him.. You know exactly why miatas are becoming popular with drifters. Cause old ones are cheap and they figure light car,modest hp = cheap fun... next logical step is drifting ... gosh
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While this guy is obviously retarded, or at least learning, I don't see why you rip on every single drifter who comes through here. I don't drift, nor do I have much desire to, but Jesus, let the guy do what he wants. He came here to learn, not to brag about his mad tyte sidewayz skillz.

That being said, 75% of drifters are stupid dipshit 16 year olds who rip the e-brake out of their driveway to improve their skillz.
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I don't see why you rip on every single drifter who comes through here.

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75% of drifters are stupid dipshit 16 year olds who rip the e-brake out of their driveway to improve their skillz.
You answered your own question.
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