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Old 10-29-2009, 07:00 PM   #1
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My name is Joel
I'm actually about to purchase my (well as of now, not yet mine) 1992 Miata today!!! and i'm deciding to go with the greddy kit because my buddy has upgrades waiting for me, i thought inexpensive and quick deliver time compared to the BEGi-s kit which i was reading could take up to 2 months from some of the posts... but anyways i'm ordering the greddy kit from raceinspired.com they seem to have a good price GReddy Turbo Kit Mazda Miata 1.6l 1989-1993
I'll post up pictures when i get the car!!!
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For that price I'd get the BEGi shanghai, an ebay fmic, and MS.

Greddy kits used to be popular and are still decent, but you'll end up replacing everything but the turbo on it. Everyone that has/had one ended up replacing almost the whole kit withing a short period of time.

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I have an intercooler waiting for me and am gonna buy the MS PNP within the week and for the manifold and downpipe my buddy is gonna make them... that's why i kinda leaned towards the greddy, but i see that you're in Sac, i'm down in the east bay, do you go to the 1/4 mile track or do autoX or both?
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I have an intercooler waiting for me and am gonna buy the MS PNP within the week and for the manifold and downpipe my buddy is gonna make them... that's why i kinda leaned towards the greddy, but i see that you're in Sac, i'm down in the east bay, do you go to the 1/4 mile track or do autoX or both?
Haven't done either in the miata yet.

And dude, if you have an intercooler, making a manifold and downpipe, and buying MS, WHY THE HELL would you buy the greddy kit????!!!!!!!!!!

Seriously. Get a nice turbo, and just put together the whole kit yourself. You're just wasting money on stuff that you won't even use.
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that's true, they'll be back-ups haha... and i've heard the 15g is alright up to 7psi, and planning on rebuilding an engine and grab a 18g from my friend and goin from there...
I was just really excited about boost lol
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The 15g is good for more than 7psi. Its a decent turbo from what people report about it.
Its everything else that's crap. You'd waste 1300 plus change on a turbo, since pretty much everything else in that kit you'd throw away since you'll have your own stuff.

If you want to waste so much money why not just buy an awesome turbo for like 800? And put the remaining 500 toward other stuff you'll need like clutch and rear end?
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This thread reminds me why I love living on the east coast.
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This thread reminds me why I love living on the east coast.
I think they heard you. Stop thinking out loud.
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I lived in Oakland and I turned out ok.
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For all I know you turned out ok because you moved to the Right Side.
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Not this **** again
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anyways back to me saying hi!!! I got my car and i'll post pics up tomorrow sometime... if i have time
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For all I know you turned out ok because you moved to the Right Side.
dont make me install a whistle tip to prove you suck
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^ ahahahahahahaha i heard one of those the other day, they're ridiculous---ly funny
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What kind of spark plugs are people using on their turbo's?
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The Greddy kit is good for more than 7 psi, and it's very true that you'll need to replace damn near everything. It would make zero sense for you to spend $1300 for, basically, a turbo since you're replacing everything else. You need to go the DIY route.
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Hmm just in case the message is not clear yet ahem!!!



STAY AWAY FROM THE GREDDY. BEGI-S/SHANGAIN > GREDDY
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Old 10-31-2009, 01:47 AM   #18
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well good news then... the greddy kit i guess is discontinued so i'm not getting it
I've decided to get suspension, and buy an engine and build it for boost
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See this is EXACTLY WHY YOU SHOULD DO RESEARCH AND NOT MAKE STUPID PLANS WHEN YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT YOU WANT TO DO TO YOUR CAR.

Read all the build threads. Read all the stickies and FAQ's. Do research. End up with a decent setup.

Jumping onto a "setup" you think will be cool without research will waste lots of your time/money and you will end up with crap.

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I work on spontaneous actions lol
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