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Old 04-06-2011, 06:57 PM   #1
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Default Hello from the Bay Area!

Hi everyone, my name is Ryan - I'm a 24 year old educational consultant/guitar teacher and I've been using this forum as a tool to help build my miata and finally decided to say hello. I drive a 1993 white 5 spd manual miata with tan soft top..I just bought a turbo kit off craigslist for 200 bucks and am looking forward to boosting this baby!

My first car was a 1974 bmw 2002, my second car was a 240sx with a sr20det turbo engine...

now I drive a 2002 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor and a 1993 miata!!
Most of my experience wrenching on cars is on chevy small blocks, nissan sr20dets, and late model bmws!! thanks for reading! Looking forward to learning a lot on this forum
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Old 04-06-2011, 10:12 PM   #2
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Welcome. So what can kind turbo kit does $200 buy you on craigslist?
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Old 04-07-2011, 12:36 AM   #3
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hey dustin b, nice to meet u! the kit consisted of a mystery turbo which i have identified as a gt28rs "disco potato" clone with a stainless steel water line, the fmic piping from a greddy kit plus a decent sized mystery intercooler, greddy type s bov, a cracked stainless steel manifold, a cracked downpipe, and a full 3 inch exhaust with a mystery muffer at the end...a whole lot of mystery haha

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Old 04-07-2011, 12:44 AM   #4
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Hey! Welcome, what part of the bay are you from? Im local so lmk if you need anything.
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Old 04-07-2011, 12:47 AM   #5
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Old 04-07-2011, 12:51 AM   #6
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Hey miataman and lordrigamus!

I'm from Union city! I'm actually in need of some injectors, a fuel pump, and a s-afc/maybe a fmu or rrfpr I'm just waiting for some $$$ :P

for those wondering how i figured out what kinda turbo it was considering it had no markings on it at all - i identified the turbo from info i found on this forum and on some dsm and nissan forums...i first measured the exhaust flange length which was 3.5 in which means it's a t25 flange, i then counted the fins on the turbine which was 10 which identified it as a t28 turbine, i then measured the inducer of the compressor and it was 1.8 inches which would identify it as a t28 compressor...the turbine housing was stamped with AR 86 so i gathered this data and the closest specs matched the gt28rs...so i'm assuming it's some sort of egay clone of the disco potato - personally i think it might be a bit big for a little 1.6 :/
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