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Old 12-14-2011, 07:53 PM   #1
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Hello. I've been trolling the forum for quite some time, made a username a while back and finally decided to post an intro.

I have a 94 r package car. I've owned the car for a year now, i've done some work to it but currently a member of the "jack stand" club for winter. I'm installing a turbo system (which is why i'm here), but i'm probably doing it all wrong. So i've come here to post all my total noob questions.

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Old 12-14-2011, 07:57 PM   #2
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313 baby! Welcome!
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Hi Erat, enjoy your stay :)
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Old 12-14-2011, 08:28 PM   #4
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Picture of my car.






Question, how opinionated is everyone here?
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Old 12-14-2011, 10:20 PM   #5
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very.

Welcome. I was just working in Imlay City, MI last week. Damn I thought CT was cold and miserable. Screw that.

And before anyone else says it: Your headlights look to be broken.
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Old 12-15-2011, 04:43 AM   #6
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I was mocking my friend with a busted 240, his were stuck up, so i put mine up.

Sometimes i like the "deer caught in headlights" look on my car. lol
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Oh hai there. I'm from Troy and pretty new as well. Maybe we'll cross paths at some point.
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Welcome, Erat. Check out the Miata Gallery and post up some pics!
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Currently debating running either a megasquirt, or just a piggyback.

I'm almost to the mock up stage right now. Hopefully i'll be mating the header/turbo to the head this weekend.
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Progression.


At a little standstill ATM till i get some more parts in.
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Currently debating running either a megasquirt, or just a piggyback.
There is no debate. MS or die
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Old 12-18-2011, 05:26 PM   #12
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There is no debate. MS or die
You see what i have in that picture. Basically the FM voodoo kit. If i were to purchase a MS, (hopefully get one of the modded ones here or buy one used) would i need to change anything. I mean i have the manual wastegate and all. I have looked around, but i'm not sure how much work it would be to install the MS with this hardware. Or if it's even possible. Is it just plug and play?
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Yep. Lots of Megasquirt support on this sight, chances are if you have an issue with it there are a bunch of people who know exactly what to do.
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You see what i have in that picture. Basically the FM voodoo kit. If i were to purchase a MS, (hopefully get one of the modded ones here or buy one used) would i need to change anything. I mean i have the manual wastegate and all. I have looked around, but i'm not sure how much work it would be to install the MS with this hardware. Or if it's even possible. Is it just plug and play?
The FM kit + MS is a VERY popular combo. In my opinion, having used band-aids for many years, the MS was easier to install than it was removing the band-aids. You won't need to touch any of the turbo hardware with the FM kit.

MS is very easy to install and incredibly user friendly. You are also on the one of the largest MS sites on the web. We have information for every type of MS from basic MS1 to MS3/X.

The best part though, is the freedom. You can now control everything and when/if you have a problem, finding the fix can be as easy as searching on this site, uploading a msq. for us to laugh at or just looking through MLV.
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