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Old 10-26-2014, 01:28 AM   #1
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Greetings... I'm a long-time Miata.net member whose building a Bauer Catfish kit car with a Mazdaspeed base. I'm hoping to tap some knowledge from those who have experience with forced induction on the tried and true Miata powerplant. It should be fun.
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Old 10-26-2014, 02:47 AM   #2
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welcome....are you by any chance buying the msm stuff from my brother? lol I think he told me about you
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After messing with Laz I'm more and more in love with the MSM setup, as long as all components are used. With hard oil lines, hard water lines, a brace to the motor mount, and all the other little heat shields, it makes it a great setup.

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Old 10-26-2014, 03:20 PM   #4
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welcome....are you by any chance buying the msm stuff from my brother? lol I think he told me about you
Hmm... could be! Is his name Ed?
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Old 10-26-2014, 05:09 PM   #5
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Thanks for joining, Tightapex!
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Hmm... could be! Is his name Ed?
yep
I've looked at it, it's absolutely flawless and I admire it every day. really excited for this, should be an awesome build and catfish
very smart and convenient to buy the whole drive train like that
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Old 10-27-2014, 02:49 PM   #7
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Welcome to the forum. These catfishes are spreading like wildfire.
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Old 10-29-2014, 01:35 AM   #10
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Thanks everyone! I'm definitely looking forward to it. And thanks V... it should be a great base to start from. Factory turbo will be fine in the interim, but I can see myself "enhancing" the power as I go. For now, it's about making the conversion a reality and covering the details of the build list.
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Old 10-29-2014, 03:52 PM   #11
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Just make sure you are running some stand alone ecu and not the stock garbage ecu that comes with the MSM.
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Old 10-29-2014, 07:27 PM   #12
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My advice? Keep the mazdaspeed parts until you are ready to do a full upgrade then sell the motor and turbo parts complete. You will get more money for it than if you try and sell the parts separately. (experts, am I correct?)
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