new to forum. 04MSM trackday build - Miata Turbo Forum - Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to   Members

Meet and Greet Say Hi. De-noob yourself.

LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 04-06-2012, 06:23 PM   #1
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Oregon
Posts: 275
Total Cats: 7
Default new to forum. 04MSM trackday build

I've been reading up on all of the great build threads, how to's, not to do's.

I want to thank you all for sharing your experience. This has surely helped me move up to a more sorted car right off the bat!

My project is to make a safe, sturdy reliable track day car. 'Past club racer, I want to be able to use it in an occasional race day if I feel the urge.

I don't have red-mist about having the "fastest" or most competitive miata ever built. I just want a solid, fun car to participate with.

So far, the build list is: Stock internals, BEIG cast manifold/Garrett 2860, ECU tuning, 450cc injectors, upgraded intake and IC plumbing, AEM organic clutch, stiffer engine mounts, race seat/harness/cage.

I suppose I'll still need a few assorted safety upgrades to pass tech.

I think I'll start by running on my street set-up (400#/250# + OEM bilsteins) until I figure out what other options are out there.

I'll likely use Hawk blues on OEM calipers. I'll probably keep the ABS.

Not sure about tires yet. I live in Oregon, so a rain or intermediate set are mandatory. I've got a set of 15" Kosei rims (7 or 8"?) I've got a set of OEM 17" rims (7 or 8").

I'll read up on how to repack the hubs, etc. and will keep an eye out for other reliability necessities. Thx a lot to all!
gtred is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2012, 10:04 AM   #2
Boost Czar
iTrader: (61)
Braineack's Avatar
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Chantilly, VA
Posts: 72,809
Total Cats: 1,780

Welcome to the site gtred, thanks for joining up!
Braineack is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2012, 01:36 PM   #3
Elite Member
iTrader: (9)
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Bloomfield, Michigan
Posts: 5,682
Total Cats: 10

Welcome to the site. Post some pics!!
buffon01 is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LucaCarMods's Boosted Dutch Miata Build! LucaCarMods Build Threads 11 02-14-2016 07:13 AM
WTB MP62 (Hotside) (NB2) Rick02R WTB 3 01-03-2016 08:18 PM
Is my swirl pot design okay? FrankB Race Prep 10 10-02-2015 10:00 PM
Bad head gasket or ? shooterschmidty Engine Performance 8 09-30-2015 11:28 PM
another noob kr307 Meet and Greet 1 09-26-2015 11:33 AM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:49 AM.