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Old 10-31-2011, 08:20 PM   #1
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Hi all,

I'm from Mount Vernon Texas, and have 3 miatas. One is my street car, a 1999 Silver NB (going turbo). I also have two Spec Miatas, a 1991 NA and another 1999 NB. Doing a full custom turbo setup on the street car (custom fabbed turbo mani, etc.). It needs more power and I want something different. I'm sure I'll be asking a ton of questions, since I've never gone from N/A to forced induction before. But I have experience with factory turbo cars. Anyway, pleasure to be here, and happy motoring to all.
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Hey AdamSM33, welcome to MiataTurbo.net

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welcome. lots of guys in TX.

Not heard of Mt. Vernon. I'll have to look that up on the map, only Mt. Vernon I have been to is in DC.
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Welcome, AdamSM33. Check out the Miata Gallery and post up some pics!
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Any pics of said miatas, Sire?
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Here's a couple of pictures. The silver car is my DD. 949racing wheels, full custom 3" exhaust, and that's all.....for now.:

The other picture is of me and my two race cars at the 2011 SCCA National Runoffs at Road America. I came in 10th out of 35 cars, and it was my first year of racing, so I was more than excited about that.

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So there you are, my Miatas. The silver one is the one getting the turbo treatment. I left the turbo world after MANY headaches with my Porsche 944 turbos. Anyway, sore subject, so let's move on to my plan. I sourced a K26/6 turbo (call me crazy, I know how much of a bitch they are to find flanges for) that I had laying around, which I will use. I am in the process of making a turbo manifold for it, which is hard lol. It will be custom routed IC piping, FMIC, the normal stuff, and then I'm going to top it off with some Carillo H-Beam forged rods, mated to Wiseco forged pistons, and a forged crankshaft.

Many questions will be asked, but I will try not to pester too much.

Bond, I see you're from South Lake. Beautiful town.

Pitlab77, I'm sure you've seen track time at MSR Houston, no?
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Welcome to the boards! MSR Houston is a fun track. I can't wait to go to TWS at the end of this month.
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Are you racing the SCCA enduro? Or doing a DE?
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Are you racing the SCCA enduro? Or doing a DE?
Nah, no racing for me yet. Just doing a DE with NASA on the 26-27th.
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Nah, no racing for me yet. Just doing a DE with NASA on the 26-27th.
You should give The Drivers Edge a try for DE's. $295 for a full weekend. Includes classroom time, instructor, and 8 25 minute hot sessions. My best friends step dad owns it. Go to www.thedriversedge.net for more info. next event is at MSR Cresson, on the 3.1 mile track.
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You should give The Drivers Edge a try for DE's. $295 for a full weekend. Includes classroom time, instructor, and 8 25 minute hot sessions. My best friends step dad owns it. Go to www.thedriversedge.net for more info. next event is at MSR Cresson, on the 3.1 mile track.
I know about TDE I just haven't made it to one of their events yet. I've been to Velocity Adventures, RPMS and soon NASA. If you don't know about us trackjunkies yet you should come visit the rest of us trackers in Texas at http://www.trackjunkies.org/
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Just doing a DE with NASA on the 26-27th.
Texas Miata Challenge. That's all I'm gonna say.
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Texas Miata Challenge. That's all I'm gonna say.
^ What he said. Linky
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