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Old 06-09-2012, 04:07 PM   #1
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What's up all, just picked up a 91 classic red about 3 weeks ago, car has some body work I have been doing and only has 124k on it. I got this just to drive as a DD for now, eventually plan on boosting with a sr20 t25, log mani, ms and other goodies over time. My other car is an 06 civic si, I'll have Some pics when I get a chance
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welcome, we have a few ohio members on here. just saw your post in our roll call thread, but welcome.
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thank you guys! and thanks Pusha for the suspension. I am also picking up a white 90 today for $800 with a blown HG, the guy is the second owner and has all the orginal papers and maintenance records. body is pretty rough, he said it has about 300k on it and needs paint/rust repair. Nothing major.....(i hope! ill find out today when i see in person) and some cans of paint cant fix, the top is in better condition than my red 91, and its got a short throw, intake, custom 2 inch exhaust hahahaha. Other than that these are going to be my two project cars, take all the good parts and put them into which ever car seems better fix both of them and sell one and boost one! OR keep both and Boost one and make it into a track car compleatly gutted and keep the other as a DD?
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If you're going to keep both and boost one, it's much more cost-effective to use the turbo car as your DD, and the N/A car as your track car.

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Whys that? Reliability on these motors and yes I know I will have to
Upgrade the poopy rear end although both have VLSD. So 1.8 N/A track car and boosted DD? Sounds fine to me lol
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If you're going to keep both and boost one, it's much more cost-effective to use the turbo car as your DD, and the N/A car as your track car.

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this is what I am doing
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The motors are reliable as hell, the overwhelming majority of vastly complicated (but very comprehensively discussed) issues you'll encounter with a turbo track car are going to be caused either directly or indirectly by one single and simple factor: heat.

Up to, and including: Why did my turbocharger fall off of the exhaust manifold of my turbo race Miata? Because heat.

Fortunately, we know the solutions to pretty much all of the problems (including "turbo fall off block"), but you're going to want to research what's involved before building a turbo car for the race track, or else you're going to build it twice.
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