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Old 01-01-2014, 01:14 PM   #1
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Default New Years Resolution - Turbo!

Ok, so it's been on my bucket list to have a turbo car. For the last year, I have been working on a 6 pack and that didn't go too bad!, so figured I'd bring in the New Year with something new and that will be setting up a turbo on my NA 94 as well as providing good brain food!

I bought a used Flyin Miata VoodooII setup yesterday (mostly complete w/o Voodoo ), which I will be replacing with a Megasquirt. The guy had it running pretty good with a Megasquirt, so I look forward to jumping in there and building my own. I have a background in electronics too, so to build it from scratch with be even more fun.

It's been great learning from all of you so far reading up on things and this site is a wealth of info. I know I will have to be patient as I'm digesting things and planning things out.
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Welcome, byunique. Check out the Miata Gallery and post up some pics!
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This is one NYR you can do in a few weeks! lol
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6 pack? MOPAR?
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6 pack? MOPAR?
lol, physical. ABS BRO! Fo da bitches! Or probably **** if he is getting a miata.
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Miata/San Fran/6PK . . . yeah, I get it.

And I was getting all excited to show him my MOPAR.
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Old 01-02-2014, 03:30 PM   #7
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Miata/San Fran/6PK . . . yeah, I get it.

And I was getting all excited to show him my MOPAR.
*cough*, let's not stereotype San Fran or the owners of Miatas

Let's turn this around a bit... less body weight==>less mass==>faster spool
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Not sure if premature spool is a feature.

Pics of the '94?
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Pics of abs? Full body shot plz.
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Old 01-02-2014, 05:34 PM   #10
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haha, this group obviously has a sense of humor... If I plan to get this done in 3 weeks, better get back to work
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Plan on featuring the Miata in your next shoot?
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Old 01-02-2014, 06:45 PM   #12
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Nice clean car. Old-school Z-car looks cool too.
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Nice clean car. Old-school Z-car looks cool too.
Thanks. Initially bought this car for $1000 with a hard top. Very driveable and mechanically sound. Just hammered out some fender dents, rubbed the paint out, replaced the cracked plastic window and sold the hardtop for $850. So, yeah a good $150 purchase

Initially did that stuff, then dropped in a set of Ground Control Coilovers along with some 5 way tokicos, flyin miata swaybars. Bolted on Jackson Racing CAI/header and was just going to setup for track days with stock motor.

Yeah, so compared with the S30/240z, I wanted something that I wouldn't have to worry about every time I parked it, more or less a sleeper / fun driving car. Beat the heck out of it and not have to worry... the same kind of reliability that I have had with the 240z but less attention getting.

So, hopefully will end up with a fun, reliable, sleeper with more power now
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*cough*, let's not stereotype San Fran or the owners of Miatas

Let's turn this around a bit... less body weight==>less mass==>faster spool

Wrong. More weight = more mass = more load = faster spool.

Get fat for the most power and biggest "hit."
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Props for a $150 Miata.
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Wrong. More weight = more mass = more load = faster spool.

Get fat for the most power and biggest "hit."
I knew there's a reason I ordered Corky's book
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Add lightness.

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