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Old 11-11-2008, 10:58 AM   #1
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Default newbie here. eventual DYI turbo guy

here from the gulf coast.

I am not new to miatas. My first was a silver 99 that I eventually put a JRSC on. I currently have a red 96 that is setup for CSP autox. lots of stuff ($) on it, 01 motor, IRTB's, etc.

I just picked up another miata. It is a 97 and I got it for $1000. got a good deal on it because the seller thought the clutch was bad. I bought it and put a $33 slave cylinder on and have been driving it to work.

So I would like to do a DYI turbo setup and bring it out to the GRM $2009 challenge next year. So I have $976 left in the budget, I need a decent suspension, tires, and turbo setup. So what is the recipe? Any tips, advice, etc appreciated.
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Old 11-11-2008, 11:34 AM   #2
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the recipe is selling **** so you have 2009 dollars left in the budget.
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you can only recoup half of the purchase price. so I can recoup up to $500.

So I would have $1476. recipe for that?
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Welcome to the forum.

<<<<< From Pascagoula. Pretty sure you're the guy I talked to on m.net. Is that your miata I've seen going down market street before that's red w/ a roll bar and lowered?
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pretty sure that is me. I havn't seen any other red lowered miatas around. I pulled the roll bar though. Did it to save 50lbs for AutoX. I have done only 2 track days since I had the car and I do about 2 autocrosses a month. so I pulled it. It is probably gonna wind up in the monty. (the 97 is montego blue)

we need to get together. I still want a ride in the direct port beast before you take it off.

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Nitrous is sold already. But good news is I'm turboing this thing in December. Can't wait. Got almost everything I need. Just gotta do it. I'm up here at MSU right now for college, but we get about a month off for christmas break. Will be turboing it around mid december. Some bald guy drives a white 99' sport lowered with a roll bar. Not many modded miatas on the coast.

Here's a pic of mine. We used to hang out at the old Aunt Nita's but the cops kept running us off. So now we meet across the street at the old Johhny Joes.

http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/e...mx5/mycar1.jpg
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PM me on the when and where, I would like to help out.
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Cool, I could probably use a hand. I want a ride in your red car too. I bet that's fun as hell with all the suspension mods. One day I'm gonna start on suspension.
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