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Old 04-20-2010, 06:32 PM   #1
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Hey guys, new to the turbo forums. This place is great, plenty of info to keep me busy

I've had my 94 miata since last august. Love driving it, even in this PNW rain. Recently got me a set of black 6ul's but still waiting on the hankook rs3's from tirerack (out of stock till May).

Looking to go turbo and ems with MS pnp. Been reading faq's and stuff like crazy. So far I've decided on the begi manifold and downpipe and a gt2560r. my goals would be hopefully a conservative 240-250hp not a lot of money, but plenty of time to save up and do this thing right the first time around

anyone got a good place to find a gt2560r that doesn't cost an arm and a leg? I've been thinking about lurking in the sr20 forums and seeing if people are selling them and maybe get it rebuilt.
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Have you considered the BEGi Shanghai? They've been doing well with them.

I'm becoming a fan of the Chinese turbos due to all of the good long term results my compatriots are experiencing.
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oh I have considered them, and then upgrading later, but I might as well just save up more and do it later. I was also thinking of getting a megasquirt pnp first before I go turbo while I save up for the good stuff

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I'm becoming a fan of the Chinese turbos due to all of the good long term results my compatriots are experiencing.
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Running on the MS for a while before adding a turbo is the best way to proceed. Becoming proficient with the MS and getting your tuning and driveability issues sorted out before everything else is highly recommended.
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Welcome. Where in the PNW are you located?
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i'm in Redmond. I used to live in Bellevue
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just an update to my into thread yes the car is lowered. I guess it's still settling down after being jacked up or something because the car doesn't look so monster truck like right now. shoulda waited till later to take pics

oh yeah, finally started buying stuff for my turbo setup so far I've dumped cash on a begi downpipe, turbo, 550cc injectors. looking for a manifold and will probably ask braineack for a diypnp





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Looks good. My Godspeed GT28 is roughly equivalent to a 2560. Got it for $299 from ebay and it's working great.
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welp, it's about time!

just finishing up. getting the last stuff bolted up and then start the tuning process

so happy, seriously



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already boosted? that was quick. good stuff.
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If you're happy now, wait until you drive it.
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