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Old 05-21-2013, 03:24 AM   #1
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Default Noob that is beginning aspiration conversion.

Hello Turbo people. My name is Dan, with one n.

I am currently supercharged, and am beginning my turbo conversion. I plan to begin by Megasquirting my setup as is. Once I get it tuned, I plan to add some larger injectors and WI. Hopefully by then, a the Trackspeed kit is available. If not, probably an Absurdflow mani and EFR turbo.

I am 29 years old and married to an amazing woman who supports my car habits. I served 6 years in the Navy, as a structural mechanic. I've been out for 4 years and am a sales manager. Love chatting cars, and look forward to learning a ton from you guys.

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Hello, Dan. Welcome to MT.

Thank you for having a well written and well spaced opening post with reasonable goals. It is very refreshing.
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It was late last night to dig up pictures, so here are a few (I know it looks the same as everyone else's car / no originality).

I didn't get flamed on my original post, so hopefully this might stir up 18psi or hustler to say something hateful. Then I know that I have arrived, and am ready to post in a real thread...





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Its not rape if you're willing.
I'm not hard if you're lubed, don't clench, and don't scream.

Nice car
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Is that color black cherry mica? That's my favorite Miata color. Nice car and welcome!
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Is that color black cherry mica? That's my favorite Miata color. Nice car and welcome!
I believe in 2000 they called it Mahogany Mica. Although, I am corrected quite often. I drive a "purple" Miata.

Thanks everyone for your kindness. It is a very fun car.

I originally wanted a Miata as a track / AutoX car. When I bought it, I was driving an E46 M3 as my DD, but soon fell victim to the Miata. There was no going back.
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danduv, congrats on signing up at the best site on the web!
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danduv, congrats on signing up at the best site on the web!
Thanks for the warm welcomes! I've actually just been creeping on you guys for the past 3 years -- quietly learning.

As I've decided to go the turbo route, I am lurking around (getting my post count up to acceptable levels) waiting on someone to sell some stuff I need in classifieds.

...then I am going to sell my supercharger (to a noob) in your classifieds for the irony.
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Glad to see this thing getting a proper setup. Very very clean car you have there, i don't think anyone is going to hate on you here.

Edit: How many powercards are you running?
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Glad to see this thing getting a proper setup. Very very clean car you have there, i don't think anyone is going to hate on you here.

Edit: How many powercards are you running?
Not enough.

I am ready to start tinkering with a MS. Just so many options. Hard to pull the trigger. Car runs great now. Since I don't know any tuners local, I just want to make sure I am confidant tuning it to a good safe / DD tune. Lots of reading...
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ms2e
done
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ms2e
done
That's the model that require assembly correct?

I think I might be better with plug and play. I broke an iPhone taking apart and putting back together...
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Nah the 'e' stands for Enhanced. That's Reverant's version, which is plug and play.
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Nah the 'e' stands for Enhanced. That's Reverant's version, which is plug and play.
Will I be able to run 5th injector off the MS? I was hoping to tune in baby steps. Would I be better off just upgrading to 550cc injectors when installing MS, or installing WI?
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You probably could, but it might be safer to take the belt off or wire the bypass open until you get the hang of it. At least that is my plan, learn NA on stock injectors, then install larger ones, then turbo.
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Anyone tuners around here or Dallas area that could install / tune the MS2e for me?
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If you seriously try to tune a 5 injector setup with MS I'm going to petition to ban you

Stop being a homo and do it right. BTW there's plenty of tuners in Dallas
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Anyone tuners around here or Dallas area that could install / tune the MS2e for me?
Yes, his name is Dan and he lives in Little Rock.

talkin' about you, bro
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Larger injectors are usually installed in conjunction with the MS. Although we suggest installing and tuning the MS before going to forced induction, I don't think we'd ever suggest keeping your bandaid 5th injector and/or auxiliary fuel pressure regulator after going MS. Just install the larger injectors at the same time.
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