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Old 07-07-2012, 10:44 PM   #1
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Whats up guys, ive been lurking around here in the shadows for quite some time and figured I would go ahead and de noob my self .
I live in Lafayette, La (anyone else from the south around here?)
I have an 1991 Blue miata (dont have many pics at the moment, phone went **** up and lost em) I bought it back in october 2011.
I bought it to do a v8 swap but I think im gonna go with a turbo but idk yet, me and my bud just yanked the motor a few days ago and began stripping it down.
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Old 07-07-2012, 10:55 PM   #2
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screwed the pooch on the pic uploading thing, sorry guys.

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Old 07-07-2012, 10:58 PM   #3
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Nice color I vote for v8
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looks like a good project. Did you use your truck to push your car onto the dolly?
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Old 07-08-2012, 02:42 PM   #7
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Old 07-08-2012, 08:11 PM   #8
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hah yea the rotors were rusted and were hard to budge so my buddy used his truck to push it up, suprisingly there was zero damage.
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I am in BR. V8 is a cool swap, not as fast, reliable, or cost effective as a turbo. get it goin on the 1.6 and take a few corners at ludicrous speed, you'll get it then
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I am in BR. V8 is a cool swap, not as fast, reliable, or cost effective as a turbo . get it goin on the 1.6 and take a few corners at ludicrous speed, you'll get it then
ummm, wat.
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ummm, wat.
I've ridden in one and it felt like it upsets the balance of the car, so yes its not as fast around a corner. Happy with the clarification?
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I'm just saying: "felt" isn't a measurement of speed. And I don't know how a v8 miata handles so I can't comment on that.

But in a straight line its not even a contest. And if kept n/a with just bolt ons its also more reliable (or at least just as much) as a turbo miata.
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I'm just saying: "felt" isn't a measurement of speed. And I don't know how a v8 miata handles so I can't comment on that.

But in a straight line its not even a contest. And if kept n/a with just bolt ons its also more reliable (or at least just as much) as a turbo miata.
oh, absolutely. In a straight line I'd bet its no contest. And lsx engines are soooo reliable. I just dont think its a good swap for a miata. Now an LSx FD rx-7? WANT.
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