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Old 08-27-2015, 03:57 PM   #21
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Oh snap, you're right. I should have noticed that the spokes don't protrude.


OP, tell us some of your goals. What brings you around?

I'm actually in the process of going turbo. I have everything I need mostly just no engine management. The car is my daily so I want the most reliable solution.
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Air Reaseach T3
BEGI t3/t4 manifold
Treadstone Performance oil feed and return line kit
SS autochrome intercooler and intercooler piping

Don't know how I'm going to go about on the down pipe situation yet. Mostly just worrying about engine management at the moment
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Old 08-27-2015, 04:02 PM   #22
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Mostly just worrying about engine management at the moment
That's good. Your next purchase should be a good wideband and a megasquirt.
Sometimes you can find a good deal on a used one, but we also have several vendors that sell them.
Do this first before you even think of adding any turbo parts. Learn how to tune it NA so you don't blow things up when you add the spinny bits.
New clutch is necessary before turbo as well.
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I'm actually in the process of going turbo. I have everything I need mostly just no engine management. The car is my daily so I want the most reliable solution.
I have:
Air Reaseach T3
BEGI t3/t4 manifold
Treadstone Performance oil feed and return line kit
SS autochrome intercooler and intercooler piping

Don't know how I'm going to go about on the down pipe situation yet. Mostly just worrying about engine management at the moment
what's a t3/t4 manifold?
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Well, if I were you I would stop wasting money on random turbo bits for a moment.

Get a megasquirt & WB, learn to tune your non boosted vehicle. Do research on MS & Turbos in the mean time. Save up more monehz & get quality parts.

And honestly, for simplicity. You can't go wrong with a FM Turbo kit with no electronics.
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Old 08-27-2015, 04:16 PM   #25
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That's good. Your next purchase should be a good wideband and a megasquirt.
Sometimes you can find a good deal on a used one, but we also have several vendors that sell them.
Do this first before you even think of adding any turbo parts. Learn how to tune it NA so you don't blow things up when you add the spinny bits.
New clutch is necessary before turbo as well.
Are there any good piggyback sources out there? Or is MS the best way to go completely?
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Old 08-27-2015, 04:18 PM   #26
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Are there any good piggyback sources out there? Or is MS the best way to go completely?
Yes, MS is the best way to go.
Engine management is one of the most important components to not cheap out on. There are band-aids that work, but I wouldn't recommend them to anyone with more than 4 functioning brain cells.
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what's a t3/t4 manifold?

Twin turbo manifold. Good for compound setups. The smaller T3 blows the T4 until **** gets real.
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Yes, MS is the best way to go.
Engine management is one of the most important components to not cheap out on. There are band-aids that work, but I wouldn't recommend them to anyone with more than 4 functioning brain cells.

Recommend away. OP is in Florida.
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Are there any good piggyback sources out there? Or is MS the best way to go completely?
Maybe an AEM unit, but you'll get the disease.

MS > *

Are you trying to stay within emissions?
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I actually did recommend a doodoo box to someone yesterday, but he was a lost cause from the start.
This guy seems like he's willing to listen.
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I actually did recommend a doodoo box to someone yesterday, but he was a lost cause from the start.
This guy seems like he's willing to listen.
i actually have a greddy E-manage blue laying around cause I got it super cheap. Like $50 bucks kinda cheap from a close friend because he went standalone. I have no intentions on using it tho. Cause I know squat about it.
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The fact that he only valued it at scrap electronics price after he got a real ECU speaks volumes. Good on you for not using it.
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I left a snarky eggplant comment and the OP delivers pics and seems willing to listen/learn. Well done sir, well done
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Welcome to the site Marcus_mx5, thanks for joining up!
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Thanks for the welcome Bro's I'm hear to learn everything I can from you guys. Seems like I need to learn everything I can because all of these shops charge outrageous prices for labor.
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You came to the right place for good information. Don't let the abrasiveness scare you off.
We all hate each other a little bit.
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Quick question for yall, One day I was driving and my fuel pump just all of a sudden stopped running, I thought it actually went out on me. I ended up getting a new pump that wasn't the issue, changed the fuel pump relay it still was a no go. Then I jumped this wire in the diagnostics box now the car cranks right up but if I pull this wire the pump runs for about 20 seconds then dies. Anyone know the issue I have no check engine light so there is no reading codes.
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AFM. Get a standalone and kill it.
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Hey OP, car looks gay. You should fix it.

If you get a megasquirt and you need help tuning Im here in town.
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