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Old 04-17-2013, 03:20 PM   #1
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By that I mean never autocrossed. Never boosted. Never swapped motors. Never owned a miata till now. We all have to start somewhere.

Purchased a 1990 Na 1.6l silver with 118k last July. Car looks like ****. Has very little rust but has a primer looking paint job, fenders rolled and pulled like **** and duct tape for "accents" sporting a certain spidery superhero. Should have been sanded off long ago. The only things I've done to it since the purchase date is tokico illuminas all around with gc coilovers lowered all the way. Stock rims. **** tires. Borla exhaust and a front lip. 1.8l clutch, pressure plate, and 10lb flywheel. It's my daily. And I can feel it dying more every day

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Learn about what going FI looks like on a miata. Have spent the past year researching such inquiries and collected parts. Of which will be dressed on a new motor. Not sure if I'm going with another miata motor or swapping for something else. Not going v8. Sticking with 4-6cyl boosted. Either case will be healthier than the motor in it now.

Will be going megasquirt this spring simply to learn it inside and out for tuning on a new motor. Once I have the new motor I have debated on boosting the **** out of the stock motor to see how much it can take. And how much fun I can have :P then swapping.

I do not ask many questions. I find the answers. I'm not a newb who just left mamas nest. Just new to miatas and this community

Btw. My name is mike. Nice to meet you all. I already know a lot of you hear just from reading thread after thread.
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You will soon lose your virginity. Lube up or bite the pillow.
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Old 04-17-2013, 03:25 PM   #3
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That is the intention. Thank you for the wise advice
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badass! sounds like you have a plan! i dont give a good-goddamn what anyone on here thinks, you say you will stick with 4-6 cyl... then you should boost the **** out of the motor you have, blow it up, then go RB25 FTW!!!! (**** the whales)
lol jk :P
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Hahah thanks for that. Still undecided between 13b, 2jz, sr20, or rb25. I guess time will tell on what research has to say, support on teh forumz, and my own willingness lol
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oh boy another dreamer
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Oh boy another pessimist
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haha... its doable... most people just dont find it practical... but if you have a separate DD, and the time and money to play, theres no telling what you can do... ive seen some very impressive RB25 swaps, and was always curious myself... but that would be ALOT of work... im very comfortable with the 1.6 and 1.8, and know my way around them fairly well... the RB25 would be an interesting adventure. hahaha
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Oh boy another pessimist
the odds are 999999999999999999999999 to 1
I'm not a betting man but........
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A swap is 99999:1?? Highly doubtful. As stated I am undecided what I want to swap in. He'll I may even swap a stock motor back in with less miles. Who gives a ****. My intentions are unclear. Yet they're still shot down. If this is what is to be had from this forum, take this as my fairwell, ill find one with more respectable members
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If this is what is to be had from this forum, take this as my fairwell, ill find one with more respectable members
omg don't go

we miss you already
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i think he means 999999999999999999999999 to 1
that he is a pessimist... lol
dude has been a member forever....
dont take anyone on here TOO seriously. lol
its all ***** and giggles on here... until someone giggles and *****....
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Anyone else care to swing their **** around on this thread? Please, let me see how many other **** stains exist in this community. Bueller?

My intro is done.
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A swap is 99999:1?? Highly doubtful. As stated I am undecided what I want to swap in. He'll I may even swap a stock motor back in with less miles. Who gives a ****. My intentions are unclear. Yet they're still shot down. If this is what is to be had from this forum, take this as my fairwell, ill find one with more respectable members
No, YOU completing a swap is 9999999999999999999999:1. That's nothing against you, we don't know you. Which is why the odds are not in your favor at this point.

Show that you aren't just another noob who has big dreams and the odds will get better. If everyone who announced their planned swap in their intro thread actually did it, nobody here would have a BP.
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i think he means 999999999999999999999999 to 1
that he is a pessimist... lol
dude has been a member forever....
dont take anyone on here TOO seriously. lol
its all ***** and giggles on here... until someone giggles and *****....
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Lol it's fine. I just don't plan on asking or listen to this boy with anything that has to do with my plans for my miata
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The odds of me completing anything have nothing to do with whether you know me or not
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Anyone else care to swing their **** around on this thread? Please, let me see how many other **** stains exist in this community. Bueller?

My intro is done.
oh noez

u mad bro?

For a second there with a thread title like that I actually thought you weren't a whiney little weenie.

Guess it was all fun and games til it wasn't fun anymore.

BAWWWWWWWWW

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Lol it's fine. I just don't plan on asking or listen to this boy with anything that has to do with my plans for my miata
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The odds of me completing anything have nothing to do with whether you know me or not
consequences will never be the same
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its neverending on here... lol
you should post some pics of you car as it currently sits, and make a build thread. just keep adding to it, as you add mods/build
i plan on digging up my pics.... but ive had my car forever now... ill have to do ALOT of digging. lol
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