MKTurbo NA/NB Turbo Setups - Page 53 - Miata Turbo Forum - Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to Miataturbo.net   Members
 


Miata parts for sale/trade Buy, trade or sell your Miata parts here.

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-26-2015, 05:11 PM   #1041
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Wichita, Ks
Posts: 94
Total Cats: 0
Default

Has anyone pushed these turbos to see power potential?
NeedDirection is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-26-2015, 05:22 PM   #1042
Moderator
iTrader: (11)
 
sixshooter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Tampa, Florida
Posts: 15,237
Total Cats: 1,481
Default

They are over 300 already
sixshooter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-26-2015, 07:20 PM   #1043
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Wichita, Ks
Posts: 94
Total Cats: 0
Default

Un sure if this is a troll post pahahaha. Dyno graphs? Been paying a fair amount of attention on this. Haven't seen anything over 230 yet. I would love a cheap replacement to the msm setup that will maximize a rods only build. Keep leaning towards this setup.
NeedDirection is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-26-2015, 10:51 PM   #1044
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: SF Bay Area, CA
Posts: 1,642
Total Cats: 181
Default

I don't have a good dyno graph but I am definitely able to make 13psi by 3 grand in 4th gear and hold it to 6700 or so(maybe I should check logs from when Nigel was driving, )no problem going higher. Actually I am finally getting my closed loop working well enough that I don't hit overboost all the time, I set it at 205kpa so I wouldn't bend my stock rods, easily done IMHO with this kit. Even through the *** of my high flow cat. Passing the 5k mark on the MKturbo kit and still as responsive as ever
I changed my thermostat temp as well as IAT location and have been retuning when I have time. Pretty busy, and I am not sure when I can get on a dyno again, hopefully soon.
Too bad the group buy is over but it is still a bargain at $1600 if Lars will still do a catted system for that price. I am a very satisfied customer, thanks again for everything Lars!
sonofthehill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-27-2015, 05:03 AM   #1045
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Wichita, Ks
Posts: 94
Total Cats: 0
Default

Sonofthehill, are you on stock rods and pistons? I like the fact that this turbo has the ability to put 200ft/lbs before 4k rpm unlike the msm turbo but most importantly doesn't choke out on the top end. Msm turbos make a fairly large spike at 4k or a Lil after and quickly taper to 6500. It is noticeable while driving. Just curious if it will make power as high as 275-325whp. If it will then I am game for grabbing one if these kits when he starts stocking them.
NeedDirection is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-27-2015, 05:24 AM   #1046
Sadfab Union President
iTrader: (3)
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Kansas
Posts: 2,690
Total Cats: 113
Default

It makes ~250 on a otherwise stock 1.6, so yeah, no prob.

Search google for mazda miata turbo dyno, it's the first result.
deezums is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-27-2015, 07:35 AM   #1047
mkturbo.com
Thread Starter
iTrader: (24)
 
shuiend's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Charleston SC
Posts: 13,712
Total Cats: 1,081
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by NeedDirection View Post
Has anyone pushed these turbos to see power potential?
Not as far as I know. I was planning on it and then my built motor died. I think everyone who has purchased a setup so far has been on a stock motor.
shuiend is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-27-2015, 11:51 AM   #1048
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: SF Bay Area, CA
Posts: 1,642
Total Cats: 181
Default

Aside from my megasquirt, flow force injectors and this kit my car is bone stock with over 230k. I have not been in an msm so I can't compare but my car pulls hard until I let off the throttle. As stated in an earlier post, my tight *** don't tend to rev past 6500 cause I'm scared of breaking ****, so I really can't say.
sonofthehill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-27-2015, 02:06 PM   #1049
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Wichita, Ks
Posts: 94
Total Cats: 0
Default

What boost level is the 250 at? And what boost level has anyone (not necessarily a miata) used with this turbo? I know it was stated that this wouldn't be a good choice of a kit to upgrade off of but is there any turbo options that are a tad bigger that will fit and mount to the manifold? Down pipe altering would be fine by me.
NeedDirection is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-27-2015, 02:23 PM   #1050
mkturbo.com
Thread Starter
iTrader: (24)
 
shuiend's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Charleston SC
Posts: 13,712
Total Cats: 1,081
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by NeedDirection View Post
What boost level is the 250 at? And what boost level has anyone (not necessarily a miata) used with this turbo? I know it was stated that this wouldn't be a good choice of a kit to upgrade off of but is there any turbo options that are a tad bigger that will fit and mount to the manifold? Down pipe altering would be fine by me.
Braineack ran the same turbo at 14-15psi for years on his 1.6 and was making around 240-250whp. I think if you turn up the boost to the 20psi range on a 1.8 the turbo should break 300whp easily. I was hoping to show that somewhat soon, broke motor killed that. I should be swapping in another built motor soon, but don't have an eta. I have a local friend who has a rods only 99 motor build. Once he gets around to bringing the car over and I get the setup built we will be testing on that one also.

Theoretically any turbo with a t3 flange should fit on the manifold. You will need to alter the down pipe, but you say that would be ok. I did not really plan for the setup to be used for large power builds. Mostly because if you are going with a built motor, you can realistically afford to get a baller setup from TSE, ARTech, FAb9, Begi, or FM.
shuiend is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-27-2015, 03:46 PM   #1051
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Wichita, Ks
Posts: 94
Total Cats: 0
Default

That all sounds good to me. Everything you offer seems to be able to take big power if some one wanted. I have danced around how much power I want to make but realistically haven't made much progress to do much. This seems to have a bit better flow to carry the torque further out into the powerband over the msm turbo and be perfect for what I will be happy with. The different turbo question is just a reassurance that If I wanted more power then I could continue use of a good majority of test parts. Thank you! Looking forward to the 2nd quarter of 16 to purchase one if these kits!!
NeedDirection is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2015, 05:36 PM   #1052
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Brentwood, NH
Posts: 68
Total Cats: 1
Default

long term reliability on he turbo? long term as in 10k+ ?
bradybunz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2015, 06:18 PM   #1053
Elite Member
iTrader: (7)
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Ohio
Posts: 2,056
Total Cats: 135
Default MK Turbo Group Buy #2 Now going on

Quote:
Originally Posted by bradybunz View Post
long term reliability on he turbo? long term as in 10k+ ?
You can buy a spare turbo for $200 and it takes maybe an hour to change out anything that might wear assuming failure isn't because of FOD which, if so, you have bigger issues.
bahurd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2015, 09:10 PM   #1054
Junior Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Bradenton, FL
Posts: 391
Total Cats: 19
Default

Got my Happy Meal and fuel pump today. I am excite.
Corifto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2015, 04:48 AM   #1055
Newb
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Posts: 6
Total Cats: 0
Default

Very interested for my NA... Has anyone used it on the tracks extensively?
ludeguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2015, 08:16 AM   #1056
mkturbo.com
Thread Starter
iTrader: (24)
 
shuiend's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Charleston SC
Posts: 13,712
Total Cats: 1,081
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ludeguy View Post
Very interested for my NA... Has anyone used it on the tracks extensively?
A few customers have taken it out on track. None of them are overly fast. If you are planning on tracking extensively then you need to save up and get a TSE, or Artech setup. My setups are not built for track use, nor will I warranty them for such.
shuiend is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2015, 08:50 PM   #1057
mkturbo.com
Thread Starter
iTrader: (24)
 
shuiend's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Charleston SC
Posts: 13,712
Total Cats: 1,081
Default

I have been busy dealing with my blown motor, so not a huge amount of work has been done recently. Today I did spend some time out in the garage working on the 1.8 manifolds though. This coming weekend I drive up to MD to pick up midpipes. So the real work will start once I have those.
Attached Thumbnails
MKTurbo NA/NB Turbo Setups-0gwrvah.jpg  
shuiend is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2015, 03:10 PM   #1058
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Arlington, MA
Posts: 53
Total Cats: 2
Default

MKTurbo NA/NB Turbo Setups-img_7557.jpg
JxPhan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2015, 09:31 AM   #1059
mkturbo.com
Thread Starter
iTrader: (24)
 
shuiend's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Charleston SC
Posts: 13,712
Total Cats: 1,081
Default

15 NA midpipes.


5 NB midpipes.
Attached Thumbnails
MKTurbo NA/NB Turbo Setups-y6naqi7.jpg   MKTurbo NA/NB Turbo Setups-slygg4h.jpg  
shuiend is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2015, 09:51 AM   #1060
Elite Member
iTrader: (7)
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Ohio
Posts: 2,056
Total Cats: 135
Default

^ So much nicer mandrel bent! My NB is going to be so jealous of the NA...
bahurd is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fully Adjustable A-Arms Bronson M Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 26 10-27-2016 06:38 PM
Ceramic Twin Disc Clutch $600 -SOLD Zoot Miata parts for sale/trade 4 09-22-2016 11:12 PM
Help Me Decide on IC Piping Options joshbot007 DIY Turbo Discussion 12 09-11-2016 09:44 PM
FS: FM1 kit w/o fuel/ign control. + 4 x RC 550s, Link MAP sensor, IAT sensor, keypad IAmCman Miata parts for sale/trade 10 07-06-2006 10:32 AM
MegaSquirt arnib MEGAsquirt 35 10-21-2005 02:52 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:24 PM.