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Old 02-24-2008, 04:45 PM   #1
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So, i got my begi s1 in and began installing it, its really pretty easy. Just takes some patience. I would say easier than installing a rollbar. Anyway, i also bought a 92 yellow miata with a hardtop for $500. I then took the hardtop off, put it on my car and sold the yellow miata for $600 the same day! Pretty sweet deal if do say so myself. But, for anyone who cares, here are some pictures!

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Looking good so far man. That GT turbo looks huge in the engine bay . Good luck with the rest of the build, the quality looks pretty good.
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Ronald Mcdonald FTW!
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yea, it looks really big,

good luck with everything, hope it runs great,
we need running shots of it when its done,


ps, paint the hardtop lol
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Nice job wess I just got done striping a HT I got off of 502ss for a decent price as well. I hope the build goes well for you GL.
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Old 02-24-2008, 09:20 PM   #6
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Haha, yeah, i will feel pretty dumb with the yellow until i can get it painted. Do you guys think that if i get it painted red that it will match? I have heard that it is hard to get the paint to match the rest of the car because of fading. If i dont think it will match, i can just get it painted black. But either way, i like the look of a yellow hardtop better than the look of the soft top.
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I'd suggest trading for a red one or selling the yellow one on m.net for some good money since I'm assuming it's original Sunburst paint. Then you should be able to buy a red one for cheap.
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300 PSI coolant hose, holy ****.

All I could find around my house to use for coolant hose is 50psi emissions/fuel hose.
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I'd suggest trading for a red one or selling the yellow one on m.net for some good money since I'm assuming it's original Sunburst paint. Then you should be able to buy a red one for cheap.
oh i hadnt thought of that, that is something i can try.

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300 PSI coolant hose, holy ****.

All I could find around my house to use for coolant hose is 50psi emissions/fuel hose.
Heh, i guess begi just knows where to look.
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nice pics - begi makes it easy eh? that kit looks very complete.
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nice pics - begi makes it easy eh? that kit looks very complete.
yeah, its pretty easy. The instructions are a little hard to understand sometimes and some of the bag numbers dont match up with the instructions but so far no MAJOR problems
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You might keep a running list and send to BEGI - from what I gather, they'd actually like to know. Your pics show what getting a kit is about- more about getting thing together so you can drive vs. figuring it all out.
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Thats a nice McHardtop.
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You might keep a running list and send to BEGI - from what I gather, they'd actually like to know. Your pics show what getting a kit is about- more about getting thing together so you can drive vs. figuring it all out.
yeah, i should've jotted some stuff down but unfortunately, as most of my work takes place after midnight, i didn't.

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Thats a nice McHardtop.
yeah all i need now is some hamburger wheels!
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Lets see the finished product.....so far it looks good...I am waiting for my S2 kit sometime this week... I hope
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Now I really want some Fries....Damn yooooouuuuuuu!
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Looks good man! I'd love to rock that manifold
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Lets see the finished product.....so far it looks good...I am waiting for my S2 kit sometime this week... I hope
Unfortunately i can only work on it on the weekend and some of the items are backordered
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What are you still waiting for?? Backordered??
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yeah, boost gauge, oil sump fitting, egr 90* fitting were all backordered. something else if i remember right, oh, they also didnt ship my wb o2 gauge that i ordered.
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