CXracing turbo kits - Miata Turbo Forum - Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to Miataturbo.net   Members
 


Prefabbed Turbo Kits A place to discuss prefabricated turbo kits on the market
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-23-2013, 10:40 PM   #1
I'm Miserable!
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Tampa
Posts: 8
Total Cats: -9
Default CXracing turbo kits

I've looked for a good review of CXracing's turbo kits for the 1.6L but none of them are very conclusive. A lot of people consider the kit to be an "Ebay kit" but the company seems to be a little more converned with quality. I would not be running more than 7psi on the kit. I would like feedback from someone who has used the kit or knows someone who has.
LOWnSLO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2013, 10:47 PM   #2
Elite Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Newcastle, Australia
Posts: 2,640
Total Cats: 25
Default

1st



Dann
nitrodann is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2013, 10:52 PM   #3
Elite Member
iTrader: (5)
 
Erat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Detroit
Posts: 4,199
Total Cats: 260
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by LOWnSLO View Post
I would not be running more than 7psi on the kit. I would like feedback from someone who has used the kit or knows someone who has.
No one here.
Erat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2013, 11:11 PM   #4
Elite Member
iTrader: (5)
 
Erat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Detroit
Posts: 4,199
Total Cats: 260
Default

Erat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 10:22 AM   #5
Senior Member
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Beckley, WV
Posts: 868
Total Cats: 36
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Erat View Post
WE SEE EVERRRRRYTHING
Attached Images
File Type: gif we-mods-can-see-everything-o.gif (2.33 MB, 305 views)
Tekel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 10:41 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,119
Total Cats: 33
Default

oh no.....
this makes my GREDDY look like gold......
supercooper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 10:46 AM   #7
Elite Member
iTrader: (2)
 
triple88a's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 9,131
Total Cats: 598
Default

Dont forget your ebay jdm boost controller for that mad boosts.
triple88a is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 10:52 AM   #8
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,119
Total Cats: 33
Default

yes... make that jd-emmm tyte MANUAL boooooost controller
supercooper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 11:58 AM   #9
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Leafy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: NH
Posts: 9,093
Total Cats: 90
Default

I dont understand CX racing. If you see the stuff that they're making in their cali shop you would think they're actually a pretty high end company, their RB26 manifolds dont look like full race but the welds are certainly above average. But then you see some of the **** turbo kits they sell on ebay.
Leafy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 12:15 PM   #10
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,119
Total Cats: 33
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Leafy View Post
I dont understand CX racing. If you see the stuff that they're making in their cali shop you would think they're actually a pretty high end company, their RB26 manifolds dont look like full race but the welds are certainly above average. But then you see some of the **** turbo kits they sell on ebay.
+1...
ive seen quite a few (seemingly) high-quality parts come from them. i was impressed with a few of their manifolds and stuff... but i think they just jumped into the "higher" performance category to try to make a quick buck off the un-knowing... and, therefore out of their range of expertise, and there you have, the CXRACING turbo 'KITS'
supercooper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 12:19 PM   #11
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Leafy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: NH
Posts: 9,093
Total Cats: 90
Default

Oh their intercoolers, T-bolt clamps, silicone couplers and IC tubing are actually pretty nice. You can see in my build thread where I cut open one of their IC end tanks and then re-welded it, and their welds are better than mine. Just that the IC is HEAVY the end tanks are 1/4" thick cast aluminum.
Leafy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 12:35 PM   #12
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,119
Total Cats: 33
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Leafy View Post
Oh their intercoolers, T-bolt clamps, silicone couplers and IC tubing are actually pretty nice. You can see in my build thread where I cut open one of their IC end tanks and then re-welded it, and their welds are better than mine. Just that the IC is HEAVY the end tanks are 1/4" thick cast aluminum.
so, its like all their supporting mod parts are pretty good... until they try to make a "kit" lol
supercooper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 01:12 PM   #13
Boost Pope
iTrader: (8)
 
Joe Perez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Delicious and Moist.
Posts: 26,324
Total Cats: 1,922
Default

As a broad generalization, the CXR Miata turbo kit:
  • Comes with a poor-quality manifold which will likely suffer cracking issues.
  • A turbocharger of unknown origin and quality.
  • A reasonable-looking set of piping and intercooler.
  • Has no engine management of any kind.
All in all, I wouldn't bother, despite their admonition that "This is a Bolt on kit, from manifold to downpipe. Not like other kits offered, they are just parts and have not tested"


If you buy this, you're basically getting a reasonable-quality intercooler with a free turbocharger and manifold included. The latter will most likely be a source of frustration. I'd rather take my chances with parts that "have not tested."
Joe Perez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 01:16 PM   #14
Murderator
iTrader: (76)
 
18psi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 36,192
Total Cats: 2,583
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by supercooper View Post
so, its like all their supporting mod parts are pretty good... until they try to make a "kit" lol
no.
18psi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 01:48 PM   #15
Senior Member
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Beckley, WV
Posts: 868
Total Cats: 36
Default

I would bet the manifold is from the same Chinese companies that all the other ebay kits are.

I gather this from the look of their radiator. It looks like the exact same radiator as godspeed, mishimoto, etc. They just find a chinese distributor/manufacturer and buy the parts and sell cheap and rely on any sort of name they might of built in their other ventures to support their claims. (i just purchased their radiator last week and will see if its the same as mishimoto's etc)
Tekel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 01:50 PM   #16
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Leafy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: NH
Posts: 9,093
Total Cats: 90
Default

Yes, it does seem that they are trying to become the new Mishimoto, but I have a feeling that they'll end up being another godspeed.
Leafy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 01:58 PM   #17
Elite Member
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Indianapolis
Posts: 3,325
Total Cats: 235
Default

OP ignore the h8ters. you need this kit and a turbo timer, then you are good to go. 7psi is ***** **** though, turn it to 14 at least
thenuge26 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 08:56 PM   #18
Elite Member
iTrader: (2)
 
triple88a's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 9,131
Total Cats: 598
Default

You dont need any form of tunning either... just run this bitch at full boost, the miata ecu will handle it. The leaner the better.
triple88a is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2013, 01:22 AM   #19
Elite Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Anacortes, WA
Posts: 2,479
Total Cats: 115
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Leafy View Post
Yes, it does seem that they are trying to become the new Mishimoto, but I have a feeling that they'll end up being another godspeed.
I've Run both a Godspeed and a CX racing radiator. The CX racing one was most definitely the better quality of the two. Been reliably cooling my well put together 360 WHP track duty beast for a number of years now and I think it is quite adequate in terms of quality design and function for the price.

Having said that knowing what I know after 12 years of fiddling with making my own turbo Miata both faster and more reliable just looking at their turbo kit I would be surprised if the turbo manifold or turbo connections, gaskets etc would last a single track session on a car I was driving. I donít trust china chargers either. 304 stainless is not really a fantasticly good material for a turbo manifold and there is a lot more to making one that can take the heat than the look of the welds.
bbundy is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2013, 11:31 AM   #20
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,119
Total Cats: 33
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 18psi View Post
no.
idk if that statement was true or not... just going off what Leafy was saying... i wouldnt buy anything cx racing regardless of how "good" a part may look....
supercooper is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need help - Stock Balancer and Fastforward overlay pulleys Frank_and_Beans Supercharger Discussion 13 09-12-2016 09:17 PM
LucaCarMods's Boosted Dutch Miata Build! LucaCarMods Build Threads 11 02-14-2016 07:13 AM
Koni 1150 Coilover Kit drumman83 Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 2 09-25-2015 08:03 PM
WTB 90-97 miata low profile headlight kit DonPlatt WTB 0 09-25-2015 03:57 AM


Thread Tools

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 12:31 PM.