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Old 02-16-2013, 06:27 PM
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okay so i have a simple 93 stock miata with cruise control (if it matters) and im looking for a little extra power, looking to shave maybe a second off 0-60 times, two seconds if possible, but just enough for me to pass people quickly when needed

but once my finances agree with me id love to make this a drift project car so a turbo that can be upgraded later is what im looking for

currently price isint too much of an option but if its possible under 2 grand that would be great, but throw me some turbos and numbers and help me look for what to save for
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Dude a cold air intake and a couple stickers (maybe a big wing) will add plenty of HP for your purposes.
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no one here turbo's miatas. its a waste of time.

just get a bunch of stickers and a cool air intake brobro
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You're welcome. Now stfu and start reading. The answers to all your questions are already written down.
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Just buy a car from a wrecker yard and tell your friends youre a pro drifter.
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Tyler. Don't listen to these buttfaces.
This is what you need to do:
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At the risk of being banned . . .

Here's a serious answer. First thing I would do is get a Megasquirt, delete your AFM and start learning how to tune.

Beyond that, yeah . . . read. It's all here.
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Most of all...you need NOS. 2 of the big ones.
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Tyler,

I'm really glad you've decided to allow us to answer this question for the bajillionth time. However, I'll take just a moment to help you out.

Just go buy one of these.

Miata Turbo Kit

They're good for your short-term power goals, and will support up to 600hp. They'll probably last longer than the life of the car. People on here have had great results with this setup, just look up user Dem768 and check out his car.
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Ilovetacotaco is all you need to know.
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Originally Posted by Tyler27 View Post
okay so i have a simple 93 stock miata with cruise control (if it matters) and im looking for a little extra power, looking to shave maybe a second off 0-60 times, two seconds if possible, but just enough for me to pass people quickly when needed

but once my finances agree with me id love to make this a drift...
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but if its possible under 2 grand that would be great
Not possible unless you fab most of the system yourself and buy a used turbo, etc... Cast log mani, downpipe and turbo alone stress your budget. Just read, it's all here.

But thank you for visiting the zoo and feeding the animals... It keeps the rest of us noobs from getting eaten so quickly.
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Most of all...you need NOS. 2 of the big ones.
**** that. Put the NOS in the gas tank and gas in the NOS tanks YOLO!
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make sure you put the NOS energy drink in the gas tank as well
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some overnight parts from Japan, and you'll be able to do this.



you might be able to turbocharge your car for $2,000 with a decent used kit, but that doesn't include all of the other things you'd need like suspension, roll bar, etc. you can't just turbocharge it. you could probably get EVERYTHING done for $4,000, as in a turbocharged car with the supporting stuff.
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The Shanghai-S kit costs like $1,600. For that price you might be able to build your own Megasquirt and still have a bit left over for misc. ****.

http://www.bellengineering.net/produ...roducts_id=395

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