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Old 11-08-2008, 10:56 AM
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I scored a Greddy Turbo! Now we have to decide whether to put it on my brothers roommates car or sell it $$$$. My car is turbo'ed. My brothers car is SC.
I'm kinda thinking $$$$$. How much do you think I could get for it. It is a basic greddy kit, complete with fpr and MSD box.

It came on a car we bought. I think I can make more on the car if I sell the turbo separate. The car is super clean, but needs a paint job. It is lowered and has a great stance. The spoiler is a nice one. I may take the spoiler off too.

The delima is, is the motor blown or is it ok. We picked it up out of a junk yard. This car had no business in a Junk Yard! I was so happy. The body is straight and the interior clean. The guy said he picked it up at a impound sell. The injectors where missing. But otherwise, it is pretty complete.

I tried to get my brother to go turbo, and give the s/c to his roommate.
He thinks he will have to work on tuning the turbo. He doesn't realize that the same FPR setup running his S/C is going to run the turbo. Oh well, you can lead a horse to water. But you can't make him drink.

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theres a couple of threads in the wtb section for a 1600 turbo kit
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Hey, I may be interested if the price is right.

How does everything look on the turbo?
Let me know if theres any shaft play.
And the condition of the manifold.
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I should be able to make it to the storage tomorrow. I have to talk it over with my brother.
I'll post pictures and pm you. Thanks
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Aright, awesome.

Thanks.
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Did you pick that up from an impound yard, that was on craigslist? I was at the bank getting money when you bought it...lol.. Im glad to hear it was a good deal for someone!!
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Damn! I was next on the list for that car. I bought a different one though the next day so it's all good.
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We acted fast. LOL Someone had came and looked at it and changed their mind. We picked it up. We are going to have it painted. It is actually a nice car.
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Damn! I was next on the list for that car. I bought a different one though the next day so it's all good.
I quess you got the white one with a hard top! I wanted that one. i had already bought this one.

Do any of you guys go to the local meets?
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Not really. I have busy with hockey and whatnot. I would like to though. I think i'm going to sell that white one I bought to my friend. But then again, one can never have enough miata's.
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Lol, I have to many as well.
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Waiting for the next track meet @ MSR.....

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not to threadjack ( you already did..haha) why are the trackdays at MSR so expensive? I love that track, but can't figure out why it cost double what a Hallett trackday costs?
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