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Old 02-02-2007, 12:48 AM   #1
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just like the title states, im looking to add an intercooler to my newer miata, it has a stock greddy kit and my friend has a starion intercooler he can give me for free... so i was thinking i would just buy some jim b's pipes for the intercooler.


unles you guys have a better solution for cheaper ? maybe someone getting rid of an intercooler kit for the greddy ? = )

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Old 02-02-2007, 01:15 AM   #2
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jim b is a taboo discussion around here. There were many complaints a while ago about his shoddy work and service. Your best bet is to click the banner on the right right under the forum banner (mx5projects.com). That guy is a forum member that makes a intercooler kit specifically for the greddy kit. His prices are the best you'll find for the quality of product you'll be receiving.
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Interesting this thread came up. Jim*B* is the kind of JB weld. The coldside pipe has a hole in the seam that he JB Welded in the transition from the TB to the 2" I/C piping. ******* hell, I've been chasing that vacuum leak since I installed my set up. Didn't know I was chasing a vacuum leak though.

I wouldn't by his I/C kit no matter what. Buy an Ebay I/C and either do your own piping or talk to Stripes and buy his setup.

If the maker of my I/C pipes was in range I would have kicked him in the junk when I found that hole.

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Hey why not click the "GREDDY INTERCOOLER KIT" banner above?

I get nothing from it and you get a quality intercooler.
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well, i guess ill just look into building a set of pipes then lol.

i didn't realize that his work was that shady... my pipes weren't as bad as everyone else stated, but when i break down with a vaccum ill have to check my pipes = )

does anyone have a preferred i/c or i/c + piping ebay person they recommend? i just checked the mx5project.com site.... i know the pipes are probably very good quality with the t-bolt clamps and all, but i really don't think i have the $550 bucks hes asking for his setup -_-

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Hey why not click the "GREDDY INTERCOOLER KIT" banner above?

I get nothing from it and you get a quality intercooler.
thanks phillip, i actually just saw it. but like my previous post....$550 bucks isn't within my budget -_-

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I have an old set of ****'s pipes lying around somewhere. I'll PM you.
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thanks phillip, i actually just saw it. but like my previous post....$550 bucks isn't within my budget -_-

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He's acutally just selling the piping for something like $200 or so and you can figure out your own intercooler.
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where are you based?

I will be selling my pipes and saab intercooler very soon?

I am based in the UK by the way?
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He's acutally just selling the piping for something like $200 or so and you can figure out your own intercooler.
Which, by the way are cheaper than Jim's were.
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Which, by the way are cheaper than Jim's were.

and x100 better.
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Yup, you guys are right. I just sold my last complete kit and will just be selling the pipes. I'm in the process of writing instructions on what you will need to finish this installation. These pipes will be priced ~230 dollars. I'll create a new thread when I complete these instructions.
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where are you based?

I will be selling my pipes and saab intercooler very soon?

I am based in the UK by the way?
How much are you looking for for the pipes and intercooler? (I am in the UK)

How come you're getting rid?
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gettimg a new kit...need some blingy FMIC..lol!!
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gettimg a new kit...need some blingy FMIC..lol!!
PM me at the time if you're looking for someone to sell the old kit to then
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is that your car in your avatar?

that looks like the same ETD racing crossover tube that I got form MX5MAD!
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is that your car in your avatar?

that looks like the same ETD racing crossover tube that I got form MX5MAD!
Yep and it IS the same ETD Racing crossover tube you got from MX5Mad!! lol

And same BOV although I see you've long since replaced that.
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