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Forum: Build Threads 01-15-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 66,755
Posted By x_25
They flipped the wiper motor in '90 at some...

They flipped the wiper motor in '90 at some point. My friend and I learned this when he reshelled his early 91 (SNC) into an '89 shell (#12k and change).
Forum: Build Threads 01-12-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,247
Posted By x_25
Car has been sitting all winter, it warmed up...

Car has been sitting all winter, it warmed up today, but I didn't get a chance to drive it, and now it is gonna freeze again. :\ Why do they have to salt so heavily around here.

Still waiting on...
Forum: Insert BS here 01-10-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,768
Posted By x_25
Another vote for a Minivan. My mom DDs a 2003...

Another vote for a Minivan. My mom DDs a 2003 Pontiac Montana and it has been wonderful to have. You would not beleive how much stuff you can move with a minivan with the seats out and a 6x10 utility...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 12-28-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,163
Posted By x_25
There are two things in common between the two...

There are two things in common between the two failures. Flywheel/clutch ane the MR shifter. From the symptoms, I agree we can rule the clutch/flywheel out and I know you checked the endplay on the...
Forum: Miata parts for sale/trade 12-12-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By x_25
If I were not in the middle of buying a house, I...

If I were not in the middle of buying a house, I would pick up that F1 as a backup for mine. One of the best purchases I made for my car, amazingly comfortable. Anyone thinking about it, just grab...
Forum: Supercharger Discussion 11-29-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,940
Posted By x_25
MS does staged injection (can turn on another...

MS does staged injection (can turn on another bank of injector/s whennin boost). This is for when you are running injectors too old/big to idle and cruise well. For anyone bow wondering if it in fact...
Forum: Engine Performance 11-24-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By x_25
Lets put it this way. I did the BYOI setup. I...

Lets put it this way. I did the BYOI setup. I have idle problems on my 1.6. The injectors were from a set of 8 off ebay that I split with a friend. His car idles like a dream (on a 1.6 fm link ecu...
Forum: Build Threads 11-08-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,247
Posted By x_25
Working on a fairly large purchase. Need to get...

Working on a fairly large purchase. Need to get that squared away before I can do anything else with the car, so it may be a while before there are any updates.

I did remember to add more coolant...
Forum: Race Prep 10-31-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By x_25
I made a box with a single "joist" then two...

I made a box with a single "joist" then two planks on top. Then vertical 2x12 side. They have have been 2x8 for the inside? I built them a while ago.
Forum: Build Threads 10-26-2017, 02:14 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,247
Posted By x_25
It is sort of good news. It is going to sit on a...

It is sort of good news. It is going to sit on a shelf until I get a 1.8 and a manifold though.
Forum: Race Prep 10-25-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By x_25
Here is my setup. The stands are made of 2x10s,...

Here is my setup. The stands are made of 2x10s, way overbuilt, then 2x12s around the outside to make a lip to keep it from falling off. Slip plates/leveling are hard board. String holders are PVC,...
Forum: Build Threads 10-24-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,247
Posted By x_25
Poscat cause that gave me a good chuckle.

Poscat cause that gave me a good chuckle.
Forum: Build Threads 10-24-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,247
Posted By x_25
owo, what's this? ...

owo, what's this?

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.miataturbo.net-vbulletin/1280x720/80-photo_2017_10_24_14_24_26_e66a57d5719d1170b1bb6fd4c15e5ba00aba1be6.jpg

Where do I put the belt?
Forum: Insert BS here 10-21-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,288
Posted By x_25
I mean, it's not like this isn't the original...

I mean, it's not like this isn't the original design intent of the MS1 at all or anything like that. Adding single point TBI to distributor timed cars. Nope. Not at all.
Forum: Build Threads 10-21-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,247
Posted By x_25
Yeah, mine seals perfectly. Which I was not...

Yeah, mine seals perfectly. Which I was not expecting. Had a huge leak past the worm clamp on the hose though. But that was an easy fix.
Forum: Build Threads 10-20-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 116,714
Posted By x_25
You can DIY balance a driveshaft by spinning it...

You can DIY balance a driveshaft by spinning it up, holding a sharpy to it until it just contacts to find the high side, then putting hose clamps with the heavy part opposite the high side. Don't...
Forum: Engine Performance 10-20-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,140
Posted By x_25
I fill mine when the needle points at the top...

I fill mine when the needle points at the top left corner of the E itself. Usually takes 9.5-10 gallons there.

I get 26-27 combined with a supercharger setup though....
Forum: Build Threads 10-20-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,247
Posted By x_25
So, now that the inter-cooler is back in, I went...

So, now that the inter-cooler is back in, I went out and did some tuning. Makes 4.5-5psi now instead of 5-5.5 or so (6.3 at redline). But the big thing is I had to add 8-12% more fuel everywhere in...
Forum: Build Threads 10-20-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,247
Posted By x_25
Glad I built that tester. There were leak on the...

Glad I built that tester. There were leak on the leaks! holds up to 12psi before any hissing now, though I am fairly sure the last leak is either the IAC gasket or the throttle body itself. I can...
Forum: Build Threads 10-19-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,247
Posted By x_25
Oh yeah. It is super bad at low PSI. I plan on...

Oh yeah. It is super bad at low PSI. I plan on just cracking it and closing the valve I have on the cap when it gets to where I want.

I am actually fairly positive the supercharger and bypass are...
Forum: Build Threads 10-19-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,247
Posted By x_25
Made a thing. Need to make sure none of the...

Made a thing. Need to make sure none of the pissies are escaping.

https://i.imgur.com/fDkn7Lk.jpg
Forum: Build Threads 10-19-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 24,959
Posted By x_25
118 is way better than the 100.6 I made N/A with...

118 is way better than the 100.6 I made N/A with mine on a dynojet.... (That 1.6 lyfe yo).
Forum: Build Threads 10-18-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,247
Posted By x_25
Cranked the cranking pulse up to 250 at 30f or so...

Cranked the cranking pulse up to 250 at 30f or so this morning. Also dropped cranking timing to 5* and it started and died once, then started right up. No bacl fire/stopping dead. So we will see how...
Forum: Build Threads 10-17-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,247
Posted By x_25
I am reading it may be too big an angle between...

I am reading it may be too big an angle between where the CAS is set and where the engine actually is? Apparently they recommend between 0-14* and I am at 16* if I remember right. I will give that a...
Forum: Build Threads 10-17-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,247
Posted By x_25
Ok, as the days are getting colder, I am running...

Ok, as the days are getting colder, I am running into cold start issues again. It fires fine down to around 50F or so. Below that, I start having trouble. I am learning that I apparently have no idea...
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