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Forum: Supercharger Discussion 05-23-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By x_25
All the mechanicals except the dummy throttle...

All the mechanicals except the dummy throttle body and crossover pipe will work.

Basically, the bracket and the supercharger as well as the belt tensioner. The intake elbow will fit as well. Just...
Forum: Supercharger Discussion 05-14-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By x_25
For rebuilding the supercharger, you will need a...

For rebuilding the supercharger, you will need a press. Therr are videos onnyoutube for rebuilding the snout on an M90 I beleive. Same process.

For the rear needle bearings, you need to see if you...
Forum: Race Prep 05-12-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,914
Posted By x_25
That last line is basically what I tell my...

That last line is basically what I tell my friends when they are worried about classing a car for events. If you aren't winning/running in the top few, noone is going to give a rats ass at local...
Forum: Miata parts for sale/trade 05-09-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By x_25
Big heavy 17x7 2004 MSM wheels in North NJ

Have no idea what these are worth so lets start at $400? Really looking to trade for some 14's or 15s with usable tires though.

MSM wheels off a 2004. They are in ok shape. Not great, not horrid....
Forum: Supercharger Discussion 05-09-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By x_25
That kit looks compleete and it does actually...

That kit looks compleete and it does actually have the air filter.

The pully on the supercharger is the 62.5mm one and will make more boost than the stock setup. It will likely over power your...
Forum: Engine Performance 04-18-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,612
Posted By x_25
A properly installed FM link ECU should only move...

A properly installed FM link ECU should only move 3-4 wires and splice into one at the diag box. If it is hacked up more than that, I would beat the PO.

That said, the things I have seen done to...
Forum: Miata parts for sale/trade 04-14-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,132
Posted By x_25
I am gonna be super jelly if you get these.

I am gonna be super jelly if you get these.
Forum: Build Threads 04-09-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By x_25
A fun story! I assume you know about thr NJ...

A fun story! I assume you know about thr NJ Miatas group if you are anywhere near NJ?

You want to talk bad wiring though, my friend bought a turbo 91 for $1500 a while ago that was running on a...
Forum: Build Threads 04-07-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 25,348
Posted By x_25
So, still working on the big thing. But, found an...

So, still working on the big thing. But, found an engine. It happens to have a half decent car wrapped around it still. Not VVT, but that's ok. 99 BP4W. Smokes a ton on start up, but I am just about...
Forum: Dynos and timesheets 04-05-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 33,471
Posted By x_25
Almost all the difference is in the 60' there....

Almost all the difference is in the 60' there....
Forum: Miata parts for sale/trade 03-31-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By x_25
NA FM Springs and Koni yellow. $200

Do you want to go low? Do you want to do it cheap? Here ya go. Cheaper than ebay coils, higher quality than ebay coils, uglier than ebay coils.

FM springs are first gen springs, known to sag. This...
Forum: Engine Performance 03-29-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,174
Posted By x_25
Shaft seals are a fairly common item. These...

Shaft seals are a fairly common item. These were't designed just for one engine. They have standard sizes the engineers picked and designed the cam shaft ends around. So they will be available for a...
Forum: Insert BS here 03-27-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By x_25
Our wood deck utility trailer has sat out in the...

Our wood deck utility trailer has sat out in the sun/weather for the last 12 years and is just fine. It is starting to grow some moss though. Probably from leaving it loaded with brush last year.
Forum: Engine Performance 03-26-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 182,541
Posted By x_25
So, if I am following right, every time this car...

So, if I am following right, every time this car has been out it has either won an event, matched a record, or set a new record? That is amazing for a new build, can't wait to see what you do with it...
Forum: Engine Performance 03-26-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,174
Posted By x_25
I am going to echo the some engines just leak. I...

I am going to echo the some engines just leak. I have replaced the cam seals on my 1.6 3 times now. Twice with after market and this last one eith OEM. They last a few thousand miles and then start...
Forum: Engine Performance 03-23-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By x_25
Mine was off by that much, and a big gain on a...

Mine was off by that much, and a big gain on a wet test (poor rings). Boosted anyway. Have had it up to 9.5psi with no issues.
Forum: Build Threads 03-22-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,599
Posted By x_25
A: It isn't a woodruf key ( woodruf keys are...

A: It isn't a woodruf key ( woodruf keys are semicircles and go in the middle of a shaft).

B: Pull the gear off, then tap the key out.
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 03-14-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,055
Posted By x_25
I apparently bought a year too early. Oh well....

I apparently bought a year too early. Oh well. The GS or XL are exactly what I want. But even with the race ones on 700/400 an 5" pinchweld it still rides better than stock. I am right at the top of...
Forum: Insert BS here 03-09-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By x_25
Other than it being auto? There is no reason not...

Other than it being auto? There is no reason not to if you have a way to fill it.
Forum: Engine Performance 03-09-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By x_25
Yes. But it is going to rotate agin over time. So...

Yes. But it is going to rotate agin over time. So set your timing quick.
Forum: Build Threads 03-06-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,286
Posted By x_25
The 1.6 has a thermostatic cold idle valve (that...

The 1.6 has a thermostatic cold idle valve (that thing on the side of the intake manifold with the two coolant lines). I have found I don't need much of a bump for cold idle with the IACV since that...
Forum: Engine Performance 03-06-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,479
Posted By x_25
Might be bearings. Send a sample to blackstone. ...

Might be bearings. Send a sample to blackstone.

You can also cut open the oil filter and see just how much is in there.
Forum: Build Threads 03-02-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,887
Posted By x_25
Very nice. Mine rides and handles better than...

Very nice. Mine rides and handles better than ever with my set. Still be the best thing I have done to the car.
Forum: Insert BS here 02-28-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By x_25
My 1.6 has a tapered oil drain plug that doesn't...

My 1.6 has a tapered oil drain plug that doesn't use a washer (confused the heck out of me the first time I changed the oil). Not sure if the others could switch to something like that?
Forum: Insert BS here 02-27-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By x_25
Well the ones in the Fit that hadn't come loose...

Well the ones in the Fit that hadn't come loose looked perfect after 96k. The ones in the van are still going strong at 185k. Both are the laser iridium things.
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