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Forum: Build Threads
07-10-2019, 03:09 AM
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Posted By Der_Idiot

Sparco EVO seat installed in the passenger side,...

Sparco EVO seat installed in the passenger side, waiting on hardware for the harnesses before I install those.
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07-07-2019, 02:19 AM
07-04-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,139
Posted By Der_Idiot

I keep coming back h oping for me to be next in...

I keep coming back h oping for me to be next in line >___>
07-01-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By Der_Idiot

Hah, I never even saw there was a final version...

Hah, I never even saw there was a final version of these..
Forum: Build Threads
06-21-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 63,275
Posted By Der_Idiot

I am looking at the possibility of getting the...

I am looking at the possibility of getting the MFactory 3.3 gears treated (Cryo, REM and then WPC), debating picking up and pulling apart a Torsen to get all of that treated too. Definitely a winter...
Forum: Hydra
06-21-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,356
Posted By Der_Idiot

Great info to have guys, really helpful.

Great info to have guys, really helpful.
Forum: WTB
06-21-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By Der_Idiot

Define NB, what year? 99-00 or 01-05 (VVT) ?

Define NB, what year? 99-00 or 01-05 (VVT) ?
Forum: Build Threads
06-20-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 63,275
Posted By Der_Idiot

Thanks, it feels so nice to have a smooth running...

Thanks, it feels so nice to have a smooth running car again. I almost forgot what it was like.
06-20-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,139
Posted By Der_Idiot

I'm also interested - Did you do any treatment to...

I'm also interested - Did you do any treatment to the gears prior to installation or were they put in as-is? How much to ship to MN?
Forum: Build Threads
06-19-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 63,275
Posted By Der_Idiot

I picked up a set of Sparco seats for the Miata,...

I picked up a set of Sparco seats for the Miata, the Corsa will go to the Driver side as it is a tighter fit (especially in the leg bolsters), the Evo will go on the passenger side to allow a wider...
Forum: Build Threads
06-19-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 63,275
Posted By Der_Idiot

I have the dyno back from the tuners and WOW. HP...

I have the dyno back from the tuners and WOW. HP stays nice and flat above 6500 where I normally see it fall flat. I see 17psi by 3250 now as well. 4th gear is tire-spin central. I am pretty sure...
06-17-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,151
Posted By Der_Idiot

Man, wish you were closer - A black HT would look...

Man, wish you were closer - A black HT would look quite nice on my red.
Forum: Build Threads
06-17-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 63,275
Posted By Der_Idiot

So I took the Miata to the dyno but it had issues...

So I took the Miata to the dyno but it had issues with fueling - the AFRs were tapering down as boost went up - Found the fuel pressure had crept down to 41psi base from the 60 I set when I installed...
06-03-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By Der_Idiot

Location might help :p

Location might help :p
Forum: Build Threads
05-23-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 63,275
Posted By Der_Idiot

Anyone know what might cause the car to stall...

Anyone know what might cause the car to stall when it goes closed loop if I have VVT connected? If it's already hot and I shutdown / plugin VVT and start back up it seems to run fine but cold starts...
Forum: Build Threads
05-22-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 63,275
Posted By Der_Idiot

Front leak decided to stop after a few heat...

Front leak decided to stop after a few heat cycles - I cleaned the front end up and don't see any new oil. Valve cover gasket was leaking the whole length of the hotside so I cleaned that up and will...
05-22-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,062
Posted By Der_Idiot

Howdy! Awesome to see some front hub options to...

Howdy! Awesome to see some front hub options to go in parallel with the sadfab rears. Just curious if you have test-fit this over some 2.5 or 3" brake ducts like the ones from TSE ?
Forum: Build Threads
05-21-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 63,275
Posted By Der_Idiot

Verified base timing tonight and went out for a...

Verified base timing tonight and went out for a test drive. Test drive revealed some potential remaining leakage, I'm not sure if it was residue remaining behind the pulley that I didn't get or not...
Forum: Build Threads
05-18-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 63,275
Posted By Der_Idiot

The TDI is definitely growing on me that's for...

The TDI is definitely growing on me that's for sure. We'll meet up one of these days, more likely now with the Miata buttoned up and I can get out of the garage and make it to meets. I finished...
Forum: Build Threads
05-17-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 63,275
Posted By Der_Idiot

Drunk driver nailed my DD at 3am on 5/5, few days...

Drunk driver nailed my DD at 3am on 5/5, few days later I found out it was a total loss. Driver tried to drive off but he woke up my dad who went out and dragged him out of his car. He sized him up,...
Forum: Build Threads
05-17-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 63,275
Posted By Der_Idiot

Thanks! It definitely beats my old CXRacing core,...

Thanks! It definitely beats my old CXRacing core, that's for sure. :D

Just finished putting on four new O-Rings from MiataRoadster for the VVT gear bolts which seems to have fixed the leak - TBelt...
05-01-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,645
Posted By Der_Idiot

I had a sliver of one of the wings sticking out....

I had a sliver of one of the wings sticking out. I was positive I had a good seal with RTV so I hit it with a razor blade and haven't had any issues back there.
Forum: Build Threads
04-30-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 63,275
Posted By Der_Idiot

Final brackets fabbed up - Thinking I will be...

Final brackets fabbed up - Thinking I will be fine with 2x grade 8 bolts m6 bolts as I will have the undertray under it as well as the aluminum ducting assuming it fits - If there are issues I can...
Forum: Build Threads
04-29-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 63,275
Posted By Der_Idiot

Finished fabbing up the mounting brackets and...

Finished fabbing up the mounting brackets and mounted the IC, positioning looks good. Currently has paint curing. Need to get shorter M6 panhead bolts, thinking about a second set of bolts as well.
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Forum: Build Threads
04-27-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 63,275
Posted By Der_Idiot

I'm not an absentee builder, you are! Pulled...

I'm not an absentee builder, you are!

Pulled the engine, swapped flywheels and cleaned up the threads on the coolant sensor of teflon tape while I was back there. Pulled the harmonic damper and...
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