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Old 06-16-2011, 01:28 PM   #1
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Default 1.6 Supercharged NB build.

I thought I would start a progress thread for those other crazy fools that are into S/C rather than turbos.

Here is my car before I start (already been posted in my noob post).

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This week I have got the ECU all wired in and also the relevant sensors in place.

Wideband gauge:

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Wiring for IAT and MAP:


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Adaptronic stuck to the back of the glovebox with velcro.

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Lick of paint on the S/C outlet

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Then the fun begins...

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Loads of room to fill:
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But the mounting bracket for the S/C doesnt fit so needs some fabrication so im stuck untill Monday.

Intercooled NA.

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Old 06-16-2011, 01:34 PM   #2
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Looks good. Did the car come factory with a 1.6l I know in the US all NB's have a 1.8l.
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Old 06-16-2011, 01:57 PM   #3
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outside the US some locations had 1.6l still coming in NA\NBs past 93
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:02 PM   #4
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Yeah in Europe we get 1.6s

Less power than than 1.8 but it feels 'revier', there isn't a lot of difference between them on the road.

Only down side is that because the 1.6 is limited to Europe and Phillipines there isn't a wide selection of parts, most come from USA or Japan.

An MP62 1.6 NB has got to be quite rare.
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:16 PM   #5
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Nice I like the car. I have had both 1.6l and 1.8l to be honest in close to stock form I will take the 1.6l all day it is almost as fast but gas mileage is much better.
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:42 PM   #6
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This is how I got to where I am now:

http://www.mx5nutz.com/forum/index.p...=1&entry687988
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Old 06-20-2011, 04:58 PM   #7
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So over the weekend I got some longer studs and some 20mm spacers to give me the clearance.

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Looks great how does it run?
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Old 06-20-2011, 08:12 PM   #9
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Its running great at the min.

The adaptronic ECU is still tuning it so it's early days yet.

It starts and idles great and the power picks up at 2k revs
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Old 06-21-2011, 05:35 PM   #10
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Sure looks nice, although I knew a friend at the track who had a hard time with the supercharger belts. Sometimes they would snap without any warning or way too much slack, besides that it ran decent for a 1.6.

The Mercury Capri, if I recall well, is the same engine with the minor difference of the water circuation on the CH.
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Old 06-21-2011, 06:10 PM   #11
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Nice! More details on the dual throttle mod please! Trying to figure out the routing for the cables. Thanks!
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Old 06-21-2011, 08:49 PM   #12
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Greg: Ill get some pics of the DTB soon, I have done my back in fitting this so It wont be for a few days.
Basically there is a second throttle cable holder on the 1st TB and then it runs along the top of the radiator and then under the charger to the 2nd TB.
Very simple but very very effective - no lack of response what so ever.

Mazpr: Hopefully I wil have no issues with slack as the auto tensioner is taking care of that
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Old 06-22-2011, 06:11 PM   #13
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There is a huge thread here on DTB's that gives a lot of info or Mx5nutz has even more info
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Old 06-23-2011, 12:39 PM   #14
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Yeah Nutz is a good place to look.

here is the more details pics anyway...

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Old 07-02-2011, 10:05 AM   #15
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Little bit of painting done.

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Old 07-07-2011, 12:15 PM   #16
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Added a boost gauge thats I picked up for next to nothing

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Just need to change my speedo to white now to match these gauges.
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Quick video I filmed to show the sound of the charger and exhaust note


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Well the car has been for a dyno run and tune today.

I was expecting to get the car back with an optimistic 200 horses. The car had 110 from the factory so adding 90 is quite a large amount.

So we did this













And we got this:





WOW! thats a lot more than I was planning :blink:
Obviously the torque figure is wrong as the dyno needs recalibrating which is happening on Monday.
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That is great. I would imagine this will make for a great street set up. I am really surprised to see this much power out of a supercharger. How much boost is it set to?
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Im surprised it made that much! I think it comes down to the intercooler being sooo good.
It hits 11 PSI on my engine.

I have fixed the youtube link above so now it works. It sounded like a jet!
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