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Old 05-22-2009, 03:45 PM   #21
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op--can you pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeee detail the 30k you put into the car?


pretty please
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you spent $30k on your car and still have $200 wheels, $50 style bar, and zip ties on your bumper?
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i mean... i have about $25k into my car as it sits right now but you can see where $$ went to - built motor, aem standalone, cage, race prep, etc.
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Maybe he's including all the gas and oil changes he's paid for.
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Maybe he's including all the gas and oil changes he's paid for.
and ******** from hookers while sitting in the car
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I know what a $30k Miata looks like. If you have $30k into yours, I pity you.
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Old 05-22-2009, 05:14 PM   #28
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Uh, *that's* a $30k Miata?!? Wow. Just wow.
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Should we tell him you TURBO'D yours for 1/100th of that price?
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Old 05-22-2009, 06:27 PM   #29
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Yea, I wasn't going to mention that, but yea. I'm about 7-8k in including the purchase of the car 6yrs ago. But dude, if I can do a turbo for $250, imagine how far 30k would go. I'd have the right offset wheels and everything.
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Pretty much anything you could buy for my miata i did lol, the whole motor is done up like i said, forged 8:8:1 pistons .5mm bored over H rods forged, hks cams, lifters, valves, ect ect...begi s4 turbo kit with every upgrade possible/add on(2871 turbo, #3 intercooler, custom intercooler tubes, air scooper, air box, rad shroud, hks bov) 190 walbro fuel pump, LC1 wideband, MS, springs + shocks, rims n tires, FM butterfly bracing, rear bracing, front bracing, FM sways, FM rear shock mounts, Quaife gearing soon coming, polished undertray, sparco seats, momo steering wheel, HID's, wet nitrous kit, purge kit, oil cooler with relocation kit, dual feed fuel rail, 650cc injectors, 3 inch magnaflow exhuast, 3 inch metallic core cat, whole car dynamatted, JL full sound system, front 6.5" speakers with crossovers + tweeters, rear 6x9s, 700W sony 2 channel amp, 1200 watt kenwood amp, JL 10W3 sub with JL box, full r-package body kit, fender flares, paint going on soon, new top, tint, 45V coilpack, with 0 ohm spark plug wires, misc parts...pedals, SS short shift, shift ****, 8 autometer gauges, red dash lights, white gace gauges, chrome rings, im probably missing a few things but you get the idea. I went all out on the car not a put together ebay chinese turbo kit go run 12lbs of boost and blow your motor, this motor is built for 600+hp, i wanted a fast miata lol if you got the money why not. And yes i have zip ties and what not and it looks like a piece of **** right now cause it has been sitting on blocks since October 2008 and i took it off the blocks yesterday. No idea why it took forever for my parts...but its almost done now. If you like it thank you, if you think im an idiot and spent alot of money thank you.

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Yea, I wasn't going to mention that, but yea. I'm about 7-8k in including the purchase of the car 6yrs ago. But dude, if I can do a turbo for $250, imagine how far 30k would go. I'd have the right offset wheels and everything.
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at the time i liked the wheels the way they looked but now i regret it, but what you gona do maybe change them next year who knows
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It sounds like you overpaid is all. I wouldn't mind owning that car especially with those parts.

...Wait, did you get the installation done for you? Then it makes a a bit more sense.
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off to clubroadster you go
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Lol well since i had to purchase everything from the states and our conversion rate is just horrible right now i sort of got fucked. In american money itd prob be like 18k or w.e the rates at now. And no i installed every single piece on my car, except bore the motor the shop did that. Its just headaches now, everythings such a tight fit and theres already problems cant find a tuner around here...well hopefully it will be on the road for june 1st il keep you all updated and post the dyno results when i go
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I have $20k or so in mine and I'd do it all over again without a doubt.
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Since when does anyone feel their car is complete? You just hit consecutive stages of "It'll do for now" until the next crazy idea comes around for improving.
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Old 05-27-2009, 09:01 AM   #37
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Well...to answer the OP's question:

There is only one thing to do, and that is to call Shaikh @ Fat Cat Motorsports. If you've put that much into your car, suspension should be top notch.

Unless you go with some hella expensive coilover setup, I imagine you'd be happy with some real spring rates, revalved Bilsteins to match them, and MCU bumpstops with possibly front top mounts as well.
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Lol! I with all them^^! Ha!
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I've got like $18k in my NA right now, and it still looks like ****, rides like ****, and isn't turbo... and keeps blowing fuses and other annoying stuff like that. So I can't comment on overspending, since I'm probably in worse shape than that.
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I think I have near 27.5k in my car, but at least I have 6ULs
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