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07-08-2013, 05:27 PM
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Posted By RedTurboMiata

Also my new dream swap is the 2.3 disi turbo...

Also my new dream swap is the 2.3 disi turbo engine from the speed3/6.
07-08-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 47,003
Posted By RedTurboMiata

I'm not from or familiar with California smog...

I'm not from or familiar with California smog laws but I doubt a engine swap is carb legal due to what I hear is their attention to every single detail. That being said there are some carb legal...
07-07-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,808
Posted By RedTurboMiata

not oem, most of the non stock alarm systems are...

not oem, most of the non stock alarm systems are wired into the harness around the steering column i dont recall where exactly but start looking for split wiring. heres a whole car (split into the...
07-03-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 810
Views: 114,709
Posted By RedTurboMiata

today i sat in the garage and was staring at it...

today i sat in the garage and was staring at it asking it why it no run. i still dont have an answer....
Forum: Build Threads
07-02-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,992
Posted By RedTurboMiata

I would say that since it was a us car those are...

I would say that since it was a us car those are aftermarket. So if your taking it back to stock I would lose them. But personally I don't like them to begin with. Just my .02
Forum: Build Threads
07-02-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,992
Posted By RedTurboMiata

wow its looking better already. may want to check...

wow its looking better already. may want to check and make sure the seals on the master cyl resivour are good, thats what usually causes the rust under it. keep up the hard work.
06-30-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,116
Posted By RedTurboMiata

First off, sorry your in that crappy situation....

First off, sorry your in that crappy situation. But atleast you still have the money. Second we do have such a system look at the Itrader in the profile section it works fairly well but is not linked...
06-30-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,028
Posted By RedTurboMiata

The second gen Miatas do have a better strut...

The second gen Miatas do have a better strut setup not particularly the shock itself unless we are talking about the bilstein equipped cars. But the nb spring setup tend to raise the car a bit so a...
06-29-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,028
Posted By RedTurboMiata

a good set of shocks and springs combined with...

a good set of shocks and springs combined with sway bars is always a good option. check out flyin miatas selection they have kits. they also have coilovers if you want to adjust your ride height,...
06-29-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,285
Posted By RedTurboMiata

You should be able to pass without changing much,...

You should be able to pass without changing much, make sure the cat and o2 sensor are good and if they need replaced go original equipment.
06-22-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,067
Posted By RedTurboMiata

there are actually a few locals in your area on...

there are actually a few locals in your area on this forum, not as active as they used to be but they might still be around. tracking one of them down might lead you to exactly what your looking for.
06-22-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,868
Posted By RedTurboMiata

clean your throttle body and idle air valve(its...

clean your throttle body and idle air valve(its basically one piece) and re adjust your idle.
06-22-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 114,709
Posted By RedTurboMiata

my thought for a street use or maybe even...

my thought for a street use or maybe even endurance, would change the cooler for one of those 12v coolers. They dont get super cold from what i hear, but they do keep it cool. so ice plus one of...
06-19-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 114,709
Posted By RedTurboMiata

So the question now is, did you notice much...

So the question now is, did you notice much heatsoak? and would you recommend something like this for long drives in a non ac equipped car?
06-17-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 810
Views: 114,709
Posted By RedTurboMiata

Sold my pieces together setup and got some artech...

Sold my pieces together setup and got some artech goodness. And the car is under the knife right now getting everything installed.

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06-17-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,713
Posted By RedTurboMiata

These cars are notorious for having a shimmy, so...

These cars are notorious for having a shimmy, so that's probably what your noticing. But picking up the brace that goes from seat belt tower to tower helps a bit or roll bar, and also a good spin...
06-13-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,436
Posted By RedTurboMiata

take the battery off and hold the brake down for...

take the battery off and hold the brake down for 30 or so seconds. should be fine after that.
06-12-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,436
Posted By RedTurboMiata

Always disconnect the battery when working with...

Always disconnect the battery when working with the air bags. Should be 4 nuts on the backside of the steering wheel, a connector on the inside of the wheel for the horn and air bag. Main will be in...
06-12-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,164
Posted By RedTurboMiata

Axles are different as well as the driveshaft....

Axles are different as well as the driveshaft. Hubs are the same unless you go with the msm ones I believe.
06-11-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,611
Posted By RedTurboMiata

i dont think full leather skins exist for our...

i dont think full leather skins exist for our cars like they do for others. best bet are some used seats. or spring for some nice racing seats.
06-10-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 114,709
Posted By RedTurboMiata

how did the test go? i thought about doing...

how did the test go? i thought about doing something like this with some seat covers for those hot long cruises without the AC.
Forum: How To...
06-10-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,681
Posted By RedTurboMiata

im going to say that 1 of 2 things may have...

im going to say that 1 of 2 things may have happened. the motor shorted out, or b the wiring is bad in the door somewhere causing a short. either way there is more than likely a short somewhere.
06-10-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,164
Posted By RedTurboMiata

welcome to MFz, make sure when you change the...

welcome to MFz, make sure when you change the valve cover gasket you clean the surface of the head, and dont over torque the bolts. also while your in there do the cam angle sensor o-ring it is also...
06-06-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 114,709
Posted By RedTurboMiata

so drove it to work, told myself to drive sanely...

so drove it to work, told myself to drive sanely and didnt. temp fix on the exhaust gave out on a launch control test at work... woops. getting a new section of exhaust pipe in the am and a new bung...
06-06-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 114,709
Posted By RedTurboMiata

redneck keg chiller?

redneck keg chiller?
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