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Nick - 90 miata track/turbo/everything project..

Postby thesnowboarder » Mon Apr 21, 2008 9:20 pm

This will be edited as i go and can be looked at like a "table of contents"

Pg2- Turbo bits arrive-Install
Pg3- 3 Inch Enthuza exhaust video on youtube- First set of track rubber, and a blown stock tranny :(
Pg4- Nice HQ pictures with wheels/turbo/hood- The start of a motor build
Pg5- New wheels/new motor
Pg6- Powder coated valve cover/ oil pump gear issues + me pulling the original motor out of my 1990
Pg7- New (used) motor goes in with larger turbo (Garrett gt2560)
Pg8- Frame rails installed- Two on track photos
Pg9- Threw a rod, and blew another motor :/ Motor comes out, again, blown motor tear down pix
Pg10- Planning stages for ANOTHER motor, plus pix of said parts- Temporary stock (free) motor goes in for the time being
Pg11- Replacement motor goes in with the help of some friends. 15x9 6uls in Matt Black go on, stage 8 fasteners for the turbo
Pg12- Pictures of new, and hopefully last motor being built. APR wing install- Replacement motor gets blown
Pg13- Built motor goes in, night before a track day- New replacement turbo bits- Vband setup with 2860 turbo
Pg14- New turbo goes on, Dash comes out in preparation for cage- New injectors, roll bar removal
Pg15- Got myself a DSLR camera and took some nice shots of the car
Pg16- Willwood Big Brake kit- Pulled the head to finish the valve clearances- V-mount intercooler pictures and bracket fabrication
Pg17- First time on track without any issues- Amazing and pictures included



Here is the beginning of the build, enjoy!


Bought my 90 with absolutely no intention of seriously modifying it. I snagged it for 2k with 90k miles on it two summers ago so lets say fall of 06.
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She sat like that for a few months, i installed some:
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and got a
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So it sounded kinda cool and drove a bit better around turns. Which i began to enjoy very much. I found m.net and began to read my ass off, realized people tracked theses cars and got really excited. At the time i was not working so i didnt have much money, i performed the poor man's mods:
Painted valve cover
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Sleepy eye mod:
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Got a head unit:
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I picked up a free snugtop :D
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Sold that before i went to italy last year for 500 bucks :D

After returning from italy and paying my parents back for fronting alot of money for me i got my first set of decent suspension.
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I got a HDACE1D at this point in time right when they first came out, no pic sorry :(
I then attended my first auto x with a set of rt615's on my stockers.
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I got a RB solid front sway
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Front and rear lips thanks to turboed
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This is how she looked for a while till about December ish of 07. I then began to go crazy working my ass off as much as possible and haven't stopped since.
Rim's
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buddyclub seat
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hardtop
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e-bay wheel and hub
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which later got replaced by this:
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I began talking to Andrew (savington) realized he turboed and tracked his 94, i got a ride in his 220hp and almost shat myself.
After that ride i began the turbo "build"
3.9 torsen w/ mmr diff mounts
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koyo 55mm rad:
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then i did my first track event
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Got myself a set of flex:
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Now for the list:

Sparco sprint 5 2007's from kelly@speedware motorsports
Nardi deep corn 330mm wheel w/ nrg QR and Momo hub
Alpine headunit
G-force 5- point passenger side harness
'' '' 6- point drivers side
Moss motors 2 piller pod w/ autometer boost gauge & oil temp
Lc-1 gauge in vent:
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Garage vary front lip
R-package rear lip
R- package spoiler (getting painted)
6ul's with rt615's
Hardtop
Hardtop striker plates (spec miata style)
1.8 brackets with hawk hps pads/ATE super blue
Side markers wired to blink with turn signals
chp 11-99 foundation plate frame
Front tow hook "jdm" style
Vodoo shift knob

MSPNP w/ vts mod and mapdaddy mod
magnaflow muffler- possibly 3 inch to this muffler or enthuza after the turbo well see
koyo 55mm radiator
AC/PS removed (looped lines method)
HDHCHT1D
1.8 flywheel w/ ACT HD w/ 6 puck disc
Tein Flex 9k 6k
Turn signal intakes
e-bay strut tower brace

The soon to be parts
sr20 t25 turbo
begi mani/dp/oil & water lines
e-bay FMIC
e-bay 2.5 inch black pipes
greddy knock off bov
3 inch exhaust
knocksenseMS
EBC
Goodwin BBK
Autokonexion non-louvered hood in CF
6-speed
When i have more money and/or a second car a TC design cage will go in
Maybe build the motor for more power
nitto nt01's
Emilio's bushing kit
COP's

Im shooting for 200 rwhp and be safe on my 105 mile motor daily drive it and track the shit out of it this summer.
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Re: Nick - 90 miata track/turbo/everything project..

Postby Scandinavian Flick » Mon Apr 21, 2008 9:26 pm

thesnowboarder wrote:Image

This is an awesome picture :-D

Great write-up, Nick! Really tells the story.
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Postby thesnowboarder » Mon Apr 21, 2008 9:39 pm

My buddie took it with a dslr, i believe he did something called a "long exposure?" Im a noob to camera's so maybe this is a basic term that others would know, but im unsure.
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Postby slowstr8fastturns » Mon Apr 21, 2008 9:51 pm

that is a great picture ,along with a good write up .good read.I enjoy these
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Postby thesnowboarder » Mon Apr 21, 2008 9:53 pm

Here are some video's of my car as well

http://youtube.com/user/blinkboy3112m8c
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Postby LastManStanding » Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:44 pm

That's one clean looking car... And I would repost that one picture but I seem to have been beaten.
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Postby NaSeksi » Tue Apr 22, 2008 7:38 am

very nice indeed... i think i saw that black hardtop on craigslist last year. :D
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Postby EnzoS4 » Tue Apr 22, 2008 4:52 pm

OO I like the lights
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Postby Eunos R » Tue Apr 22, 2008 4:59 pm

Great transformation. Thanks for sharing. :D

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Postby loanpro » Tue Apr 22, 2008 5:09 pm

Good write up... are your side markers slightly mounted higher than usual?
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Postby thesnowboarder » Tue Apr 22, 2008 6:04 pm

loanpro wrote:Good write up... are your side markers slightly mounted higher than usual?


ya i dont like the placement or the look of the real "jdm" blinkers so i got a generic knock off oval shaped set and used them.
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Postby loanpro » Tue Apr 22, 2008 7:11 pm

Also, I like the license plate holder ;) 11-99 Foundation?
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Postby thesnowboarder » Wed Apr 23, 2008 1:33 pm

ya but it doesn't work well doing 96 on the way to T-hill at 7:10 am on january 2nd :(
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Postby Savington » Thu Apr 24, 2008 12:48 am

thesnowboarder wrote:I began talking to Andrew (savington) realized he turboed and tracked his 94, i got a ride in his 220hp and almost shat myself.
After that ride i began the turbo "build"


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Postby loanpro » Thu Apr 24, 2008 12:55 am

thesnowboarder wrote:ya but it doesn't work well doing 96 on the way to T-hill at 7:10 am on january 2nd :(


Oh yah??!! I thought for certain it's kinda like a free pass on any moving violations.
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Postby Ken P » Thu Apr 24, 2008 2:20 pm

nah, theres another license plate that will do that. go look at huy's s2k
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Postby thesnowboarder » Sat Apr 26, 2008 10:19 am

loanpro wrote:
thesnowboarder wrote:ya but it doesn't work well doing 96 on the way to T-hill at 7:10 am on january 2nd :(


Oh yah??!! I thought for certain it's kinda like a free pass on any moving violations.



Maybe if its a registered plate, but mine is not, nor do i have any paperwork to go along with it.
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Postby thesnowboarder » Sat Apr 26, 2008 1:19 pm

Picture of the wing,
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Postby SMAllen » Sun Apr 27, 2008 8:34 pm

Nice car! :)
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Postby thesnowboarder » Sun Apr 27, 2008 11:20 pm

Rent Money Racing wrote:Nice car! :)


The suby?

Thanks again for the wing Sean, let me know about those panels.
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Postby 2cam16 » Mon Apr 28, 2008 4:12 am

Looking good,Nick. This is Rob,from I-Club. I bought your RC's last year. ;)
We moved here to SM a few months ago so I'll keep my eye out for your car. :)
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Postby SMAllen » Mon Apr 28, 2008 10:35 am

thesnowboarder wrote:
Rent Money Racing wrote:Nice car! :)


The suby?

Thanks again for the wing Sean, let me know about those panels.



No, your Miata of course.
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Postby thesnowboarder » Tue Apr 29, 2008 9:15 pm

2cam16 wrote:Looking good,Nick. This is Rob,from I-Club. I bought your RC's last year. ;)
We moved here to SM a few months ago so I'll keep my eye out for your car. :)



oh hey rob i recognize the name now, indeed keep an eye out hope to see you at some events, keep me updated if you hear of anything around my area.
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Postby slowstr8fastturns » Tue Apr 29, 2008 9:41 pm

is that a nardi steering wheel?
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Postby thesnowboarder » Tue Apr 29, 2008 9:49 pm

slowstr8fastturns wrote:is that a nardi steering wheel?


yes
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