Tuning boost with EBC

Last sunday I started dialing in the boost with the Greddy E01 EBC. Until now I have been running a direct boost signal from the compressor to the WG.I found...

How quiet down the WG

The open dump pipe from the WG is a little too much for street use.  It might also give me problems on the track.<div>The sound seems immense from the cabin...

Exhaust wrap

I bought some black exhaust wrap from Summit.<div>I was tempted to wrap the exhaust manifold but don’t want to stress the manifold more than neccesary as it holds the weight...

My new battery is dead...

1 year ago I bought a new Braille 11 lbs dry mat nano tech splinter cell twin screwed bla bla bla battery as mentioned in this post: http://www.mazdaspeedy.com/2008/04/new-battery.html<div></div><div>This is supposed to...

Exhaust finished !

Exhaust/DP/Dump pipe finished!Excellent craftsmanship on all parts. Big thanks to Harald and Einar for taking time from their own projects to work on my car.O2 bungs:The dump pipe ended up...

Alignement specs.

I need a new alignment after installing new bushings.Over the years I have tried a couple of different setups.On my NA I had -1.5 front -2.0 rear with 1/15 toe...

Pic of the DP

As mentioned before it consists of a ATPturbo modular DP cut in pieces with a 45deg bend and som more pipe at the end. I thought it could be done...

DP and exhaust fabrication

I managed to move my car to the guys doing the DP fabrication and welding.The trip with 3” open exhaust ending where the CAT ought to be was memorable. The...

SPEC miata setup guidelines

Harald @mx5-miata.no sendt me this link to the new SPEC miata setup guidelines.They are now running Toyo R888 tires and has recomended setup instructions for this tire which is exactly...

Ariel Atom

The Arilel Atom is a fantastic car if comfort and weather is totally taken out of the equation. I actually considered one of these but ended up with an NSX...

New motor mounts

I got new Mazda competition motor mounts from miataroadster.net while oredering manifold studs.  I hope this will somewhat make the six-speed shift better without too much NVH. Also  the turbo/DP is...

It's alive, GT3071R that is...

After 6 days of hard work in the garage the car is back on the ground.<div>The test fitting and routing of hoses took ages. Since the ETD manifold has the...

M-tuned coolant reroute system

I got mail from 949Racing today announcing the new new M-tuned coolant reroute for all Miatas.<div></div><div>Compared to other reroutes I have seen this one has the thermostat in its own...

Clocking the turbo and test fitting

The turbo needs to be clocked to get the center section aligned correct for the oil drain.<div>Both the compressor and turbine bolts needed to be loosened.  I suspect the bolts...

Cooling options.

Despite the PWR alu radiator and oil cooler my engine tends to overheats at the track.After about 5-8 laps with 20 c ambient temps my coolant reaches 110 which is...

Project update, new studs and testfitting the DP

I now pretty much have all the parts needed to start the car. The exhaust will be very temporary but enough for a testdrive.I installed new exhaust studs from MiataRoadster.The...

Naturally aspirated Miata power.

I found this dyno comparison between a Honda S2000 and Keith@FM 2.0 stroker engine built for the Targa Miata ( www.targamiata.com ).There were high expectations in the Miata community for...

Project update ( or lack of it..)

Not much happening at the moment.I’m awaiting parts from FM, ATPTurbo and Miataroadster:- exhaust manifold gasket, water/oil lines for turbo, FM turbo to IC hose, MS motor mounts, turbo heat...

Removing restrictive VTCS from intake manifold

Since I have to wait for more parts before continuing the turbo installation I decided to remove the intake manifold.This makes it easier to properly block the EGR and remove...

Nice drifting movie

Found this on speedhunters.comIt almost makes me wanna start drifting.Almost..Drift Mechanik’s Don’t Stop from Will Roegge on Vimeo.