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.

Optimal down pipe design

A DP can’t get any better than this. 10 cm of straight pipe..I wish it was like that on the MSM :-)Thats a 70-ties something Toyota-7 CanAm racer.Pics robbed from...

New turbo and WG has arrived

I got my package from ATPturbo yesterday.Garret GT3071R turbo and Tial 38mm external WG.It’s not a big turbo in regular tuning circles but compared to the stock IHI turbo it’s...

Crazy NA Aero pics

I found this thread over at clubroadster.netSome guy has done serious aero work on his car. Custom under body panels, S2000 diffuser, APR splitter with proper supports etc.Check out the...

New ETD manifold arrived

I got the ETD turbo manifold today. It looks the business. Something tells me the high-temp paint will look different after a while.If the post office or customs do their...

Miata on speedhunters.com

speedhunters.com has a very nice feature about the Roadster community in SoCal.Check it out at: http://speedhunters.com/archive/2009/01/28/carlife-gt-gt-the-socal-roadster-lifestyle-by-linhbergh-nguyen.aspxAwsome photos and cars.This car kind of looks like mine:Those 15x9 6UL’s are the LAW.I’m...