New Flyin Miata supercharger kit for the NC MX-5

I saw this pic on www.flyinmiata.com:<div></div><div></div><div>Thats most likely a MP62 blower with a water to air IC integrated in the intake manifold.</div><div>I love how both the Cosworth and this design...

Innovate LC-1 install

I did use an LC-1 on my previous 95’ turbo build. Back then I mounted it in the engine bay as the O2 bung was located near enough to route...

A quick peak at a Toyota Land Cruiser

Some new guys moving into the garage are heavily into old Toyota Land Cruisers.<div>I didn’t know anything about them before they gave me a quick tour. I actually thought Land...

Flyin Miata FM IIR turbokit ?

From flyinmiata.com:<div></div><div><blockquote>Horsepower is coming to townAt the last count for Summer Camp, we’re going to have five v8 powered Miatas stopping by. We also have at least two supercharged NCs...

New cold side intake piping fitted

Great piece of “soft-“ware. Very flexible and easy to adjust without the need to secure it to the frame. Not as restrictive as the OEM pipes.<div>I had to cut a...

Installing Injector Dynamics 1000cc injectors

As mentioned in this post I will use the Injector Dynamics 1000cc injectors and installed them yesterday.<div>Nothing special during install. You need to use the included harness clips and the...

Chris Rado and his new 1100hp AWD Scion tC

This must be the most extreme Time Attack build to date. 1100 hp, crazy aero, tube frame layout. Just look at that ridiculous exhast, 4" DP straight out the hood...

Project update: Hotside parts back on the car.

Manifold, turbo, DP, exhaust, piping and other misc. stuff are now back in the car. It took forever due to all the small things that needs modifying or improvement.<div>The install...

Amazing pictures from Le Mans Classic 2010 by Laurent Nivalle

I saw this on Speedhunters.comhttp://laurentnivalle.fr/LMC2010.htmlI don’t know much about photography but I know a good picture when I see one.These are just phenomenal pictures of cars and racing. The soft...

Great resource for different racing series and cars

I found this link on the interwebz the other day. http://www.conceptcarz.com/view/racing.aspx<div></div><div>It is a thorough introduction to all of the most famous racing series and cars both past and present. I...

Great Swedish article on race car aerodynamics

I found this great article on rejsa.nu covering aero modifications to racecars. Splitters, wings, skirts and diffusers are explained with examples and illustrations. http://rejsa.nu/info/aerodynamik.pdf<div></div><div>I didn’t know that a splitter can...

New ECU = Adaptronic e420c

I have done some heavy reading the last couple of days trying to decide which ECU/EMS to get for the MSM now that the Hydra is gone.<div></div><div><div>I used the following...

270 whp N/A NC

Brian Goodwin from good-win-racing.com installed a 2.5l Duratec based on a Mazda 3 into a NC.<div></div><div>Full story here: http://www.mazdatalkforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1721</div><div></div><div>Nice to see such an extreme project using a late model MX5...

Testfitting the WG return.

Here is how the WG return ended up looking.<div>No point in takeing pictuarez after installation as everything is hidden under the turbine.</div><div><div></div><div></div><div>Since the pipes are 38mm OD and the flexpipe...

WG return flange welded to DP

I finally got the down pipe welded for the waste gate return.<div>The plan is to just have 38 mm flanges from the WG and the DP and an 3 layer...

New PWR tube and fin inter cooler

My latest internet purchase is a PWR Intercooler based on the AERO 2 tube and fin core.<div></div><div>One of the biggest challenges on a tracked turbo Miata is engine cooling. Especially...

FM Exhaust brace

New shiny part. FM exhaust brace which ties the exhaust to the transmission. I hope this will somewhat fix the problem with turbo to manifold studs and nuts backing out....

New 65 mm Throttle Body

The next step on optimizing the intake side of things is a new throttle body for my 2001 Sport "square top" intake manifold. I just ordered it from Summit but...

New charge piping.

The stock MSM intake piping is is not optimal with all its bends, 1.75" piping and restrictive transitions between hardpipes and rubber hoses. I'm already using FM's silicon intake pipe...

New 1000cc injectors

Since the RC550 injectors was sold off with the Hydra I got myself a set of the all hyped up Injector Dynamics 1000cc from 949Racing. They are said to have...