In theory, a 2500# car...

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  1. Mikel

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    With 400rwhp should go 10's :hs:

    I'm so ready to start the 5.0 miata swap :hs:

    Someone wreck their 5.0 and sell it to me cheap :hs:
     
  2. Bob Loblaw

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    there was a 302 on m.net for $400 complete.

    my miata died in a fire yesterday :sad2:


    and p.s. i don't think you'll have the traction to run 10s, but it'll be fun trying.
     
  3. nealb

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    so you are going to turn something made for handling and not straight line accel into something for straight line accel and handle like shit?
     
  4. Bob Loblaw

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    Hey look, someone that has no idea what they're talking about!!!1
     
  5. Mikel

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    I'm not trying to run 10's, it will be setup for handling, not drag racing. :hs:

    What happend to your miata?
     
  6. Mikel

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    It will handle better than stock when I'm done.
     
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    :coolugh:
     
  8. Mikel

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    Ok?
     
  9. Bob Loblaw

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    it burst into flames :dunno:

    every bit of wire under the hood is melted.
    there's a couple pics in the power mods forum titled this sucks.

    perfect candidate for a v8 swap now, but I can't stomach 5 grand for some engine mounts. :ugh:
     
  10. Bob Loblaw

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    oh and what color is your miata? Want a mariner blue hard top?
     
  11. Mikel

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    Ouch, looks like it was from the FPR. I'm assuming vortec FMU?
     
  12. Mikel

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    It's red, but I'm going to paint it. I'm thinking about flat black :noes:

    Yeah, I'll need a hardtop eventually, but it's probably a good idea to buy a donor car first :hs:

    How much do you want for it?
     
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    miata + hardtop = sex!
     
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    when did you pour concrete into the trunk of your miata?
     
  16. Mikel

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    What?
     
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    Just got my hardtop back from body shop. :eek3:
     
  18. Bob Loblaw

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    dunno. it's an OEM 1990 top, so not defrost and no headliner... probably 800.
     
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    2500 pound miata :hsugh:
     
  20. Bob Loblaw

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    NB != real miata :o
     
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    erm... :ugh:
     
  22. Mikel

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    Put your car on a scale with you in it, it will be pretty close to 2500. I'm swapping a 5.0, and it will get a roll cage. 2500 curb weight including driver is resonable.
     
  23. Bob Loblaw

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    the vortech is on there, but I'm running an emanage and 305cc supra injectors.
    the stock FPR isn't doing a damn thing, I'd say one of the injectors leaked, bad... then the fuel line melted and kept spraying fuel on the fire.
     
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    Its been on two corner weight scales nothing close to 2500, at the time I had my roll bar in the car two.
     
  25. Mikel

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    What was it? And what do you weigh? Mine weighs about 2000# even, and it's a 90 with no power options.
     

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