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Old 04-27-2009, 11:45 AM
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Look around, I've heard of supercharged and turbo'd Miatas...Or, you can fit an LS1 in there if you've got your ambitious hat on.
Old 08-25-2009, 04:48 AM
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I want to put a turbo in my '09 six!! worth it or no?
Old 09-12-2009, 04:47 AM
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Originally Posted by RYOKOLOCO™ View Post
I want to put a turbo in my '09 six!! worth it or no?
I am also interested to know. Can any one advice please?!..
Old 09-16-2009, 05:17 AM
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also worth going boosted, just make sure you know what you are doing
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useful sources here

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Old 10-01-2009, 09:36 AM
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Originally Posted by 87 turbo II View Post
that rumor is stupid, first o fall who would do that, 2nd why 6500 RPM? damaging engine RPM would vary by car, and the fact that it isn't moving wouldn't do anything unless you held it at that RPM (once again ehy would you) and let it heat up without airflow through the radiator but this applies ot all cars.

Here are some DOs and DON'Ts that I've heard from turbo Rx-7 owners.

DO have the proper sized wastegate
DO install a blowoff valve for optimum performance
DO let the engine warm up and cool before turning off

DON'T clamp a cone filter directly to the turbo (the turbo will heat the plastic and scck in the paper filter)
DON'T run really rich fuel mixtures (any non ignighted fuel will ignite inside hot turbo and decrease turbo spindle life)
DON'T overboost
Well put, revving wont really do damage to your car, but it might annoy

I have a filter directly fitted on the compressor of my GT35R and it has never given me issues. I would rather run rich than lean.. especially on a rotary. be sure to get an ecu you can tune properly.

Remember to buy all supporting mods when considering a turbo kit for a car that never came with one.

If you have a car that you plan on modding heavily, i would recommend getting a stand alone ecu ie.. powerfc, haltech, microtech.

If you are going to get a turbo kit, normally they come with a few things that are necessary such as: Injectors, Intercooler, Piping, Fittings, Oil lines/water lines, Turbo, Turbo manifold, gaskets, downpipe, and sometimes a filter. Often they don't come with a wideband and a/f monitor of some kind. I would recommend getting one to be safe.

Be sure to research as much as you can and price match to get the best deal. There is always someone out there who has had an issue that you are having or has asked questions you have in mind. If you have oem non turbo internals, i would research to see what boost levels are safe.

Well, that is my .02
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Originally Posted by Lupae3s View Post
why would you want to rev the engine like that in park any car?
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Default Help with my Mazda 3

I just bought a 2007 Mazda 3 and want to turbo it but don't know what I need. So what do I need?
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Default The Right Turbo

I have a 1986 RX7 an recently put a coldair and an exhaust on it, but didnt notice much difference in power, so I'm deciding on investing in a turbo but dont know a lot about a rotory engine. So, I was wondering if anyone could give me an idea of what the right turbo would be for the car.

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