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Old 03-28-2012, 01:39 AM   #168861
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Much harder swap, but I can get one of those, too.
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:41 AM   #168862
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i feel like i just stole a car.

my sister got a flat so my dad and i went out to change it. we got out of the car, jacked my sisters car up, did the swap, i hoped in and left. it was so fast when i was driving away i felt like i stole it.
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:41 AM   #168863
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:42 AM   #168864
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i feel like i just stole a car.

my sister got a flat so my dad and i went out to change it. we got out of the car, jacked my sisters car up, did the swap, i hoped in and left. it was so fast when i was driving away i felt like i stole it.

did the car have a name, 'cus that'd be like Gone in 60 Seconds...
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lol, no it didn't.

i have never done a wheel swap that fast before. i'm always taking my time and i never have help. lol
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:46 AM   #168866
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No one was discussing fuel efficiency, nor did I mention anything about hybrids.
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:51 AM   #168867
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No one was discussing fuel efficiency, nor did I mention anything about hybrids.
its the way things are going, so lets talk about it now before you get left behind in all that soon to be ancient NA mullarchy!

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its the way things are going, so lets talk about it now before you get left behind in all that soon to be ancient NA mullarchy!

If you're turbo/supercharging your car for more fun/power/whatever, and an M3 at that, frugality probably isn't on your short list.
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If you're turbo/supercharging your car for more fun/power/whatever, and an M3 at that, frugality probably isn't on your short list.
i would turbo a miata with a cheap DIY kit from ebay!
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For the turbo to reap the benefits you say it has, it has to be engineered in conjunction with the engine, not added as an afterthought or an aftermarket performznce upgrade.
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LOL, the GM LS1 block is lighter than even the stock 4-banger block, are a dime a dozen, and the power is exponentially increased.
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turo kit = fun.
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my sister got a flat so my dad and i went out to change it. we got out of the car, jacked my sisters car up, did the swap, i hoped in and left. it was so fast when i was driving away i felt like i stole it.
So kinda like in your sig.
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turo kit = fun.
More power = fun
Better weight distribution than even stock 4-cylinder = fun
Serviceable by either Mazda enthusiasts or GM enthusiasts = wider support network = less headaches = gets you to the fun part faster
Being made fun of in your "cute car" then blasting them to kingdom come with your V8 = fun
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You can turbo the Miata if you want, Grant, but the odds really are stacked against it.
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