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...

Temp sensors in gearbox- and diff-drainplugs

I got my extra diff and gear box drain plugs ages ago but have been prioritizing other stuff. The reason for buying some extras is that my first try didn’t...

Removing the stock turbo for something better

Last weekend I removed the OEM turbo and all other parts I won’t be needing for a while when the new hair dryer arrives.This time I used the removal procedure...

Coilovers rebuilt with new bushings and bumpstops

When removing the coilovers during the suspension bushing install I noticed that the coilovers did not look the way they should. The front dampers leaked oil and the bump stop...

Energy suspension bushings

When I bougth the sway bar from miataroadster.com I also bought a complete set of black Energy Suspension polyurethane bushings that now has been lying around since august.These are half...

Current and future mods.

As stated in my previous turbo post I’m going 3071 this year.Other modifications includes:- New suspension and diff carrier bushings.- Add sensors for EGT, gear- and diff-oil temp- Make a...

Comparing different turbos for the MSM

The OEM turbo is a dead end if serious power is the goal.Serious power in Miata terms is 300+, about what a Supra or Skyline delivers with an open intake...

IPhone test

Testing blog posting from my iPhone. – Post From My iPhone

TSW Auto X @ Gardermoen

On 18. October MX5-Miata.no held Auto X event with the standard SS1 track setup at Gardemoen Raceway. This was MX5 only event and the first in MX5-miata.no’s history.<div>It was a...

Launch control with Hydra EMS

I have seen some posts on miata.net and mazda-speed.com regarding Hydra and launch control. I decided to try it in hopes of saving some time when launching at Auto X...

Taking my MSM to the dyno

I decided to get the car on the dyno before parking it for the winter. No tuning, just a couple of runs to measure the current power output before I...

Trackday with Trackday.no

New trackday. Probably the last chance to do some fast laps at Rudskogen in 2008.Of course everybody knew this and i think it was 150+ cars that showed up.The first...