Tag: Turbo

Broken at the Track: Oil Feed Edition

Oil pressure tee, sensor, and feed line.

So. There I was racing around the local track. My buddy Ben had it to himself for an hour on a Saturday and had invited me and my wife to come along. Sharka’s inaugural turbo track day. Woo! Turbo + lots of open race track!

Then I started to smell something burning…


Turbo Engine Swap – Episode 3

After a week of cleaning...

There might be a turbo engine installed by the time you reach the end of this blog post. Maybe. I don’t wanna give anything away.


Turbo Engine Swap – Episode 1

The growing pile of spare parts.

In this episode: Stuff removal. Lots of it. And a little bit of install including the intercooler.


Drilling For Oil

Step 1: Locate your oil pan.

A detailed, step-by-step of putting a big hole in your Miata’s drain pan. And then tapping that hole for a drain line. Because even turbos need to potty.


FM Turbo Unboxing

Those are some BIG boxes...

This post has been coming for a while. I ordered these big boxes a little less than a month ago. But I feel like I’ve been waiting for years. Both came from Flyin Miata. The short box holds an FM II turbo kit. The tall box holds an exhaust.

Both boxes actually hold happiness, horsepower, and zoom-zoom.