Code Monkey's ultimate sleeper build

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  1. Code Monkey

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    2006 Mazdaspeed6, 53k miles, bone stock, let the fun begin. Just ordered fuel pump internals....
     
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    With all the safety recalls flying around, I figured my first upgrades should focus on making the car safer. We have had a lot of rain lately and my old wipers were barely cutting it, last month I almost failed a safety inspection because of old wipers. My grandma has been complaining too that I drive a bit on the crazy side and she is too vulnerable for that shit so here we go. I installed new wipers and remodeled the interior a bit. I even bought grandma a larger steering wheel if she feels manual steering is too heavy. I love my grandma very much and hope she feels safer now. I even installed a fire extinguisher, not like the car would ever catch on fire, but better safe than sorry.

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    Dude everyone knows that real race cars have dildo shifters.
     
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    Seeing these pictures makes me wish someone would make a full replacement shifter for the 6 :(
     
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    Maybe I could use Corksport's gen 1 shifter? I do not have to worry about the shifter fitting into the center console so if the mechanics are the same, using the shifter on the ms6 should be doable? @CorkSport - Derrick;
     
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    Sleeper build with full roll cage and stripped interior I lubs it! What's the outside looking like.
     
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    I was thinking more along the lines of the TWM full replacement.
     
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    As long as the stud placement is the same it should work?
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    You should know better....
     
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    You'd think I would, but I was really excited for an actual sleeper build
     
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    Once the safety is taken care of, more or less, it is time to upgrade the handling and beef up the drivetrain.

    Fat Cat Motorsports custom-valved coils with 1000/700 springs, Whiteline RSB, SPC balljoints, custom Powerbrake BBK with two-piece 340mm x 34mm rotors, 17x9 6ULR's with 255/40/17 Maxxis RC1's, and SURE motor and diff mounts with class 3 (96 duro) urethane.

    Guess power mods are next....

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    The thread title is so that msf arrivals can have some fun.
     
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    @Code Monkey I was still consider myself new and sometimes nieve lol. Question why white line over jbr for rsb, I personally couldn't make up my mind and pretty much flipped a coin to choose jbr. This may not be the correct place for that question so I'll happily mine to pm if needed
     
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    That was the only choice for the ms6 at the time, I think now even the Whiteline is discontinued, lol. JBR never offered a RSB for the ms6, CorkSport did at some point, I think, but it is also discontinued.
     
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    Fair enough!
     
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    Give it a shot. I would but without knowing everything, that's a bit much to spend going in blind IMO
     
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    The transmissions are the same so with no interior you shoudl theroetically be able to use it. Like some guy with a screen name I don't recognize said, getting it mounted in a way that doesn't bind will be the trick.
     
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    Well, I guess it is time for power and cooling mods. :)

    Ron Davis radiator, custom FMIC (using ETS TMIC as a core), ACT 6 puck with prolite flywheel, BNR S3 v1, GrimmSpeed pnp IM, RaceBuilt EM, ATP v-band DP, cp-e single exist exhaust, and a bunch of other minor mods. Freektuned for occasional road racing.

    The car weighs 3,156 with no driver and no fuel.

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    I dont have a speed6 here to look at. Get me a few close up pictures of yours and email them to me, Derrick(at)Corksport.com.
     
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    And here I thought you bought another speed6 and were going to keep it a daily/street sleeper haha.

    ...foolish me
     
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    Why the ETS TMIC as a FMIC? Why not a larger core?
     
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    I'm sure @Code Monkey will correct me if I'm wrong, but basically he gets two things out of doing it that way:

    1. Short charge piping
    2. Better airflow through the radiator (and therefore lower ECTs) than with a traditional FMIC setup
     
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