StreetSpeed’s DD 500+ MS6 Build

Discussion in 'Mazdaspeed 6 Build Diaries' started by StreetSpeed6, Mar 22, 2019.

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Which should I get for Christmas?

Poll closed Feb 7, 2022.
  1. Big Fmic Core (tr9/10 or equivalent size)

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  2. EWG conversation for my CST4 setup

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  3. Rear Diff Mount

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  1. jdab555

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    How do you adjust clutch uptake?
     
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    So lay in the floor board (uncomfortable ik) and look up the clutch arm a good bit and there is a rod with a nut on it that goes through the clutch arm. The LESS threads you show out the front of the arm towards the driver's seat the HIGHER the engagement. The MORE threads showing will lower the engagement. :)

     
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    How did I never know this... thank you!
     
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    I always liked where my clutch engaged but when I installed this new clutch it would've been a nightmare without having this adjustment! Glad this info is helpful :)
     
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  5. SyntheticAtmosphere

    SyntheticAtmosphere You only get ONE ride, ONE ticket, ONE time! Silver Member

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    There are parameters in the service manual for adjusting to factory specs too.
     
  6. Sleepin6

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    I upgraded my entire clutch line and slave to a supra type slave and it has made driving it a dream. Feels closer to a stock clutch when pushing on the pedal. Just an fyi for ms6 owners.
     
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    I purchased a ss clutch line from Edge but I didn't realize it only replaced the very short section of rubber hose. I thought it was going to get rid of the funky swirled circles that go to the slave. I decided not to even mess with it yet but I am not picky about clutch stuff too much and it is doing better now. I think the clutch is slightly breaking in and I am getting used to it.

    My pressure plate must've been absolutely shot. This clutch is supposed to be close to stock feeling and it almost doubled the pressure it takes to use it now lol Still glad and worth it so oh well
     
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    I also removed my spring and installed a linear spring to help pull the pedal back. I also have the ramfab firewall brace which is needed to help with the firewall and clutch pedal cracking.
     
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    SyntheticAtmosphere You only get ONE ride, ONE ticket, ONE time! Silver Member

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    linear spring? do tell...
    the silly white spring on the clutch pedal swing set?
     
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    The thick black one that brings back the pedal. I will take a pic when i get a chance.
     
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    SyntheticAtmosphere You only get ONE ride, ONE ticket, ONE time! Silver Member

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    Perhaps black with a white mark on mine. Been a while since I ventured under the dash. What spring did you replace it with?
     
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    So I had a blonde moment apparently and didn't hook up my vac line to the EWG so that explains it not controlling my boost. As for my boost now....... It got neutered lol I am subject to only 10-12 psi now and it is stupid slow lol

    It sadly feels fast since I have driven a beater pickup for 9 months or whatever but VD says it was very uneventful lol Needless to say I got a first wot pull which is progress nonetheless!!

    Should be doing a stock fuel tune on it this week and fuel seems to be going further this time around which I suspect is from cleaning my filthy hpfp that had some slight 'black death' inside it.

    Wastegate is WAYY LOUD lol It literally cracks at like 7psi right now and hits 11-12 so basically loud at 30-40% throttle lol PI will be next with my new SSC and Wotbox install coming soon! Got the correct injector plugs wired up and ready to go! :)
     

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    Got my new rear bumper exhaust shrouds on and it looks so much better!!!! I opted for the led lights in them too which wired up pretty easily and I the new look so much!!! It was worth it even if it was $350 or whatever lol

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    Here are the pictures of my spring setup.
     

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