Congrats to Greg from TR3 Performance


Who won the Ferrari Challenge pre-race event 11/2013 in Austin TX.

Greg learned his flawless driving at the wheel of wheel of our  TR3 Sponsored MX5 Cup Race Car.




April 2014. We will be instaling and tuning Tomei cams in our sponsor cup  car, of course we will have full report and before and after Dynos.




Stay Tuned.

Dashdaq. How and what to monitor?

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How to unplug your MAP sensor.

This can be a challenge specially if you have big hands because the space is very tight.

The problem is that you have to squeeze the harness clip and simultaneously pull it out of the OEM sensor.


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Here is a trick I use to make it easy.

Get the old coat hanger and cut it so that you can sneak it behind the intake manifold, place the tip of the hanger on the lip of the harness, now as you squeeze the clip push on the harness with the hanger. It should come right out.



414hp 430lb/ft torque

 Is official TuningDoneRight has the most powerful MX5


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Another leap Forward in Tuning.. Game over!

We Are happy to announce that our unending research and development into the Tuning of the Force Induction MX5 has yielded a calibration that will self adjust to any boost level. No longer would you have to re-tune when you make changes, in fact the performance of boosted MX5’s running our latest Calibration with our 3 bar MAP sensor integration is so  consistent that the monitoring of your car is not longer necessary. Just like an OEM Car.

  • Current TuningDR customers just need to buy the sensor which includes  the plug and play harness and all the fittings needed for easy installation.  $ 220 (if you would like to get the new calibration alone, there is no charge)

More on our Boost Integration!

We have  integrated true boost data into the Mazda MX5 ECU allowing you to ditch the boost gauge,  prevent over boosting by setting alarms, or alerting if you are not making enough boost.
Additionally we are  the only tuning company  providing  accurate fuel injector latency tables for boost, thus making force induction tuning as smooth, consistent, and sophisticated as if your car came boosted from factory.

We will send you everything you need so you can ditch your boost gauge and read your boost and vacuum from your OBDII port with a Dashdaq or Dash Dyno. We  will also include a step by step video on how to set-up your Dashdaq  so there is nothing to figure out.

This feature requires a re-tune   to calibrate the MAP sensor and get the latency tables.

The hardware includes:

  • A 3 bar MAP sensor with all the attachments and ready for installation between brake booster hose and manifold.(Turbos) or silicone tubing (Superchargers)
  • A plug and play harness that plugs right onto the OEM harness.

Note for superchargers: we are making so much power that is possible that if you are using a small pulley and high octane gas you may need to upgrade your fuel pump, we will determine that during tuning.

Find a DIY fuel pump up-grade here.


Note on cables,  If you need a cable we will be happy to lend you one;  however if you have FI you should really own a cable so you can benefit from our updates, Cables cost is $390


accurate latency tables


Superchargers will receive the sensor with section of silicone tubing to plug right onto this nipple.

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Or you  can replace their stock sensor with ours. This will require a small bracket to secure sensor such as the one depicted here. (not provided)

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Turbocharge Clients will receive the sensor with a plug in “T” to place on the brake booster line

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Any questions give us a call 954 673 5721

0 to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds on a Supercharger.

Tod one of our tuned customers submitted to us his o to 60 times the impressive  thing is that this is on an automatic MX5

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New Valve Choice

We recently had to wait 5 weeks for supertech to come up with some inconel valves which forced us to try a new brand, and we are glad we did!

We order a set of Ferrea and they appear far superior






When you compare them side to side (Ferrea on the left)  you can see that the head will allow for better flow, while the rim of the valve is ticker. we like that



Begi Turbo Kit Upgrade Done Right.

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We have done a couple of this kits per request but now we have it available.
This tubes have almost no welds at all, and we included everything you need to make your engine bay look like it should.
The upgrade will be provided in 2 versions, for those who like to vent to atmosphere and for those who like to recirculate.

Version 1 recirculating. You will get the Tial QR Recirculating Blow-Off Valve Chose your color. along with the appropriate intake pipe (not shown) and the hose to connect the two.

Version 2: You will get theTial Q Blow Off Valve. Chose your color

Both of these versions will include:

  • Air filter.
  • A brand new OEM brake booster hose so that you can get rid of those leaking nipples.
  • Our quick connect vacuum fittings along with our hard nylon tubing you can use to connect your boost gauge for a sleek and clean look.

If you are having an oil leak into your tubes, give me a call and I will send you a fix, you will never see a drop of oil in the intake tubes again.
You can get the tubes powder coated in any color you like, the silicone hoses are of the highest quality and you can get them in black or blue.
Water injection bung installed upon request for additional $35 fee


We also suggest bringing back the power steering to the stock location will send you the OEM bottle and 2 hoses

Add $56






Price $ 1220

Is Hot!

CAI are viewed as a way to improve or maintain performance under hot conditions; however the greatest performance thief is usually overlooked; Coolant Temperature.

Summer heat is though on our cars; specially when adding force induction as even a 10 degree in coolant temp will begin to cause KR.
The reason the car feels lethargic during hot days is of course the ECU Temp protection program where increases in coolant temperatures trigger significant cuts in performance at 194F and severe cuts at 212F Ideally therefore, coolant temp should remain below 194F.
We have extensively monitor and log coolant and oil temps and have averaged some numbers; here in SFL a tipical summer day will see actual road temperatures from 90 to 110F . Coolant temps are as follows

Hwy 75 MPH with AC on 190 to 196F (oil 220)
Regular city driving 194 to 200F (oil 230)
stop and go traffic 200 to 212F (oil 240+)
Idle 212F

Oil temps will always trail coolant temps, so if you can keep your coolant cool then you oil will stay cool.

Interestingly it is better to run your A/C during this hot days as doing so kicks the puller fan into high gear, and it can remove more heat than it generates.

An improved radiator as Goodwin offers, it is been reported to be very effective, however the cost is not cheap and changing the radiator in the NC is a big job, so first we tried adding a pushing fan and found some improvement as follows

Hwy 75 MPH with AC on 190 to 196F (oil 220) no change
Regular city driving 194 to 200F (oil 230) 184 to 190
stop and go traffic 200 to 212F (oil 240+)] 184 to 190
Idle 212F] 188 to 194
Here is what we did, total cost $110 at pepboys.






Fan controller
1. remove front bumper cover
2. find a place for your relay
3. make a little room between radiator fins to insert thermostatic prove





4. The wires are simple and self explanatory, however the fan instructions said that it was wire as a pusher fan from factory, but instead we had to reverse polarity (black fan cable to power, Yellow to ground)

one wire needs to be joined with the a/c clutch cable so when the a/c is on it will turn fan on.



5. We mounted the fan on the Power steering cooling tubes with zip ties easy and secured

We are please with the improvements, but ideally will like to run the car at 174 to 180, so a few more changes are on the way.. (Radiator Thermostat)
At this lower coolant temps the car is a hoot to drive, and we see no reason why this can not be the case even in summer.
will keep you post it.