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Old 10-04-2017, 02:12 PM
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I bought a, wait for it.............Miata!

Pretty clean car, bought it from the 2nd owner, who has had it since 1999. Modded it a bit back then, but fairly unmolested and the best part is, only 81k miles! It's a 1995 which means it's a 1.8 liter car without OBDII which means easier emissions compliance when modding (think V8 swap!).

My plan is make it kind of a dual purpose car if I can pass broomstick. Otherwise, just a fun "date night car".


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Old 10-04-2017, 02:43 PM
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I am considering a used RF maybe in a year as a third car. I saw you posted a while back you were underwhelmed by your R. If you don't mind a thread jack, care to elaborate? I might look at one of those too. Congrats on the date night car.
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Cool little car, roll cage and all, Marioshi. V8 swap??? Are you coming down for the LA Auto Show next month?
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Awesome man, what happened to the other cars?
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Old 10-05-2017, 08:40 AM
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Great little car - should be a bunch of fun in the city.
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Great condition. Looks fun.
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Those NA Miatas look really good with those wheels. Is it lowered?
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Old 10-05-2017, 01:55 PM
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Originally Posted by vader1 View Post
I am considering a used RF maybe in a year as a third car. I saw you posted a while back you were underwhelmed by your R. If you don't mind a thread jack, care to elaborate? I might look at one of those too. Congrats on the date night car.
Ill shoot you an email. I sent someone else some info on it and Ill forward it to you.

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Cool little car, roll cage and all, Marioshi. V8 swap??? Are you coming down for the LA Auto Show next month?
Yeah, already had a rollbar, still struggling to get underneath it. With my helmet on, I am a few inches above... No plans for the autoshow, but we will see. Actually I am signed up for a track day at Laguna Seca the Saturday after TG.

A v8 swap would be awesome but for now I am going to try to learn how to drive a slow car fast.

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Awesome man, what happened to the other cars?
Came and went! Iv'e been through a few, that's for sure! Still have the Golf as the family wagon.

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Great little car - should be a bunch of fun in the city.
Well, atm it's got manual steering and a heavy duty clutch, so it's a pain to drive in the city! AC works fine though haha.

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Great condition. Looks fun.
Yeah, super clean car, I mean not perfect but for being 22 years old, it's in great shape.

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Those NA Miatas look really good with those wheels. Is it lowered?
It is lowered, I couldn't tell you how much but I know it's got a slight drop. I love the wheels, they looks almost OEM but so much nicer.
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Old 10-11-2017, 02:34 PM
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good lord I have spent some money on this car already! I thought Miata's were supposed to be cheap!

Incoming:

UltraShield TDR Rally Sport Seats



949 Racing Coolant Reroute/Radiator



Ground Control Coilover Conversion for my Koni Yellow Shocks 440F/300R



Stock NB Rear Sway to replace the overly stiff Jackson Racing unit/ 949 End-links



Oh and I already bought and installed RE-71Rs

Im going to exceed the purchase price of this car in no time!
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Cool NA. Fun cars to drive around town. Enjoy!
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