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Old 07-23-2015, 02:40 PM   #2401
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<p>You know it. Harness parts come in tonight. Need to clear my workbench and build it. Then downpipe bolts and were good to go. If it runs tonight I'll sign up for the auto-x/track day</p><p>&nbsp;</p>
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Old 07-23-2015, 05:58 PM   #2402
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There's a group I go to Thunderhill with that doesn't use run groups. The track is open from 9-12, then 1-5. Go out when you want, stay out as long as you want, come in when you want. It's awesome. It really spoils you for normal track days.

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I would never stop!
We would all like to think that until it happens. We've got a club that does it. Everybody needs a break or they can get sloppy and dangerous. Hell, I needed a break for water. I was sweating my life away inside my fire suit.
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Old 07-23-2015, 06:00 PM   #2403
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<p>Camelback+coolshirt. Game on </p>
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Old 07-24-2015, 01:18 AM   #2404
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<p>COP harness done. First try too, suprisingly. I'm quite proud of it, I think it might even give Jeffbucc's a run for its money. (Your's too G)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Old piece of junk</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/mzWhhP0" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/mzWhhP0.jpg" /></a></p><p>Cut where it connects to the chassis harness.<a href="http://imgur.com/DOncwOs" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/DOncwOs.jpg" /></a></p><p>Big ol bundle of wires</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/vhOqc1N" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/vhOqc1N.jpg" /></a></p><p>Ready for brand new connectors.</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/Zh2nBjB" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/Zh2nBjB.jpg" /></a></p><p>Mmmmm, love the smell of new japanese **** in the morning.<a href="http://imgur.com/AzB3HTE" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/AzB3HTE.jpg" /></a></p><p>One down.</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/eB3kbh9" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/eB3kbh9.jpg" /></a></p><p>2 down.</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/IIiyc1L" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/IIiyc1L.jpg" /></a></p><p>3.</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/yxYU3Wm" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/yxYU3Wm.jpg" /></a></p><p>And 4.</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/PLdBD3q" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/PLdBD3q.jpg" /></a></p><p>Braided wrap and shrink tube.</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/p8IEefv" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/p8IEefv.jpg" /></a></p><p>All 4 together.</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/WtHzAb8" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/WtHzAb8.jpg" /></a></p><p>Connecting the power, grounds, and tach wires. 4-&gt;2-&gt;1.</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/8su4dV5" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/8su4dV5.jpg" /></a></p><p>Crimps and heat shrink</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/VMChXKL" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/VMChXKL.jpg" /></a></p><p>More heat shrink and tubing.</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/dpq6rep" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/dpq6rep.jpg" /></a></p><p>Not bad.</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/pLv2gCM" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/pLv2gCM.jpg" /></a></p><p>This is going in my track spares box.</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/GnHpxlh" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/GnHpxlh.jpg" /></a></p><p>Splice into old harness.</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/RYb0c1w" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/RYb0c1w.jpg" /></a></p><p>And install.</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/tckAkKo" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/tckAkKo.jpg" /></a><a href="http://imgur.com/Eh29dg0" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://i.imgur.com/Eh29dg0.jpg" /></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p>
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<p>WHY IS EVERYTHING ON THIS SITE ******* BROKEN. IM LEAVING. MY IMAGES ARE ******* GIGANTIC. SEE YOU GAYS ON CLUBROADSTER.</p>
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Noice harness, I do love the braided loom much more than the split. Irie mon!
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Old 07-24-2015, 02:52 AM   #2407
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<p>WHY IS EVERYTHING ON THIS SITE ******* BROKEN. IM LEAVING. MY IMAGES ARE ******* GIGANTIC. SEE YOU GAYS ON CLUBROADSTER.</p>
It's really not that hard.

1) use your own hosting site, that way you control it
2) export images from your photo software the size you want them to be, upload to site
3) add [img] tags by hand

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Old 07-24-2015, 04:52 AM   #2408
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Harness looks good. Does it run?
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It's really not that hard. 1) use your own hosting site, that way you control it 2) export images from your photo software the size you want them to be, upload to site 3) add [img] tags by hand Done. --Ian
</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>I refuse to let poor website management result in poor&nbsp;content quality.</p><p>I enjoy seeing an overview of what someone has done that i can scroll through quickly, but click on if I want to see more detail. I.e. the resizing plugins that 999999999x other forums use successfully.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>
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Old 07-24-2015, 10:17 AM   #2410
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What schuyler said. I used to use imgurs thumbnail method and linked BBC codes. But as you saw with the transmission thread Miataturbo doesn't like that. I'm going to try flickr maybe.
<br />Car runs but isn't on the ground yet.
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Old 07-24-2015, 11:16 AM   #2411
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Lost a stupid stage8 locking clip. I popped it off the bolt and it didn't hit the ground. Can't find it now. I'll look again after work.
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<p>So I've been searching for this stupid c-clip for the locking downpipe bolts for an hour. My GF found it in 10 seconds. WTF would I do without her.</p><p><br /></p><p>Then we had home made crisp. Mmmm</p><p></p><p>Registered for auto-x</p><p></p><p>Do my motor mounts look f-ed up? The tab is like moved, and the other side is like halfway up the slot.</p><p><br /></p>
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<p>Mail&nbsp;call</p><p></p><p>codrus where do you have yours mounted? I'm trying to fit it above the mirror right now.</p>
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I remember when my picture/painting stool still looked like that.
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<p>Wobbly stool is wobbly</p><p></p><p>Will be hardwired eventually.</p><p></p><p>Not planning on speeding anymore but it is insurance that will make me check my speed everytime an alert goes off.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>
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I approve of the dust layer you've accumulated.
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You better hide that thing better at some point. A P.O. friend of mine says he'll go from issuing a warning to writing a ticket upon seeing one. In his mind, if you have a radar detector, you have the habit of ignoring speed limits.

I don't see the point of them personally, but I haven't gotten a ticket since I was 17 so...

That dashboard made me vocally utter "what the ****".
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Yes, a V1 will probably escalate a warning to a ticket. OTOH, around here they don't give warnings very often, and the V1 has been a crucial warning for a possible radar ticket numerous times.

I mount mine below the mirror, but that's partly because I have an old one that's fatter than the current ones.



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I don't get warnings. We talked about this Jeff. I get 5mph over tickets. And that was with a clean record. I have no intent to speed but if I glance down and check my speed every time it foes off I will be less likely to get a ticket. Though a license suspension will keep me away from tickets too lol.
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<br />Rainy autocross time. (Yes California, it still rains somewhere in this world.)
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<br />I've been pointing some local people to my build thread when they ask about turboing a Miata. Yes its a long thread but if you can't get through this then you need to get better at reading (Hi Rob)
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<br />I feel like I've put together almost the cheapest way to build a turbo track ready Miata. I've made a whole bunch of mistakes but almost all of them have been corrected or the proper way to do it has been documented here.
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<br />At this point all I would have changed is starting with a 1.8 otherwise I'm doing pretty good
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