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Old 03-07-2016, 10:16 AM   #141
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I got a pack of those spark wire separators for cheap to use for mine. If you were closer, I'd give you my other 3 lol
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Old 03-07-2016, 10:19 AM   #142
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I got a pack of those spark wire separators for cheap to use for mine. If you were closer, I'd give you my other 3 lol
thanks man, i do need to finish up some of that stuff down the road but atleast they are in now. haha
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Old 03-16-2016, 10:24 AM   #143
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started fabbing the "custom" NA door cards last night, have a little more to do on each door but at least they are going in the right direction

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Old 03-16-2016, 10:54 AM   #144
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Those are looking great!
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Old 04-06-2016, 09:40 AM   #145
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You know you are getting close to being done when the laptop is out! I am finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel! Still have a couple big items to get done before the tuning date on May 21st but atleast its ready to fire and calibrate the sensors on saturday

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Old 04-11-2016, 09:45 AM   #146
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got the car started Saturday, it idles beautifully and for partial throttle, revs quickly... it was 30 and snowing Saturday so the shakedown has to wait til Wednesday or Thursday this week once the weather gets a little nicer. i cant wait to see what this car will do on the road


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Old 04-11-2016, 10:39 AM   #147
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Nice! Looking forward to seeing this thing in action. Oh, I'm still looking for a 94-95 if you happen to hear about one.
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Old 04-11-2016, 10:58 AM   #148
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Nice! Looking forward to seeing this thing in action. Oh, I'm still looking for a 94-95 if you happen to hear about one.
thanks man.


Check out this link, there is a 94 with the same turbo kit i have. its built to be a race car and not the prettiest but work a look at that price range. (3rd listing down)

https://www.flyinmiata.com/miata-per...-for-sale.html
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Old 04-11-2016, 01:55 PM   #149
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Great news! Glad she is running well!
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Old 04-12-2016, 02:35 PM   #150
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Great news! Glad she is running well!
thanks man, its slowly getting there, i know it idles well, i guess I will likely found out tomorrow how well it is actually running. Ill be driving it home from my buddies house where i stored it all winter to my house.
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Old 04-20-2016, 10:33 AM   #151
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well driving it home from where it was stored all winter was interesting about a 1/4 mile from my house i started smelling gas. got it home and found the one injector o-ring must have ripped when i installed them or it ripped/blew out on the drive home, luckily I got that replaced over the weekend and got to take it for a proper shakedown, the car runs very nicely, in fact, better than its ever run since i became the owner. As happy as i am with how its running right now, i am still excited for the improvements Ken Hill will be able to do with the car, over the base map i have.




updating the "mod list" from the first post since i cant edit that one haha
Performance:
Flyin' Miata - FM2 Kit (GT2560 Turbo)
Hydra Nemesis 2.7
FM Level 2 Clutch
FM 10.3lb Flywheel
FM 2.5" Stainless Steel Exhaust
FM 36-2 timing wheel (to be installed)
FM Big Spark (LS3 Coil) Ingintion
700CC Deatschwerks Injectors
FM Cross Flow Radiator and Stage 1 Airflow kit (to be installed)
Hawk HP+ pads with slotted rotors (front) Blank Rotors (rear)
Stainless Steel Braided Brake Lines (to be installed)
NA 5 speed transmission (stock 6 speed with Miata Roaster Short Shifter to be installed)
949 Racing Extended SS Clutch Line
Mazdaspeed Acc Motor Mounts
Mazdaspeed Acc Diff Bushings
Track Dog Oil Pressure sender (to be installed)

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Ultrashield Rally Sport Seat and TDR Low Seat Rail
Greddy Weighted Shift ****
HardDog Sport M2 Roll Bar
Custom LED Blanking plates and Visors removed
Custom NA door Cards
Moss Miata Iphone Mounting System
Garage Star Delrin Door Bushings
NRG Quick Release Hub and NRG Flat bottom Wheel

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16x7 5Zigen Imperio M05 (gold) (winter storage wheels)
15x9 Jongbloed Aero 500 wheels (bronze) with 225-45-15 Hankook RS3's
Tein Super Street Coilovers
Blacked out Headlights, Emblems, and Hardtop Latches
Front Emblem shaved.
Moss Miata Protective Grille
Moss Miata Rubber Antenna
Miata Roadster Vented wing windows
Lamin-X Yellow Foglight Covers
Lamin-X Smoke Covers on Front and Rear Bumper reflectors
Matte Black Vinyl Wrapped Windshield Frame (coming soon)


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Old 05-18-2016, 04:37 PM   #152
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Gave the car a good wash and wax on Monday...

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Old 05-23-2016, 12:21 PM   #153
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Is your hood popped, or maligned?
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Is your hood popped, or maligned?
i think its the front bumper retainer is a little tweaked and causing what you see... in all reality this car is on its 4th front bumper (3 via previous owner, 1 via dumb blonde pulling out in front of me) so i dont really know whats causing the gap. i know that its not as bad in person at that pic makes it look, but its something i wanted to tweak with when i get some time.
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99% of NB's that are in a front end impact usually can never re-align that gap perfectly without either shimming or drilling out mounting holes. Just like your fender-to-bumper gaps are all out of shape too.

Not a big deal though, and more visible in pictures than real life.

Car looks pretty
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Old 05-23-2016, 05:52 PM   #156
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thanks man!

I'll be honest.. I want the car to look great and I'd love to have the gaps perfectly aligned, but after the two year battle I've had with this car, I'm just happy the car is finally running well.
Once Ken and I start tuning next month, and i get any bugs worked out of it. Its time to have fun with it. I can focus on the finer details and really work on realigning those gaps alot better this winter when its locked up in the garage

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99% of NB's that are in a front end impact usually can never re-align that gap perfectly without either shimming or drilling out mounting holes. Just like your fender-to-bumper gaps are all out of shape too.

Not a big deal though, and more visible in pictures than real life.

Car looks pretty
True dat.
I paid a guy 500$ after the insurance's shop got my car back looking like OP's car and it's still not 100% percent straight.
Once the inner tub is bent, the front will never look straight again.

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Old 07-18-2016, 11:53 AM   #158
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got a quick vid from outside the car, ill see if i can get another soon so i can hear the exhaust
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99% of NB's that are in a front end impact usually can never re-align that gap perfectly without either shimming or drilling out mounting holes. Just like your fender-to-bumper gaps are all out of shape too.
Not a big deal though, and more visible in pictures than real life.
Car looks pretty
got around this weekend to finally tweaking with the bumper and hood. i found out that the body shop didnt put the bumper on properly and thats why it looked the way it did. i took the bumper off and reinstalled it and the gaps on the hood/bumper are drastically improved, next will be to get the bumper/fenders corrected.
recalibrated the o2 sensor and starting doing some pulls/tuning and im thrilled with where the car is now. its still got room to improve but its the best this thing has ever run since i bought it and started bringing it back from the grave.


went across the state this past weekend to see some friends. got to go check out a cars and coffee yesterday before i left. someone must have liked my car cause i have a new pic

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little 3rd and 4th gear pull. little by little this car is getting better

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