OK picked up the car today, made it across a couple of states. Loooong day but so far so good. It wants to go fast. 6th gear is really tall, nice for the highway. Radar detector saved me twice already.
The suspension definitely needs some good coilovers and better tires but it will get me home as-is.
When I stop for gas, I get a lot of WTF looks when the car starts up. V8 noise coming from a Miata does not compute. Exhaust sounds better in person than in the videos.
1. To have the money to buy it.
2. To have a wife understanding enough to let you keep it.
3. To have the time to take off and drive half way across the country in a V8 miata.
4. To track said V8 miata without looking back.
Who are you and what did you do with all the smart people?
Hey....he realized the GSR swap is still slow...that means he's on the road to Stupid Honda Tool recovery.
Read the big bold **** at the top of the forum that says you need to post up in the Meet n' Greet section, as well as putting your location in your profile so local members can help your, and so we can figure out if we can pick up whatever non-shippable part you're about to slap up in the FS section after spamming several other threads.
I made it home. It was a trying journey today but I made it back, almost exactly 48 hours from when I woke up on Tuesday morning to go to the airport.
The car is a little rough around the edges as expected, but nothing serious, so with a little wrenching it should make a very nice track car. I hope to have it ready in time for the Informal TWS Challenge. I am already having trouble deciding which car I should take.
BTW thanks for the kind words guys. I worked hard to get where I am so it is indeed nice to be able to enjoy the fruits of my labors so to speak.
One bit of advice. If you are ever in Birmingham, GO TO THE BARBER MOTORSPORTS MUSEUM. It is the ultimate monument to all that which is ultimate. Seriously, go see it.
Oh yeah, and just like the last time I was through there 6 years ago, Mississippi has highway patrol EVERYWHERE. It must be a significant source of revenue for the state or something. Seriously, damn...