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Old 09-08-2014, 01:55 AM   #1
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Hi everyone,

After being inspired by riding in a friend's turbo miata, I've come into possession of a front ended, 'drifted' 1999 in Emerald Mica. Currently road legal with three fence posts as a bumper, spare driver side mirror off a 944 turbo, and lots of zip ties and duct tape. Subframes are mostly made of rust. The good news is that it has a few decent things on it already, and is the second nastiest miata i've seen.

The plan tentatively is to concentrate on the drivetrain, then swap that into a non-terminal shell I have lined up. Slowly piecing together parts for MS/boost, and I have a RX7 clutch-type to rebuild.

I'll have pictures when it's light out. It looks ridiculous and sounds awful in the way that only a car bought with incorrectly installed underglow and no good body panel can.
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Old 09-08-2014, 05:36 PM   #2
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Welcome to the site quark, thanks for joining up!
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Old 09-15-2014, 10:32 AM   #3
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That car sounds gnarly, definitely take some pics before it ends up in a structurally sound body!
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Old 09-22-2014, 05:53 PM   #4
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Sounds like a great build thread candidate, keep us updated (pictures are always nice).
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Old 10-18-2014, 04:29 PM   #5
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Rusty NB:

A certain shell that once had a V-Mount...
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Old 10-18-2014, 04:34 PM   #6
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ah, wow. Welcome. In for the resurrection.
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