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Old 08-04-2016, 07:54 PM
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Jeff,

I'm not going to be doing quite as an expansive rebuild as you are, but this question goes for anyone who can answer I guess. How does one find the little nuts, bolts, etc that may go missing or for some circumstance need to be replaced. Are there nut and bolt packs for cars that we can buy?
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Mazda will sell you every single nut and bolt that goes on a stock Miata. You'll pay through the nose for it, but they have them.

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I've literally a bucket of miata fasteners/bolts/etc. too bad you're far away
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Didn't we already have the "no bumping jeffs thread if you arent jeff" discussion.

Please leave if your name isn't Jeff.
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Originally Posted by codrus View Post
Mazda will sell you every single nut and bolt that goes on a stock Miata. You'll pay through the nose for it, but they have them.

--Ian
No bumperino. But yeah I looked through some Miata sites and they are indeed through the nose. I wish there were lists of specs for them so I could at least get some from a cheaper source if needed. Obviously, special ones shouldn't be substituted.
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Some of the Miata-specific junkyards will sell used OEM "bags of bolts" from Miatas. One in the PHX area comes to mind. Look on E-bay.
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Originally Posted by Philly Miata View Post
No bumperino. But yeah I looked through some Miata sites and they are indeed through the nose. I wish there were lists of specs for them so I could at least get some from a cheaper source if needed. Obviously, special ones shouldn't be substituted.
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Some of the Miata-specific junkyards will sell used OEM "bags of bolts" from Miatas. One in the PHX area comes to mind. Look on E-bay.
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Didn't we already have the "no bumping jeffs thread if you arent jeff" discussion.

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Aidan, my friend, you must move on:

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Hope you get it running soon and no more engine issues.

I'm recently going through the same thing.. Second rebuild and hopefully the last one for a while
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Jeff may have run into a bit of an issue personally - Breaking bread in Cedar City | SUU News

Cannot believe he'd have let that bakery run down to that extent given his attention to detail in this thread but assume he just lost his energy in life. Saddened. Hope he is ok.
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Originally Posted by miataki View Post
Jeff may have run into a bit of an issue personally - Breaking bread in Cedar City SUU News

Cannot believe he'd have let that bakery run down to that extent given his attention to detail in this thread but assume he just lost his energy in life. Saddened. Hope he is ok.
There were some extenuating circumstances that forced him to shut down. Shitty stuff.

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All I took from that is that I want one of the old recipe sugar cookies.
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Aww man I really hope he's ok :(
Hopefully on to bigger and better things
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Aww man I really hope he's ok :(
Hopefully on to bigger and better things
Jeff's ok--perhaps reeling a bit from it all. But he's fine [source: Brother who loves him, his build, and things to come] The Miata slumbers in a garage.
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Great, thanks for the update.
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Seriously.

He went super dark on FB there for a while too, maybe I should post pics of my engine bay and see if I can get him to come out of hiding and yell at me to clean it
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Originally Posted by EO2K View Post
Seriously.

He went super dark on FB there for a while too, maybe I should post pics of my engine bay and see if I can get him to come out of hiding and yell at me to clean it
​​​​​​​Go back and find some pictures of his nice clean engine bay, then photoshop dirt onto them. Then post them. That will get him out of hiding.
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JeffBucc just posted in the classified section. He's alive!!
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