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Old 05-14-2015, 02:11 PM   #1001  
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https://www.miataturbo.net/diy-turbo...shifter-73848/

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Hmm. Sounds like fun.
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ermagersh... Now to find a cheap used stock 6 spd shifter to hack up...
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I has one. Dunno how cheap it is exactly but I has a lightly used stock shifter.
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I need a 5 speed one. Didn't laz destroy a trans?
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Need to make a spacer on the lathe too I think.
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Need to make a spacer on the lathe too I think.
It almost looks like I could waterjet cut one... Could be really cheap...
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Out of 1 inch steel/alu?
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Out of 1 inch steel/alu?
Who said anything about steel? Aluminum!

The trick though is the pins on the front/back... Need to drill holes for those.
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I'm on the hunt for a dead 5 speed now.
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I'm on the hunt for a dead 5 speed now.
Mr Bundy might be a good resource lol. I saw a pic of his driveway with like 20 dead transmissions.
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PM'd him.
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PM'd him.
if he is feeling generous, and will give me a 6speed shifter for like $10 or $20, snag one for me and I'll paypal you right away! I realize that's dreaming, but if you're gonna dream, dream big!
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No luck, he doesn't even have any 5 speed. He said he uses an ebay short shifter with a modified stock lever. I might try that.
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Somehow I got talked into bidding on this.

Thanks Ed
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For the wheels and tires? Cause the engine is most likely scrap, and the hard top is most likely damaged.

If it truly is an LS, it should have sport brakes and a 6-speed though.

I'll buy it from you for $1500. According to Richard's car, I'll have it completely disassembled and the chassis will be cut up and ready for recycling within 25 days.
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6 speed+3.9 torsen? Engine I'd give a chance at survival and hardtop with body work.

1500 is what I'm shooting for.
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