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Old 03-15-2016, 09:23 AM   #1
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Default Bought a Miata. Because Exocet.

Hello Miata Turbo! My name is Greg and I have a serious addiction to building awesome cars. Picked this guy up August 2014.

...and it's..... GREEN! :scared:










Found it on eBay. Probably the 100th one I came across. Threw a low ball max bid on it expecting the bids to go over like they did so many times before. Ended up getting the car for a lot less then my max bid.

...and I parted it out. Mostly...

Details of the build thread are here. More details than you probably care to know. Aka: long read.

Greg in PA build | MEV OWNERS GROUP - A top kitcar forum for kit car builders

Just watch the video for a summary.

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Took about a year to finish the car.









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Next day guys at work stopped by during lunch to check out the car and get rides.






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...and this is what she looks like today. Waiting on my plate to come in the mail.

Nice day photo shoot.





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I love it

This is exactly want I want But in a sunburst orange color like what you would find on the mazdaspeed protege



When can we expect some videos of this thing?

Digging the 'NOPE' sticker
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The same week I picked up the green car, I also got an 01 base model in black. Unexpected but with some minor work, it's been a great DD ever since. Did a Torsen swap, basic maintenance, shifter rebuild, new OEM top and hard top with defrost... Nothing major. Car is still stock and a joy to cruise around in.





This guy is scheduled to show up this weekend and is destined to become a Catfish by Bauer (reading this Cord?).


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I love it

This is exactly want I want But in a sunburst orange color like what you would find on the mazdaspeed protege



When can we expect some videos of this thing?

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Thanks man!

When the weather gets nicer. Got an idea for a more professional looking video. Better than rolling pictures anyway. During the build I had the GoPro setup and took a few hours worth of vids but didn't know you had to format the disk in the camera. All those memories got lost in the corruption. :( Hense the lame picture video.

My wife calls me grumpy cat. I have a resting angry face apparently....
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