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Old 12-30-2010, 07:02 PM   #441
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I am digging it and your doing a great job with the tecfhlex. Those wires look perfect. Where do you get it from?
ebay of all places- it was like 1/2 the price of all the online vendors I found.
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Old 12-30-2010, 07:37 PM   #442
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Wow, that is really cheep for 25'! I was thinking it would be in the double digits at least. How much did you get?
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Old 12-31-2010, 02:39 AM   #443
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I ordered 25' of 1/8", 25' of 3/8", and 25' of 1/2". Probably more than I'll need, but I didn't want to run out.

Did more work today.

Slowly weeding out the unnecessary wiring in the main harness:
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Here's a closeup shot of all the wiring going through the grommet in the firewall.
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And the new grommet in the pass. side firewall which will hold the wiper motor harness, as well as the wiring for the pass. side lights.
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And the completed wiper motor harness- I used the hole in the firewall for the washer fluid nozzle for this new harness to pass through.
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I will be moving the vacuum block and the 2 vacuum components for the Apexi AVCR to the shelf behind the firewall (which will end up being covered). I'm going to wait to mount them until I'm sure this is where they will end up.
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Old 12-31-2010, 03:36 PM   #444
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I like, that shelf makes for a good place to hide unsightly things. Are you goin all in (tucking brake lines)?
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Old 01-01-2011, 02:43 PM   #445
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I like, that shelf makes for a good place to hide unsightly things. Are you goin all in (tucking brake lines)?

You bet! I have everything I need already, just waiting to finish the wiring first.
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Old 01-01-2011, 07:17 PM   #446
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Wow! Just finished reading the thread. Car looks great!

Good choice on the DD.

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No miata updates yet, but I do have news to report! I just picked this up on Tuesday to replace my jeep as a daily- 09 Mazdaspeed3 GT with 30k on the clock.

Also, what Volvo are the valve springs from?
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Old 01-08-2011, 02:55 PM   #447
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it's been so long I don't really remember to be honest- there are some threads here about them though.
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Old 01-09-2011, 08:17 PM   #448
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Finished a few more connector harnesses running to the motor today, but I ran out of techflex :(. Sorry I didn't take any pics, they are coming out great though!
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Old 01-14-2011, 06:50 PM   #449
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Took a break from the wiring and started on my brake line tuck today. It's coming along fantastic. I got the clutch line completed, however I think I am going to redo it as I had a better idea. I also mounted the prop valve inside the car and ran 2 of the 3 lines from the master cylinder inside the cabin (haven't mounted them to the prop valve just yet)
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Pics or it didn't happen! I am going to put all of my lines in the cowl so it will be easy to work on them if a reason should ever arise, easy to adjust the proportioning, and they will be out of sight with a cover.
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Old 01-21-2011, 12:35 AM   #451
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I forgot to upload the pics of the brake tuck work, but this just arrived in the mail:



My first batch of AN fittings!
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Old 01-23-2011, 09:11 PM   #452
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Finished a couple more connector harnesses, installed new alpine type R speakers in the doors, and also hacked up my DDM works gauge/radio panel so my head unit (also alpine) could fit- it was a little too big, nothing a cutoff wheel couldn't handle.
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Old 02-10-2011, 03:23 PM   #453
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I just realized that I never posted these pictures from the other weekend. Here is the start of my brake line tuck. The middle line isn't connected to anything in the cabin, hence why it looks out of alignment with the others, plus I haven't done any final tweaking either. I also wrapped each line in techflex as well. The bay will be getting a respray once things warm up, don't worry .



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Looks good, how are you planning on doing the brake booster line?
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What kind of techflex?

I see several varieties

http://techflex.com/land_hitemp.asp
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What kind of techflex?

I see several varieties

http://techflex.com/land_hitemp.asp
Nothing fancy, just the basic stuff:
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Looks good, how are you planning on doing the brake booster line?
I haven't decided yet to be honest, depends on where I end up locating the vacuum block.
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Once i move into my new house i need to pull the car apart and rewire everything. Nice build you got going tho. Hope to see you crossing the border in to CT.
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It was brought to my attention today, that my car was featured on speedhunters! I'm honored it was chosen- here's the link for those that wish to check it out:

http://speedhunters.com/archive/2011...ted-miata.aspx
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It was brought to my attention today, that my car was featured on speedhunters! I'm honored it was chosen- here's the link for those that wish to check it out:

http://speedhunters.com/archive/2011...ted-miata.aspx
Just saw that on speedhunters, congrats.
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I have finished about 99% of the wiring- all that's left is hooking up the gauges on the A pillar, which I have to wait until the dash is in to do. I finished the brake and clutch line tuck, and mounted the Apexi avcr modules and the vacuum block in the parcel shelf. I haven't been taking pictures, as I still don't have a camera- however I did finally order a new one, so I'm hoping it arrives soon.
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