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Old 05-14-2014, 10:04 PM   #261
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Call me crazy but that 1.8 looks like a BP4W hence the missing CAS. Which would be a total score for the price you paid.

Snap a couple of pics of the back of the head and the intake cam gear
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Call me crazy but that 1.8 looks like a BP4W hence the missing CAS. Which would be a total score for the price you paid.

Snap a couple of pics of the back of the head and the intake cam gear
It is a BP4W head... Its out of my buddies 99'.

Unfortunately I am thinking about selling the block/head. I really cant see myself using it considering I will probably only be able to keep this Miata for another year or so. Might as well get a couple bucks for it now and free up some space in my garage. I will just throw the setup on the 1.6 for a year, enjoy it, and then part it out when the time comes.

Sucks it will probably happen that way because I put too much time and money into this car/ set-up and it will kill me to get rid of it... Just wont be able to do it when my wife and I start our family.. I will need a fun DD (Focus ST?!?) and I wont be able to afford that without getting rid of the Miata.
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Old 05-16-2014, 12:53 AM   #263
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Easy answer to your problem there



Buy used! Keep Miata & profit
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Old 05-16-2014, 07:25 AM   #264
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Buy used! Keep Miata & profit
+1

I wanted to sell and buy a 135i, but instead I bought a 120d and kept the MX-5. Good economy in the diesel, I can throw my bike in the back (it's a hatch) and it is still great fun to drive. I can go ***** out with hackery on the MX-5 now too!

Reconsider selling it, otherwise I think you will miss it too much and end up with another one down the track anyway.

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Old 05-16-2014, 11:05 AM   #265
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There are 2 kinds of miata owners...

Those that mave a miata and always will

And those that have sold their miata...and always lust for another.

+1 on the 135i! My used daily is an 07 335i 6MT. Loads of fun for ~$18k
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Old 05-17-2014, 11:54 PM   #266
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Yeah I hear you guys... Wish I could keep the miata but I really won't have anywhere to keep 2 vehicles :-/
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Old 05-22-2014, 03:55 PM   #267
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awesome thread, just read through it in its entirety. looking forward to boost
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Old 05-23-2014, 10:45 PM   #268
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awesome thread, just read through it in its entirety. looking forward to boost
Thanks appreciate it! Hoping for some good results when I get around to bolting everything in! I'm going to have to take a week off work to give myself some time to get it sorted and not worry about needing a car to get to/from work
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This rollbar is more of a pita than I thought it was going to be Getting the seatbelt bolts to line up is the biggest issue. Going to have another go at it next Sunday. At least I had it in place and test fitted lol



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Old 05-27-2014, 03:54 PM   #270
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Congrats on installing the roll bar. After installing my first roll bar, I said I wouldn't do it again. Then I upgraded to a thick roll bar like yours this past weekend and I still haven't finished because of several minor modifications... the bar is mounted on, but I haven't put anything back together yet. Mine doesn't have the seat belt guide brackets and I had cut my stock guides off in order to use the bossfrog adapters to use on my previous roll bar...
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I wish I finished it :( hopefully doing the drilling for the rear mounts this Sunday.
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Old 06-08-2014, 12:47 PM   #272
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The one day I actually have time to finish the roll bar install.... I can't touch the damn car!

https://www.miataturbo.net/general-m...t-night-79406/

Waiting on the adjuster to get here (Hopefully tomorrow!) Fingers crossed that it's not totaled to I can take a check, fix it and move on!

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That sucks. Sorry man.
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That sucks. Sorry man.
Yeah its kinda beat but hopefully I walk away with a few extra bucks in my pocket when it's all said and done
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Driver side done. Passenger side this weekend

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Before/After of the door Belt-line moldings ... FINALLY! Needed them so bad but kept putting it on the back-burner. Definitely not an exciting upgrade but they do make the car look 100% cleaner

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Car looks sex! The window trim is huuuuuge in terms of looks when they're in bad shape. Did you see my recent before and after? Its like a new car lol.

BTW what happened with insurance?
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Car looks sex! The window trim is huuuuuge in terms of looks when they're in bad shape. Did you see my recent before and after? Its like a new car lol.

BTW what happened with insurance?
No I haven't seen it! I'll check your thread out ...

Collected a check and my dad and I are going to fix it. He was a body guy at a shop for 30 years so I trust him more than taking it somewhere... Plus I can keep a couple bucks in my pocket fixing it myself haha
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Have a couple Miata guys coming to help me get the turbo set-up in on 8/3! Excited and a bit nervous! Being that this is my DD I am worried about breaking anything... I don't plan on driving it all-out until I either get a torsen, or a 2nd vehicle.

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