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Old 01-21-2007, 10:26 AM   #1
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Are any of you familar with drifiting a miata? I had heard about a guy in my area and have always wanted to drift it. Do you think it will drift with stock engine and parts? I have a 1999 10AE, shocks are old, it's got a strut bar though.

Also I have 19" wheels and a heavy spoiler, so not sure if that messes up my weight ratio. Was thinking of maybe buying a used stripped down miata and building on it up from there to drift or an old used BMW M3.
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Old 01-21-2007, 10:49 AM   #2
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I require pics of a miata with 19's.........

it would drift....... but not very well:(
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Old 01-21-2007, 11:02 AM   #3
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Old 01-21-2007, 12:46 PM   #4
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Please don't turn your 10AE into a dorfito pretzel. Already you've put a wing on it which is bad enough. I know that sounds m.net, but **** it, it's true.
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Old 01-21-2007, 01:21 PM   #5
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As much as I want to be ok with this.. and say hey different stokes.. I just can't. Drifting your car is one thing, but 19's and aluminum wings are just too much..
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Old 01-21-2007, 01:40 PM   #6
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Old 01-21-2007, 01:42 PM   #7
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I'd turn any 10AE or M-edition miata into any drift, race, drag car.
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Old 01-21-2007, 03:07 PM   #8
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I would like to see a pic.
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Old 01-21-2007, 03:09 PM   #9
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yeah...the wing might not help...at least not style points...the 19s are way to damn heavy to drive, let alone drift w/ a stock motor...hell...any motor.
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Well to answer the original question, yes it will be able to drift but wont do it very well. I also wouldnt expect your car to remain in its current condition very long. For drifting, get some stock wheels and put crappy tires on them. Then take off your front sway bar and possibly even add a stiffer rear bar. Then if you want to practice ... for the love of god dont do it on the street, find a big empty parking lot or something.

oh btw, 19" rims? do you really like the way they look? Ive always thougth anything bigger than 16" looked out of place

too big

just right
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I love your rims.
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