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Old 03-15-2008, 07:06 PM   #1
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note to self....remember to drain fluid next time.



































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Old 03-15-2008, 07:49 PM   #2
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Man that new car looks *REALLY* good in those photos!
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rev2red lives again...
no worries scott, i did the same thing when going to town on my parts car...except mine was out of the tail of the tranny, not PS fluid...
good progress so far?
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Old 03-15-2008, 07:54 PM   #4
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Good stuff Brain! What fluid is it in the first pic? (looks reddish??)
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Man that new car looks *REALLY* good in those photos!
Seriously good.
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Old 03-15-2008, 08:00 PM   #6
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power steering fluid?


When do you plan on the actual swap? I think you guys should be getting some rain tomorrow. Were getting tornado winds/rain here now.
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Old 03-15-2008, 08:10 PM   #7
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going to do it tomorrow rain or shine....yeah it was tranny fluid, forgot to drain it, then i spilled oil out my turbo return port when i swapped the clutch disc
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lol, thats a funny picture, it really looks like ur car is dieing, red blood and all

what fluid did you use in the tranny that its red?
mine was more of an oil color
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Redline comes to mind
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Old 03-15-2008, 09:55 PM   #10
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nice new roadster. good luck with everything
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Old 03-15-2008, 10:01 PM   #11
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did none of you notice the car on dollies
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Old 03-15-2008, 10:13 PM   #12
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didnt even phase me.. my HS shop teacher keeps his miata on dollys in the corner of his shop, lol
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Old 03-15-2008, 10:18 PM   #13
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Scott, it was good meeting you and the other guys. You must have very understanding parents considering how much oil we put on that floor LOL. Good luck with the rest of it tomorrow, I'm gonna head down and observe/help with that roll bar install.

Can I get a ride-along sometime after you get the engine swapped in? I think it would help give me a better idea of what I'm getting into. You made the MS sound simple enough, so I'm gonna build that up pretty soon and get it running N/A.
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hey braineack, are you parting out your kasmashed miata? I need some shizz.
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3 inch exhaust?
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did none of you notice the car on dollies
Harbor Freight furniture dollies ROCK for moving Miatas around.
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woo hoo! today was fun! It was good meeting you also ScottFW. Megasquirt is good stuff. And scott good luck gettin all the swap done tomorrow. I myself will be DRIFTING!!!!
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3 inch exhaust?
Yup, Enthuzacar.


Nice to see it's coming along!
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That floor appears to be accustom to oil spills. Glad to see the rebirth of Rev2Red making progress.
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Very cool! Cant wait to see it!
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