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Old 07-22-2009, 05:38 PM   #21
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This fits the bill I think. One I have always liked and want to do when I get a 90-93 car. Functional and still looks great to me. It was someone on m net, may be someone on here, don't know.
LOVE IT...clean as hell. I'd throw some custom thin carpeting in there (just to keep it from being an oven and burning me) and rock that every day.
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Carpet doesn't insulate well-enough. I managed burn my pinkie-toe on the first track day. However I drive with my pinkie toe out, the same way I drink wine.
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LOVE IT...clean as hell. I'd throw some custom thin carpeting in there (just to keep it from being an oven and burning me) and rock that every day.
And that center support bar would be the PERFECT place for a custom double pod gauge setup. Functional and simple, yet beautiful. Lose the ugly wheel and put some nice pedals in it and that interior would be EVERYTHING I would want out of a Miata. Oh, and to top it off, thats in an NB if I'm not mistaken.
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Carpet doesn't insulate well-enough. I managed burn my pinkie-toe on the first track day. However I drive with my pinkie toe out, the same way I drink wine.
WOW just WOW!!!
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The bottom of that car is rhino lined, then sprayed red.

With a lot of elbow grease you can make it look decent. There are years and years of grime under the carpet and it takes effort to make it look good again.
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The bottom of that car is rhino lined, then sprayed red.

With a lot of elbow grease you can make it look decent. There are years and years of grime under the carpet and it takes effort to make it look good again.
why not just get the rhino sprayed in the right color? they can custom mix it.
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Car is for sure an OBD-II car. The digital toy under the dash is called a ScanGauge. I have one mounted on my steering column in my daily.

Car looks nice w/ the rhino + spray paint though. Rhino alone would be a ROYAL PITA to clean dirt out of (unless you have no shame in taking a garden hose to it...). I'd for sure use a topcoat of paint if I was rhino'ing my interior.
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That would surely be tougher than a sprayed color over the top. Damn, I really want to do this, but can't allow it on my car.
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Sorry Hustler, that was the picture I was going to post. There's that, sav's, mine, and the targa. Sav's is more of a worst case scenario though.
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The bottom of that car is rhino lined, then sprayed red.

With a lot of elbow grease you can make it look decent. There are years and years of grime under the carpet and it takes effort to make it look good again.
k I lied. I just tried cleaning mine and it still looks like ****. You basically have to paint it to make it look decent.
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I like that one! I wonder whos car it is?
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why not just get the rhino sprayed in the right color? they can custom mix it.

My mailman did this with his old 88 F250 after he redid the body and swapped in a new powerstroke trubo. That trucks badass, had it done in red. Looks matte red from a distance, when you get up close it looks very clean and well done. Not a lot of texture, just enough. Slightly dent resistant too, kinda like a soviet car..
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ooh I like that one too, I'm saving that one.

Hustler, it's honestly really hard to do without being a full out race car. That red one gets the closest. But the heat off the tranny tunnel is too much for prolonged street driving. Best fix is to put carpet over it. And then the floor boards are the ugliest part, and if you paint it they'll get scratched up with all the furious foot work at the track, so you're back to square one. I honestly think the best way to do it would be buying an Ebay carpet set that has no holes cut in it, so you can make the shifter hole smaller and clamp it under the shifter boot, no holes where the center console used to be, etc, etc. Stripped, light, but livable.
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I ripped my carpet out, cleaned and painted the floor. But i put it back the next week becasue of the amount of heat. Dammmnnn it got hot in there! I wonder if theres a way to cover the tranny tunnel from underneath to keep the heat away. I did like the look tho. And it made me feel like my car was a 11 sec maita. lol!
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slutz4 on clubroadster.net has a real clean stripped interior
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guyssss put the thermal insulation on the BOTTOM of the tranny tunnel. you can buy the mats that fit up in there somewhere. there was a pic that begi posted a while back of one.
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slutz4 on clubroadster.net has a real clean stripped interior
Link or pics so I don't have to sift through that site because I am lazy?
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sorry im lazier
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White stripped interiors always look fantastic when they are clean. White is such a forgiving color. All the dimples, ribs, imperfections hide really well with white, just like white exteriors. I see a lot of race cars with misc. exterior colors but the interior is painted white. White is neutral enough it's easy to use black, aluminum, red or other colors as trim to make it look more finished like the Lotus.
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