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Old 02-14-2010, 01:52 PM   #1
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Here's an interesting build you guys should like. Basically the guy takes an old datsun pick-up and puts a miata engine in it along with the miata subframes and suspension.

He then takes it to the track and embarasses people.

He happens to be an excellent driver, he won the SCCA T3 National Championship in one of our team cars, but the truck seems pretty quick in its own right.

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Needs moar turboz.
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Thats a very cool build

but, it needz BOOSTZ
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There are 101 different drivetrains I would pick over ours, especially without a turbo.
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someone needs to fix this build by putting <insert boost here> on the project.
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There are 101 different drivetrains I would pick over ours, especially without a turbo.
He probably did it because its cheap and has good suspension components to use

an F20C would be waaay better, but also waaay more expsive
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no boost = no care.
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Is that twin turbo still up for sale fer r.eelzzzzzzz, that would be some hella badazz shiz
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Kinda creepy seeing the miata engine bay and interior in the pickup, he definitely didn't just use suspension and engine in that truck, a lot of sheet metal as well.
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There are 101 different drivetrains I would pick over ours, especially without a turbo.
I think he chose the miata because he is familiar with it. He has a spec miata that his son races. He's also building a miata suspended f20c powered 510 wagon. The thread is on the same site but the build just started.
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cool, def did to get a cheap nice suspension under it.
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I like it, thanks for the link.
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OMG Datsun roadsters are my favorite! Nice forum and builds too.
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Yea it's a pretty cool forum. I've always liked Datsuns but it's hard to find clean ones in the midwest.
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Boost suggested.
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Efini, thanks for that link. I probably would have never come across this excellent project.

Very, very cool.
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I love that build. I want to see it painted on 15x9 6ULs.
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