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Old 01-04-2014, 01:27 AM   #1
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Hey guys, just moved to Birmingham for a new job from Orlando. Any suggestions as to good places to live? Good junkyards for Miata parts? and where do you guys do track days? Road Atlanta? thank you
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Welcome. Track days... Barber Motorsports Park of course. Road Atlanta isn't a bad drive either. Good places to live, anywhere outside of Jefferson county. Trussville is nice and convenient, Helena, Pelham, Alabaster, Hoover, Homewood, all pretty good towns. Junkyards, I honestly don't know. We do have a few pretty decent junkyards, pull-a-part for one. Any other questions let me know. I think we have at least 1 or 2 other semi local guys that frequent here.
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NASA is doing a track day at Barber in the spring, but I won't be making it up for it.
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Nasa - me either. I might visit just to get pumped up - or bummed out - about finishing the car. I'd take the auto NB but #4 has a cracked ring.... anyway, welcome to the ham George... just steer clear of West End and the area in general. I'm in Alabaster, close to Shelby CO airport.
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What's up with the car Bryan? I guess I haven't been reading the Miata specific sections as much lately. I'm just here to be a hated troll. Next time you get her out, I want to get some more pictures, especially since I'll have new gear.
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Welcome. Track days... Barber Motorsports Park of course. Road Atlanta isn't a bad drive either. Good places to live, anywhere outside of Jefferson county. Trussville is nice and convenient, Helena, Pelham, Alabaster, Hoover, Homewood, all pretty good towns. Junkyards, I honestly don't know. We do have a few pretty decent junkyards, pull-a-part for one. Any other questions let me know. I think we have at least 1 or 2 other semi local guys that frequent here.
Thank you sir. Orlando had a ton of miatas driving around might have to get used to checking on eBay for parts etc. Didn't know NASA ran events at Barbara..last time I checked the website all I saw posted was chin Motorsports though that was a month ago. Might be good to get a NASA event in before my membership expires in June. Does Barbara generally cost more than road Atlanta for one day events?
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I just love Barbara.

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Lol. Barber it is
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What's up with the car Bryan? I guess I haven't been reading the Miata specific sections as much lately. I'm just here to be a hated troll. Next time you get her out, I want to get some more pictures, especially since I'll have new gear.
Not much these days, sadly. I keep adding crap to the menu that keeps pushing the completion back... I'm so ADD.
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Again, let me say... welcome to Alabama. Having fun yet?
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Haha tell me about it. I commute from birmingham to the Honda plant in Lincoln everyday. Left for work at 630 yesterday morning and just got back a few hours ago. That black ice was lots of fun in my rwd truck . On the plus side the miata is getting towed up this weekend.
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Haha tell me about it. I commute from birmingham to the Honda plant in Lincoln everyday. Left for work at 630 yesterday morning and just got back a few hours ago. That black ice was lots of fun in my rwd truck . On the plus side the miata is getting towed up this weekend.
Thought you might be enjoying it.

At least this isn't at all common. I've seen much more snow here, but never this kind of clusterfuck before.
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