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Old 02-24-2010, 12:36 AM   #1
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I've had the car since 2002. On my 3rd motor (two 1.6's, currently 1.8). Here's a full breakdown of what I have right now:

Exterior

- VIS RE Style Front Fender
- 100mm Round Driving Lights mounted in VIS fender
- Custom low-profile headlight conversion
- Yonaka Front Mount intercooler
- Racing Beat rear side fairing kit
- OEM molded rear mudguards
- Replica rear fiberglass spoiler (two post design)
- Clear LED rear side markers
- Clear center LED brake light
- Konig Retrack 15x7.5 Wheels
- Stubby antenna

Performance

- 1997 1.8 motor swap
- AEM EMS standalone ECU
- AEM 2 bar MAP sensor & full MAF delete
- Flyin Miata DIY turbo manifold and downpipe
- OBX GT28R Ball Bearing turbo
- custom single piece 2.5" aluminum charge pipes
- OBX Catback exhaust
- 1994 Torsen LSD
- Tein S-Tech springs, KYB GR2 shocks, fatcat motorsports bump stops
- Racing Beat rear box-style control arm brace
- PLX Wideband Sensor & Gauge
- GM Boost Control Solenoid
- Walboro fuel pump

Interior

- MOMO Pilota 2 steering wheel & hub
- OBX short heigh shifter
- Stainless Steel gauge cluster
- Chrome vents (all)
- Gizzmo carbon fiber shift light
- PLX O2 & Boost gauges. Prosport Water temp, Oil temp, and volt meter
- DDM Works brushed aluminum stereo & gauge mount
- A Pillar 2 gauge mount
- OBX Racing pedal covers
- Brushed Aluminum e-brake handle
- Hard Dog Deuce roll bar
- Blaupunkt SD28 Stereo
- Bazooka Euphoric 5.25" component speakers
- Bazooka EL500 Amplifier
- Two Bazooka BT6024DVC bass tubes
- Monster Cable wiring throughout
- Iggee seat covers
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Old 02-24-2010, 12:45 AM   #2
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wheels look uber clean!
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Brilliant car
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***** crackalackin' son.
Reminds me of the path I took with my 96..though it looked completely different, it seems we have similar taste


Is it me or is there a decent amount of Mariner Blue cars on here lately? lol
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Thanks everybody I've changed the looks of this car so many times and I think I finally found the sweet spot.
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Diggin the headlights.
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