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Old 02-04-2013, 12:39 AM   #61
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Looks like a good car for those roads. I <3 my honda(integra) for winter status, I could never go back to driving a miata in the winter.

Plans for it? What does it have done?
It's a mix of a high mileager (had a mix of 40-42mpg on trip back) and autox/trackable car. Suspension/brakes upgraded (sways/endlinks/koni/GC), bushings all ES, 1.6l DOHC swap for a whopping 115whp

I've just always had my eye out for a white crx... finally found the right mix of parts/price/no rust.

No winter duty for this car anymore, its getting a going over to rust proof it and being kept as a second nice weather car. I want it to last a long time and in the midwest that means never taking it out during the winter. The only reason it was in the crappy salt/snow on the way back was I fly out for it and didn't have any choice.
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Nice. A clean white or black CRX of that generation is about the only FWD car I would ever buy to drive for myself. I had a beat-up old DX back when I used to have an 85 mile commute (each way).
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Old 06-10-2013, 12:00 AM   #63
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It's alive

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Hows it run?
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Hows it run?
You mean how'ed it run. This is a british roadster, it might have been running at the time of the picture but it certainly wont start right now without the carbs being adjusted or the electrics being replaced.
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Old 06-10-2013, 12:53 AM   #66
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Thankfully it isn't a British car . Started right up after I stood and stared at it/took picture. Also started up after another stop while out. I did spend some time getting idle stop and idle mixture dialed in... I know nothing about carbs though

Oh and it has alot more ooomph and sounds fantastic.
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so the LSx swap was successful then?
excellent

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I'm pretty sure he means it isn't British because it's Italian.

Without the front bumper and with the nose so high, it kinda reminds me of an Amphicar.
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Old 06-10-2013, 08:36 AM   #69
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I'm pretty sure he means it isn't British because it's Italian.

Without the front bumper and with the nose so high, it kinda reminds me of an Amphicar.
Shhhh.... I need to drive the gas level down before i can partially uninstall the gas tank to get at the last rear bumper bolt. Then its cut spring time to lower it back down.
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Old 06-21-2013, 10:56 AM   #70
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dude
that looks fantastic

1" drop and you have perfection
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and it was a miata...
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I think it's awesome. Are you really cutting the springs? lol
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Old 06-21-2013, 12:13 PM   #74
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I think it's awesome. Are you really cutting the springs? lol
I am... without rigging up some crazy hybrid setup that no one has done... its cutting springs time.

Even the aftermarket 'lowering/performance springs' for the cars... come with a "we'll cut them in advance for you if you removed bumpers" note. Probably has something to do with the general age of the owners....
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going a tiny bit lower is going to make all the difference
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Old 08-22-2013, 04:04 PM   #76
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Next up, Panasports.
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lovin it
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Ballin dude. You gave me a bulge.
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Old 08-22-2013, 04:15 PM   #79
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Oh and it had a fellow Pininfarina friend at the cruise night.


It was IMMACULATE. I didn't see a spec of dirt anywhere. The engine itself looked like brand new raw aluminum. Was pretty ridiculous.
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Which cruise night were you at?
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