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Old 01-07-2016, 02:25 PM   #121
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Congrats man. Looks great.
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Old 01-08-2016, 08:10 PM   #122
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Hah, i keep finding little bonuses on this car. I used what paperwork i had to try an old number for a gentleman who looked to have owned it the longest. He still is there and is happy to talk through anything and is even looking up old paperwork i might not have!

Paperwork revealed a custom steering wheel from Techart, once i started looking at pictures of stock ones i realized its much nicer... score!

So it has a built in k40 radar system, that was one i figured out during my drive after the previous owner mentioned it. Seems to go off everywhere... Kband beacons on highway or something? its complete stealth install though, hidden on/off/vol switch with leds built into stock buttons on the dash that looks 100% stock. Its pretty neat (assuming its trustworthy). Doesn't do laser... but well so what?

Also found from the longest owner conversation that two Target Shade switches in the center arm rest area are there and custom hooked up to Homelink garage internals. Went and linked them to my garage in about 5 minutes flat... nice little bonus.

This is the car that keeps on giving!

To give back to the car I'm also ditching the older DVD/GPS Kenwood headunit with a simpler non-dvd/gps unit that also has bluetooth for handsfree. So a basic dual din unit is on the way that should plug right into the current stereos harness. Win!
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Old 04-24-2017, 12:28 AM   #123
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Crap, I'm back with a Miata again. 2004 Mazdaspeed that's a little rough around the edges.
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Old 04-24-2017, 01:30 AM   #124
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For the price that is damn clean

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Old 04-24-2017, 10:28 AM   #125
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Noiceee!
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Old 04-24-2017, 10:56 AM   #126
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Where did you see the price?

Looks like the one sitting in my storage unit right now...
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Old 04-24-2017, 11:21 AM   #127
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Where did you see the price?

Looks like the one sitting in my storage unit right now...
It was a deal, but that takes into account midwest rust and a rebuilt title (back left corner took an impact from what I've been able to find checking everywhere).

I'm not entirely sure what I want to do with it though. One side has me thinking exocet... MSM parts can recoup a bunch of value... but TIME. Another from a friend says build it into a SCCA STU car then sell it. Yet another says to part it out... and another says to clean it up and flip it.

I went back to 4 cars for me... the guy who works from home... its a freaking slippery slope.
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Old 04-24-2017, 12:06 PM   #128
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Oh, I'm familiar with that problem.

Probably not worth a clean and flip with a rebuilt title.

Unlikely to make money by spending money turning it into a race car.

So either Exo, Part it out, Or just keep it as a beater.
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Old 04-24-2017, 04:14 PM   #129
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Old 04-24-2017, 04:18 PM   #130
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I REALLY want those seats to put in my dad's car....

you know, I should PM you.
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Old 12-06-2017, 07:27 PM   #131
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Oh, so the MSM got a few parts and I turned the boost all the way up pretty quickly. Thanks to a handful of our OGs we even did some 'live' tuning sessions when the boost controller was pissing me off.

Cheap rusty/rebuilt title MSM + Rollbar/Doorbars/FMIC ('upgrade' on it was pathetically done)/radiator/MS3 PnP/FlowForce Inj/EBC/AEM dual boost-AFR gauge and a set of stock ND wheels/tires. Now its properly fun beater and yet horrible at the same time!
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Old 12-08-2017, 03:10 AM   #132
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Sweet! Glad to see you back in a 'yata
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