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Old 12-10-2013, 08:15 AM   #1
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Hi there. I am a miata noob, I have recently brought my first mx5 here are a few pictures.
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Welcome!

Sweet stickers dude; I really like the one that says "Drift ***" on the back bumper; points for redundancy!

Can you tell us more about those sick side sills, which appear to me made of Steel or something?
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Oh dear...
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Old 12-10-2013, 10:27 AM   #4
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Have I said something wrong or do you recognise this car?
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Old 12-10-2013, 10:31 AM   #5
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Welcome.

I believe what they're saying, is that it's a nice car ruined by popular ridiculous "mods" like sticker bombing, shitty body work, and retarded phrases.
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I like it, personally.
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The sheet metal side skirts pop riveted to the sides do it for me. Awesome car.

What turbo are you running? Pics?
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what are the skirts off?
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what are the skirts off?

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That's what I thought originally, but they're not yellow.

I'm thinking a Kamatsu? But it's not quite the right shade...
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As you may have gathered op, the boys round these parts arent drift fans. You get to love them after a while though and the sexual tension gradually builds from there.

Put up a spec list of engine mods and go fast bits it might win em over.

I for one like the wheels. What are they? Im over in Ireland.
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sick drift car brah....we love drift cars around these parts
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As you may have gathered op, the boys round these parts arent drift fans. You get to love them after a while though and the sexual tension gradually builds from there.

Put up a spec list of engine mods and go fast bits it might win em over.

I for one like the wheels. What are they? Im over in Ireland.

The Anti-Drift Contingent is fairly small but vocal. Lets see, there's Brainy, and... Uh... Well, there's Brainy. I think he was beaten by a Drift as a child or something. Anyway, I think most MT-netters can appreciate a nice lurid tire-smoking powerslide from time to time..

It's the Dumb Modifications that frequently accompany the Drift Scene that tend to get hammered around here. Doing something that not only does not actually improve the car (as a car, a thing that *functions*, and not as some weird sculpture) but in fact actually detracts from it's performance and handling is pretty much anathema, and will almost always get called out; it's the complete opposite of the focus of this group of people.

I like the wheels too. A bit too much offset for my taste, but they're cool. I'm curious what's under the hood; the exterior is certainly unconventional so the engine bay is sure to deliver.
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what are the skirts off?
I dont no personally maybe there custom
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The wheels are xxr's very nice wheels, like I say ita my first mx5 drift car I am not completely happy with the exterior but bare in mind I have only just brought this car there are a few adjustments I need to make to improve the exterior. Thanks for all your feedback tho it comes to experience I guess.

Right engine mods are
Custom manifold and downpipe
Bailed dv
Td04 turbo
Intercooler
Currently running on stock ecu till I find a ms.

Interior mods
Drift steering wheel
Sparco with 3 point harness
Pressure gauge boost gauge air to fuel ratio gauge
Jdm flare
Over seat loops

Exterior mods
Ducktale spoiler
Xxr wheels
Offset number plate
Trs tow strap
Jdm tow bar
Lazy eye kit
Twin exhaust straight through
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Wheels are xxr 527's. Super popular on miatas from what I've seen. I think they are 15x8.25 et0. Used to want them myself!
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Yeah they really make the car stand out n with abit of offset to make it more aggressive
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Custom manifold and downpipe
Bailed dv
Td04 turbo
Intercooler
Currently running on stock ecu till I find a ms.
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