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Old 07-23-2010, 11:07 AM   #1
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Sup y'all? I was advised to make an intro thread so here I am. Little background about me first, I'm 26 and was honorably discharged from the Navy after 4 years of service in Jax, FL. Was pretty cool, but overall it sucked ***. Anyway, throughout my driving career I've owned 5 Honda's and here are pics of my two favorites:


the grille was eventually swapped for one without an emblem-post.
That Fit was totaled on July 31, 2009 by a 17 year old noob girl driver:


And my b16 del sol


This love of my life was unjustifiably taken from me in my peaceful sleep and was found in this sad condition:


which brings me out of the Honda game and into something else, dun dun dunnnnnnnn the Miata of course. Here's what she looked/looks like:
January:

now:

January:

now:

January:

now:


hey look I'm being weird:



plans are to leave it alone for now, except for an updated head unit and shortshifter/**** next month. Piecing parts together slowly for a supercrazy install-fest in the early spring 2011. It's gonna be nuts. Quick rundown of what's gonna happen:
manual steering
A/C delete
oil cooler and coolant reroute kits
FM race rad/stage 2 fans
FM happy meal clutch kit
FM 3" turbo-back exhaust
turbo install

That's basically it. A rollbar will have to come into play somewhere, and if all is well and the engine is healthy, I'd like to get some serious autox and tracktime next summer.

Nice to meet you all
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Old 07-23-2010, 11:09 AM   #2
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glad you finally made an intro thread after 79 posts.
welcome
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Old 07-23-2010, 11:09 AM   #3
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Ah, so that's who you are. I remember seeing your thread over at m.net...I was the guy who said your car was just about ready for a turbo build.

Car looks good so far. Love the wheels (which reminds me, gotta go update my sigline).
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lol at your vagina.
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No one likes you, and your green-FWD-drifter-mad-JDM-tyte-yo-green wheels. Although I have to say very clean car.
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Old 07-23-2010, 11:17 AM   #7
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hey buffon, I didn't get green wheels to be jdm-tyte-fwd-drifter or whatever. I actually have an obsession with black cars that have green wheels. The RPF-1's will be green after the winter, and the hardtop will either be painted black or traded for OEM because, well, carbon fiber and kevlar are stupid-gay to me now and I really can't stand it anymore.
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Old 07-23-2010, 11:29 AM   #8
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Old 07-23-2010, 11:33 AM   #9
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miata needs more lime green wheels
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Old 07-23-2010, 11:33 AM   #10
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yeah that Fit was so much fun. Also was a huuuuuuge attention-getter. Way more than my Miata is. Can't tell you how many people asked me what it was or if it was a hybrid lol. I had a lot of money in the Fit, everywhere but the engine lol. Pretty much the same with the Miata but not for long ;]

And yes, Miata needs lime green wheels desperately. I should just put the daisy wheels back on for a few days and get these powdered now...
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yeah that Fit was so much fun. Also was a huuuuuuge attention-getter. Way more than my Miata is. Can't tell you how many people asked me what it was or if it was a hybrid lol. I had a lot of money in the Fit, everywhere but the engine lol. Pretty much the same with the Miata but not for long ;]

And yes, Miata needs lime green wheels desperately. I should just put the daisy wheels back on for a few days and get these powdered now...
Actually I was just amusing myself using your other screenname.

I found the Mazda3 to be a better value, thus why my wife has one now.
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Welcome to the boards. Nice and clean cars.
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Old 07-23-2010, 11:53 AM   #14
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I'm a Honda guy and I just came into the Miata world thanks to mother nature. I'm not quite fully on board yet...but every time I drive with the top down...I'm getting more and more convinced.

Hmm...now what to do with 18g sitting on the work bench.
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What is it with ricers and the guacamole colored wheels?


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Welcome. Neither of your Hondas look bad at all, very clean and well maintained, which I will always appreciate. However please do not paint the miata's wheels green, your car as a package, including the unpainted wheels, looks so good as is.
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I am a miata guy that has a honda and have to say for swaping parts nothing on the planet compares but I will take a miata over a honda all the time. Welcome to the site. Very clean car.

P.S. you should put a 2JZ in it and it would be mad drift like with green wheels.lol
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Old 07-23-2010, 01:35 PM   #20
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I don't understand why people correlate green wheels with drifting. What if someone honestly likes the color green (me)? The top will be black, and the wheels will be green. I promise you guys it will look better than it does now. Maybe not to you, but to me lol
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