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Old 05-06-2013, 04:37 PM   #1
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'Ello 'ello...figured I'd join here in my search for R Package lips...will mostly lurk and watch build threads, plan on eventually supercharging but it will be a while.

On my second Miata, first one was a 91 Classic Red with rust issues, and a special 'spring rusted through till it compressed' style lowering. Sold it, did an ill-advised stint with a Volvo 850 Turbo Wagon that was amazing when it was working (almost never) and traded that for another 91 Classic Red...this time with no rust, power windows, and cruise control

Already did an engine swap in a parking lot thanks to the short nose crank failure thing those 91's like to do...now a '92 engine is in there, and I can save for fun stuff.




(Holes for the vents and switch buttons have been installed since these pics)




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Old 05-06-2013, 04:39 PM   #2
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welcome! that tombstone piece is pretty interesting
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Old 05-06-2013, 04:40 PM   #3
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Here's the eventual plan as rendered in Forza...




Though I'm torn between doing that or repainting Red and just making it really, really clean with Center Brace Hard-Dog deuce.
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Old 05-06-2013, 04:41 PM   #4
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welcome! that tombstone piece is pretty interesting
Thanks! Leather cover with red stitching...for never doing any sort of upholstery or working with leather at all I think it came out relatively well.


Here's a shot with the vents and buttons cut out
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Old 05-06-2013, 04:45 PM   #5
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yeah, i agree! turned out really well! cant even tell that you dont typically do leather or upholstery work
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-1 for replacing your snc 1.6 with another 1.6.
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-1 for replacing your snc 1.6 with another 1.6.
There weren't any good 1.8s in my price range and timeliness was urgent as it is my daily lol...a 1.8 swap will eventually happen, as it's not really worth supercharging the 1.6 imo
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There is a pretty good sized Miata following in this area. Several members on this site reside in the Tampa area. I live in Plant City.
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Welcome to the site Decibel Nation, thanks for joining up!
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