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Old 01-15-2014, 05:49 PM   #1
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Hey ladies and gents, my name is Drew and I just acquired a white '94 bone stock miata. I don't have pictures currently and I'm at work on lunch but if you want I can google one and whip it up on here real quick (insert awkward smile). I'm from NE Texas, 22 y.o., done with school, currently buying a house from my pop. I also have a 2013 manual scion tc, I know some people are thinking "dafuq why no frs?!" but I was able to drive-off the lot with it paid in full which is a great feeling. However I'm ready for a fun car.

I'm really excited to get into this, I can do what I want now because this isn't going to be daily where I depend on it, it's my afterwork/weekend car. I wish I could jump into forced induction and buy everything now, but that'd be too noob. The most I've ever done on a car was roll fenders, change out suspension, mild body work, and engine maintenance. I'm also really good at the fuel pump.

To do list:
-Thinking getting MS2 with a wideband and upgrading injectors as a little bit of a beginners course to turbo. I've already bookmarked a lot of good threads on here to teach me more about turbos.
-After that I'm going to work on upgrading suspension. I'm very interested on working with this "wishbone" type setup.
-I might lose some of y'all here. I really want to get AK v1 flares for all corners and run 15x10 et 20-25 with 205/50's. I've got a guy who paints cars as a hobby and told me to bring it on in when I'm ready, I'm wanting to get a satin color.
-Upgrade interior, roll bar,get a hard top, new seats, new steering wheel etc. Install frame rails, skid plate, motor mounts.

In the end I would love to finish turbo and appearance around the same time, there's always something to modify on these cars which I find awesome. I have a Nikon D5100 and I love going to car meets and taking pictures, the next one I'll be at is DFW Alliance. I also photoshop and edit pictures in my spare time for people who want their pictures done. Now I just need to kick my girlfriend's car out of the garage...

TL;DR I'm Drew, who you?
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Welcome, 1TrickPony. Check out the Miata Gallery and post up some pics!
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corners and run 15x10 et 20-25 with 205/50's
You mean 275/35s or 245/40s, right?

....right.....?

nudge nudge

....right....?


Don't get kicked in the nuts. Run the right tire.

Wheels are like bitches. Skinny bitches can wear itsy bitsy bikinis, fat bitches can't.... or at least they shouldnt. Don't put an itsy bitsy bikini on your fat bitch. Your friends might give you a thumbs up when they know you're looking, but they're laughing about that **** behind your back.
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And if they aren't, they should be. Because we will be.

I can't hate too much though, the rest of your plan sounds good (megasquirt + wb02 and learn to tune).
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Welcome, 1TrickPony. Check out the Miata Gallery and post up some pics!
Thanks will do!

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You mean 275/35s or 245/40s, right?

....right.....?

nudge nudge

....right....?


Don't get kicked in the nuts. Run the right tire.

Wheels are like bitches. Skinny bitches can wear itsy bitsy bikinis, fat bitches can't.... or at least they shouldnt. Don't put an itsy bitsy bikini on your fat bitch. Your friends might give you a thumbs up when they know you're looking, but they're laughing about that **** behind your back.
I'll have to test fit them then! I don't want any of my big bitches showing more skin than what's needed. I'm from a small town that no shop that I've found works with turbos or how to simply calculate proper fitment so I actually go out of town a couple of hours away to a racing shop for all my performance needs. Anyways I'll be sure to add more camber to make the thicker tires work, or just raise it up some.

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And if they aren't, they should be. Because we will be.

I can't hate too much though, the rest of your plan sounds good (megasquirt + wb02 and learn to tune).
Thank you for your feedback! I'll try not to get y'alls seal of disapproval. My friends aren't too savvy with me having a Miata and they often ride my ***** about it being a girls car, but they did the same when I first bought the tc. I'm patiently waiting for the day I'm all dialed in and tuned up so I can shut them up.
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