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Old 12-25-2014, 03:07 PM   #1
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Default New(ish) FL Miata owner, adding some snail power

Hey guys. I am in Tampa, FL and have a 95 Miata, red, black and possibly some other colors in there. New to here but have been on the local forums for a while. I already know a couple other members on here. Sixshooter is actually the first person to tell me about this forum.

I am in the process of putting together a full turbo setup right now. It is my first venture into turbos and Miata tuning so I am here for advice and parts.

I would say I am around intermediate with my mechanical abilities. I owned and modified a couple VWs, an S-10 and even a Civic, so I am no stranger to breaking, I mean working on cars.

Here are some pictures of my car thus far.
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Old 12-25-2014, 04:01 PM   #2
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Welcome! Where about the Tampa area do you reside? Sixshooter, miata2fast, and I meet up quite often to work on cars and shoot the ****. You should come out some time. However, I can't promise we won't influence you to spend more money on parts and/or track time
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Old 12-25-2014, 04:33 PM   #3
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Haha, well I have already bought a few things off of sixshooter. Definitely has some nice stuff laying around. My goal is to start hitting the track this year so I am already committed to the wallet eating hobby that is car modding/racing.

I am right in town right now, but moving to Brandon in a few weeks. It would definitely be great to get to meet and hang out with a few more Miata guys. Especially if you guys do track stuff.
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Especially if you guys do track stuff.
I like you...
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I wanna come play(if y'all will let a N/A guy hangout with ya)
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Glad to be here, I have already used some stuff off the site, actually getting everything in next week to do the bilstein ebay coilover mod, that's a great post.
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I wanna come play(if y'all will let a N/A guy hangout with ya)
Is your car ready to play yet? You've been almost there for a while.
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Glad to be here, I have already used some stuff off the site, actually getting everything in next week to do the bilstein ebay coilover mod, that's a great post.
Let me know if you have any problems.

And welcome.
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I keep finding more things to change
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Welcome from Bradenton.
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I'm planning on going to Street Heat at the Bradenton dragstrip Saturday night if the weather is good.
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I may actually be down there as well. Hopefully with some fresh rubber and the suspension on. Still n/a though :-(
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I'd be there, but I'm up in Tampa with my girlfriend this weekend.
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Kevin, I'm signed up for a track day with Performance Driving Group at Homestead Miami Speedway for Sunday the 25th of January. If you hurry and sign up you can request me as an instructor and we can both have a good day. Just be prepared to drive my car home if you break yours and we have to put it on my tow dolly. Ryan almost had to do it when he blew his shiz up at Daytona, but he got a better offer to drive a newer v8 Mustang home. Just make sure your passenger seat is lower than standard so I can fit.

January 25th, 2015 @ Homestead Miami Speedway |
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I'm actually not sure about the end of this month I was having some fuel system issues yesterday. I would like to go but I got to figure that out. My car doesn't like to rev over 4 grand right now...
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