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Old 01-11-2012, 10:43 PM   #1
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just got a deal on a miata for christmas. what do you guys think?comments or suggestions please haha. i dont have many pics at the moment but i'll get more up asap
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Old 01-11-2012, 10:54 PM   #2
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Old 01-11-2012, 11:13 PM   #3
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Welcome Chris. We love all miatas here, as long as they are aren't slammed and stretched.

What are you plans for the miata?
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Old 01-12-2012, 12:05 AM   #4
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if i can sell my other car for what i want, i'll have funds for a hardtop (the glass window is coming off of the convertible top and i have it held together janky) and tein basics, i'm not going to slam it because i like being able to drive it haha, function all day. Definitely a good rollbar, bolt ons, exhaust and intake, all that stuff just for poops and giggles, and when i get outta school i'll probably boost it, possibly even supercharge it. for now it will be my dd, with maybe some autocrossing in the future.
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Old 01-12-2012, 12:14 AM   #5
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Hardtop, suspension and roll bar = good idea.

Exhaust and intake = not worth the $. Intake doesn't exactly net you a lot of power for the money spent, and exhaust is only worth it when turbocharging.
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Old 01-12-2012, 12:18 AM   #6
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yeah the only reason i'd consider exhaust is to get tone, as for intake, i may just fab something up but who knows, the two main things i'm focusing on are suspension and hardtop, hardtop mainly because my mom said she feels safer with me having that haha (i'm only 17) even though it still probably wouldnt protect you much more
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Old 01-12-2012, 12:21 AM   #7
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I vote for Roll bar + Hardtop + Suspension + MegaSquirt. Start learning it now and you will be pro by the time you are ready for boostz.
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Old 01-12-2012, 12:24 AM   #8
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The hard top will not protect you at all. Rollbar first IMO, it's the only thing on your list that could actually save your_ass.
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Old 01-12-2012, 12:42 AM   #9
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i'm not sure what i'll get first yet, more than likely hardtop, then the coilovers, i have heard some great things about megasquirt though
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Old 01-12-2012, 01:12 AM   #10
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Welcome chris! Where in nc are you? do you have an interest in events at all, or just having a clean, nice looking car? either way, good start so far!
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Rollbar FTW
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Old 01-12-2012, 07:41 PM   #13
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i'm in the wake forest/raleigh area, going to be in morresville in about 6 months for a year, i'd like to track it once in a while but chances are it'll be to just get it looking good first, aswell as the suspension set up
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your pretty close to joe right now, and when you come over to mooresville, you will be close to me. If you want, I can tell you the ins and outs of local events. autox, track days, ect. just shoot me a pm.
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Depends on if he means Morrisville or Mooresville lol.
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haha sorry for my crappy spelling, i'll be in mooresville, near charlotte, and sounds good man thanks!
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Welcome, hope to see you at Zmax for the best autox site around!
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^^ HA! I win! and yes. Zmax lot is the best lot!
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Sounds like someone wants to be a mechanic.....
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