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Old 08-09-2016, 06:24 PM   #1
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Default So I got a junkyard Miata for $700 and it had a happy meal (no for real)

I knew it had an aftermarket pressure plate and flywheel, but when I take it off of the transmission, I find this. Is this pressure plate any good to use still?















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You seriously came up on that deal.
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You seriously came up on that deal.
for real, it's more stuff around every corner. I'm surprised it wasn't turboed
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At least you know that it was enthusiast owned, which means despite the wear and tear, it was probably cared for better overall
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replace the disc, degrease the crap out of the PP/flywheel, and toss it right back in.
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At least you know that it was enthusiast owned, which means despite the wear and tear, it was probably cared for better overall
nope

did you see the sticker on the cluster?

likely owned by a driftard

those are the worst. ever.
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nope

did you see the sticker on the cluster?

likely owned by a driftard

those are the worst. ever.
sticker on the cluster? he's fucked.
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haha but really, if this is the same guy that bought that red Miata from the junk yard that was all dorifto, straight piped, and with the upside down sticker on the cluster, that tells me everything I need to know about the owner.
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replace the disc, degrease the crap out of the PP/flywheel, and toss it right back in.
And give the PP and FW a good deglazing first with a scotchbrite wheel or something before you reassemble.
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nope

did you see the sticker on the cluster?

likely owned by a driftard

those are the worst. ever.
I'm gonna have to agree with you on this one... It had a Supreme sticker on the dash as well as the Gimcrack sticker. Someone used the hell out of this car.
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sticker on the cluster? he's fucked.
Haha, I actually got the title from the Junkyard and tried to find the original owner on Facebook, a little creepy I know, but I wanted to dig and see if there was any history on the car I could find. Oh well. Engine getting completely rebuilt anyway, I'll ask a machine shop to check for anything that I don't have the eyes for.
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