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Hello everyone, I thought I’d introduce myself and start a thread of my project. Don't really post on here much, however, as I am getting more involved in racing I'm trying to get exposure.
First of I’d like to introduce myself, my name is Kyle Eisner, I'm 20 years old soon to be 21 and I’m currently a Mechanical Engineering Student. Throughout the past four years I have been developing my Miata slowly and surely and learning how to take the car to its limits.
This is how I bought the car many years ago:

Car was Montego Blue, 50K original miles, with full spec Miata suspension, Volk TE-37’s, and was originally setup by Nick Coello! Raced spec Miata’s now his broth Tony races them! Multiple National Championships, they know their stuff.

Anyways I wanted to run track days in the car so I picked up some cheap parts. A bolt in 6 point cage, some seat belts, some RPF1’s and found some old used Hoosiers to get me going!


Started liking road racing more and more and it came naturally to me, ended up buying a Traqmate and a seat and steering wheel and some new Hoosiers for the next season as well as a nice Carbon Hardtop.



Ended up running a 2:49 at Road America, on used up Hoosiers, was happy but was getting board with the power the car was making.
So I boosted it with a Bell Engineering S4 Kit, and all the bells and whistles, big intercooler, oil cooler, Enthuzacar Exhaust…..ECT Car made 240 whp and became a MONSTER!

Got overheating problems down at Autobahn Country Club and parked the car, however ended up running some pretty fast lap times.

So I decided to purchase more parts for my even up at Road America because I wanted to see what I could do in the car. Picked up a Supermiata GTC-200 Wing, 949 Racing Coolant Re-rout. Blah Blah Blah
Ended up running a 2:38 flat on its first day out, still on stock brakes, DTC-60 pads, and 205 Hoosier.
I don’t have any pictures on track because this is where the story really starts, 2nd day at Road America, late in the day I take her out like normal. Don’t want to get in to details but I was trying to push the car way too hard with what I had and coming into turn 12 I was doing about 130mph when the brake pedal hits the floor. Find out my driver side was in the grass. Car spins and the car rolls. Luckily the damage isn’t bad at all and now is where the fun begins.
Car in action:
http://youtu.be/o7Lc-c97y5A
Video of accident:
http://youtu.be/3S7QwJesL6Y
http://youtu.be/Y47URWT1jHE

Anyways I was fine walked away without a scratch or a single ache. Was wearing full gear, suit, gloves, shoes, helmet (obviously), and my highly recommended investment Hans.
Anyway to get on point I am currently rebuilding the car as you read this.
Trackspeed Engineering is helping me out and I will be running their 11.75 BBK
Suspension is receiving a full revamp
New Wheel and tire package
New aero
Anyways the car will be at its first event in May at Autobahn Country Club
I plan on documenting the whole build however being at school the updates will be slow but here are a few of what I have sitting around waiting to go on the car!

Kognition Wing, this thing is an absolute work of art!

Some 15x10 6UL’s mounted on some 245/580R15 Slicks
The car will be getting custom flares and will have updates to come!

Thanks for looking
 

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Thanks guys!
 

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UPDATES!!

Driver side rear quarter flare is done, minus finish it smooth. Follows the original body lines perfectly. I couldn't be happier, cant wait till their fully done!
The flares are all original metal and nothing has or will be added. Has about an extra inch to fit the 245/580R15's.

The front driver side rocker piece is being stitched in, was damaged when the car rolled.

Found out the hood got more destroyed then we thought so will be adding vents into the hood were the damaged spots were!

The flares still need to have the flange cut and will be welding small bar stock around the wheel house to keep a clean and smooth edge if it were to ever hit the wheel!

First pic is before flares to get a aspect of the change!










 

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Need a better cage.
Yours is way too low.

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Its just a bolt in cage, been wanting a real cage for some time now!
Fly to Wisconsin and put it in for me?
 

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I know which cage it is and it is awful.
Don't know about flying out there but cars have been transported to here before ;)

Moti
Couldn't agree more, but I bought it for beyond cheap, couldn't pass it up.

I will be sending you a message sir!
 

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I like were this is going great job. Who you run with? im going to run with NSSCC this year hope to see you this season!
 

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I remember seeing occasional photos of your car now and then. I love those bronze TE's :)

When I was 20, I had no idea that track days even existed.
Starting young. :slayer:
 

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You didnt really go off that hard! Just hit the kitty litter the wrong way. Your bolt in cage looks like it saved you pretty good.
Correct, the car really didn't roll hard, frame shop, a day later, and $200 later the car was back home! No damage other than the rocker which wasn't even bad, i just want it fixed correctly. The A pillar however was pushed back and over to the passenger side. Surprised me that the hardtop didn't crack!

I like were this is going great job. Who you run with? im going to run with NSSCC this year hope to see you this season!
With my schedule with school and getting another internship for summer i just run with a local group Northwoods Shelby Club. My body guy is on the board and he's who got me started! He painted my mustang a few years ago.


Nasty crash! Glad you are okay man.

When I was 20, I had no idea that track days even existed.
Thanks, its the biggest addiction.

I remember seeing occasional photos of your car now and then. I love those bronze TE's :)
Yah sold those this year to pay for the 6UL's and 245's
 

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Need some advice from you guys!

I'm planning on the color choice, i have two options!
Keep the car Montego Blue or the color on my Mustang, i still have some left and it was custom mixed for me at the time! Its a blue pearl.

Hardtop will stay carbon, rear wing will stay carbon, wing uprights and front splitter will be black!!

 

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More updates in a few seconds here, finally back from school for the weekend!

Car is staying Montego Blue, and all body work is almost done....
Paint this week!
 

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Rocker piece turned out GREAT!!!!!!!!



Rear flares are perfect!



Flares are final and look amazing!
Follow the body lines perfect and fit the 245/580R15's lock to lock :)



Creeping ;)



CAN'T WAIT FOR PAINT!!!!!!!!
 
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