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Have any of you guys seen this? http://www.bulletcars.com/racing/

It looks like a heavily rebuilt MX5 chassis available for racing in Australia! It probably doesn't have much left in common with the original car, but surely it must be one of the most hardcore Miatas in the world?
 

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It actually looks nice, a NA/NB hybrid! Nice double hump hard top too!
 

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In NZ, they found out you didn't need to chop a MX5 in half to drop in a Lexus V8. For a while, Bullet offered a TVR V8 option.


http://www.oldschool.co.nz/phpbb/viewtopic.php?p=48310&sid=f6f208913757f40713d7cd160de86ff4


A company doing the conversion:
http://www.boostedperformance.co.nz/

Labour rates in the land of the Kiwi are so low (and the quality high), people send Jags out from the UK for rebuilds, which are sent back with a bill still lower than having the same work done in the UK!



This is possibly the coolest V8 conversion, well its a bespoke V8 engine that the suppliers state is suitable for a MX5:
http://www.rst-v8.co.uk/

Drool over the spec:
40 valve 2.4 Liter V8, 10k rpm redline in road tune, 160lbs weight dressed. Power 320-3380hp, depending on tune. Its not going to be cheap.

The engine is £18000, with the suppliers offering to fit it to your car for £10,000. Possibly the most expensive conversion, but the coolest.
 

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i think they are the ones that sell the v8 conversion kit. im pretty sure it comes with a complete new front subframe and uses a lexus v8... i think
 

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The Bullet car is a complete rebuild; they cut the front end off a MX5. In fact the end result is type approved by the Aussie authorities as a new car. There's not much left of the MX5.

Bit suspect if this car is still around; the original company ran into problems getting certification, and was brought out by AEC. AEC right now seems in a right financial state, and Bullet is definetely a sideline to its main business.
 
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