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I should've started this thread awhile ago when i first got my miata to give everyone an idea of how bad it was previously taken care of. I'll try to find as many starting off pictures as I can but I try to forget what it looked like lol.

But I got it in a straight trade for a 01 ford expedition with 155k and a CEL. I was thrilled to get rid of the piece of **** SUV and not have to pay $100 for a tank of gas anymore.
I got the 93 miata with 100k on it.

When I first got it, it was all ghetto rigged and gross.

Cut stock springs, car was lowered 2". Imagine how bouncy that **** was.
Cracked as **** dash.
ricey ass muffler welded on (really shitty job, it rattled when car idled)
A/C worked when i got it but the dude worked on it himself and now there is a short somewhere under the dash so it no longer is works.
Cracked turn signals, Spray painted black tail lights, stupid ass strobe lights installed in the side markers.
The wheels were ugly too. the were red and had ruff racing (?) center caps on em. Eventually i got fed up with the red wheels and traded em to some hispanic dude for some donk 17" (stupid, i know) white wheels. At least they matched...lol

Over time I've done a lot of fix ups to it such as: new power steering rack (old one was absolutley destroyed), new radiator and hoses, new timing belt and water pump (timing belt was put on wrong in the first place and was skipping a tooth or 2) and i also replaced the shitty muffler and got the oem one back on.

It still isn't perfect but I've been trying my best to get it looking and riding nice
 

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

I knew I had a long way to go with this car, but I started off by getting the interior looking good.

I added a whole new soundsystem. Pioneer head unit, 2 10" pioneer subs in a shallow mount box behind the seats held in with the rear tower bar. amp in trunk. im thinkin of running another amp to the speakers though.

I picked up some LE seats which I finally found from Atank.
Then I decided I was going to go all out and get the entire red interior in there. I bought the floor mats, some of the carpet, door panels, and entire LE dash. Only thing i need is the main carpet (which i could care less about) and the LE seat belts which i plan on picking up soon.

I got the floor mats and they were really faded so i redyed them and it turned out pretty well

I also added a momo steering wheel which i am in love with.
 

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

next in line was to get rid of the shitty suspension and the shitty wheels.

i picked up some megan ez streets which are pretty awesome

added gold xxr 527's which aren't the lightest wheels in the world but i can't complain about paying $387 shipped for em.

lol and as far as the tires go i went with 175/55/r15's. not manly tires at all, more like smartcar tires. but I'll get manlier ones in the future.
 

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

i'm about to pass out now but I've also done a bunch of little exterior things such as:

buying altezza tail lights and redding them out,
buying clear turn signals and side markers,
adding 8k HID's which are bright as FUUUUCK
putting red LED's in the turn signals,
adding a GV rep front lip which i just painted white recently,
and most importantly, adding a little drift charm dude that i found laying around the house lol
 

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

two of the pics show what the car looked like without the GV lip painted. I think it looks a lot better now!
 

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

Coming along very nice! Keep up the good work
 

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

i don't....sorry :(
 

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

just got my new VC in the mail. Can't wait to put it on!
 

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

had some free time today so i replaced my old VC with the new one i got....this was the first time i've done this so it took longer than usual. There was a bunch of nasty gunk in there that I tried to get rid of as much as i could.
 

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

just bought this CAI :) don't hate
 

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

949 Carbon mirrors ordered, Autoconexion CF Ver 2 Trunk ordered, New stage one 1.8 clutch & lightweight steel flywheel ordered as well.

I'm putting a GM horn in soon because i've had no horn ever since i had the car and i don't want the pussy stock one.
Also will be getting the CAI installed soon so I won't be pulling in hot air from the headers!
 

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

got the 949 mirrors on :)

and just ordered some CF headlight lids with one vent...from carbon miata :)

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

awww damn playboi, how much were the Headlight covers shipped?

I'm thinking about getting just the vented driver side (waiting for a group buy though)
 

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

awww damn playboi, how much were the Headlight covers shipped?

I'm thinking about getting just the vented driver side (waiting for a group buy though)

It was around 300 shipped
 

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

Lolz carbon fiber ain't cheap
 

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re: David's Crystal White NA6 (1.8 engine , AE101 ITB content, LE interior & more)

just bought this CAI :) don't hate
It's actually one of the best ones for our cars. Randall cowl intake ftw.
 
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