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I'm Mike, and I've had around 14 NA's, and 1 NB since I was 19. No not all of them ever made it onto the road, some were projects that I had to sell before anything could become of them. If I found a cheap miata, I bought it, even if I had absolutely no use for it. But gone are the days of cheap miatas, unless you get super lucky.

So, a little back story about how I came to own my 2003 Turbo NB2. Prior to this car, I had my beloved 1997 NA. It was a relatively mild project. Bought it for 1000.00 and drover it to the shop I work at. Slapped my hardtop from another car I had on it, and shipped it off to the paint shop a couple days after purchasing her, where she spent roughly 9 months. And the paint shop is conveniently right behind my shop.

Being the adult I finally grew up to be, I was trying to do this one the right way, you guys have heard the saying "maintenance before mods". So I did the whole 9 yards: Water pump, timing belt, front main seal, cam seals, rear main seal, valve cover gasket, spark plugs, wires, inner/outter tie rod ends, all the fluids etc etc. Aside from pulling the engine to do the oil pan gasket, it was replaced, or serviced.

Did some small mods while I was starting to collect parts for later down the road.

- Ex-intake cam swap

  • Raceland coilovers (Yea yea, I know. But I just needed a cheap replacement for the blow out stock suspension that was on it)
  • Remove rear swaybar
  • Treasure Coast? rollbar

- Wilwood BBK (only because I found it for a stupid good deal)

- TR Motorsports C1M 15x7 w/ Hankook RS4 225/45/15 (Yea, an odd size for a 7" wide wheel, but thats what was on there when I got the wheels)

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Everything is great right?! Well it was, until 1 week before my first MATG event. Someone backed into my car, and not just someone, it was ironically the guy who did the body work on her. They did the right thing, and obviously offered to repair the damage. But being a week before MATG, I wasn't going to risk the car not being ready, so I slapped a Wiley Coyote decal on her, and went about prepping for the trip. And that was the start to why you'll see me refer to this car as a "bad omen" car...

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And one of me being a cellphone photographer at one of the hidden photo spots from my city, and a roller I grabbed with my girlfriend driving it.
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And after a few other instances of the car being hit while parked, one old guy wanting to be in the same lane I was in, and swiping from driver front fender and wheel. The accident that made me throw in the towel..

The scenario, if not just picture this; 17 year old girl in a brand new Toyota 4runner. I'm on a 3 lane (each way) main road, she's on a side road with a very visible stop sign. I'm sure you can guess what sign she didn't make a complete stop at, and which car she didnt see..... Yup... Mine. Yea I know the damage could have been repaired, but as I had mentioned earlier, this was my "bad omen" car. It had been hit a total of 3-4 times in the course of a year, none of which where I was at fault.

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So I literally went 3 days without a Miata, thanks to some really good friends that hooked me up. My buddy Sergio from Track Prep Performance, and Casco someone Ive known from the local car club for years. Those two had me driving home my new to me 2003 NB2 Miata that weekend. And the car had some pretty decent parts installed by the previous previous owners.

Unfortunately I don't have pics of the car the weekend I brought it home, but it was in kinda roughish condition, but definitely a good place to start. They owners prior to my friends getting it, were using it for some chump-man racing. So the car was fairly stripped down, no carpet, radio, center console, or any of the interior trim. They went as far as pulling ALL the A/C stuff out, everything under the dash, and engine bay.

I'll continue after work.
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Ok, so I managed to get my hands on some pictures from when my buddy picked up the car from the previous owners.
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Yea, the teeth, and make shift wing were removed before I drove it home.

This was it a few days after getting it home, and installing the TR motorsport wheels, and wilwood brakes I mentioned in the last post.

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At this point in time, the car had
  • Flyin Miata gt2560 turbo kit
  • No intercooler
  • Voodoo Box for managment
  • Stock injectors
  • AEM wideband

  • 4 way adjustable dampening shocks
  • Flyin Miata springs
  • Stock sway bars

And that was about it. So to sum up the car.... These guys halfassed this car, in the correctly, wrong ways. I found sooo many things wrong with the car. Biggest one, was that all the pinch bolts for the steering column/shafts were loose... Yes they were loose, I drop from Tampa Fl, to Ft myers Fl with loose bolts in the steering column.... It leaked oil like a sum'bitch. The turbo oil drain was copper pipe, cross threated into a flange to a copper 45*, to swollen hose that wasnt suppose to contain oil...

Fast forward (5 months) to how it sits currently:
(In my carport not running for 4 weeks because I'm a lazy piece of ****)

  • 2003 VVT bottom end (stock)
  • 99 BP4W head
  • ARP head studs
  • Flyin Miata 2560 turbo kit
  • Skunk2 intake manifold
  • Skunk2 throttlebody
  • Mishimoto intercooler/random intercooler pipes to complete the puzzle
  • CSF radiator
  • Supermiata Coolant reroute
  • Gates water pump/Timing belt
  • OEM mazda engine reseal
  • 6 Speed mazdaspeed transmision
  • Flying Miata happy meal kit w/ 11lb flywheel
  • 3.90 (open) diff (yes I'm working on getting a torsen)

  • MS3 Pro PNP (relocated to glovebox)
  • Innovative lc2 wideband
  • CanCHECK Multi guage
  • Injector Dynamics 1050cc Injectors (currently in the mail)
  • DW 255lb fuel Pump (currently in the mail)

  • Front Wilwood BBK
  • Rear Stop Tech sport pads
  • Konig Hypergram 15x8.5 w/ 245/40/15 hankook RS4
(I have some 15x10s sitting in my storage unit waiting to go on. But I wont spoil that little surprise)

  • 4 way adjautable dampening shocks
  • Flyin Miata springs
  • Harddog HC rollbar
  • Upgraded front swat bar (seems to be a racing beat, but no markings to identify)
  • Supermiata adjustable endlinks
I will be upgrading the suspension here in the nearish future to either Ohlins, or Silvers coilovers.

  • Type 1 tupperware (side skirts arent installed yet)
  • Duckbill spoiler (still at the paint shop)
  • Hardtop (getting ready to go to the paint shop.)

Below are some pictures of where I'm currently at with it. Just finished installed an uncracked dash, rerouting the harness for the the ECU, and installing all the A/c stuff under the dash. I'm currently waiting on my 1050cc injectors, a DW255 fuel pump to show up. Which should hopefully be tomorrow.

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And a random picture of my kitten Piper, for your viewing pleasure!
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Baller parts list, looks like you're doing it right.

I still run the stock fuel pump, I'm going to try and leave that part alone. I know it'll run out of volume eventually.
Thank you sir, I'm trying to do this one the right way. I'm over building my fuel system now, so that itll support pretty much whatever I decide to do later on. I have a couple blocks, one of which will get built on the side. I want to try to have make the car as reliable as possible. Well.... As reliable as a home built turbo miata can get? Pretty much power wise, I plan on making around 350-375. Going to call it quits, just before I have to swap drivelines to the bmw trans/cd006/t5, and all that good stuff.

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So to get a little further into detail on the car when I first got it, now that I was able to dig up some pictures. When I got the car, it was in fairly rough shape, as they were building it for a budget racecar. Picked the car up April 7th, got it registered/insured a couple days afterwards. And took it straight out to autocross the following weekend. Because how else are you going to test out a car you know nothing about? You go beat the hell out of it of course! Well, check the fluids, THEN BEAT THE HELL OUT OF IT! Coolant was rusty, oil was dark, but not the worst I've seen.

So here we are at Saturday's test, and tune. My girlfriend is co driving with me too. I make my first 2 runs, everything seems to be holding together fairly well! And I spoke too soon, after my 3rd run, it starts getting a little warm, nothing too concerning. We let it sit for a few extra minutes before my 4th run, temp seems to be doing ok. Wrong. Got a little warmed than I would have liked before I made it back to the pits. But my girlfriend was driving in a different class, so the car had some time to sit, and cool down before it was her turn. When we were autocrossing the white car, it was registered in STS, and STSL for her, I had registered the new car under XSB, and we just left her registered under STSL. She was the only one in her class, and was only running Saturday, so who was going to contest her? Lol, that's right, no one.

So after the car was able to sit for about 45 minutes, checked the coolant level, that seemed good. The 1 radio fan the other guys had installed came on when the vehicle got to temp. Checked temp between her runs, and all seemed to be going smooth. WRONG AGAIN! She was just pulling out of grid to stage for her 3rd run, and I look at the ground where the car was parked. There was some sort of fluids ALL over where the car was just parked. I lean down to touch it, and its all oil. So I wave her off the run, and park the car for rest of the day. Instead of going into the second heat of runs, I took the car straight to the shop to figure out where the hell all this oil is coming from.

This thing is SOAKED, but mainly seemed to be coming from the driver side of the engine. I keep following the trail, and behold, I found the copper pipe they cross threaded into the flange for the oil return. And on top of that, the bolts for the flange were loose! So I did what anyone else would do, replaced the o-ring for the flange, changed the oil, and flushed out the cooling system the best I could, and washed out the huge oil mess that was coating 90% of the subframe.

Well Sunday didn't go much better, it still had a pretty significant oil leak, and seemed to overheat worse than it did the day before. So right after the event was done, right back to the shop it went. What was suppose to be a quick week long job of pulling the engine to reseal it, install the FM clutch, and flywheel, and get back on the road. Turned into the car living at the shop for the next 3.5-4 months...

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Now I had alright acquired a fair amount of parts before the my 97 was wrecked. But I did need some other odds, and ends stuff. So I gave Sergio a Track Prep Performance a call. And man, that was a bitter sweet call. Sweet because he had all the seals, and fluids I needed in stock ready to go. Bitter, because he had other parts in stock that I didnt "need", but was way to easy to justify using the good ole "well, while I'm right here" excuse. So my wallet as a little bitter by the end of the phone call. Not to mention a few more phone calls back to Sergio after that.

I decided that while the engine was out, and the car was off the road. I might as well get out all the parts I had been collecting, and install them now. A few trips to the storage unit, a couple fedex/UPS deliveries, and we were ready to get the ball rolling.

- Megasquirt
- Innovative LC2 wideband
- Full engine reseal
- OEM coolant house kit
- Supermiata coolant reroute
- Skunk2 manifold
- Clutch
- Fluids
- Swaybar/endlinks
- ARP studs

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So for the most part, it went just like any other Miata engine removal, and reseal went. The engine had junkyard writing on it, so I decided to go ahead and open it up to inspect it, and see what I was really working with. And to my surprise, it was actually really really clean.

But, its late, and my laptop need to be charged. G'night everyone.

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To continue from last night.

So everything was going fairly straight forward like you would suspect, minus the usual last minute little stuff that causes delays. Internally the engine looked great, and it didnt have any sludge build up, or running issue, didnt smoke on start up. So I checked the head with a straight edge, and it was well within spec, so I cleaned it up, installed the ARP head studs, and continued on.

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Even had my better half, and co driver come up to the shop one evening to get her hands dirty. If she's gonna drive the car, shes gotta help with it right?
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Which gets us to this point... Oh look a Miata with a turbo engine yawn
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Got everything button up, and ready for the first start! Everything was going as planned, already well behind schedule, but no major issues at this point. Had the car running on the car running on the megasquirt. This is where the biggest delay happened. During setting the base timing in the megasquirt, the engine made a extremely noticeable "TINK" sound, and abruptly stopped running... Removed the valve cover, and couldn't find any obvious issues. Now after this, the engine would crank, and it seemed like a fairly labored slow crank. It would intermittently fire back, and run, very poorly at that. With the throttle held slightly open, you could hear it popping back through the intake intermittently.

Double checked timing, and as far as all my timing marks were concerned, my timing was correct. So I'm starting to suspect that I have some setting messed up in the megasquirt that the car doesnt like. Now I've been a mechanic for 10 years, yea I've modified my other miatas on a small budget, but this is my first experience with any sort of aftermarket management. So I'm convinced I've got something screwed up somewhere, thats causing this issue. God knows how many data logs later of the crank, no start issue. To no prevail, no one that has reviewed my logs, were able to pin point anything that stood out as the issue. So for shits n giggles, I swap the stock computer back in, just to see what it would do, with no change to my symptoms, I start pulling stuff apart again. Now I've done cam seals, crank shaft seals, timing belts, water pumps on countless miatas. So I was confident that I had everything timed right, cam gears installed correctly.

And at one point, I did, till the car decided to change that. Upon further tear down, I found that the dowel on the camshaft that aligns the gear had snapped, allowing the gear to spin!
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But now its time for work, I'll add more on lunch.

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So I continued to tear it down and see what all had happened, suspecting that I'll just get a new dowel, reset timing and be on our merry way. Again, I was wrong. From what I can determine based on the evidence, something caused the front journal on the exhaust cam to starve of oil. So it chewed itself up, and when it locked itself up, everything else kept on going, snapping the dowel.

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So this is when I opted to swap a BP4W head that I had originally saved for the 97, I didnt have the time to source another VVT head. MATG was just over a month away, and I had literally had barely a week of total time driving the car.

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I still have no clue what caused the front exhaust cam journal to starve of oil, and score like that. I had inspected the head afterwards, and couldnt find any obvious obstruction to the oil jacket.. Which still annoys me..

Got the BP4W head swap installed, got it running, and a buddy helped me out with a base tune so I can drive the car. That pretty much gets it close to caught up to where I'm at with the car currently.

The injectors, and fuel pump I ordered arrived yesterday (Sunday 10-9-22) now I just have to find the time to finish wrapping everything up from the dash swap, and installing all the under dash a/c components. While the dash was out, I took the opportunity to relocate my ECU location. I hated how the factory one mounts above the dead pedal, and didnt like any of the aftermarket brackets offered for the Megasquirt. So it's been moved over to the passenger side, for now it'll just hangout in the glovebox. But I'll ultimately remove the passenger air bag, and mount it in there, with my cable easily accessible from the glove box.


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So, thanks to hurricane Ian, there hasn't been on any progress on the car. Been super busy between clean up, and trying to catch up with work after being shut down for a week.

This little fella showed up out of the blue the day before the hurricane, just walked right in like he owned the place. I was able to quickly find him a home. I'm sure he was happy to be inside with his new family getting plenty of attention, and not stuck out in the storm.

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Luckily we live a little more inland, so we didn't see any of the storm surge. But we do need to have the roof replaced, and have the back addition redone from water leaking into the ceiling, and part of it falling in. But we definitely faired out ALOT better than others. We had some close friends, an family that did live in a surge zone, so first thing after the hurricane had passed. We went and checked on those who we haven't heard of from the night before. This is some of our damage, and damage from the areas we had to pass through to get to our friends.

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Our town was in shambles, 90% of it didnt have power, or running water because they had shut the water stations down. Gas stations have no fuel, or dont have the power to run the pumps. And those that had fuel, and power to run the pump. They had lines upwards of 1.5-2 miles long, people were waiting 5-6 hours to hopefully have a change to fill up their car, and a few gas cans.

We got lucky, a good friend's grandfather was always prepared for early morning fishing trips, and always kept his boat filled. Well Ian totaled it, so we had our own little reserve of fuel. Disconnected a fuel line at one of the outboard engines, hooked up a longer hose, which ran to a transfer pump, and boom we were filling gas cans. I think we pumped about 80 gallons out of the boat that day.
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And for shits n giggles, to try and lighten the mood.
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I received my fuel injectors, and fuel pump a few days before the hurricane.
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And my laptop took a **** just a couple days later, so I'm waiting on the replacement to come in, so I can make the adjustments needed in tunerstudio after I get the new injectors installed.

Some new shoes that have been sitting in my storage unit, waiting for me to roll/pull me fenders, and order tires. I'm so anxious to get tires, so I can get these mounted on the car!!!
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Thanks, and yea we were EXTREMELY lucky with damages. And the car was tucked away safely in the carport. Sadly since the hurricane, I've had no time at all.

But my coilovers should be in next week, and I'm hoping to take some time to get those, and other parts installed in a few evenings after work.

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I dont have any real update, aside from wanting to open boxes, and take pictures. And here we are! My Silvers coilovers arrived today! A whole 3 days earlier than what the tracking had originally predicted!
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Now I just gotta find the time to work on the car... 😪
Between getting backed up from the storm, and the influx of flood cars. We went from having 2.5 techs, to just me. With pretty close to the same work load. And yes I said 2.5 techs. One guy wasnt a " bad" tech, but was a horrible employee, and found greener pastors somewhere else. And the .5 tech, wasnt a good tech, or a good employee. I'm actually glad he's gone, all he was, was a body in the shop. If you could call him that.. /endrant

Also ordered a retro style mazda flag to hang up behind my toolbox at the shop. I'll post pictures once I clean up my unorganized box, and rollcart, and have it hung behind what I call my storage box.
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So, still not much else has happened to the car over the last 2 weeks. Other than part coming in, and me still having no time to install them. But starting to finally get caught back up with work, and my side jobs.

But my car moved, we had to push it, but it moved to make some room in the carport for a side job. God my car has a thick layer of dust on it 😢 😢
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Here's the Track Prep Performance Exocet I just did some basic preventive maintenance
  • Water pump
  • Timing Belt
  • Cam/Crank seals

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And after that my car became a hover car. I'm getting a 4 day weekend next week due to Thanksgiving, so my plan is to take Friday to finish up, and install the little bit of wiring I have left. And also get the coilovers installed.

But in the mean time I ordered a Mazda roadster tall angled shifter, so I'm waiting for that to come in. Now I need to decide on which shift knob I want to run with it. They're all shift knobs I like, so I'm just looking for any opinions to help me make up my mind.

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And just a picture of me taking my girlfriend to work in the exoset, she had never gotten a change to go for a ride it in before this. I dont know who loved it more, the kids that were frantically waving at us, or me loving the looks on their faces, and frantically waving back! The excitement, and curiosity the exoset gets from everyone on the road is pretty fun! There wasn't a stop light where someone wasnt asking me what it was, or how fast it went. It was just an overall good time, to cruise, while taking her to work.
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I have the black textured voodoo. It's been with me for my last four Miatas (NA6 x2, NB2, and now my NC1). Love that thing, to the point where it's almost become a smooth glossy voodoo from use.

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Thanks, trying my best not to cut corners.

And I ended up getting the black circuit sport shift knob also from, the shifter, and knob should be here monday!

I should have some time over the long holiday weekend to work on my car. So hopefully I'll be making a progress update here shortly.

BUT in other news, I upgraded my toolsbox!
Traded in my Snap-on KRL722 for a Equip 68"

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Well I have finally managed to make a little bit of progress.

Finally got the Silver's installed, along with extended ball joints from Paco. Also finally decided to drag the hardtop, and replacement bumper out of hiding. And man did the hardtop need a EXTREMELY over due cleaning. Its been sitting tucked away in the corner of the house since the accident with my old 97...

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The hardtop, trunk/spoiler, and bumper should be getting painted soon. The trunk is already at the body shop, just need to drop these two items off.

Also recieved my Mazda Roadster short shifter, and for everything you get. It is WELL WORTH the price!
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I have work tomorrow morning, belated Thanksgiving with my other halves family, and a side job right after that. But I hope to get some more time to work on the car Sunday afternoon.

And heres my Shitten. Shes just sooooo adorable!
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Well, its one step closer to being driven again. Was trying to drive it to a small miata/car meet that was being held at a friends gas station. But rushing caused me to make a very small mistake, that lead to the car still not moving.

I did manage to get rest of the suspension buttoned up, and torqued down. A good buddy should be coming by sometime soon to roll/pull my fenders, that way I can get the new wheels fitted once I get tires.

While I was attempting to install my Injector Dynamics 1050x injectors, which are specifically designed for the Miata where no spacer/adapter is required between the injector and fuel rail. Well, its a VERY TIGHT fit. At first I thought I was missing a spacer, and that wasnt the case. But Serigo (Track Prep Performance) managed to find someone with pretty much the exact same set up as myself, and was able to get some pictures of everything installed.

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Pics below are the ones that were sent to us, a d you can see how tight it is. And I'm almost certain they are making contact with the intake manifold. But he had managed to get everything to line up. I on the other had couldn't get get it anywhere close. I spent about 2 hours trying to fit the injectors facing different ways, and scratching my head, thinking there was no way they dont use some sort of spacer.
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Once it was confirmed I wasnt missing any parts, I ended up using a dremel to take a very little bit of material off the manifold where the connector was making contact. I'll have the intake off I'm sure sometime in the nearish future, so Ill clean up the spots I ground down later on.

Pic below is not my picture, but circled in red is the areas I took some material off of.
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Well after getting that sorted out, while rushing to get it all buttoned up, one of the injector seals ended up rolling, and causing a leak... :rolleyes: So that's when I called it quits for tonight, as nothing good was going to happen after that point.

But the the body shop is going to be starting the work on my hardtop, and trunk here soon. Hopefully I'll have them back before the new year.
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Finally got around to buttoning up the majority of all the small things. Along with ordered tires for the new wheels, I'm getting 245/40R15 Falken RT660's since those are all the rave, and are actually cheaper than the RS4's I've been running. Those should be here Tuesday. And also getting a 4.10 Torsen swap from a friend in exchange for some work on his 94 miata, but I'll probably sell the swap, and order a new LSD unit from mazda. A friend of mine works at a mazda dealer, and can get me one for right around 900, so instead of tearing down 2 units, to install the torsen with my 3.90 ring. I'll just install the new unit, and should be able to walk away with a few bucks in the end.

But Mazdaroadster shifter is installed.
CANcheck guage is all hooked up.

So all that's left is to drive the car, and get the tune dialed in the best I can.

And my girlfriend decided we were going to decorate the rollbar again this year for the holidays. I'm debating putting some around the intercooler.

They're crappy pics, but I'll be getting some better ones here soon.
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Not a whole lot to update on, got the NB running (I believe I mentioned that last post), theres a few finally little vacuum/boost leaks I have to get sealed up.
But I did get my CANcheck guage installed, and figured out how to switch settings, and set "pop up" alarms for sensors that go outside of their "min/max" value readings that you can set. Figuring out how to change the displays was kinda of a PITA. As the instructions we receive for the Miata's, basically just covers the physical installation.

I mainly for it to use for AFR/Boost gauges. As to avoid blocking the A/C vents, since this car will be driven alot on the street.

But here's a couple pics showing the POP-UP warnings, I set the max coolant temp just a few degrees above what the engine was at, at that time to see how it worked
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Once you get use to changing which sensors are being displayed, its actually REALLY simple. I absolutely love it, and would recommend it to anyone. And hopefully soon I'll be getting a oil pressure sensor wired in, but according to someone I've talked with in another thread. CANcheck is having some firmware issues, so even with the proper voltage scale, the oil psi reading isn't accurate.

I've also received more stuff in the mail!! MY TIRES CAME IN!
So whats the first thing I did? I went, and grabbed the wheels out of the storage unit. And now, they'll occupy our Honda Element until A close friend of mine can get them mounted, and balanced for me

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In some other news, we've placed a deposit on 2 Miata's that I found being sold as a bundle. One is a 94 Manual car with 86k on it. The other is a 96 auto with 165k, that was originally meant to be a parts car, but I guess upon them getting the car, it was in too nice of condition to be torn apart. But, unfortunately its an automatic. So the fate of that car hasn't been decided just yet, we'll be traveling 7-8 hours the first weekend of January to go pick them up. The sellers have been more than willing to provide me with pictures of the rockers, and quarter panels, and other common spots for these vehicles to get rust. And both seem to be rust free! These sellers have honestly been probably the best ones I've ever had the pleasure of working with thus far. They even sent me some more pictures today after his son spent some time giving it a good clean up.

The 94, was apparently his mothers weekend driver, that they've had for approx 20 years, and had 60k when they got it, but it does has a little bit of front end damage from striking a pole. Its hard to 100% tell in the pictures, but doesn't look like its taken on very much structural damage. Might need to do a little pulling, and tweaking, but well see when we get up there in person. I was told both vehicles ran before being parked a few years ago. Either way, for the price we would definitely make out money back in parts. And I've also go a early 90's shell that's been sitting in the back corner of my shop that I could do something with.

So hopefully the deal goes through, and we end up bringing them home.

Pics of the 94, I don't have any decent pics of the 96 auto car saved.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! I know I'm a few days late to saying so, but just been busy working, and trying to make progress on the car.

Finally managed to get the wheels, and tires mounted, and balanced. Along with getting the fenders rolled, and pulled.
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I have an appointment with a remote tuner for the 14th, to get the tune dialed in more, and also signed up for the HP Academy tuning classes just to get to more familiar, and become more confident in any changes I'll have to make in the future.

Also found a pretty good deal on a ATI Super Damper locally. Not that I really need it right now, but it'll definitely get used when I start building an engine on the side.
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AND this weekend is the weekend, we finally get to go pick up the other 2 miatas!!!
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