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What it looks like currently:


History:

Okay so I'm convinced to start a build thread of my car, and if you guys have been looking at some "post your white/NA" threads, you'll so my car posted on there. The car initially had bigger plans but because of different priorities, things have changed a little.

My previous car before the red miata was a 92 Honda civic dx. It's the car that taught me many things, including wrenching and basic car knowledge.




The car that I have now is a 95 miata with around 180kms on the clock. (110-120k for miles?) I'm the second owner, and the car has never been into any major accidents. We checked with a paint thickness meter and all panels are oem specs except for the driver's front fender. We worked out a reasonable price from the original owner. I have to thank Beck from clubroadster.net for coming along and making sure it's a sound purchase. Check out his build thread here: (http://clubroadster.net/vb_forum/showthread.php?t=46859)

This would be the third miata in the family. First was a red 90 rust bucket that my brother owned. The second was a red 90 as well but that was later sold in pursue for the cleanest miata for myself.

A picture of the car when the original owner sent me before I went to see it:


Over the year, there are little things done here and there, but nothing major. The biggest mod was probably the flyinmiata frame rails and tein flex 7/6 coilovers. This car will be prepped for track but so far the setup is not proper. Then again I'm trying to enjoy driving and keeping it simple than building it to break records (my driving would probably not cut it either).

Here is how the car looks like right now:


I like how the car sits right now. The rear will probably drop a little bit more with the roll bar installed. I spent countless hours researching on Xida CS coilovers and was pretty firm on buying them until a set of used good condition Tein Flex popped up in the used section on buy and sell. I know they're a huge difference but these will do for now.

Over the next few weeks I'll try to post more things on the build thread, as I'm usually busy with shooting weddings and cars. I'll try my best to keep this up to date!
 

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Nice! I've seen a bunch of your pics before. Nice to know you're a local guy!

Just a heads up, I'm gonna try and flake off some of your white paint out if pure jealousy
 

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Your eg looks ace, good luck with the roadster build
 

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damn that was a nice eg. looks like your getting a good start on that miata too. Good luck :).
 

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Very clean. Wheel specs?
15x7 +35

Nice! I've seen a bunch of your pics before. Nice to know you're a local guy!

Just a heads up, I'm gonna try and flake off some of your white paint out if pure jealousy
remember? i was the guy who almost bought the car that you got haha.
 

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Love the Civic! Your Miata is also lookin' good so far. You set my expectations for this build pretty high though with how clean your Civic turned out ;)
 

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^Did you break any clips? I was thinking of the same (1/4 bulb on cluster is out) but broke a clip the first time. I sprayed my center tombstone and console, it is of course stickier, but dust didn't seem to get stuck to it much .
 

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Let the plastidip dry for a few days. Did you sand the surface before hand? The RX7 guys swear on this stuff for their plastics and everyone says it is very durable.
 

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So the next thing I got are these gauge rings from Rspeed. Joe at Rspeed was great help replies quickly. He called me and I was very pleased with his service. Recommended for sure!

2 versions, the chrome and the diamond tooled ones

diamond tooled



chrome



these are the ones I end up going with. The diamond tooled ones look better in my car imo and so they're here to stay. I'm jealous of 1.6L owners with the better looking dash but i have to say these are pretty clean and definitely makes the car more classy.


and an artsy shot of the steering wheel :p
 
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