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Old 03-17-2018, 12:39 PM   #1  
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Started my marathon in November 2014. Should finish by the end of the month. I've gotten a lot of information from all of you on the site. Just wanted to share some current photos of my build.
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Wow, car looks super clean.
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Looks great!
Please share all of the intimate details of the build.
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It does. Very nice!
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Looks great!
Please share all of the intimate details of the build.
Let me get it on the road and then I'll sit down and put together more detailed build information and post to the forum.
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Looks Great!! Beautiful work!

I like the NB so much more than the NA and NC!
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I may have put 100 miles on the car and now my ebay transmission is having problems shifting in and out of 3rd and 4th gear. I pulled transmission this past weekend and shipped it to Tick performance for a rebuild.
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Same thing happened to me.
Bought a salvage T56 and it worked for a couple of months before the 4th gear syncro went out.
What does it cost to have a rebuild at Tick Performance?
I used Texas Drive Train Performance and it cost $1500 to rebuild and upgrade to Viper specs.
Pretty neat cause I got to spend 5 or 6 hours watching him actually do the rebuild.
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Same thing happened to me.
Bought a salvage T56 and it worked for a couple of months before the 4th gear syncro went out.
What does it cost to have a rebuild at Tick Performance?
I used Texas Drive Train Performance and it cost $1500 to rebuild and upgrade to Viper specs.
Pretty neat cause I got to spend 5 or 6 hours watching him actually do the rebuild.
Rebuild is on sale now with $200 off. Normally $1599 but I paid $1399 which includes shipping both ways
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Tick was really backed up on transmission rebuilds. Just got it back today. It's in the car and I'm in the process of getting the driveshaft, exhaust, console, etc. done. Should be able to drive it tomorrow. Transmission should have been a boat anchor. Tick said it had been driven hard. My cases were good but not much else.
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Tweety is back on the road
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Wanted to thank Martin Wilson at Monster Miata. I used the following parts from him for my build:
  • K-member and motor mounts
  • Transmission Mount
  • Axles
  • Hubs
  • 8.8 weld in differential mount
  • clutch master cylinder
  • Sway bar mounts
  • Oil pan
  • Fans
Everyone notice the name of the street in the background of the attached photo. The car has been named 'Tweety'

Keith
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