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02-08-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 209
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Posted By BGordon

Sometimes too much is just not enough. Sort of...

Sometimes too much is just not enough.
Sort of like sex.

Hate to see you tear out the dash but you might consider doing the heater hose reroute to the passenger side.
01-21-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,961
Posted By BGordon

That is one location that I never even...

That is one location that I never even considered.
:appl: Thinking out of the box! I love it.
01-16-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By BGordon

Since it is Flyin Miata built your best path...

Since it is Flyin Miata built your best path would probably be to contact Flyin Miata and list it on their website. The cars they list seem to sell quickly and for premium money.
01-11-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,961
Posted By BGordon

Me too. Doing one just whets the appetite to do...

Me too.
Doing one just whets the appetite to do another with some variations on the drivetrain specifics.
It might make some purists shudder but I am considering doing another with the focus on 1/4...
12-21-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 33,290
Posted By BGordon

Keep us appraised on your impression for the cam...

Keep us appraised on your impression for the cam & head upgrade.
I have been considering a similar camshaft swap but keeping the factory LS1 heads.

Did the change you made to your fuel pump take...
12-21-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,213
Posted By BGordon

Latest updates on Taylor's LS Miata. Car is...

Latest updates on Taylor's LS Miata.

Car is together so he takes it to the drag strip to check out straight line performance.
Summary; He runs several mid-12's but the used transmission becomes...
Forum: Introductions
12-19-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By BGordon

Welcome to the forum. Sounds like you have the...

Welcome to the forum.
Sounds like you have the right attitude to do a V8 Miata swap.

The biggest help that I found while doing the swap on my 2000 is to think of it as a whole bunch of little...
12-07-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,229
Posted By BGordon

Great progress. Your transmission cross...

Great progress.

Your transmission cross member bolts to stiffener gussets welded to the factory subframe supports.
The factory subframe portion that you are connecting to is known to be a weak...
Forum: Cars For Sale
11-16-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,358
Posted By BGordon

But it is YELLOW!!!!!

But it is YELLOW!!!!!
10-22-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By BGordon

To add to what Hotwheels posted, you might want...

To add to what Hotwheels posted, you might want to look real hard at what year Miata has to jump thru specific hurdles to get emissions certified in California as it seems that I was reading that it...
Forum: Introductions
10-16-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By BGordon

Mostly comes down to old school -vs- new design...

Mostly comes down to old school -vs- new design and your performance goal as well as budget.
Since you are in California there is also the emissions situation for your state.

Before making a...
10-09-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By BGordon

I applaud your initiative and ability to think...

I applaud your initiative and ability to think out of the box.
Plenty of problems to overcome but since you have made it this far the rest is just a bunch of small details.
Enjoy the journey.
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By BGordon

Glad nobody was hurt. Much safer than racing...

Glad nobody was hurt.
Much safer than racing motorcycles, which I used to do.

So.....after having a bit of time to contemplate are you going to quit racing?
09-24-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,711
Posted By BGordon

Very impressive. Do you happen to have a list...

Very impressive.
Do you happen to have a list of the parts that get that configuration?
Forum: Cars For Sale
09-11-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,365
Posted By BGordon

The pictures look really clean for the asking...

The pictures look really clean for the asking price.
09-04-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By BGordon

The build is coming along nicely. You have got...

The build is coming along nicely.
You have got the stance and look.
Definitely unique.
08-16-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,213
Posted By BGordon

An update for those who are interested. A video...

An update for those who are interested.
A video was posted a couple of days ago that shows the first start up of the car.
Progress is being made and the video's are interesting to watch.

Edit...
08-15-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,229
Posted By BGordon

The old school vibe is great. Very interested...

The old school vibe is great.
Very interested in seeing what you do to mount the rear axle.
Looking good so far.
08-06-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,794
Posted By BGordon

Here is the one build thread that I am aware of...

Here is the one build thread that I am aware of where somebody got CARB certification on an LS conversion recently.
If you are serious about doing a V8 swap in California you might contact that guy...
07-14-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 33,290
Posted By BGordon

Always small improvements to be made on a...

Always small improvements to be made on a project.

How did the track day itself go?
07-11-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 134,330
Posted By BGordon

Good write up and pictures. Where did you...

Good write up and pictures.

Where did you mount the actual inline fuse in the loop in the picture?
I looked but am not absolutely sure.
Is it in the lower right of the last picture?
07-09-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By BGordon

If it is between the evap canister and the engine...

If it is between the evap canister and the engine it gets thrown away.
Keep the evap canister.
The Flyin Miata instructions are not clear in that area.
There is some confusion with the...
07-02-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,092
Posted By BGordon

Something else I have been meaning to ask. What...

Something else I have been meaning to ask.
What roll bars are you running?

The don't look to be Hard Dog Deuces but I think they look better with the extra width.
07-02-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,092
Posted By BGordon

Another thread reminded me that I do have a...

Another thread reminded me that I do have a question for you.
It is my understanding that Martin's front subframe locates the engine further forward than the V8 Roadster subframe.
Was it far enough...
07-02-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,213
Posted By BGordon

It is good to put a face with a build. If you...

It is good to put a face with a build.
If you see Taylor again you might give him a pat on the back from me.
He is following a path that so far as I can tell nobody else has followed.
Maybe I just...
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