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10-22-2018, 10:23 AM
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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: 216
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...
Forum: Cars For Sale
10-16-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,979
Posted By BGordon

Car is back up for sale. Price has been lowered...

Car is back up for sale.
Price has been lowered as the wife says it has to go.
10-09-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
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: 224
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: 1,469
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: 1,205
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: 1,391
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: 18
Views: 1,715
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: 9
Views: 884
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: 783
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...
Forum: Cars For Sale
07-20-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,979
Posted By BGordon

For a person wanting to own a nice clean V8...

For a person wanting to own a nice clean V8 swapped Miata but who does not have the time or skills or equipment to do the swap for themselves, this is a good choice.
My opinion is that it is a...
Forum: Cars For Sale
07-20-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,979
Posted By BGordon

2000 Miata with LS1 & T56 for sale, Tulsa OK

For Sale
2000 Miata Special Edition
LS1 / T56 6 speed conversion
$23,000 cash, no trades (price lowered)
Located in Tulsa Oklahoma

If you are interested please e-mail me at...
07-14-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,864
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: 301
Views: 128,733
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: 527
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: 1,879
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: 1,879
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: 18
Views: 1,715
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...
06-28-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,715
Posted By BGordon

Watched the latest couple of video's where Taylor...

Watched the latest couple of video's where Taylor installs the rear end components and have been astonished at how much more difficult it is to follow the home fabrication method as opposed to simply...
06-28-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,665
Posted By BGordon

The shape is irregular. Presumably you are...

The shape is irregular.
Presumably you are asking about the actual cutout shape.
If so, you can see from my tape layout it is about 1/2" inside the outside cover shape.
There is also some cutting...
06-26-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,665
Posted By BGordon

https://www.fastwrx.com/products/2008-2013-wrx-and...

https://www.fastwrx.com/products/2008-2013-wrx-and-sti-bumper-vent
06-26-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,665
Posted By BGordon

Sorry but I did not take a picture from the under...

Sorry but I did not take a picture from the under side.
The vents taper from about 1" deep at the front to nothing at the back.
On the front they wedge in place against the hood opening.
On the...
06-25-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,665
Posted By BGordon

Oh yes, one other little tidbit of news. My...

Oh yes, one other little tidbit of news.

My yellow Mustang that is shown in the very first picture of this thread got traded in over the weekend on a pickup.
It has been something I have been...
06-25-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,665
Posted By BGordon

One issue that needed addressed on the car is...

One issue that needed addressed on the car is that it runs a bit hot as the air temperature gets to 100 deg. F.
Not too terrible but it creeps up to the 220-230 deg. F. range in stop and go traffic...
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