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06-15-2017, 11:17 AM
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Posted By stng_96

holy shit!! Its Jim!! I thought you had some...

holy shit!! Its Jim!! I thought you had some troubles with this username? great to hear you back on here!
06-13-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By .boB

I scrape of the insulation, wrap the new wire...

I scrape of the insulation, wrap the new wire around it, and then solder in place. Since I don't cut the wire, I can't use shrink wrap. I give it two good coats of liquid electrical tape. Makes a...
06-13-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By acedeuce802

I cut, strip, and use an open barrel splice to...

I cut, strip, and use an open barrel splice to connect the 2 wires back together, which the new wire in there as well. Then cover with glue lined heat shrink. Makes for a near OEM quality joint...
06-08-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,086
Posted By ToySnakePMC

Just a quick update that I have the hotel room...

Just a quick update that I have the hotel room secured -- Snowbird Mtn Lodge (if you're looking for a special place to go and "dump" the wife out for the day, LOL.) The view, the food and the Bar...
05-16-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 24,621
Posted By BGordon

I think I am FINALLY done with the welding in the...

I think I am FINALLY done with the welding in the engine bay and the transmission tunnel.
Went thru 5 pounds of MIG wire.
Unless something even worse comes along, I am going to call that the worst...
Forum: Introductions
05-05-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By BGordon

Another biggie is to find a clean rust free Miata...

Another biggie is to find a clean rust free Miata in your preferred year range. The older Miata's have been around for darn near 30 years and can have a lot of secondary damage that can add to the...
04-17-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 24,621
Posted By BGordon

The next small project I decided to tackle is...

The next small project I decided to tackle is re-routing the heater core plumbing to move the firewall hole locations from the drivers side to the passenger side in order to keep the engine bay...
04-05-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 24,621
Posted By BGordon

Since I am waiting for the front subframe kit...

Since I am waiting for the front subframe kit from Flyin Miata, I decided to do the fuel tank modification next. When watching the Thunderbolt video series, I noticed that Tom made a little BooBoo...
04-04-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 24,621
Posted By BGordon

2000 Miata V8 conversion with 2000 LS1 & 6 speed & Getrag

My completed car is currently for sale.

Like some others here, after seeing the YouTube video series on the Project Thunderbolt I got the itch to get a Miata and drop a V8 drivetrain into it. To...
02-09-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,086
Posted By tbone heller

Count me out. Way too many dumb a$$es on that...

Count me out. Way too many dumb a$$es on that road for me.
Forum: Introductions
12-06-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,842
Posted By tbone heller

Since you are in California, your choices for a...

Since you are in California, your choices for a "legal" car might be limited. I would suggest talking to Martin at Monster Miata to find out what you are up against as far as getting one of these...
Forum: Anything Goes
11-18-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,331
Posted By pj_mcgarvey

This is PJ, as my handle could probably tell you....

This is PJ, as my handle could probably tell you. In the midst of an LS1 swap right, and I've got a build thread going on it.

Age 41, I've been an IT guy by trade my whole life, lucky to fall...
Forum: Introductions
11-17-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By cvx_20

Hey Greg, Mike from Sarasota. Good to see another...

Hey Greg, Mike from Sarasota. Good to see another Ford powered NB in the works. See fun02se on this site for a few pics of the car that I helped with the install and subsequently inherited when Jack...
Forum: Anything Goes
11-01-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,331
Posted By Castillo817

I'm Ozzy and I am 20 about to turn 21 in a few...

I'm Ozzy and I am 20 about to turn 21 in a few months. I am currently a full time student with a part time job at Fastenal and I usually work on peoples car's or detail them for extra cash. I am...
10-05-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,564
Posted By wcw5023

After vacuuming out all the crap left behind by...

After vacuuming out all the crap left behind by the wire wheel. I decided to do a little bit of stitch welding. Im not gonna go all out here. Just doing the floor pans, shock towers and fender...
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By .boB

Axle Boots

And other updates. For your viewing pleasure and reference.

Axle Boot replacement: Axle Boots ? Racing the Exocet (http://www.racingtheexocet.com/?page_id=786)

Racing windshield: ...
09-19-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,564
Posted By wcw5023

Alright, bout time for another update. ...

Alright, bout time for another update.
Impressions on the build so far:
-I spent way more money that I thought I would
-Most of that is due to simply coming across awesome deals on parts I didnt...
09-04-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,557
Posted By Dan_W

Had to take a break from the project... but...

Had to take a break from the project... but started it back up. I've got one full day a week that I can dedicate to it now and have wrenched on it the last 3 weekends. Since last time, I notched the...
08-29-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,564
Posted By wcw5023

Alright guys, I know im WAY overdue for an...

Alright guys, I know im WAY overdue for an update, and honestly Ive been putting it off because I wanted to have something more substantial to report . I digress.

I spend a LOT of time, trying to...
08-01-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,564
Posted By wcw5023

I feel like I keep coming back here disappointed...

I feel like I keep coming back here disappointed that I didnt make more progress over the weekend. But the good news is, the subframe is all finished! So lets just run through some pictures here...
07-12-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,564
Posted By tbone heller

:friday:They will need to ship you more than one...

:friday:They will need to ship you more than one beer to complete that project.
07-11-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 49,157
Posted By stng_96

So I tend to be really bad about getting a...

So I tend to be really bad about getting a project 98% finished, then being a lazy bum on the last 2%. This weekend I actually wrenched on the car a bit and got another 0.2% done by installing the...
Forum: Introductions
07-11-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By feef

Hello from the UK

Just a quick 'hello' from a new member.

I'm in the process of dropping a 1UZ 4.0 quad-cam V8 from a Lexus LS400 into my 2002 MX5 Sport.

I had supercharged the stock engine and was running...
07-01-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 49,157
Posted By stng_96

Ok, here are a few more pictures from last...

Ok, here are a few more pictures from last weekend. I need to get the car in some better lighting for these pictures to really pop, but I can do that later. I also included a few pictures on the...
06-30-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 49,157
Posted By stng_96

Yeah I think its safe to say that most people did...

Yeah I think its safe to say that most people did not expect it. A lot of people have heard of v8 miatas, but in my rural corner of the world there have been very few spotted.

According to...
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