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03-14-2019, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Dave Tibbitts

Are you using OE Mazda lower ball joints? I’ve...

Are you using OE Mazda lower ball joints? I’ve seen quite a difference in the overall length between aftermarket and OE joints.
01-17-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 49,157
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

The main harness and bulkhead...

The main harness and bulkhead connector:https://www.racetronix.biz/search/search.asp?keywords=bcws+001

and new fuel pump connector:https://www.racetronix.biz/product.asp?ic=rcs-001
01-16-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 49,157
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.v8miata.net-vbull...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.v8miata.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/5ef40165_bf25_4997_bd28_af8182e0c487_8015a21187865d383a93e1c2b67a8729061c9417.jpeg...
09-24-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,161
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.v8miata.net-vbull...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.v8miata.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/80-86d65741_5ca2_4889_a5d2_a080190e9c90_20b6646c67cb43321ddff4d475d10987f0632d70.png
This is the parts list for the piping and...
09-21-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,161
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.v8miata.net-vbull...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.v8miata.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-edc62c66_b505_406f_bb7e_bea00f48c7d2_02ee04ba8d95d9f1a020bfef14c853822847987d.jpeg...
09-10-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,121
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.v8miata.net-vbull...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.v8miata.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-41518eac_8032_41aa_942a_9ef8c45cbe1c_6d9c87476575309ec63eb90560b62ee2affd0b12.jpeg
This is how I accomplished it. I used the stock...
07-11-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,153
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

My engine (2000 F body) shipped to me with a...

My engine (2000 F body) shipped to me with a factory power steering cooler. It's a simple water to oil cooler plumbed inline with the lower radiator hose. My '90 Miata power steering system also had...
06-25-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,160
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

I've used his one before: ULTIMATE PONTIAC...

I've used his one before:

ULTIMATE PONTIAC GTO PICTURE SITE Text Topics article #29...
06-21-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,742
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

I had the same issue with my LS swap. A couple...

I had the same issue with my LS swap. A couple months after I finished the swap, I had an issue with the brake light switch. Reaching under the dash to get to the switch, I felt something burning my...
06-19-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

It not the Sonoran desert, but with temps in the...

It not the Sonoran desert, but with temps in the 100's with over 90% humidity, Pensacola and the rest of the Gulf coast can be a hell on earth during the summer months. In the summer months, I keep...
06-19-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

I'm running the Mishimoto radiator and fan setup...

I'm running the Mishimoto radiator and fan setup with my LS swap. Bought them from Amazon several years ago. Never had a cooling issue
05-23-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,564
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

From the pics, it looks like you're at the new...

From the pics, it looks like you're at the new and improved Dragway 42. I grew up about 5 minutes from that track. I plan on driving up from Florida in August to make a few passes.
11-27-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 124,420
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

I ran into a similar problem when it came time to...

I ran into a similar problem when it came time to freshen up my 8.8. The seals the parts guy handed me were too large. I believe you need a TIMKEN 714569 or equivalent.
09-21-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 46,983
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

I used that fact to my advantage. I made a small...

I used that fact to my advantage. I made a small dolly out of 2x4's and some heavy casters. Engine, trans, subframe and suspension and steering all slide under the car as a complete module now. I...
Forum: Exterior Mods
05-09-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,691
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

Tell ya what, PM me your address and I'll send...

Tell ya what, PM me your address and I'll send you one for free ninety-five. Ive received a lot of advice and a few parts from different forum members in the past and should probably pay some of it...
02-21-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 49,157
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

I had an issue with mine where the factory wiring...

I had an issue with mine where the factory wiring couldn't carry enough current to supply the new pump. I ended up making a new sub-harness, in the trunk to pull power from the battery and send it to...
02-21-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 49,157
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

Are you using the Miata relay/wiring to power the...

Are you using the Miata relay/wiring to power the fuel pump?
11-25-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 49,157
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

The canister is vented to atmosphere. When the...

The canister is vented to atmosphere. When the purge valve solenoid is energized, a vacuum is pulled on the canister, drawing fresh air through it and purging the vapors from the charcoal.
11-23-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,036
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

I'm still using all the Miata's factory evap...

I'm still using all the Miata's factory evap lines and charcoal canister connected to the LS1's factory purge valve on the intake manifold. The canister relieves the excess tank pressure and the GM...
11-21-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 49,157
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

I think the line in question is the evap purge...

I think the line in question is the evap purge solenoid. All you really need to do is leave it there and connect a vacuum line to your stock Miata's charcoal canister. Utilizing the GM valve and...
Forum: Exterior Mods
11-12-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,691
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

V8droptop: PM sent

V8droptop:

PM sent
11-03-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 124,420
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

Good point. Not sure if it'll work for your...

Good point. Not sure if it'll work for your build, but I just used the opening and the grommet from the now unused speedometer cable as my firewall pass-through for all my gauges, A/C command and...
Forum: Exterior Mods
10-19-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,691
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

Here's the original pattern emblem I modified.

Here's the original pattern emblem I modified.
Forum: Exterior Mods
10-19-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,691
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

Spot the difference (custom emblem)

I've been toying with casting aluminum lately, mostly to pour into fire ant mounds. After watching several hours of YouTube, I decided to mix up a batch of green sand and try my hand at ramming up...
06-13-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By Dave Tibbitts

If you have a battery powered sawzall, it makes...

If you have a battery powered sawzall, it makes the job a lot easier. Simply cut off the last 4 inches of the driveshaft. Also, there's no need to remove both axles, just unbolt one of the rear hubs...
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