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Old 11-02-2017, 11:01 AM
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did you sell ur fit?

meaty!
Nope. Itís up on jack stands in the garage
 
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Old 11-02-2017, 12:08 PM
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LOL, so is mine! We should start a club.

Digging the MX-5. Looks good even with it's winter shoes.
 
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Old 11-02-2017, 02:01 PM
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Nice Miata if I was going to change which model I have it would be for an ND RF. Enjoy the new car.

Here's my 95 NA.
 
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Old 11-04-2017, 04:47 PM
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Nice NA! Three of my friends have NAs. May have influenced my decision of getting a Mazda :)
 
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Old 11-05-2017, 11:51 AM
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Winter Volks? BAULIN.

I do not miss my NA. I loved the ND I drove, just wish the engine felt a bit more 'special.'

But I gave it a comparison that was a bit unfair.
 
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Old 11-05-2017, 03:16 PM
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Winter Volks? BAULIN.

I do not miss my NA. I loved the ND I drove, just wish the engine felt a bit more 'special.'

But I gave it a comparison that was a bit unfair.

What did you compare it against? Your S2K? The car doesnít pull like my K but it is lots of fun and seems to have power all the way to redline. I think with just a header, exhaust and a tune it will liven up even more
 
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Old 11-06-2017, 10:54 AM
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Nice NA! Three of my friends have NAs. May have influenced my decision of getting a Mazda :)
Thanks MNfit!

I've owned quite a few LBC cars over the years. Mostly MG's, but the trouble with them is they really are not suited to use in the modern world. After restoring my last one I was offered a price that was too good to be true. A week later I had my NA Miata. My wife was worried I'd miss my MG's, but after 18 years of owning the Miata I can say I don't miss the MG's a bit.

I came close to adding a supercharger for some more ponies, but came to the realization that the power & handling balance were about perfect for me. I've always been a handling over performance kind of guy. A nice custom alignment & good tires really made the handling come alive.
 
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Old 11-06-2017, 08:18 PM
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ash i like how you keep your cars stock-ish. like just enough mods/accessories to make it urs.
 
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Old 12-27-2017, 08:46 AM
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I canít belive how much fun Iím having Drive this car, even in the snow. I was a little worried about driving a RWD car In the snow. Making the decision to buying the snow tires was a good call. The snow tires along with the car having a LSD and traction control makes it so easy to drive
 
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Old 12-27-2017, 09:58 AM
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Yep RWD with a good set of snow tires is great fun. I drove a 1962 MG Midget through one winter. What I remember was freezing my arse off. Leaky side curtains, top & a heater that didn't. Fun times for a young guy.

Enjoy your ND, it's such a more livable & civilized car. It will do a good job for you, just don't get high centered on a drift. ;-)
 
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Old 12-27-2017, 10:41 AM
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i drove my G35C long time ago in the snow with blizzaks. it drove fine even in 5" of snow.

the issue with snow driving, most car guys will agree, is that you are a sitting duck in traffic just waiting to get hit by an idiot driver. that is the biggest concern i had while driving my beloved car in the snow.

road salt did corrode my car about 3x faster than when i hibernated the car.. so that would be the secondary concern IF one was to keep the car longer than 5-6yrs. most subframes are designed to withstand 7-8yrs of corrosion from road salt and normal use (normal as in not washed very well).
 
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Old 12-27-2017, 11:51 AM
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So very true kenchan, my biggest worry has always been the other drivers. There was a little bit of my that was worried about driving a RWD car in snow because up intel now I have only owned FWD vehicals. Those concerns quickly went away after my first drive in snow and got a feel for the car.
 
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Had a nice little scare from a person not paying attention. A good reminder to always stay alert and be ready for anything because most other drivers have no idea what they are doing
 
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Old 01-16-2018, 12:26 PM
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That's closer than I'd want to come to a crash. Glad you had situational awareness & got stopped. Bad drivers are everywhere.

Can you fill me in on what dash-cam setup you are running?
 
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Old 01-16-2018, 12:32 PM
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Sure thing the dash cam is the Garmin dash cam 45.
 
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brembo's at work. nice stop. good to see u werent rear ended.

thats one thing i worry about my cars... they have good brakes.
 
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Old 01-30-2018, 08:26 AM
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I think my snow tires and quick reaction had more of a play in me getting stopped, but Iím sure the brembos dint hurt ;) I am so glad no one was behind me, tailgating me. That would have really ruined my day :(
 
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Old 05-01-2018, 03:14 AM
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Got the summer wheels back onto the car. Also got a new Axle back exhaust. Itís a roadstersport RACE exhaust. I am in love. At idle and low rpm cruising speeds the exhaust is super low key. You wouldnít even know I had an exhaust but at WOT this thing screams, the sounds it makes are amazing





 
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Old 05-01-2018, 05:57 AM
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looks good. is your ride lowered?

my local dealership has a RF in the same colors scheme and bbs/brembo package.
 
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Old 05-01-2018, 09:02 AM
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looks good. is your ride lowered?

my local dealership has a RF in the same colors scheme and bbs/brembo package.
Yep. Itís about a inch lower. I got Progress Technology lowering springs after a month of owning the car
 

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