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Old 01-07-2009, 04:16 PM
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MX5 Update

Well this car has been a blast...nimble, quick, fun, and efficient. Im waiting for a turbo kit to hit the market, and we're real close to!

Full suspension and exhaust!






Ive got some RX7 wheels for the track (16x8 - 245/45/16) and am waiting for my custom milled RJ Servos for the street (18x7.5 - 225/35/18).

Next is the appearance package (front and rear lips, side skirts, and lip spoiler).

Stereo is after that. Prob. going with an Avic F series, with 2 6.5" W3s behind the seats.

Ill wait and see about the turbo when it comes.
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Old 01-07-2009, 04:33 PM
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Looks great! It's a terrific car, my wife loves her MX-5 and keeps mentionning how she loves it and misses it since she put it away for winter.
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^The odyssey's got to be just as fun!
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Well this car has been a blast...nimble, quick, fun, and efficient. Im waiting for a turbo kit to hit the market, and we're real close to!

Full suspension and exhaust!

Ive got some RX7 wheels for the track (16x8 - 245/45/16) and am waiting for my custom milled RJ Servos for the street (18x7.5 - 225/35/18).

Next is the appearance package (front and rear lips, side skirts, and lip spoiler).

Stereo is after that. Prob. going with an Avic F series, with 2 6.5" W3s behind the seats.

Ill wait and see about the turbo when it comes.

Looks like a lot of fun
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^The odyssey's got to be just as fun!
Ummm......yea whatever floats your boat.....
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Very clean, I like . The ghost stripes are a nice touch too.
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Old 01-07-2009, 07:34 PM
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I like it alot!

keep us posted!
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Old 01-07-2009, 11:09 PM
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I love the new Miata (yeah thats right, I still call it the Miata)....
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Old 01-08-2009, 12:28 AM
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Sweet!!! Looking awesome!!
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Old 01-08-2009, 12:43 AM
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Glad you're still enjoying it. Looks great!!!
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Old 01-08-2009, 02:33 AM
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Looks great, I never noticed your car had stripes on it, or did you add them afterwards?
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Old 01-08-2009, 05:17 AM
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Great car. But I am rather biased. i own 2 mazdas.
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J,

As always you have put together a really nice piece of work.

Can't wait to see it in person on the 24th.
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Old 01-08-2009, 08:30 AM
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Looks great, I never noticed your car had stripes on it, or did you add them afterwards?
I put them on.
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Damn, that is one hot MX-5
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Old 01-08-2009, 08:50 AM
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i don't know a thing about miatas, but i like yours
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Looks great Jordan !!
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Super clean!

Love the color combo and the stripes. I haven't driven mine since September

These cars need and benefit from a drop even more than the CL!
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Damn, that is one hot MX-5
If i'm not mistaken, they brought back the "Miata" name for '09...I know his car isn't an '09, just making a statement..
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Clean car. That is one hot Miata!
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Old 11-10-2010, 03:40 PM
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Little Update

Not a lot has been going on with the ol' MX5. Lots of road trips, lots of top down.

Just bought some 17x8 silver Ultraleggeras and coilovers...will do a full update in the next few weeks with better pictures...

Still loving it!




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Pretty nice!
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Old 11-10-2010, 05:31 PM
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Jordan you need to come out to another meet man. Meeting you at Peter's was tight man. It's Shawn btw...
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damn those are some sexy pics ... nice mx5!
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Old 11-10-2010, 07:28 PM
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Ill come to another meet, yea I remember you guys!

Thanks for the nice words fellas.
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Love the subtle things you've done. Can't wait for some nicer pics with the new shoes and a drop!

edit: Have you gotten a chance to autox it yet? We sold ours before I ever did and still regret.
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No I haven't. After the new coilovers, brace kit and monster tires are on...I'll be looking into it.

Heres a pic of the interior the week I bought it. Since then I've added a Pioneer F700, stainless voodoo knob, slotted pedals, windblocker, escort, S2K antenna and a leather/alcantara wheel.




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Old 11-11-2010, 07:32 AM
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I always liked the new MX-5, and they grew on me even more. Love the flared fenders and the interior on yours. I'm a sucker for black and red/orange/brown/"saddle" interiors.
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Haven't seen it since you put the lip kit on-looks great!

You going to make it down this Saturday?
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Looking good man! I've driven a few of the new MX-5s and I love them.
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Haven't seen it since you put the lip kit on-looks great!

You going to make it down this Saturday?
Got some family stuff going on...I've thought about making the drive though.

I need to come down for a visit sometime soon anyway.
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Heres the stance we're looking at with the new wheels. Nothing crazy, just nice and flush. My car will be slightly lower than this car.

After a long debate over 6ULRs or RPF1s or the Ultraleggeras, an offer I couldn't refuse came up on the OZ's. With this setup I wont have to roll any fenders or worry about any crazy camber. Nice and clean.

17x8, 235/40/17



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Nice. Sorry to have missed you on the BMT last weekend. We had a blast.

Gimme a holla when you get a chance and we can see about a drive with the S2K group.
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Thats a nice lookin' car you have there!
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MX-5 FTW. Nice job there!
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nice car. I really like it. So turbo in the future? How much HP do these cars have stock and how much would it have with a simple turbo upgrade. Nothing too insane
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