Damn I love this car.
No Michigan-based daily driver is complete without a full set of winter wheels and tires. The challenge in this case was finding wheels with the correct offset given the 8Y RS3's odd wheel setup (staggered, with wider fronts than rears) and the utterly massive
Removal of the OEM midpipes was extremely easy and the new Unitronic midpipes swapped in quickly.
Before vs after.
Well, it came time to sell the Exocet. My heart and soul went into it, really it got me through the last 2-1/2 years of my life as my
Words fail me for how fun this car is to drive.
I'd noticed from the beginning, when I installed the wing, that the wing moves
laterally at high speeds and in corners.
Lather, rinse, and repeat for 5000 miles,
The OEM exhaust fit, though not very well.
Circa March, 2021The Flyin' Miata Mazdaspeed cat-back exhaust has a better
design which involves fewer bends, more clearance from the Exocet frame,
I added an external antenna for my Raspberry Pi because the enclosed aluminum
wiring tray seriously degrades the wifi signal.
Disable onboard wifi
I found this discussed and documented here
This write-up is for everything required to transition from the OEM Miata instrument cluster to a Raspberry Pi powered digital dashboard.
Detail Garage Rides and Coffee EventSpring is finally here! Bring those rides
out and celebrate with Coffee, Donuts, Raffles, Music, Awesome people and the
coolest cars in Metro Detroit! Message
Pacific Customs 10" x 36", 11.1 gallon EFI side-fill spun aluminum tank
* One-way Check Valve Roll Over Vent 3/4 Tall 9/16
* Sending unit
In all seriousness I'd pretty well sworn off any and all Fab9 products, but I got a great deal on a used Fab9 COP setup that I couldn't say no to so here I am installing it.
GoPro Hero 8 mount on the upper roll bar.
Yeah, so, Fab9 replaced their utterly destroyed trigger wheel for free and I happily went about installing their replacement solely to restore driveability. ... I really didn't learn my lesson.
Drove the Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Ferrari 488 GTB, and Nissan GT-R.
There's really nothing else to say.
Good turnout for a Wednesday night.
This is the first time I've been to the Woodward Dream Cruise.
I love getting ideas from other kit cars.
And from other Miatas.
The attention to detail and the craftsmanship on this MR2 was just incredible.
Cars, coffee, and a brake job.