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    Ninja Messiah kung fu jesus's Avatar
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    This was the least amount of fuel I've spilled doing this job, and I still needed a bit of time afterward to come down from the fumes.

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  3. #167
    Super Moderator Bryan's Avatar
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    I put a car back on the road (for now)

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    Quote Originally Posted by DazedAndConfused
    I dont know a word you just said, but that **** sounded COOL.

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  5. #168
    6,000 rpm - mere mortals would shift Demon I Am's Avatar
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    Hoping the radiator gets here on Thursday, since I'm off. As long as all the parts went back together well, the only thing left to look at is that rear caliper, and refreshing the diff oil. Everything else should be well maintained. I may look into grabbing a set of control arms, to swap in new bushings (that I've had in a box for 2 years) and possibly a suspension refresh.

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  7. #169
    5,000 rpm - there be torque here! HarryB's Avatar
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    Gave it a proper interior clean (yesterday); have been working my ass off again so I had neglected it.

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    6,000 rpm - mere mortals would shift Demon I Am's Avatar
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    I was able to get the Mishimoto radiator installed yesterday. Checked the drain threads, and corner welds (the common issue spots) and everything looks well-made. Got the air filter taken care of before I ran out of allotted time. Hopefully, I'll be able to drop in some coolant and take a look at the brake caliper tonight.

    I found a roll of thicc weather strip foam from another project. I used it to seal the huge gaps between the fan frame and the rad. Not sure that it will last, or help, for that matter, but in theory boxing them up is a decent idea.
    Last edited by Demon I Am; 07-06-2018 at 09:45 AM.

  9. #171
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    Wash & wax. Polish coat tomorrow.

    White cars are sooooo much easier.


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  11. #172
    5,000 rpm - there be torque here! HarryB's Avatar
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    They hide imperfections very well indeed; way better than dark colours. Speaking of, got delivery of a few clay bars (different grades) plus a cquartz ceramic coating kit; hope to be sealing my paint job soon and get done with exterior for now

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  13. #173
    5,000 rpm - there be torque here! Greasemonkey2000's Avatar
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    Received some Revlimiter gauges....




    ...for more pictures see Misfire's build thread, post #128:
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    '01 NB2 aka MisF1re: http://mazdaroadster.net/showthread....218#post207218
    '97 M aka Warbird, gone but not forgotten: http://mazdaroadster.net/showthread....B&goto=newpost
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    2,000 rpm - light wheelspin, no bog here! Warhammer's Avatar
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    I installed a gas strut trunk lift kit from Clark and Clark. I'm pretty sure it would lift just about any spoiler. I'm planning on adding the Carbonmiata Monster Spoiler soon, so I figure I'll need some extra lifting power. If you really need EXTRA lifting power, the same company makes a kit that adds a second gas strut on the right side of the trunk.

    Installation was easy and took about 10 mins.

    Pros:
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    Lifts the trunk lid all the way open when you hit the button on the remote

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    Limits the trunk lid from opening as much as the oem set up
    - Rex

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    My build thread

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  17. #175
    6,000 rpm - mere mortals would shift Demon I Am's Avatar
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    Finally running, after a few crappy hiccups. Hopefully the next time I need to get under the car like that is for modification and not maintenance.

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    5,000 rpm - there be torque here! Greasemonkey2000's Avatar
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    And the Revlimiter Fighter gauges are installed!









    Post #132 for more pics: http://mazdaroadster.net/showthread....piration/page9
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    2,000 rpm - light wheelspin, no bog here! Warhammer's Avatar
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    New go fast stripes!





    And new rear badging.


    - Rex

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    2,000 rpm - light wheelspin, no bog here! dweikum's Avatar
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    Gave her a wash and went for a drive in the Berkeley Hills.

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    Idling - Listen to it purr... ItsAllRigged's Avatar
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    IMG_20180707_214523_391.jpg

    First good detail since painted and took her up to a cars and coffee meet the next day.

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    6,000 rpm - mere mortals would shift Demon I Am's Avatar
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    lovely!

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