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    2,000 rpm - light wheelspin, no bog here! edizluv's Avatar
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    Eli's 93 LE

    I first want to start off by giving a big thanks to my good friends Randy (Phatmiata) and Peter (Oldgrayleather) for giving me guru knowledge in the community and helping me find my car.

    I started my build almost a year ago even before I purchased my 93le. At the time, I knew I either wanted a 95m for it's 1.8L and beautiful merlot mica paint or the 93le because of it's rarity and amazing interior. Over the year of searching for a car, I made a handful of offers on different cars all over the country, but luck and time was not on my side. I decided to be patient and on a random Thursday, Peter sent me a message of a 93le located in Colorado that was within my budget and desired milage. I called the seller the same day and booked the flight. I flew out to Colorado early fathers day, purchased the car, and drove it back to Southern California. Unfortunately I had to drive through a storm in the Colorado Rockies and the scorching heat through Utah/Nevada. Lucky for me, the car handled the drive like a champ without overheating.

    About the Car:
    - 1993 Mazda Miata MX-5 Special Edition
    - 55k miles on the clock, 3 owners prior to me.
    - Original everything except the wheels
    - Paint 7/10 and interior 7/10. For being 25 years old, I'll take it.

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    First mods:
    - Mishimoto Aluminum Radiator (2 core)
    - Moroso Aluminum Coolant Tank
    - OEM JDM S Limited Floor Mats



    My parts list (& to be continued)..
    ArtWorks Dewa Cluster
    - AWD version 1013- RED faces
    - AWD brushed 304 stainless steel gauge overlay
    - AWD thick aluminum rings with purple hue glass lenses
    - AWD aluminum needle center caps


    Nielex Tombstone with Nielex Hazard and Popup Switch


    KG Works Bellete G Door Mirrors


    OEM JDM Chrome Mirrors


    Runabout Type 2 Fuel Lid


    ArtWorks Dewa Vent Rings


    Hayashi Vents


    Aftermarket S Limited Ignition Cover


    356 Clover Key


    OEM JDM S Limited Floor Mats


    Mazdaspeed Strut Bar


    RM Cig Plug


    RM Cig Bezel w/Ring


    RM Knurled Trip Reset Stalk


    RM Knurled Dimmer Switch


    RM Polished Simplicity Plug Cover
    Last edited by edizluv; 07-28-2018 at 08:28 PM.

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    5,000 rpm - there be torque here! HarryB's Avatar
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    Looks to be in excellent condition!

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    5,000 rpm - there be torque here! Greasemonkey2000's Avatar
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    Very nice indeed! My favorite oem Miata! Looking forward to seeing what you do!
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    Idling - Listen to it purr... Keilani's Avatar
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    Glad you started a build thread. (Its @roadsterlifestyle). Now you're inspiring me to update mine lol. Everyone on this forum is in for a treat with this build.

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    2,000 rpm - light wheelspin, no bog here! edizluv's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by HarryB View Post
    Looks to be in excellent condition!
    Thanks! I wish it was, but it soon will be!

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    2,000 rpm - light wheelspin, no bog here! edizluv's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greasemonkey2000 View Post
    Very nice indeed! My favorite oem Miata! Looking forward to seeing what you do!
    Thanks man! It might not stay as OEM as the purist would like lol, but I will store all the stock parts. #pitcrew

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    2,000 rpm - light wheelspin, no bog here! edizluv's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keilani View Post
    Glad you started a build thread. (Its @roadsterlifestyle). Now you're inspiring me to update mine lol. Everyone on this forum is in for a treat with this build.
    What's up bud! Just do it. We need to see that Canadian rust free clean NA!

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    4,000 rpm - entering the fun zone RustRat's Avatar
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    I envy you guys. You have the option to buy clean, OEM cars with the red interior, and I am trying to collect the parts bit by bit for over two years, and still miss some.

    Congrats on the purchase, it looks really clean!


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    Admin / Pit Boss / Miataholic Phatmiata's Avatar
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    Looks sharp!! Cant wait to see this one get started! Looks like you have already upgraded the mats and the radiator!

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    6,000 rpm - mere mortals would shift Demon I Am's Avatar
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    Wonderful looking car

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    2,000 rpm - light wheelspin, no bog here! edizluv's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by RustRat View Post
    I envy you guys. You have the option to buy clean, OEM cars with the red interior, and I am trying to collect the parts bit by bit for over two years, and still miss some.

    Congrats on the purchase, it looks really clean!


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    Thanks for the love from the Mediterranean! Sorry to hear about that. Although there may be quite a bit out here, it takes a lot of time to find a clean one. You should hit up Phatmiata. He is selling the door cards and seats!

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    2,000 rpm - light wheelspin, no bog here! edizluv's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phatmiata View Post
    Looks sharp!! Cant wait to see this one get started! Looks like you have already upgraded the mats and the radiator!
    Thanks bud! That’s right, first mods!

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    2,000 rpm - light wheelspin, no bog here! edizluv's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Demon I Am View Post
    Wonderful looking car
    Thanks! She needs a good detailing. Can’t wait to use my detailing tools on her.

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    Congrats! You got 200k miles to catch up to me. So what wheels does it have on it?
    93' LE - FM II and more
    253k miles
    Smile

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    So super pleased to see the start of a build thread on here!!!

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