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    3,000 rpm - starting to feel the power Grumpy's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul B View Post
    Whered that little blanking plate come from??


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    96 + 97 miata had them instead of the lights that the earlier NAs had

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    Charley, here is the custom map light mod.

    http://mazdaroadster.net/showthread....370#post171370

    You can also gain footwell lights by using those cheap LED strip lights from Autozone, wire them to the switch on the driver's side switch.

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    3,000 rpm - starting to feel the power Rogue's Avatar
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    1992 BnT, 93LE #737, 94M, 95M, 96M, 97PEP, and a few 90s

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    3,000 rpm - starting to feel the power Grumpy's Avatar
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    Thanks to Steve, interior lighting accomplished! Months ago I had ordered the same led bolts he used, but had planned to use them in the visor mounts(I removed the visors from the mounts) now I can use the other lights I have for trunk lighting. Posssibly one under the hood too!

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    3,000 rpm - starting to feel the power Grumpy's Avatar
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    About 2 years ago i got a set of the Flyin' Miata frame rails. yesterday, got some help and finally did the install. When I got them, they had no hardware so I called up FM and had them ship me some. It wasn't till we did the install that I realized they didn't send me any short bolts for the inboard passenger side (where the fuel/brake lines are). we ended up measuring and shortening the bolts we had for that side. once we got the passenger side in, we went and measured and drilled the first hole for drivers side. Strangely, from the interior it looked like it was further back, based on placement of the hole to the body rail that went across the car (where the front of the seat rail bolts in. I was worried due to the closeness of the rear bolt to the bulkhead. but we discovered that all was good, and got the car buttoned up. Car definately feels more solid over things like RR tracks. Have yet to try it out on twisties tho!

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    "Have yet to try it out on twisties tho!"

    You need to test them out on Ohio 555 heading south out of Zanesville.
    Love driving that!

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    3,000 rpm - starting to feel the power Grumpy's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by MiataQuest View Post
    "Have yet to try it out on twisties tho!"

    You need to test them out on Ohio 555 heading south out of Zanesville.
    Love driving that!
    It's been about 3 years I think since I've driven that. While it was pretty good, I'm not a huge fan of the blind crests. Next week I maybe going on a drive in South central Ohio, and the first weekend in August is MATG, so I'll definitely find out then!
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    Before and after shots, got new Cibie headlights with osram h4s. I wasn't real happy with light output last year at the dragon, so thought I'd try something different.

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    3,000 rpm - starting to feel the power Grumpy's Avatar
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    Temporary banner until the car gets painted. Thanks to Scott at Spinnywhoosh! Great to meet him at MATG XXI.
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    Spent the day searching the internet for the best price on parts. Planning on having the engine out this winter for paint, so all hoses and several gaskets will be replaced, as well as the clutch and belts/timing stuff/water pump. Also doing the motor mounts. My thanks to Steve (KFJ) for the prodding and help. I'm managed to chop almost $120 from my intial collection of parts. from 600 to about 480. Still more than Id like, but such is life. Now if only I could find a place locally to paint the car cheaper than 4100 bucks, I'd be a bit better off

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