New 65 mm Throttle Body

The next step on optimizing the intake side of things is a new throttle body for my 2001 Sport "square top" intake manifold. I just ordered it from Summit but...

New charge piping.

The stock MSM intake piping is is not optimal with all its bends, 1.75" piping and restrictive transitions between hardpipes and rubber hoses. I'm already using FM's silicon intake pipe...

New 1000cc injectors

Since the RC550 injectors was sold off with the Hydra I got myself a set of the all hyped up Injector Dynamics 1000cc from 949Racing. They are said to have...

Hydra and injectors sold. Needs moar ECU

My Hydra + RC550 injectors are sold to a fellow MX5-Miata.no member. I did the install for him last saturday. The car is now a rocket. Pushing 11-13 psi with...

MSM Project status

It’s mid summer and my money sucking project car is still on wheel stands with parts lying scattered around the shop floor.<div>After i got it trough PKK I had 5...

Very good vintage racing article on Speedhunters.

I found this excellent article of vintage F1 and racing on speedhunters.com written by John Brooks. Amazing and unusual pictures from a time when motor sports was a deadly affair:http://speedhunters.com/archive/2010/07/27/photo-roll-gt-gt-film-speed.aspx<div></div><div>It...

The Mighty RatX5 scored second place at NCL cup SS2 AutoX

Great day with sunny weather and about 20 cars attending.<div>I managed a 1.08,43 pass on my last try which was 2 seconds faster than my first run. These 225 R888...

RatX5 prep for AutoX

Since my MSM is offline I will be using my NA for the NCL Cup Auto X on Saturday just for giggles. Since the 6UL rims wit R888 was lying...

911 (964?) oversteering trough SPA

Good video. Those 911 type of things sure needs to be steered with the throttle. Fantastic sound and recording without rattling interior or road/wind noise. A 4-cyl will never sound...

ctdrftna @miataturbo.net 3071 dyno results

ctdrftna @miataturbo.net forum ran his amazing NA build on the dyno and got418 HP285 FTLBS18psi8000RPMThats with the same turbo I got but with a redline at least 500 rpm higher...

YEEEAH! PKK emission test passed with flying colors!

It only took 4 tries and a shit load of hours wrenching to pass the emission test. CO was way off.It was most likely the CAT on the 99 N/A...

Henry Swasey, Texas Street Drifting video

As my car is stuck in PKK hell I’ll continue to post drift videos…Since drifting is getting old incredibly fast these days its cool to see a video that differs...

Short MSM update.

The MSM project is going slooow due to problems getting trough the PKK emission testing. For some reason the freshly built engine produces to much CO. I’m using the exact...

MAXXIS Tyres BDC Round 2

Yet another superb video from Stephen Brooks. The GoPro HD cams has revolutionized the in/on car filming. Such amazing quality from a $200 camera that can be mounted anywhere.I love...

RatX5 is offline.

My old trusty NA decided to get rid of all the coolant my way to work. Lots of smoke and coolant on the road. <div>The OEM rad from 95 has...

Unknown car drifting up Eschdorf Hillclimb

Nice video. I have seen clips shot from this angle before but never in this sort of quality. The sound is nice too. No wind noise or other unwanted sounds...

How to fit 225 on 9 rims in a stock MX5...

And you get a fancy spoiler too.. <div></div><div></div>

Awsome drift video from FD Long Beach

Nice video. I like the editing, sound, everything.Formula Drift 2010 Round 1 from Justin Shreeve Films on Vimeo.

Boundary Engineering high flow oil pump

I took some comparison shots of the blue printed Boundary Engineering oil pump while putting it on the engine.<div>This is fitted with their billet oil pump gears which . I...

It's alive!

On Wednesday evening I was ready to fire up the engine for the first time after rebuild.<div>I was pretty confident that the shortblock was ok was but the real test...