What have you done to your Miata today?

bazooka joe

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Yes even you! I bought mine used from a wrecker. It’s from a Fiata. 50$
 

CTt3P5

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That is around what FM charged me for theirs. I looked into the Fiata one but not from a wrecker. Dealer price was around $200. 🤪
 

bazooka joe

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Got all the bits back in, had to trim this and that...,I’m bushed! I’m curious to learn how much weight I added?
 

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Reitrof

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Looks good Mark. Why did you go with this setup? I forget what the original hoop setup looked like.
 

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Had the wheel align done today. All set for my 1st lapping event of the year. Only thing left to do is the AC which is setup for next week.

Car is running well and looking forward to testing everything at the track.
 

bazooka joe

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Looks good Mark. Why did you go with this setup? I forget what the original hoop setup looked like.
Can’t do some of the events with the stock bar and for the added protection, with all the highway driving I do I think it’s much safer!
The stock bar welds look pretty, well bad....maybe that’s how they do it in Japan.....I don’t know.
 

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bazooka joe

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And on to the next project....
 

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bazooka joe

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Gentleman, don’t forget to register for the Miata reunion today at noonish EST.
 

bazooka joe

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What a bear! 🥵 trying to reach the nuts up behind the diffuser was just plain tough! But alas, I prevailed!
 

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Reitrof

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More progress today. Reused an old Proclip mount with a new magnetic mount for my cell.

Replaced the old Wolo horn that died with a new one.
Fixed an issue with my Daytime running module and the left turn indicator.

Going into the shop tomorrow to get the AC recharged and that should be the last item on the list.
 

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What a bear! 🥵 trying to reach the nuts up behind the diffuser was just plain tough! But alas, I prevailed!
If those are like the ones on mine, I bought some speed nuts to replace the loose nuts with. Didn't install them before I came back to work though.
 

bazooka joe

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@bazooka joe Diffuser looks great, interesting upgrade...How does it perform? What are you expecting from it in terms of improvements?

Besides adding some cool factor, there’s a big pocket of dead space behind the rear bumper, where the muffler is. At speed this pocket creates a “parachute” effect thus adding forward resistance. This diffuser is supposed to help eliminate this effect.
 

bazooka joe

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If those are like the ones on mine, I bought some speed nuts to replace the loose nuts with. Didn't install them before I came back to work though.
Mike, did you use the clip type?
 

CTt3P5

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I registered later in the day. When I tried registering for the Moss Cruise on Sat. afternoon, it was weird. At the bottom of my screen it said that my application had been submitted for the wait list. However the top of my screen had an error message saying that the email was already in use? So I am guessing that I am on the wait list?

Diffuser looks great Mark! I do love the way it looks but it is pricey and right now I'd rather spend that money on other things (springs/shocks). ;) Hmmmm, just saw your post about that dead space. Mine is even moreso now with the GWR SSST installed in place of the huge OEM muffler.