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Miata Gots A Wash & Wax! by kOOpA
July 30, 2013, 5:39 pm
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Miata Gets New Wheels by kOOpA
June 21, 2013, 7:37 am
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Got some new shoes for the miata this week. They’re STR 512s in 15×8+0. With a bit of convincing via a big-ass hammer, the car’s able to drive, but it could still use a proper fender rolling.
I like ’em!

You can also see ’em in a 180 degree view here!

…Its getting there… by conrads13
December 4, 2012, 3:06 pm
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So,..lets update.

Got the car back from Nocturnal Motorworks. Omars and Dan are bauce,……obviously. Been putting plenty of workseshs in since.

This is what alot of my nights actually looked like tho. Little to no light, headphones,. and alot of just, putting things back together.

Had Omar make me a place to put all my thaangs!
Pretty simplistic is what I was going for,. and as far as random accessories go,. this is all I need. Kill switch, Boost Controller, Defi-Link Control Unit. Will end up being textured and painted black to go with the interior better

Got everything thing together-enough to start pulling it out of the garage, and start working in some day light

Oh yeah, did I mention,..shit runs!! Perfectly Awesome. Still need to get some holes plasma’d in the enginebay, couple random brackets made, and come up with a way to run my dump for the wastegate….aand maybe a couple other things.

Interiors’ getting there. Havent tapped into the tach wire yet to have the Defi work, so I put my old cluster back in just to be sure and watch RPM’s temp and gas levels while I iron things out.

Started putting the front end back together. Was a tight fit with the midmount and new intercooler piping. Pretty crazy to see it coming back together again tho!

Tested to verify that Beastmode still works…..fuck yeah!

…and thats pretty much how she sits at the moment.


kOOpA’s 86 Back Up and Running! by kOOpA
August 29, 2012, 12:36 pm
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I’ve been driving my 86 around for the past week, yay!

The 4AGZE now has new rod bearings, and sounds great! I’m still babying it to break in the bearings, but I’m over halfway through the break in. I can’t friggin’ wait to be able to get on it and actually use the supercharger!

This thing just might get driven at my next event instead of the S14 ^^


Cage Progress by conrads13

Sorry for the lack of updates,. progress has been slow on my end tho!

Cage is coming up on the home stretch,. should be pounding that out here pretty soon. Then i just need to finish the tubs, drop the engine in, re-finish the wiring,.and get it tuned pretty much! Cant wait to start this season out!

Here’s a shot of the rear box

…and a shot of the rear box

Here are a few better shots of the rest of the cage

Fella Hush!….lol

Work should be rolling out, so i’ll keep this updated with the play by play!


kOOpA AE86 Update! by kOOpA
February 15, 2012, 5:43 pm
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Oh ma gosh! I still exist!

Since moving down to Atlanta a few months ago, after years of letting it sit, I finally got my 86 running again! Then I blew up the motor doing a mountain run! How Takumi of me, huh? Yeah, I went there.

Oh well! Now it’s gots a new motor, 4AGZE!

I also bought a body kit for it, I’ve only got the front bumper on so far, haha. I’ll have the rest of the kit on, along with new paint, sooooooon! A few of the other Rowdy dudes and I are going to have matching 86s, SO COOL!

Events start next month down here, can’t wait! Stay tuned for more Corolla porn ^^


Doing that Winter thang! by conrads13
December 1, 2011, 10:27 am
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long time no update!

Had a blast this season on a stock ass SR20.  It meant more driving than last year at least,. so thats cool with me. Planning on even more this next season!

Spun the bearing in this SR20 about a year and half ago. Head was good, found a good block, so made the swap!

Fresh Apexi headgasket

…so lets throw the rest on!


SOO excited just to see it in this form again!….lol

Plan is to get rig it up to run on a pallet for the helluvit just to make sure all is bueno!

Keep ya posted!


Aled’s S14 by aled240
July 15, 2011, 9:53 am
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It’s been a long 9 months of work on the S14. As of a few weeks ago, the AEM is tuned and produced 507 wheel horsepower uncorrected. Wednesday night, widebody/aero were mounted, finishing up with an alignment on Thursday. The entirety of this project has been a team effort. Thanks to everyone who helped me along they way from wrench time to full on fabrication. Here are a few photos to display the finished car/engine.

Completed Engine Bay

Gauge Cluster

Aero! Minus the backordered front bumper x__X

All for now. Myself and a bunch of other CF are headed to Nashville, Tennessee for Import Alliance this weekend. I’m excited about my first event of the year and finally driving the Super Speedway roadcourse!

– Aled

Get low by kOOpA
July 10, 2011, 11:50 pm
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Pink car got some more lowers! Yay!

Tomorrow, we’ll get to work on lowering the front, and banging the exhaust around so it doesn’t drag the ground too much.

This coming weekend is Import Alliance in Nashville, time to go hit the road course again! Hell yeah! There will be several CF cars, and even more dudes, so come say hi!


S14 Update: More Wheels by kOOpA
June 18, 2011, 12:51 pm
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And a new bumper!

Thanks to Mr. David Lee for gettin’ me a deal on the XD9s!

New paint coming soon!


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