Jinba Ittai + Wabi-Sabi + Bōsōzoku

’99 Miata. Highlights include …

Go go go:

  • Compound turbo kit
    • CX Racing TRB-GT35-2-V & TRB-GT3071-63-T3-RR
    • High-mount FMIC with water spray
    • 38mm and 44mm wastegates
    • 50mm blow off valve
    • 3″ fender-outlet exhaust
  • Skunk2 intake manifold with plenum extender
  • 64mm throttle body
  • AEM wet induction
  • Aluminum radiator
  • Additional radiator (pre-thermostat)
  • External oil cooler with a remote mount oil filter
  • Haltech Sport 1000 Platinum (stand-alone ECU)
  • Haltech boost controller and manual boost controller
  • 550 injectors
  • Equal length fuel rails
  • Walbro fuel pump 3/8″ fuel lines
  • Trunk-mounted 5-gallon fuel cell

Stop, steer, and driveline:

  • Wilwood 6 piston front brakes, with two-piece front rotors and line lock
  • Dual Wilwood 4 piston rear brakes
    • Modified Wilwood “fronts” (foot brake)
    • Wilwood rears (hand brake)
  • Megan Coilovers
  • Destroy drop knuckles (front and rear)
  • Godspeed upper control arms (front and rear)
  • V8 Roadster lower control arms (front and rear)
  • Six-puck XTD clutch
  • 2-way Tomei differential
  • 225/45 on 15×8 (front) and 245/40 on 15×9 (rear)
  • Aluminum driveshaft
  • V8 Roadsters: steering rack bushings, engine subframe, and engine mounts
  • De-powered and modified (increased steering angle) steering rack
  • Stainless clutch and brake lines (tip to tail and equal length)

Exterior:

  • Custom rattle-can flat-black paint, with stain and dirt accents
  • Fiberglass:
    • Roof, with spoiler
    • Trunk, with ducktail and 4 pins
    • Doors, with the world’s jankiest aluminum door hinges
  • Wizdom front bumper with splitter and FMIC scoop
  • Duraflex side skirts
  • Shortened rear bumper with full-width diffuser
  • LED headlights
  • Carbon fiber taillights
  • Shortened and stretched fenders with fender-mounted mirrors
  • Raised hood with wicked-custom scoop and 4 pins
  • Canards for days!

Interior:

  • OBP pedals
  • Bucket seats
  • 6-point harnesses
  • Harness bar
  • Hydraulic hand-brake
  • NRG quick-release with NRG lock
  • Carbon fiber steering wheel
  • Gauges
    • Innovate wideband
    • Innovate oil pressure/temp
    • Boost gauges (big turbo and compounded)
    • Tach & speedo
    • Water temp
    • Fuel pressure

In progress:

  • Mild re-wire
  • Gauges: EGT
  • New bottom end. Parts on the shelf …
    • Eagle rods
    • Supertech pistons
    • Fluidampdr Harmonic Damper
    • Boundary Oil Pump

Coming soon / up next:

Twin fuel pumps, tubular rear subframe, axles … tube chassis(?) … upgraded transmission,(?)