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Old 08-06-2012, 02:26 PM   #85641
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interesting read.

3 different spec miata's 2 mid pack drivers 1 pro driver and the difference between a factory prepped spec miata and an average joe spec miata
http://grassrootsmotorsports.com/art...os-vs-schmoes/
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:40 PM   #85642
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so basically miata=ultimate autocross budget racer?
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:48 PM   #85643
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yes, i could've told you that :P
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If I went miata it wouldn't be budget at all cuz I'd want it exactly like the Swansons Miata
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this is what happens when you knock a concrete wall over at waterford, and as for Rota wheels breaking , those are Team Dynamics....

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If I went miata it wouldn't be budget at all cuz I'd want it exactly like the Swansons Miata
so you want ANOTHER car that's way beyond your driving ability?
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Old 08-06-2012, 03:02 PM   #85647
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so basically miata=ultimate autocross budget racer?
Yup.

hard to understand until you've actually driven one but I'm hooked.

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yes, i could've told you that :P
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If I went miata it wouldn't be budget at all cuz I'd want it exactly like the Swansons Miata
you realize you could build their car for less than 10k right?

NA Miata: $2500
JRSC setup: $1600
Dyno Tune: $800
FCM Race Coilovers/Camber bits: $1400
Diamond Racing Steelies 13x8.5 $400
225/40/13 Hankook Slicks (what they run) $644
Roll Bar $500
Hitch: $200
Auto-x Trailer: $550

puts you at just over $8500 for their exact car. minus exhaust of your choice.
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you realize you could build their car for less than 10k right?

NA Miata: $2500
JRSC setup: $1600
Dyno Tune: $800
FCM Race Coilovers/Camber bits: $1400
Diamond Racing Steelies 13x8.5 $400
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puts you at just over $8500 for their exact car. minus exhaust of your choice.
Theirs is a NB miata. Also has a hot side mounted roots charger with a legit FMIC for it. Little bit harder and more expensive than just an NA with a Jackson racing But still probably under $12k spend.

That being said $12k into the G would make it prepped for ESP so... I'll stick with the car I already own.
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Old 08-06-2012, 03:13 PM   #85650
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Theirs is a NB miata. Also has a hot side mounted roots charger with a legit FMIC for it. Little bit harder and more expensive than just an NA with a Jackson racing But still probably under $12k spend.

That being said $12k into the G would make it prepped for ESP so... I'll stick with the car I already own.
fair. NB would be more expensive but is also 200lbs heavier so figured get a 1.8l NA so you save the 200lbs to make up for the driver skill difference.

also thats how the JRSC is for the miatas. they just added a custom FMIC which wouldn't be more than $500 to fab up.

see? Stock:

that front tube is where the intercooler would wind up being inserted.
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