Sharka is complete and back home! I wasted no time tearing body panels off again and doing a new project.
Bucky gets some attention and modification.
Metal pedals get slippery when wet. Who knew? A quicky mod with some skateboard grip tape solves that problem.
An afternoon worth of work got me some fresh vinyl on Bucky’s nose and no more factory Winged-M badge. But that leaves a whole front panel without a decoration. What to do…
Here’s a quick post showing the differences between the two NA Miata oil gauges. As you may know, the 89-94 cars got working oil gauges that actually report oil pressure. The 95-97s got dummy gauges that only show “some” pressure when the sensor reads anything above 7 psi. This is not new information, but I […]
You didn’t expect me to live with the cracked, glossy coating on my old Prototipo steering wheel did you?
My old quilted vinyl door panels were starting to look rather cheap to me. Meanwhile, I had about 1/3 of a hide of leather sitting in my parts shed. A plan formed…
I receive this same question quite often, “How do I get red needles for my gauges?” And about a paragraph of text explains the process quite well. It’s really not very hard. But after typing out the same thing for the 50th time, I decided I could do better. So here ya go! How to paint gauge needles.
Continuing from my last post, here’s the full, finished interior. It’s all photos. Tons of photos. Maybe too many photos… but I couldn’t help it.
After nearly a year of back-burner-sitting, my 1600 vintage dash is finally going in Sharka. FINALLY! Check out the install. Finished pix are in the next post.