Category: DIY

Soft Top Boot Mods

OCD: Doing this mod. True OCD: Blogging about it.

I received a couple comments about my hacked up boot (what we call the vinyl cover for the soft top here in the States) after my last post, so I thought I’d give a quick how-to before I remove the soft top and render the boot useless. There’s not a whole lot to this mod. Still, a half hour of searching on miata.net revealed that there was not a lot of info out there about this.

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The Hardtop Security Project part 1

The Toploc

Whenever Sharka wears the hardtop, my thoughts always turn toward hardtop security. Like, how to make sure Sharka is still wearing his hardtop when I come back at the end of the day. It’s a conundrum. And as far as I can tell, NO ONE has a security method that’s up to snuff.

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Turn Signal Intakes

Crappy, burned out TSI

A couple weekends in the garage, some bondo, and some scooter turn signals? What could I possibly do with these ingredients? Turn signal intakes!

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Momo Prototipo follow up

Momo Prototipo - all shined up

What better way of spending a Friday night than polishing the spokes on a brand new steering wheel? My Prototipo is now very shiny. No in-progress pix, just finished, polished hotness.

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Ghetto Rattlecan paint job

Tower Paint rattlecans

One of the final things needed for The Sharka Rebuild project was some paint work on the driver’s side lower door panels. Being an extremely professional car guy, I decided rattle cans were the only way to go.

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Side Winker Install

Zoom Engineering Side Winkers

This blog post is mostly a commercial for my newest Miata how-to, a fender-blinker install. Hit the post or just go straight to the install.

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The Door Panel Project

Don't ya wanna hop in?

Finally, after weeks of gathering parts, I present my super-vintage-retro door panel project. With photos of sharks!

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Interior Project Spyshots!

Diamond sewn vinyl

Some in-progress shots of a few projects I’ve been gathering parts for over the past couple months. Got some vinyl, some shiny bits, and an Elise seat update! Man, I can’t wait to sit in some Elise seats…

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Cool kids wear stripes

Stripe_machine

I’ve been waiting for just the perfect weekend to put on Sharka 2’s new stripes. It’s been either too cold or too windy for over a month now. The sun finally came out and the wind slowed to a breeze and I went to work. This is the 4th time I’ve done a full …

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