Here’s a tiny project I’ve been working on for a few months – retro shift plates! I’ve long admired the ARC metal shift plates and wanted to do something of my own. I finally got all of the pieces of the puzzle together and have these in my store. It’s more than just a little […]
A parking lot crash led to a full respray of Blue Car, my 2008 Mazda3 hatch. Two weeks of work condensed into one blog post.
My chrome Watanabe horn button is legit. This post contains proof images.
October 18th, 2016 — Sharka pix
The first in-car footage of Sharka driving around and a plea for some video editing advice.
This is one part of the bikini top that I’ve never taken pix of. And in… what, 5 years? I’ve never fixed it. I am ashamed. When you cut off the end off the soft top, you’re left with this jagged metal edge. There’s nothing to cover it. No caps or anything. Actually… I think […]
Here’s something I’ve not had in decades and never in a Miata – bass. Some of my past cars had stereo systems. But since buying Sharka in 2000 I’ve been in tiny speaker land. Tiny speaker land really isn’t so bad. One day I was kicking back, browsing forums, and I came across an ad […]
I just searched my own blog and discovered that I’ve not mentioned Sharka’s bikini top in roughly the past five years. July of 2011 was the last appearance. That’s almost criminal. It gets worse. I’ve not installed it since before I got the Blackbird Fabworx rollbar. I believe I last had the bikini top on […]
I’m apparently one of the last people in the world to install this. When I posted some fender brace pix on instagram, there were a lot of “How do you not have fender braces yet?!?!” comments. I’ve got them now. And for the few remaining Miata guys on the planet without them, here’s a brief […]
What’s the reverse of a coolant reroute? I’m calling it a deroute.
TheCarPassionChannel on youtube did an install video of my gauges. Check it out!