The Sharka Blog

My Little Miata: Gauges Are Magic

Pony gauges. Yes, really.

Within this post, there be pony. My Little Pony, in fact. Those not man enough to enjoy some pastel gauges should spend their mouse clicks elsewhere.

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revlimiter Badges

The first nine designs.

I’m very proud to introduce my first EXTERIOR Miata product – revlimiter Badges.

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Rattletrap

The pod is out again.

I’m insane. Everyone knows this. I try to keep it together and most days I’m successful. But rattles bring out the red eyed beast. Dear God, rattles make me crazy. And Sharka has been slowly accumulating more and more rattles. I try my best to keep them at bay, but it’s not always enough.

I’d finally had enough.

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Blood Moon at the VLA

Golden hour zoom zoom.

Sharka and I went on a little drive out of town to check out a lunar eclipse.

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Sharka Fine Art

This is not a photo.

There’s a Sharka painting in my shop. Here’s the story.

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Miata Oil Gauge – Real vs Fake

ONE of these is the gauge you're looking for.

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 […]

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More Than Meets the Eye

High Art.

This one is a comic book review of the Transformers MTMTE ongoing series. I know, a comic review on a car blog. WTF am I thinking? Seriously, the book is that good.

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Gauges for Project 707

707's gauge cluster.

Flyin’ Miata fans will recognize the name “Project 707.” It’s the car that Keith built for his buddy Eric with lots of Porsche inspired details. It’s a great project. I was a faithful reader when it was being built.

Like all good projects, it was never really finished.

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Refreshed Rear Skirt

CRAAACK.

Sharka’s ass had a small imperfection. I swapped out a cracked rear skirt for a freshly painted new one. And I had a little help doing it…

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Keychain Destructive Testing

Well... there's your problem.

I put some of my new keychains through hell. This is how they held up.

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