The Sharka Blog

Hoodrat

2 years ago.

I’ve had a super rare Garage Vary hood in storage for a couple years. Anyone remember? It finally came out in the sunlight.

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Key to My Heart

Sharka's keys

I’ve been collecting aftermarket Miata keys for a little while now. The collection is reaching critical mass and I thought I’d take a few photos and play with my toys. Toy playtime is important you know. The first two are Royal Clover Pole Position keys. They’re the ones I’ve had the longest and the ones […]

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15 Minute Mod: Non-slip Pedals

So shiny. So slippery.

Metal pedals get slippery when wet. Who knew? A quicky mod with some skateboard grip tape solves that problem.

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The Fallen

Sharka's latest gauges.

I finished my last blog post about gauges and typed something like “it’s time Sharka got his own set of custom gauges…” Not a half hour later, I started working on these. I call this one “The Fallen.” Some inspiration struck to do a gauge set with a branch of cherry blossoms (sakura) on the […]

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NB Retro Window Switches

At long last.

This is a blog post that’s over 3 years in the making. NB Retro Window Switches!!!! When I opened my store in the middle of 2011, I had two products – gauges and NA window switches. That was it, but life was good. Requests for the NB version of the Retro Window Switch poured in. […]

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All the Custom Gauges

Full of Stars

For about the last year, I’ve been reading comic books. A lot of comic books. I’ve read several thousand in the past 14 months. It’s what I do in the evenings instead of TV. Comics, comics, comics. I’ve read every Transformer comic several times. The whole run of Transmetropolitan was devoured over Christmas. Captain Marvel, […]

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February Photo Challenge and Desktop

February Desktop

The February photo challenge. Got my fingers crossed that this one will be a little more exciting.

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Return of the Screwdrivers

More Vessel drivers

My last shipment of Vessel tools for my personal toolbox. Some strange and awesome tools lurk in this blog post. And a few Transformers are hiding in here as well!

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The MiataRoadster Short Shifter Strikes Back

New Parts!

Sharka gets another MR short shifter. And a hugely heavy knob. And a vintage rubber shift boot. Perfection is achieved at the end of this blog post and it is GLORIOUS.

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Blackbird Fabworx GT3 Rollbar Install

Blackbird in tha house!

Sharka gets a new rollbar from Blackbird Fabworx. Something like 30 photos lurk inside for your viewing pleasure.

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