Category: Interior

Retro Hazard Switches

Brushed aluminum and a red hazard label.

Sharka gets a new part, my store gets a new product, and I get an incredible sense of satisfaction. Retro Hazard Switches! They’re the new thing. Come check out the pix. You might gloss over the bad writing.

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Retro Window Switches Forever

One Retro Window Switch - no OEM parts.

This blog post has been 6 months in the making. That’s how long I’ve been working on removing OEM parts from my Retro window switches. And finally, I’m there!

By OEM parts, I mean the stock window switch. I used to hack them up and add the metal plate and industrial switches. It was a fine thing to do, but I was slowed by not being Mazda. I didn’t have an unlimited supply of switches to hack apart. I had to wait for folks to mail me back their cores so I could make more switches. Sometimes it was a long wait.

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Let There Be Light

OOOOOH. LIGHTS!

You will never find more ranting and praising of a rearview mirror anywhere else on the Internet. This page cranks the Roadster insanity up to 11. For a plain-looking mirror that happens to have a couple of lights. Interested?

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Modified Door Sill Plates

About to go under the knife.

Sharka’s metal door sills are really old and crappy. When I got them, they also lacked the desirable feature known as flatness. If I remember right, they came out of a very very wrecked car for the price of shipping. I bent and beat them back into shape as well as I could. I’ve had them for about 6 years.

It was time to modify them.

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NA6 Dash Finale – The Radio Post

That chrome didn't last a week before I tore it out.

Yeahh….. you know that chrome radio I installed earlier? It didn’t last long. Check out what I did in place of it.

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The Sharka Interior, 2012 (dash install pt2)

The result of a whole lot of planning.

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.

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NA6 Vintage Dash Install part 1

That's gonna need to come out...

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.

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Project-G Shift and Brake Boot Review

Project-G gets into leather.

A review of Project-G’s new leather goods, a shift boot and vintage-fit brake boot. Be warned, there’s a lot of gushing.

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NA6 Dash Project – still continued

Gauge cups!

Maybe the last update to this vintage dash project before it finally gets installed in a car. Maybe? I hope.

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Start Buttons for Everyone! Er… well… for Bucky

Bye bye airbag control, hello start button!

Yup, that’s an NB airbag control. Sharka is taking the week off from my blog. Today, Bucky gets the spotlight. And an S2000 start button!

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