I bought this from a fellow TJ'er a little under 2 years ago and it's been a blast. He had already done the suspension work and the drop pan. I stripped out more of the interior, put in a spec miata ultrashield seat, sparco wheel, the hardtop, cooling mods, and brakes. I then drove it at MSRH with a buddy in early 2019, have made quarterly trips out to HHR for days since then, and just used it for putting around town. I'm building up another chassis with a cage and ecotec swap, and would like to get a more street-oriented NC, so it's time to pass this one on. The color has really grown on me, almost wish I'd built this one instead of the other chassis.
Open to trades for a 6spd/LSD NC.
2002 Miata LS special order Vivid Yellow 91k miles
LS model with ABS, the 3.90 torsen diff, sport brakes, and a 6-speed trans.
I bought it with around 89k miles.
Maintenance in the last 3k mi:
Oil change in last 200mi
Brakes flushed and re-filled with SRF
Valve cover gasket
Timing belt, pulleys, tensioners, and belts.
Cam and crank seals
Complete cooling system (Radiator, waterpump, hoses)
Every fluid has been changed in the car
New clutch master, slave and lines
New coil packs, wires, and plugs
Front hubs rebuilt with high temp race grease
Headlights restored and Lamin-X clear film applied
Recently PDR'd to clean up some little dings here and there, body is in great shape but the bumpers have been re-shot at some point
17" Ultrashield spec miata drivers seat
16" Kirkey pro street drag pass seat
hard dog hard core hard top rollbar w/ harness bar
G-force cam-lock harnesses
supermiata hybrid engine mount
15x8 Kosei K8R wheels with 225/45 Hankook RS3 (same ones it came with, I use a different track set. tires have tread but are basically dead)
East Street Racing 2 3/4" Dropped Floor Pan
Flying Miata Vmaxx Track Pack Stage 2 Suspension (504 lb/in front & 336 lb/in rear w/ 112 lb/in helpers)
Flying Miata Adjustable Swaybars F 1"/ R 5/8"
Retains working A/C with Eclipse vents that can direct airflow better, and close the pass side
Hard top with defroster re-shot in matte black
New brake rotors and g-loc GP890-R10 front and GP891-R8 rear, stoptech stainless lines (lots of life left on brakes)
Singular motorsports 2.5" brake ducts, 3D printed inlets on front
CSF2863 Aluminum radiator
Hood vents to drop underhood temps and relieve pressure
Sparco R383 alcantara steering wheel 330mm with NRG quick release
Shortened factory console (have a full size tan one I can throw in if you want to go back to full length and match the dash lower)
LRB speed aluminum door panel skins
Pre-wired with switch and relay for cool-suit system in trunk
1/2" Fiberglass foil-backed thermal insulation in trans tunnel (between tunnel and exhaust) to minimize exhaust heat
Rando axleback exhaust
Passes inspection / TX emissions
The radio has been deleted, the 3 point belts have been deleted (harnesses only) and there is currently no carpet on the interior. I was thinking of getting something thin and putting it down just to clean up the tub sheetmetal, or painting it all one color since the PO painted the drop pan area black. I have thought about getting some of the HZ code paint to paint the floorpans fully yellow.
For big folks - it's the roomiest miata I've ever driven, and it's currently built for someone that is around 6'2". The PO had the seat mounted further down and back, and he was 6'6". I was 245 lb when I put the 17" ultrashield in and it fit snug, but it still holds me in decently at 205lb.
It currently has AEM water and oil temp gauges installed in a radio block off panel, but I was planning on stealing those for the race car. It also has a fire extinguisher I was gonna steal. If you want to keep all that stuff add an extra $350 so I can buy additional ones.
I was at HHR last Friday and for the first time ever during a track day in this thing had to come off track, the power steering fluid was aerating and making some noise in the pump after a couple laps. I am going to flush fluid and replace lines prior to selling. I have never replaced the fluid in the pump with good stuff myself so that's on me.
There is a light rear main seal leak that I haven't bothered to fix yet. I was waiting to fix it until it needed a clutch, but it hasn't needed it yet.
A PO put on a new cat that relocated the exhaust system kinda wonky, so with the stiff suspension the pipe taps a stiffening brace beneath the car on big bumps (like the one that used to be on the back kink at HHR). It hasn't annoyed me enough to change it, but I'd definitely swap it for a high flow one just to re-align and maybe bring the temp down a little.