Another catch-up post, this time on changes made to Ginger so far this year. Unlike 2009, where everything was about more — more power, more grip, more braking, just MOOOAAARRRR — 2010 is about less — less fatigue, less risk, less over-heating on track, less wear and tear.
The cooler weather has revealed the cost that accompanies the simplicity of the manual boost control — it starts to peak much higher than desired. So, for $50, I purchased the Ingersoll-Rand boost control solenoid sold for Hydra by Flyin’ Miata.
As expected, install is easy as pie, but set-up is pain, although its all [...]
Wow it has been a while! We’ve been having internet connection issues, which I’m starting to think is our router. I replaced it with a new one (same brand) and the problems persist. In addition, the new one won’t let me access this site from inside our network. That’s whacky!
At any rate, here’s a [...]
Didn’t make a ton of progress today, but I did inch forward. I procured some new bolts for the downpipe-turbo connection and took the old exhaust to storage along with the stock anti-roll bar in order to free up some space in the garage. With those errands completed, I turned to checking the threads in [...]
I made the trip to Ogs this morning to pick up the four boxes of goodness containing Flyin’ Miata’s Big Enchilada and the Energy Suspension differential bushing kit for Ginger. Now that the gear is in my hands, I’ll be maintaining an installation log here to document progress,
Tonight, I managed to pull out the seats, seat belts, parcel tray carpet, side sills, centre console, and shifter. As expected the inner shift boot was torn so that will have to be replaced. While my shifter bushing hadn’t come off, I think I’ll add the 20mm x 2mm washer that many have used to [...]