Were making some progress on the upgrade to the 240z. The Triple Weber 40 DOCE’s, Cannon intake and 3-2-1 tubular exhaust are on and the car is running. Sounds great too! Throttle linkage was a bit of a challenge but we beat our heads against the nearby wall for a while until that issue was […]
Seizing by hand 2/3’s of the feckless exhaust manifold stud, the remainder holding fast in Autosport Labs’ 1973 240z’s aluminum head, I examined the cylindrical advantage in an attempt to divine its essence. Evidently the stud had been near the end of its useful life as part of a fastening system for some time judging […]
In all your labors this weekend, good luck, love greatly and drive smoothly.
Shortly following our work party we screwed up the nerve to fire up our Miata. We would like to apologize in advance for what you will have to endure here. Furthermore, we want to stress- this Miata contains no technology produced by Autosport Labs. Not yet, at least..
Once upon a time….. some guy flew to a distant City-in-a-swamp to liberate his mother from its grip and escort her and all her worldly possessions 757 leagues to the Land of Lattes. That guy was me. (The mode of transport was chosen for me and driving duties In this under-loaded 26,000 GVW beast would […]
Yesterday afternoon a small band of speed geeks descended upon Seattle’s Slave to the Needle to witness the assimilation of Brent Picasso into a storied and elite group of racing drivers. This band of drivers all bare the mark of the truly Nerdcore. Brent proved to be a stoic tattoo recipient unlike his simian teammates […]
I have been involved in years worth of weekend automotive build, re-build, repair and part fabrication. Last weekend was my third session with the, now, Autosport Lab Rats turbo Miata. I have come to expect the unexpected obstacles in the way of time and energy efficient completion of a car project. Since I clearly create […]