Tie me up! Tie Me Down! We’ve decided the turbo definitely has a hate-hate relationship with our car. Shortly after the track day testing we also discovered a turbo completely loose from the manifold. This was the same exact problem that kept this car out of commission at 2008 Thunderhill LeMons! Then, it was nuts […]
A view from the top In our last installment we showed how we augmented the roll cage to accommodate our ‘over-height’ drivers. Actually, we’re all fairly normal (bodies, not brains) – average Americans driving a small Japanese roadster. So what are we to do for protection against late October elements since we can count on […]
We’ve been working full tilt on the LabRat miata, so we’ve neglected the updates. Uh huh, likely story. Let’s catch up. The following is light on wit and dense on information. Lots to share! Cage Modifications Since we have a wide variety of body sizes and shapes fitting into one miata cockpit, we had to […]
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..