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A Caturday of a Different Kind

When we last left off with our little red friend, Roadster, the Miata, it had run for two years with a slightly rough idle surge...
By  February 13, 2016

Project Miata: New Year, New Garage, New Challenges and Opportunities

Do you ever miss an old friend who you haven’t spoken to in a long time? That’s how I’ve felt about my Miata for the past...
By  January 8, 2016

Project Miata: Goodbye, devil hoses

Goodbye #devilhoses. See you in another #20years. Well, see you next oil change. #Stayput #Miata #Miatalife #devilhose #NA #NA8...
By  June 1, 2015

Project Miata: Coolant Hoses Are A Go!

Decided to get the #Miata off the ground before work. Coolant hoses are a go tonight. #Hooniverse #HoonArt...
By  May 28, 2015

Project ThunderBunny: Fixing An Unstable Idle

Over the past few weeks, our daily driver 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit, known as the ThunderBunny, started developing a rough idle....
By  May 28, 2015

Project Miata Roars Back to Life

There have been many ups and downs with this project and it’s great to say that we’re starting the year off back on...
By  February 25, 2015

Project Miata Finally Makes Some Progress

Since I had a little bit of time on Sunday and I wasn’t coughing too badly, I decided to get back to work on the Miata....
By  February 3, 2015

Project Car SOTU: The ’95 Mazda Miata

Things have been looking up for “Roadster” since the setback with the oil cooler last year. With reliability now in check,...
By  July 17, 2014

It’s Official, 1 Year With Roadster

[Ed Note – I couldn’t resist a good chance at some Turkey puns back in November, so here is a look back at my first...
By  January 21, 2014

Big Meet For A Small Car: Miatapalooza 2013

In the past, I’d been to what I thought of as large car meets. Forty or fifty Subarus? Sure! That’s enormous! But I recently...
By  April 29, 2013

The Roadster’s New Kicks

The Miata is back from the shop, where it underwent some much needed maintenance repairs in order to be drivable in time for the...
By  April 1, 2013

Hellaflushed

On the weekend before last I started getting the Miata on the road to better health with multiple coolant flushes. The system was...
By  February 12, 2013

Who Gets A Sunburn In January!?

Who gets a sunburn in January? I do, that’s who. This morning we drove out to pick up our new (to us) Miata and I refused...
By  January 23, 2013

Rummaging for a Roadster (updated)

My obsession with the little red roadsters has hit full boil recently. Just a couple of months ago, I was talking about how I...
By  January 21, 2013

Lucky Thunder’s Final Meet

A week prior to the Honda Grand Prix of St. Pete, I stumbled upon a post in the Tampa thread on evolutionm.net (a Mitsubishi...
By  May 11, 2011

Goodbye Lucky Thunder

It’s been a long road, and at long last it’s come time to sell my Lancer. It’s reached what you’d call...
By  March 11, 2011

Dirty, Flirty, Thirty!

I turned 30 today. I did as little as possible. Outside of videogames, it was pretty unproductive. All in all, a good, quiet day....
By  September 1, 2010