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Mazda RX-7: Turbo vs V8 – /TUNED

Re-shared from /DRIVE The debate seems as old as time, that being whether it is better to build up the light yet...
By  June 29, 2015

Driving Nostalgia At Touge California

The Supra was the first car to go. It was a 1984 Toyota Celica Supra, white with maroon interior, velvet seats, silver radio like...

The New Home Of Southern California’s Cars & Coffee

Last year when word came that the original Cars & Coffee in Irvine, California, had been shut down after complaints from the...
By  June 20, 2015

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

Mazda Still Gets It: Driving Matters

Recently, I was a little annoyed to see a local dealership advertising that you could take a “virtual testdrive” of a...
By  May 30, 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

V.I.S.I.T. – Sebring Edition

Often when you attend a major race, such as the 12 Hours of Sebring, there is just as much to see off the track as there is on...
By  April 20, 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

2016 Mazda Miata Live Reveal

Today is the day we’ve all been waiting for, the reveal of not only the 2016 Mazda Miata but also the new ND body...
By  September 3, 2014

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

2014 Memorial Day Weekend Meet At Precision Mazda and Mitsubishi

Despite a coating of dust and only having one mirror, which was held on by rubber bands, Roadster made it out to the first show...
By  June 9, 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

VSR Motorsports Grand Opening

One of my favorite local speed shops, S&R Performance, merged with Vortex Motorsport recently and on Saturday night my wife...
By  February 19, 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

2012 Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg: Star Mazda

This year, we got seats, and it was a good thing too. Without them, we would have missed an amazing crash or two or three. In the...
By  April 9, 2012

Down on the Street: Rotary Grocery Store Edition

On another grocery run, I just ran across this black FC in the same lot that I saw the FD in, the week before last. A Turbo II...
By  January 15, 2012