David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
9/24/12 9:39 a.m.
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Another work day on our 1992 Sunburst Yellow Miata brings it a few steps closer to being back among the living. The car received fresh clutch hydraulics—both slave and master cylinders—plus an oil change.

We attacked the rust, too. The crusty sheet metal left from some kind of battery explosion has been cut away, and the small boo-boo left by rotting leaves has been repaired, too.

This thing may be a fresh fuel pump away from firing up. Our goal is still to make it to this weekend’s $2012 Challenge. We’ll see how that shapes out.


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CRC Industries

Good-Win Racing

Red Line Oil

Redline Performance

Sports Car Club of America

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CAPTTOMB
CAPTTOMB
9/24/12 7:27 p.m.

Looks like a great candidate for a Monster conversion. I have just the 5.0l Ford V-8 sitting in the garage gathering dust.

Tim Suddard
Tim Suddard Publisher
9/25/12 10:29 a.m.

I also have Ford V8s sitting in my garage, both large and small block. Think we are going to start with the original engine. I need to find a five-speed to go behind the Ford engine, anyway.

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