Your Projects: Have You Met Ronald the Crappy Miata?

Call this another one of those forum horse trading deals.

From the seller: 

As someone who doesn't like Miatas, I really love this crappy Miata. Life is just such that I'm staring down the barrel of watching it sit for 2+ years and I don't want to do that. I want it to be loved and driven and raced and loved more.”

And from a fly on the wall: “A crappy Miata is a wonderful thing!”

Ronald has been through quite a bit since that changing of hands back in January, including rallycross, hail and an encounter with a van. But there has been progress, too, with a mismatched fender repainted, sunset drives and a much-needed bath. 

For six pages–so far–of project car life, hit the thread

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David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
5/21/20 9:20 a.m.

I could see hanging with Roland. 

sleepyhead the buffalo
sleepyhead the buffalo Mod Squad
5/21/20 10:17 a.m.
David S. Wallens said:

I could see hanging with Roland. 

I thought it was Ronald?

mazdeuce - Seth
mazdeuce - Seth Mod Squad
5/21/20 10:49 a.m.

I miss this car, but it really is living the kind of life I wish I could have given it. 

This is the thread from when I owned the car. Spacecadet is doing a better job. 

 

spacecadet (Forum Supporter)
spacecadet (Forum Supporter) SuperDork
5/21/20 7:47 p.m.

Ronald on the front page! YAY! thanks guys! 

 

spacecadet (Forum Supporter)
spacecadet (Forum Supporter) SuperDork
5/21/20 8:07 p.m.
David S. Wallens said:

I could see hanging with Roland. 

There's a REALLY good chance Ronald is going to go to some events you guys will be at... 

I've also got receipts so it could come to the challenge.... sooo... who knows? 

Patrick (Forum Supporter)
Patrick (Forum Supporter) MegaDork
5/21/20 8:26 p.m.

I enjoyed my time with it

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