1992 Mazda Miata
Started on May 3, 2000, 8:27 a.m.
Editorial Director David Wallens' 1992 Miata has seen and done pretty much everything by now.
1992 Mazda Miata SpecsExpand
Double Wishbone (rear)
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Latest Project Updates
Getting Psyched for Sebring
We drove our Miata to an Orlando institution: Classic Mazda's pre-Sebring party.
New shoes have arrived.
Drat, a Flat
Time to go back-to-school shoe shopping.
Among the Living
We sinned and let our Miata sit too long.
Arriving in style
We take the Miata to Amelia Island
It's not easy being green
Our Miata sports an unusual color scheme.
I can breathe!
Have you checked your air filter lately?
Good news and bad news
We shouldn't have let it sit so long.
We give our Miata a bath.
Bright lights, big city.
The Miata got a new pair of shoes
American Racing Silverstone R
Moving our Miata to a front burner
Our long-suffering Miata gets some overdue love
Miata, Miata, Miata
It's just too fun to sell.
Spring in our step
With a long-overdue bath and some new springs, our Miata is looking and driving good
Our Miata is finally getting some much-needed attention.
They keep sprouting up
Sorry for the break in the updates, but other projects--as well as the magazine--have been vying for our attention. Still, our Miata hasn't been totally neglected.
Miata, meet Cecil
We autocrossed the car this past weekend with the Buccaneer Region SCCA at Jacksonville's Cecil Field, a recently decommissioned naval air station.
We finally get our differential to shut up and drive.
Our Miata recently participated in a little autocross test day, so it first received some attention.
Real World Improvements
Two of the products on our Miata have been hot topics on the Miata Internet message boards, so we figured it's time for a little real-world update.
Three years ago today, we bought our '92 Miata, so here's a little real-world "long-term testing" feedback on the car.
Even though the series is official done, work and mods to our Miata still continue...
Our Miata has been the center of attention lately, as its Flyin' Miata Big Brake install is detailed in the August issue of the magazine.
Wax on/Wax off
Mr. Miagi would love our Miata lately.
Our new cylinder head is done and has been installed.
Big brakes Mean Big Wheels
Since our Miata is about to receive a Dealer Alternative Flyin' Miata big-brake kit, we needed some appropriate wheels to clear them.
With its new aluminum flywheel and host of Jackson Racing parts (http://www.jacksonracing.com), our Miata is just humming along, but the gears in our head are turning...
This past weekend we did some dyno time at Engineered Performance in Smryna, Ga. to test a whole bunch of new goodies.
1992 Mazda Miata Specs
Double Wishbone (rear)