This Sunburst Yellow Miata--one of 1519 built--was advertised for $700 on our message board. When we went to pick it up, the seller didn't have a title. So we got it for $500. Sure, it's a rare color, but this example was too far gone to be worth restoring. We're going crapcan racing!
Feb 8, 2016
Our LeMons Miata is down and out.
Feb 2, 2016
How to prepare for our next race? With a botched art car theme of course.
Jan 20, 2016
We're getting ready for our next race.
Dec 22, 2015
We took our crapcan Miata racer to the track to warm up for the next race.
Jul 7, 2015
Preparing our Miata for a theme.
Apr 1, 2015
Our Miata gets featured in one of the great 24 Hours of LeMons wrap-up videos.
Mar 26, 2015
We just unwrapped two full sets of König wheels.
Feb 11, 2015
Our Miata brings home an 11th place finish.
Feb 4, 2015
We dust off our $500 Miata and get ready to race.
Oct 13, 2014
We took our LeMons-prepped Miata to a Spec Miata race.
Jun 2, 2014
We search for cheap power on the dyno.
Apr 23, 2014
When we busted off our mirrors, we added new ones to the fenders, retro JDM style.
Apr 15, 2014
Our round bits aren't round no more. We need them better for LeMons at Sebring.
Apr 9, 2014
We're taking our yellow car to a LeMons race at Sebring. We installed fresh bearings for the occasion.
Apr 4, 2014
We're cleaning up and preparing for Sebring with The 24 Hours of LeMons.
Feb 4, 2014
We went racing and tried not to step on our own hootuses.
Dec 27, 2013
We look over everything and fix our fuel gauge.
Oct 7, 2013
After 14 hours, our Miata drives up onto the trailer.
Sep 30, 2013
Almost time for ChumpCar's Sebring event.
Sep 25, 2013
A DEI heat shield will protect our driver's toes from cooking.
Sep 24, 2013
We diagnose our Miata's misfire.
Sep 5, 2013
We test our newly minted crapcan racer.
Aug 26, 2013
We weld and paint our roll cage.
Aug 2, 2013
After a brief hiatus, we resume work on our crapcan racer.
May 21, 2013
We're scrambling to finish the cage and tidy up the details.
May 15, 2013
Our Miata's cage starts with a solid foundation.
May 13, 2013
Our Miata loses its roll bar but gains a roll cage.
May 9, 2013
Our Miata digs its fresh fuel tank.
Apr 26, 2013
Would a fresh fuel tank help our Miata's woes?
Apr 10, 2013
Draining the gunk didn't help, so we're swapping tanks.
Mar 27, 2013
Our mounts were shot, so we got replacements.
Feb 22, 2013
Little Miata, you're not a Corvair.
Feb 1, 2013
We join up with the PBOC Motorsports Club for a shakedown.
Jan 4, 2013
Round 2 of Miata brake work.
Dec 21, 2012
Our low-buck Miata attacks the cones.
Dec 14, 2012
Our Miata gets brakes and a buffing.
Dec 13, 2012
Our Mazda Miata is still a non-runner.
Dec 8, 2012
Our Miata now runs. Yay.
Nov 28, 2012
Our Miata is now free of its Ungo alarm.
Oct 19, 2012
Perhaps the alarm is silencing our Miata.
Sep 24, 2012
We make strides on our Sunburst Yellow Miata.
Sep 10, 2012
How much Miata can you get for less than a grand?