The Staff of Motorsport Marketing
The Staff of Motorsport Marketing Writer
1/10/20 8:36 a.m.

Story by Judge Phil • Photography as Credited

Eyesore Racing has been competing in Lemons enduros since the very early days of the series–back to 2007, when the team fielded a fairly quick Honda CRX. They switched to a Miata in 2009 because of team cap…

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GIRTHQUAKE
GIRTHQUAKE HalfDork
1/10/20 11:10 a.m.

Is this the same Miata on MotoIQ that used a turbo meant for a Mexico City PT Cruiser?

ebelements
ebelements Reader
1/10/20 1:09 p.m.

Effectively hideous, but hideously effective.

 

I dig it.

Robbie
Robbie GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
1/10/20 3:49 p.m.

Hmmm, low buck aero connected directly to the rear suspension?

Good idea!!

Duder
Duder Reader
1/13/20 5:13 p.m.

In reply to GIRTHQUAKE :

It was a Mexican-market Dodge Stratus, but yes. Dave used to write quite a bit for MotoIQ. The turbo was an MHI TD04 and turned out to be outline-interchangeable with a US-market 2.0L WRX turbo. They have been through a few turbo "supercores" (spinny bits plus compressor housing) but the original Mexican Dodge turbine housing is still on the car.

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