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James Glaser3 days ago

No fun pics to share, but I got the Hawk HPS pads on the car today. Rear calipers were a bit weird on the Miata, one bolt, and then a hex to compress the rear calipers, never done one like that before. Braking is massively improved, super impressed with the grab on this pads. Should hold me over till next spring when I can put on the big brake kit.

[]Ernie Szots

Nice 👌

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James Glaser4 days ago

Sold the car today, sad to see it go, so many good times.

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James Glaser4 days ago

Here are a few shots from the most recent AutoX event, the Iowa Challenge #2 at Hawkeye Tech in Waterloo, IA. #autocross #racecar #scca

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James Glaser9 days ago

On August 7th I took Clockwork Orange to Blackhawk Farms Raceway for her (and my) first track experience. It was a SCCA TrackNight in America event. The track was superb, the people were great. The way the even was ran was very smooth. I got more than an hour of track time for something like $150 (with SCCA membership). There was lots of coaching, and easing you into speed. It was a great way to get into a first track

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James Glaser22 days ago

Mazdaspeed center console and radio bezel installed. #forthemod #projectcar #miata #interior

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James Glaser22 days ago

Installing a roll bar was a lot more work than I anticipated. Some additional interior work is needed before this weekend's autox if possible. Now that the car has the bar in it I will be able to join in the next track sprint or track day. #projectcar #trackcar #miata

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James Glaser26 days ago

A fellow autoxer recently finished parting out a rustbucket Mazdaspeed, many useful parts were harvested. I was able to score the following for Clockwork Orange. The gauge unit will be used to create an old school roadster style gauge cluster. I will be following an already existing build guide. The spoiler will be cleaned up and added to the rear trunk lid to add to the cars orange and black color scheme. I think this will look very sharp. The center console

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James Glaser30 days ago

Just set up a deal to go pick up a blow '99 1.8L project motor for the Miata. Super cheap deal. Ideally the head, block and crank will be in good enough shape to build it up. The head is warped, so here is hoping enough can be shaved off to even it up, and hit a decent compression ratio. #cheapmotor #miata

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James Glaser31 days ago

Installed the FM braided/stainless brake lines today. Replaced the fluid with DOT4 fluid as well. #racecar #miata #brakes

[]Ernie Szots

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James Glaser35 days ago

Shot from GRR SCCA Solo Event #6 #autocross #scca #funwithcars