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Replacing the Air Filter

Changing an air filter in the Miata is really easy. Below in figures 1 and 2 you can see the two latches around the intake that need to be opened with a simple flip as see in Figure 3.

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New Floormats

In keeping with our post on installing new pedals on the Miata, I had ordered new Better than Factory floor mats from Moss Miata which turned out to be quite nice looking and similar in design to the original Miata mats from Mazda, as seen in Figure 1 below.

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Tires for E-Street

In keeping with our post on wheels for E-street class for Autocross, I ordered Dunlop Direzza ZIII tires from TireRack.com with 200 treadwear and size 190/50R15 for my 15”x6” OEM wheels.

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A mid-rise lift in my garage !

It is winter here, so I have not done any work on the Miata in January and February of 2019, but I did continue doing research and looking for the right tools. And lo and behold, I found a car enthusiast, who had 11 cars , who was selling his mid-rise lift on Craigslist for under a $1000 with delivery – a great deal !!! I cannot say I have been more excited to purchase a tool this useful.

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Wheels for E-Street

The racing season is starting soon and since I want to stick to the stock E-street SCCA class for Autocross with this Miata, I decided to start with the least amount of changes I need to do to make the car competitive enough, but also let me focus on becoming a better driver.

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