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1992 Mazda Miata With Ford V8 408w Stroker Motor And T5z 5-speed Transmission on 2040-cars

Year:1992 Mileage:159721 Color: Black /
 Beige, Black
Location:

Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Transmission:Manual
Body Type:Convertible
Engine:Ford V8 408W
Vehicle Title:Salvage
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: JM1NA3519N1322210 Year: 1992
Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: Mazda
Model: MX-5 Miata
Trim: 2 Door Convertible
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: RWD
Options: Cassette Player, Leather Seats, CD Player, Convertible
Mileage: 159,721
Power Options: Power Windows
Exterior Color: Black
Interior Color: Beige, Black
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

1992 Mazda Miata with Ford V8 408W Stroker motor and 5-speed T5Z transmission. This was a complete teardown and rebuilt project of mine for the past few years I am ready to move on to something else. This car is loaded with go fast parts it is a blast to drive. Everything works just like it came out the factory except it does not have A/C. heater works great. Below is a brief list of parts that went into this car I am sure I missed something. If you have any questions please don't hastate e-mail me. I will consider a trade for a C5 Corvette any color with manual transmission.

 

Engine/Supporting hardware

All new internally balanced forged 408W stroker motor long block was built by local "Street & Strip Performance" shop. Forged Eagle 4340 crankshaft, Eagle forged H-beam connecting rods, forged Wiseco pistons, Canton oil pan, Edlebrock Victor Jr. aluminum heads, Edlebrock upper & lower intake manifolds, Crane Performance Hydraulic cam, Stock modified k-member with solid motor mounts, reinforced sub frame, costume trans. mount, Aluminum RCI fuel cell with MSD fuel pump and stock fuel sending unit, RJM standalone EFI wiring harness, A9L Ford computer dyno tuned by Blankenship Tuning & Performance, Griffin radiator, remote oil filter kit, costume 2.5" exhaust with 50 series flowmasters & Porsche exhaust tips...  e-mail me for more details I have all of the paperwork.

 

Transmission/Rear end

New T5Z 5-speed transmission, Spec stage 2 clutch & aluminum flywheel, costume 4" aluminum drive shaft, Mustangs 7.5" rear end shortened with costume axles, costume 4-link suspension setup with QA-1 coilovers, stiffer front springs, New manual steering rack with new ball joints.

 

Brakes

New front Big Brakes kit from Goodwin Racing Front 11" two piece rotors with Willwood 4 piston calipers. Rear brakes are stock rebuilt calipers with 11" rotors and costume caliper brackets.

 

Exterior

Costume hood, flush mounted tinted projector headlights, New Rota RB wheels and Dunlop tires, new vinyl top, aftermarket tinted taillights, Stock modified rear bumper flush mounted, Front chin spoiler. Paint job is 7 out of 10 has some small scratches and dings.

 

Interior

Momo steering wheel, Autometer tachometer, Reupholstered seats with real leather, Costume rollbar, New carpet, aftermarket CD player, tinted front windows, costume built in shift light in the dash. All of the instrumentation works even the "check engine" light.

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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 17:00:00 EST

Participants in the annual LA Design Challenge always manage to come up with edgy, wacky designs for future vehicles, but with a theme of "Biomimicry and Mobility: 2025" this year's crop of cars might be the quirkiest we've ever seen. As usual, automotive designers from around the world participated in this year's competition, and all the designs will all be unveiled next week during the LA Auto Show with a winner being announced on November 21.
Chinese automakers made a strong showing with Qoros, SAIC Motor, JAC Motors (the company responsible for the Ford F-150 clone) and Changfeng all bringing interesting takes on the biology, human intelligence and sustainability theme. One of the more innovative ideas among these automakers is the Qoros Silk Road System allows autonomous vehicles to drive in packs similar to how ants travel. Speaking of ants, the SAIC Motor Mobiliant (shown above) gets its design from the shape of an ant's body, and, like the insect, it can climb building acting as a personal elevator as well. The JAC Motors design also merges vehicle and building design, while the Changfeng LaBrea inspired by the design of muscle fibers.
Other entrants include Subaru and US-based design teams for BMW, Toyota and Mazda. BMW's duo of concepts mimic plant and animal life. The LA Subways concept acts as a submersible, single-person vehicle to take advantage of the LA river, with a shape similar to an Ocean Sunfish. The Sustainable Efficient Exploratory Device (SEED) imitates the shape of a seed pod, and uses propulsion methods inspired by a shark, dragonfly and a water bug. Mazda's Auto Adapt might be the most car-like concept of the bunch, while the Subaru Suba-Roo and the Calty-designed, Toyota e-grus are the most mind-blowingly awesome.

Car and Driver lists 10Best for 2013, same as it ever was

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Forgive us for having the distinct feeling of déjà vu, but it certainly feels like we've been here before. By that we are referring Car and Driver and the announcement of its annual 10Best vehicles for 2013. To be sure, it's an impressive selection of cars that combine heart-pounding performance and frugal sensibilities, but it also represents something of a broken record on the part of C/D. We're not so sure that's a flaw, though, as the resulting list is tough to argue with.
Vehicles like the Ford Mustang, Porsche Boxster, and BMW 3 Series have maintained their high-horsepower spots on this list for several years now. Even on the more practical and nimble end, the Honda Accord, Honda Fit and Mazda Miata have not budged. These continued spots are even in light of redesigns for some vehicles such as the Accord, Boxster and 3 Series.
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Mazda has officially pulled the sheets off of its 2014 Mazda3. The all-new compact boasts a wheelbase that's a full 2.4 inches longer than the outgoing model, yet the hatchback is a nearly two inches shorter from stem to stern. The machine is also lower and wider than before, which should give occupants plenty of space indoors. The driver gets treated to a new human-machine interface that features a new Active Driving Display for information like vehicle speed and navigation instructions conveniently in the line of sight. Likewise, the vehicle's infotainment system has received a complete rebuild.
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