1992 Mazda Miata With Ford V8 408w Stroker Motor And T5z 5-speed Transmission on 2040-cars
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Engine:Ford V8 408W
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 8
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mazda MX-5 Miata for Sale
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Earlier this month, our friends across the pond at Auto Express released the first in a two-video series that would see them try and build up a second-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata that could best a standard Porsche Boxster around the track. While that first video detailed the mods to the MX-5 - a supercharger, some suspension upgrades and a new set of super-sticky rubber being chief among them - and set baseline lap times for the stock car, today, we have the results of the 5,000-pound ($8,200) upgrade job.
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Of course, we aren't going to spoil those for you. You'll need to watch the full video, which recaps the upgrades before digging into a comparison of both straight-line-speed differences between the 2.7-liter Porsche Boxster and blown Miata, as well as their behavior and lap times on the track.
Take a look and let us know what you think in Comments.
As Mazda continues the current rollout of its still-new Skyactiv technology, the automaker is already looking at improving its family of engines for even better fuel economy and emissions reductions. Automotive News reports that with stricter fuel economy and emissions regulations planned for 2020 and 2025 in Europe, Mazda will likely release engines with next-generation Skyactiv 2 technology by the end of this decade, and Skyactiv 3 units just five years later.
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The latter is expected to focus on improved engine cooling and lessening energy losses, but the big news in AN's report is that the next-gen Skyactiv 2 engines will use Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition, or HCCI. This type of ignition is very similar to how a diesel engine operates (with high compression and using the compression stroke for fuel combustion rather than spark plugs), a method said to provide a cleaner and more efficient fuel burn - to the tune of a 30-percent improvement in fuel economy compared to current Skyactiv engines. Other automakers, including Hyundai, have already announced they are developing HCCI powerplants with similar technology and characteristics, so Mazda likely won't be a lone wolf here.
Equipped with HCCI technology, Mazda figures to be able to compete with larger automakers in terms of fuel economy and emissions without resorting to hybrid powertrains, continuously variable transmissions or automatics relying on more forward gears (eight or more) for optimal efficiency. Some of the challenges of HCCI, according to AN, include the need for better engine cooling, risk of misfire at high and low rpm and uneven engine performance based on fuel properties.
Take a long, hard look, folks. This is the refreshed 2016 Mazda CX-5, which makes its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show today. And if you're thinking, "Say, that looks just like the old one," you really aren't alone. The visible updates certainly aren't major - Mazda has instead focused on giving the already-good CX-5 some thoughtful upgrades to make it a more attractive package than ever.
Outside, there are some slight changes to the styling, including new LED light signatures at the front and rear, as well as redesigned foglamp housings. Uplevel models also ride on attractive new 19-inch alloy wheels, with a dark finish.
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