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1994 Mazda Spec Miata Race Car on 2040-cars

Year:1994 Mileage:110000

Ridgefield, Washington, United States

Ridgefield, Washington, United States

1994 Spec Miata
Car was built in 2002 or 2003, has probably less than 10 events on it. Car was rolled at Pacific Raceway in 2003, sat until last year when I purchased it. I did the body repairs myself to the front end, car aligns out just fine after replacement of lower control arm on drivers side. Fenders are rough junkyard items, as is hood. Rest of body is a bit rough as well, but hey, its a *cheap* race car. I have since run it in two Lemons or Chump Car style races (16 hours), 3 track days, 2 ICSCC races (both ORP) and an ICSCC Mini-Enduro. Car is super fun! Finished 3rd in both ICSCC sprint races, and 1st in class in the ICSCC Mini-Enduro... Also won overall in one of the Chump style races, and 2nd in the other. To be class legal to run in Chump or Lemons, you would likely need to return the suspension to stock.

Bill of sale only, no title. Car has been a race car for over 10 years.

Mazdaspeed crate motor (1.8l) from what I know, only has about 12 weekends on it. 
Clutch is likely not stock, but I've never had transmission out to see what it is. Does come with a new 4 puck and a new organic ACT clutch disc.
Torsen LSD, haven't checked ratio
Full Spec suspension package - does not have the fat cat/99+ top hats, so ride height is a little higher than most of the competitors... this is an easy fix though. 
Sparco Pro2000 drivers seat, Sparco dished wheel w/ quick disconnect
Have passenger "planted" seat bracket and side mounts as well if you want to instruct w/ the car or carry passenger
all aluminum thick radiator (not springfield dyno, don't know what brand this one is).
New Windshield
Freshened up a bunch of things just for good measure - timing belt, cam seals
Current G-Force harness, comes with right side net as well, not installed
Car weighs in right at class minimum of 2350 with nearly empty tank, and my 200lbs in the drivers seat
Car isn't pretty, but its a pretty good and remarkably reliable racecar.
8 Team Dynamics Pro Race 1 15x7 wheels, one with a useable set of SM6's, other set has a used up set of SM7's
4 stock 14" daisy's w/ all season nothing to write home about tires for rolling the car around, or street transit.

I am selling as with my first child due in January, I don't anticipate being able to race next year.

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