Getting My NA Back Into Shape: Front Yard Body Shop
In case you are wondering where my 1990 NA6C Miata's been lately, it got
into a traffic accident on May 8th, when my Miata collided with a Land
Rover after I was cut off near an intersection. Damage was mainly limited
to the bodywork and a bent tie rod. I was found to be not at fault for the
accident by an insurance investigation. Unfortunately, the other driver's
insurance considered my Miata a total loss. However, to me, it isn't.
Since I already got my insurance check and I wanted to keep my Miata to
transform it into a real racing car, I'm saving money for the bodywork by
trying an old Spec Miata trick, wenching the body back into shape and
banging out the dents myself, along with help, of course.
Trinity Rd in my Miata, scaring my girlfriend
In my 1996 Miata going over Trinity Rd from Glen Ellen to Napa. Wanted to
test my Samsung TL220 camera with my Panavise 809 mount, the video is quite
shaky, need to work on that. Driven this road a lot, but went a little
quicker this time and my girlfriend got a little freaked out!
Mark Hicks driving my Miata around Road Atlanta
Mark gets around the track pretty well in my car with an impressive time of
1:48.34. Mods include Tein Flex 10/7kg coilovers, Racing Beat hollow front
anti-sway bar, 949 Racing 15x8" 6UL wheels with 205/50/15 Hoosier R6 tires,
Fuji Racing header and CM Muffler Exhaust.
Bad Driving Compilation
A collection of lane crossers and driving fails recorded on Mulholland Hwy
over the last 6 Months. Celica at end is same as one from beginning, he
crashed a couple turns after he passed me.
Mulholland Highway in Los Angeles has been a popular riding area for
motorcycles & fast cars for decades. Car and motorcycle clubs are regular
visitors every weekend. Jay Leno can often be found at the famous Rockstore
and at a view point called Lookout talking with fellow motor enthusiasts.
Crashes are common as well as a heavy police presence on most weekends. The
Snake is a two mile section of Mulholland above the Rockstore. Riders
usually will make multiple runs allowing me to move from corner to corner
when assembling rider videos. The speed limit is 45 mph, most riders are
not going much over that so the majority of tickets are crossing the line,
wheelies or equipment violations. Bicycles are up here all the time but
motorcycles and bikes seem to do fine together as long as the cyclists are
willing to stay to the right. Cars passing them are a bigger problem since
there is no shoulder and most turns are blind.
I mainly shoot on the last corner coming up because I can see much of the
road and photogs are expected. The turn gets it's fair share of crashes
but people crash other places also just no one is filming. The top corner I
shoot seem to average one crash every couple weeks in the summer, out of
many hundreds of riders. 911 emergency services are rarely called and
accidents are seldom reported since most riders do not get injured
severely. Google Street View - http://goo.gl/wsMi
1994 Miata Walkaround
walkaround review test drive of my 1994 mazda miata completely stock 1.8 na
mx-5 mx5 mx 5 red i filmed this with gopro in utah
1994 Mazda Miata MX-5 ROADSTER
this is my first car. a 1994 Mazda Miata MX-5 with the roadster package it
has the 1.8l 4 cyl. i plan on auto crossing it and tacking it to the track
once i have the funds and the time plus 30MPG!!
Miata V8 5.0 First Drive
2nd short drive really but who's counting. Interior yet to go in, still
fine tuning engine. Lots of fun so far, though!