Everything We've Done So Far - 1997 Mazda MX-5 Miata Long-Term Road Test

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1997 Mazda Miata: Everything We've Done So Far

January 13, 2012

 1997 Mazda Miata: Everything We've Done So Far

I'll be driving our Miata for the next two weeks. It's actually the first time I've been in it since we got it way back in November of 2010. I wanted to familiarize myself with all we've done (well, Jay's done) and when. So I looked at all our posts and cataloged the modifications. If you'd similarly like a recap, hit the jump.

November 2010
It lives! The introduction to our green 1997, not to be confused with the white 1994. The suspension bits from the '94 were installed.

December 2010
A Kraftwerks supercharger was installed. Two-part series, here and here. Also, new stainless steel brake lines and fresh gear oil.

January 2011
This was a big month. Jay removed the fabric top and installed the black hard top. The Miata also hit up the dyno, got a new Momo steering wheel and gained its upgraded wheel package, the 6UL wheels and Hankook Ventus RS-3 tires.

March 2011
Track tested. The driver seat went to Oldham's Upholstery Services, LLC, for modification. We also had the new Flyin' Miata clutch and flywheel installed.

June 2011
A Blackbird Fabworx six-point roll bar was installed.

August 2011
Minor mechanical updates, plus Jay installed a new Flyin' Miata cross-flow radiator.

Brent Romans, Senior Automotive Editor

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