In The Build – All Out NA

I spotted this build thread on CR and Miataturbo.net. The owner hasn’t held back at all, He’s built the motor, widened the guards, full cage and beefed up the transmission. Check it out here.

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Roadster Of The Week – Aj’s 13B NA6

This weeks Roadster of the week, comes from Canada, where AJ has built his NA6 from ground up. A lot of time, money and effort has been spent forever changing this NA6.


Pictures speak a thousand words as they say, and looking at the Silver NA6 can tell that AJ is not messing around,
The front is graced by a time-less Garage Vary front lip, whereas the arches have recently had an overhaul. Junbiride flares are to thank for the busty appearance of AJ’s NA, and with good reason, he needed to find some way to fit the 15×10 – 6 Work Equip 03’s under there.

Assumptions cannot be made by just looking at the exterior, as there’s a lot more than what meets the eye with this car.


It all began in March 08, when AJ yanked out the B6 engine, and started working placing a N/A 13B as a replacement. It took roughly two months to get the 13B sitting in the engine bay. AJ decided to run a Turbo II Transmission, Lightened flywheel, and tailshaft. With this combination, he managed to keep the PPF untouched.


AJ didn’t go through all this hassle to mount a stock N/A 13B, His engine has been Bridgeported and has carbies!
Danstroy stainless headers, and A’PEXI N1 catback exhaust help the rotor roar to its redline, and the Danstroy intake manifold, along with the 48 2 barrel Webber’s help it breathe.

The rear end has been beefed up, in an attempt to hold the extra power the rotary makes. A 1.8 diff with a Maruha 2 way LSD has been installed.


The cockpit has had some attention too, A  Cusco chromoly 4pt roll bar has been bolted to the chassis, so has a buddyclub racing seat. Another cool mod AJ’s NA has is the Micron3 gold gauge stack/data logger.


Suspension has been modified in order to lower and create a better handling package. HKS Hypermax 2 coilovers contribute to the dope stance this Roadster has. AJ has also installed a set of Racing Beat swaybars to help reduce body roll.


Aj’s rotary powered proves that these little cars are capable of almost anything, it’s used for various applications, autocross, time attack, and drifting to name a few. It’s also AJ’s daily driver.

For updates on AJ’s NA6, check out the link below, it’s the build log for the Rotary Roadster.

http://www.myspace.com/na6_build

And remember guys, if you have a killer Roadster you would like to see on RoadsterGarage.net, then shoot us an email at roadstergarage@live.com.au

Congrats AJ, you are the Roadster Of The Week!

Roadster Of The Week – Norwegian NA6

This weekly Roadster belongs to Vegard’s NA6, coming from the land of Norway.

“November of 2007 I bought my red car. It was stock with a rusty and broken exhaust, my first present for the car was fluid’s and for christmas it got a new exhaust from Racing beat. -10 C, ramps and a few hours later I’ve installed my first mods, oh the joy.”

Vegard got straight into modifying when purchasing this NA6, and it has been through quite a few transitions.

This MX-5 has an array of JDM parts attached to it, like a Garage Vary front lip, Runabout mirrors, and fuel lid and a set of KG Works turn signal intakes to name a few.

What are those wheels you ask?  They are Compomotive ML with 15×9 sizing, -+ 0 offset, and they fill out the Junbiride flares perfectly, along with the Toyo 225/45/R15 R888’s.


Pop the bonnet, and have a look inside, the keen eye will spot the upgraded radiator, ARC intake, and Racing Beat intake/header.


Interior has been sorted out with a few understated touches. I.e a KEY!S Racing steering wheel, Zoom door pockets, door handles and hand brake handle. It also has an awesome KGworks starter panel.


The undercarriage and suspension have been vastly modified, with a BSP front and rear chassis brace, Eibach springs, Tokico Illumina dampers, H&R Swaybars, 949 Racing Endlinks, a 1.8 brake upgrade, and 1.8 diff upgrade.


Vegard dreams of one day, dumping a rotary engine into his Roadster, and upgrading the suspension further. If it were to happen, this would set apart this MX-5 from the rest of the Norwegian enthusiasts ten-fold.

To follow Vegard’s up’s and down’s, have a look at his build thread below.

http://www.clubroadster.net/vb_forum/showthread.php?t=14517

Congrats mate, you are this weeks “Roadster Of The Week”!

Roadster Of The Week – Rolands Roadster


Gracing the pages this week is one very wild and unique Roadster.

Roland from the U.K has basically hand-built this NA6 from scratch, He chose all the parts he wanted on the car, and moulded them to form a unison with the Roadster. Almost nothing on this example has been left stock.

It all started when Roland got the his hands on the Roadster back in 2002. Back then it was pretty standard, and sunlight silver in colour. 8 years on, and this is the result!


The busty appearance of the MX-5 is thanks to the BRS Autodesign flares, blended into the body work, among the Bomex side skirts, RS Aizawa front bumper and Custom made short rear bumper with diffuser.


The arches are filled by Borbet type A’s, measuring in at 16×9 at the front and a whopping 17×10 at the rear.

Thats an interesting looking hardtop, isn’t it folks? Some of the cluey readers may realise that it’s an Autokonexion fast back attached to the hardtop, the whole hardtop and fast back has been fixed to the body of the car.

Even more impressive, Roland decided to convert the ordinary hardtop into a targa top.

Its things like this, that sets this Roadster apart from the rest.


The insides of this Roadster have been seriously revamped, with a lot of custom bits and bobs. Quilted roof lining, shift surround, switches, consoles, even a custom compartment housing a CD/DVD/Radio system including a PC monitor.


Roland hasn’t neglected the engine on his MX, it’s been tastefully upgraded with an ARC induction pipe, bigger radiator, bigger ignition leads and a St. May exhaust system.

Next on the cards for the “MX-5 Fastback” is a set of Axis Racer X 15×8 -25 offset wheels. Roland would also love to put a V8 in the fastback one day, that would really complete the package!

Congrats Roland, your this weeks ROTW!

Roadster Of The Week – Club Roadster Invasion! Phil’s Flared NA6


It’s that time of the week again, and yet another CR.Net Miata graces the Roadster Of The Week pages.

Phil, bought his Miata 2 years ago, stock as a rock. However, that did not last long at all.

The noticable modifications that Phil have made to his NA, would be the dope 13×8 smoor racing wheels (with 25mm spacers effectively making the final offset negative 25) , and Autokonexion type 1 flares.


I don’t know if you’ve tried ( I know I haven’t) , but I don’t think many cars can actually fit under a Semi Trailer, unless they are pretty damn low, Phil’s NA is just that it’s so low, that it can do this with ease, as you can see. He can thank his Stance coilovers for being able to go so damn low.

The Roadster isn’t all show, he managed to do an 1.8 litre engine swap. Along with that it is running a custom Chikara stainless steel exhaust, intake and Maruha carbon fibre timing cover. Cooling has been aided with a Koyo radiator, Samco silicone hoses and Maruha long stroke thermostat.


In the Interior department, Phil is running a Bride Exas III seat on custom Chikara rails, Nardi steering wheel, NRG quick release and Takata harness.  Shifting is improved by a Fuji Racing short shifter. He also stripped the interior, and installed a harddog DD roll bar, Phil decided to weld it to the car for extra rigidity and reassurance.


Unfortunately Phil needed a daily driver, and he sold this slammed Miata to obtain one. He does hope to get back into a Miata one day though, and I can’t wait to see what he does to the next one. Congratulations Phil, you are this weeks ROTW!