Around the holidays, countless “Best gifts for car guy/gal” articles appear… just in time for requests for wish lists from the significant other and parents. However, the articles I find are always full of car wax, $300 leather motoring gloves, … Continue reading The 37 Gifts that Car enthusiasts and Track Day people actually want.
Here we are with another installment about: Trackside Food: Eating well, on a budget. You’ve probably heard me say in the previous food posts: I love a good trackside BBQ, but I rarely eat meat at home so a 3 … Continue reading Bring your own food to Track Days – Another “unusual” option – PIZZA. Part 3
So you want to get on a race track. You may be here for a bunch of reasons, perhaps you bought a fast car and want to stretch its legs. Maybe you want to become a “pro” racer. Maybe you … Continue reading The ULTIMATE Track-Day Guide. How to get on a Race Track NOW! (And what do do when you get there)
iRacing Is certainly the most well known racing game simulator, but it certainly isn’t without it’s issues. Monthly subscription fees, tracks need to be purchased, cars need to be purchased, etc. If you’ve read my previous post about sim racing, … Continue reading The greatest Racing Sim gets the Greatest Racing Car – Spec Miata for Assetto Corsa
The world of racing harnesses is a complicated one: Harness prices begin below $100 then climb to and over $700. There are multiple ratings, belt widths, latch mechanisms, attachment methods, and on and on. And that’s all within one brand! … Continue reading Race HARNESS buyers guide – Get a comfortable, safe harness for Track Days and racing – without going broke.
Online conversations about Spec Miata are often steered by a few voices at the utmost top of the class. Prep shops and top drivers flaunt their impressive resumes and hard earned experience to show they are the end-all for Spec … Continue reading Ultimate Spec Miata Handbook for BUDGET racers
One of the more common questions to come up when someone begins shopping for a Spec Miata is: “Which is the best year car for Spec Miata?” To sum it up in a couple sentences: Buy the first NA or … Continue reading Which year Spec Miata is the BEST?
EDIT: Dangit, Bill sold out his entire “lifetime sized” order in a couple months. Last estimate I heard is April 2023 for more availability: I’ll update this post when they’re available again! For now, 1320 performance studs are in stock … Continue reading An Alternative Miata Wheel Stud Source – Dfuser Motorsports – Affordable, Available, and from a Racer.
This list was put together as a guide along the lines of: “Are you new to Spec Miata? Check out this list to see what has worked for me”. This is intended as a starting point for those new to … Continue reading Basic Spec Miata Maintenance Guide
UPDATE: These studs seem to be coming in and out of availability as are so many parts currently. My other favorite source, Dfuser Motorsports is several months out (as of 9/2022), so these are back as my top recommendation. This … Continue reading Is there an Alternative to pricey, backordered Wheel Studs? – Another source.