Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

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Re: Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

Post by thrdeye » Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:04 pm

Do you absolutely want an NB?
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Re: Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

Post by RxCritical » Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:19 pm

Not necessarily. Know of anything?
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Re: Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

Post by thrdeye » Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:07 pm

Depends on budget , but there's a ready to rock CS ND I could point you to

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Re: Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

Post by MARKP » Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:03 pm

I hear there is an STS Miata for sale cheap in Kansas. Might need a rebuild.

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Re: Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

Post by thrdeye » Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:57 am

MARKP wrote:I hear there is an STS Miata for sale cheap in Kansas. Might need a rebuild. Image

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Yeah but the setup is three seconds off lol

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Re: Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

Post by John Brown » Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:59 am

MARKP wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:03 pm
I hear there is an STS Miata for sale cheap in Kansas. Might need a rebuild. Image

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and please dont overlook that the original 28 year old paint "may" need some touch-up in spots...

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Re: Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

Post by MikeKelly » Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:08 am

Here - I found a red convertible I think you'll be happier with:

https://knoxville.craigslist.org/cto/d/ ... 10762.html


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Re: Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

Post by RxCritical » Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:08 am

Gee, thanks. Probably a little out of my budget. : D
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Re: Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

Post by MARKP » Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:27 am

It's only a dollar!

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Re: Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

Post by Brian » Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:59 am

Still gotta '99 sport in my basement. Sorta 4sale.
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Re: Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

Post by disneyd » Sat Dec 30, 2017 2:50 pm

Brian wrote:Still gotta '99 sport in my basement. Sorta 4sale.
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Re: Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

Post by RxCritical » Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:57 pm

Talked to Brian, looking for more of a stockish car. Search continues.
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Re: Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

Post by Mike Burke » Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:35 pm

Hello Paul,


Though they are bit of a drive from Knoxville, Panic Motorsports in West Columbia, SC always has a large selection of Miatas on hand ranging from absolutely stock through winning auto-x and road race ready cars. I was there on Wednesday to drop-off my auto-xer for its annual "get ready for the upcoming season" check-up/servicing, and both their shop building and storage areas seemed to be full of cars for sale. If interested, call Panic's owner Steve Bertok, 803 261-7629 and, or checkout their Facebook pages. Panic is considered to be at the top of the "short list" for the best Miata performance shops in the US. (Hell, if they can build & maintain affordable cars reliable and fast enough for a senior citizen driver to qualify for the Runoffs as well as drive very competitively at local auto-x events, they must be good!)


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Re: Miata Peeps! Looking at 2003 Miata Shinsen, common issues?

Post by RxCritical » Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:43 pm

Mike Burke wrote:
Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:35 pm
Hello Paul,


Though they are bit of a drive from Knoxville, Panic Motorsports in West Columbia, SC always has a large selection of Miatas on hand ranging from absolutely stock through winning auto-x and road race ready cars. I was there on Wednesday to drop-off my auto-xer for its annual "get ready for the upcoming season" check-up/servicing, and both their shop building and storage areas seemed to be full of cars for sale. If interested, call Panic's owner Steve Bertok, 803 261-7629 and, or checkout their Facebook pages. Panic is considered to be at the top of the "short list" for the best Miata performance shops in the US. (Hell, if they can build & maintain affordable cars reliable and fast enough for a senior citizen driver to qualify for the Runoffs as well as drive very competitively at local auto-x events, they must be good!)


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Thanks Mike, I will check them out.
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