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Upcoming Events

Oct
3
Thu
6:30 pm October Dinner Meeting @ TBA
October Dinner Meeting @ TBA
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is the monthly dinner meeting of the premier Miata Club in the CSRA. Come out and have some eats with fellow Miata owners. Either before, during or after we will have a short business[...]
Nov
1
Fri
8:00 am Tail of the Dragon Weekend @ The Gap
Tail of the Dragon Weekend @ The Gap
Nov 1 @ 8:00 am – Nov 3 @ 8:00 am
The “event” hotel is the Quality Inn & Suites in Robbinsville, NC. The rooms are small and it is kind of pricey for what you get, but it is luxurious compared some of the other[...]

Recent Posts

Happy Halloween

A hearse is an unlikely hero car, but the converted Jaguar E-Type from Harold and Maude is one that’s worth reanimating. The original from the film was crushed and scrapped, but an enthusiast in Arizona has recreated a painstakingly perfect homage to the cult classic’s morbid but undeniably stylish Jag.

Read more about the history of the car and go behind the scenes during the making of the film at http://petro.li/JaguarHearse Drive Tastefully®

Smiles Per Gallon

This little baby makes the Miata seem like Hummer H1. Be sure and read more about this “car” in Petrolicious’s Behind the Scenes article.

Miata – Everything You Need to Know

From Donut Media – From humble beginnings in the form of British roadsters, the Mazda MX-5 Miata has grown through four generations to establish itself as the widely accepted king of cheap, easy, fun to drive cars.

Tip of the hat to Larry Garner for bringing this to my attention.

The Hammer

From Petrolicious – For three decades, this six liter family-friendly juggernaut has been pinning drivers in seats while ruthlessly smashing Saturday errands, earning the nickname, “The Hammer.” See the behind the scenes gallery and read more about this 1987 Mercedes-Benz AMG Hammer Wagon at http://petro.li/AMGHammer

The Invisible Man Disassembles A Miata Engine

You can stop watching at the 2:00 minute mark, the rest is an ad for a How a Car Works video for aspiring mechanics buy tearing down a car and putting it back together. Of course they do use a Miata as the car so it might be worth the $20 to preorder it.

As a bonus for tuning in, here is one of a Triumph engine being disassembled…and going back together: