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Body roll

Set a 62 second lap during setup day for the test and tune. Got my girlfriend behind the seat and she managed a 68. Girl’s a natural, just needs to get a bit more aggressive. I need an alignment and to figure out why my suspension suddenly feels super vague and shitty. Something’s loose and it’s sketching me out.

Important things

Put my free new low profile license plate on the Jag. Also put some Lucas oil stabilizer in it. It almost completely killed the knocking noise, so hopefully it can be idled around without causing much more damage due to the thick oil cushioning the bearings. IDK. I quickly grow sick of the logistics of rebuilding this…

Miata flyby!

The Flowmaster 60 Delta Flow muffler doesn’t get enough love. One of my favorite Miata upgrades, makes the car sound how the NB2 always should have instead of the whisper-quiet-exhaust-all-induction-noise washing machine that we got from the factory. Here it is shifting just before redline into 3rd as I go past the…

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Neat.

4-bolt main. Unfortunately it’s completely fucked. Needs rod bearings, main bearings, a crankshaft, and cam bearings. So that’s a couple hundred dollars and my buddy can’t let me keep the engine in his garage that long so it’s a moot point anyhow. Going to contact the guy I bought it from and see if he’ll be nice.…

Office bike

My parking pass expired and I’ll be damned if I’m going to continue spending $50 a month to use one of the city’s parking garages. For a while I just had Michaela drop me off to work but now she has a full-time job and can’t do it any more. Luckily JayhawkJake let me borrow his fixie. Going from a full-sprung walmart…