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byalexandr

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About byalexandr

  • Title
    2013 Mazdaspeed 3
  • Birthday 1999-06-28

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  • Origin
    PolishTheDolphin
  • Steam
    killerkarpet
  • Xbox Live
    arseblistr

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Houston
  • Interests
    PCs, cars, photography, guns, etc. I'm into a lot of different stuff.
  • Occupation
    Auto Technician and Parts Specialist

System

  • CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Six Core AM4 Processor
  • Motherboard
    Gigabyte AX370-Gaming K3 AM4 X370 ATX Motherboard
  • RAM
    Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB DDR4-2400MHz Memory
  • GPU
    MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X 8GB GPU
  • Case
    Corsair Crystal Series 570X RGB Chassis
  • Storage
    Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive + Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM HDD
  • PSU
    EVGA BQ 650W 80+ Bronze Modular ATX Power Supply
  • Display(s)
    ASUS VG248QE 3D 144Hz 24" 1ms Display
  • Cooling
    AMD Wraith Spire CPU Cooler
  • Keyboard
    Ducky Shine 3 TKL Cherry MX Blue (Red Backlighting) Mechanical Keyboard
  • Mouse
    Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum Wired Gaming Mouse
  • Sound
    Bose CineMate Series II Home Theater System + Neewer NW-700 Microphone
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Professional 64-Bit

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  1. It’s always been silver? Unless you’re talking about my old Miata, this is a different one.
  2. Finally got a front lip on the Miata: So much to do, gotta stop being lazy and mail out my tax return lol
  3. Makes a hell of a lot of power though! And BATs below freezing
  4. Try methanol.... $6/gal and its goes even quicker.
  5. Reason for the built motor haha Along with an complete drivetrain swap. Miata transmissions, even the 6 speed I have can't hold more than 300lb/ft reliably.
  6. Wouldn't say 35 degrees... E85 isn't THAT amazing.
  7. 30-40 lbs! And E85 with 11:1 compression
  8. Man, things just work out sometimes. I think I've mentioned it before but my NB needs a rebuild, compression numbers were embarrassingly low. I have some money saved up for a rebuild, basically enough for all new OEM seals and gaskets, rebuilt cylinder head ($400, no initial core charge), new rings and bearings. But tax returns came around! Now I can afford to throw in that forged rotating assembly I've always wanted Wiseco pistons and Manley H-Beam rods, have shown to hold over 700hp! The first step in my plan, which gets really expensive but this is in a few years timeline lol. Also putting in ARP head and main studs, ACL bearings, and I've been considering buying the billet oil pump now as well, but that's another $400
  9. Car Max does this but they have transfer fees depending on how far away it is.
  10. You have to turn the covers inside out when you put them on. Just roll the cover on as you squeeze the hog rings into place. Keeps a much tighter fit over the foam. If it sticks you can reach in and push the foam in while you pull the cover further down.
  11. You say easy but it's actually a lot of work haha
  12. Probably about the same. They're not perforated like I would have preferred but for $125 I can't be picky. It was between reupholstering them for that price or getting new(er) seats for $300-500.
  13. Yeah, it's vinyl but the quality is still really great. They feel really nice, pretty soft almost like leather.
  14. Freshly reupholstered seats! I couldn't stand driving my Miata with those garbage ass seats... Before: And after, installed in the car: I know there are quite a few wrinkles but the upholstery will naturally shrink over the course of a few weeks. It's still really cold outside so I might speed up the process with a heat gun. Already a night and day difference though! I love how they feel and they only cost me $125 for the upholstery and about $5 in hog rings.
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