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2006 MX-5 Ricecar

Post By: Joshua Elks

Date: 05/10/2023

The Story

My daily driven autocross/hillclimb/trackday/mountain run car. Drive it to work during the week and races on the weekends. Was completely stock when I bought it and now it wears many hats doing all the things I need it to and never ceasing to put a smile on my face no matter what.

Current Setup

  • Wheels: 17x9 RPF1
  • Tires: 245/40/17 Hoosier A7
  • Suspension: Feal 441+ Road Race coilovers, Progress sway bars, AWR heim joint endlinks, EnergySuspension Polyurethane bushings, UltraRacing 4 point chassis brace
  • Performance: 2.5 swap w/ Esslinger Stage 2 cams and EGR delete, Radium PCV baffle and catch can, MotoEast CAI RacingBeat header and midpipe, RoadsterSport Rave single muffler, AWR 95 duro engine mounts and solid engine brace, RoadsterSport PPF/Diff brace, GRacing short shifter, Fidanza aluminum flywheel, SPEC stage 3 clutch, 949Racing SS braided brake lines, MiataCage SS braided clutch line, A/C delete, Anti-Gravity ATX-20 battery in trunk, GLoc R8 brake pads, AWR brake ducts, CSF aluminum radiator, RacingBeat radiator mesh shield, DragonRacing brake master cylinder brace,
  • Exterior: Racebred Components: 250GT wing, 5” splitter kit, tire spats, air dam, Kazespec Endplates, CCP fiberglass hardtop w/ lexan window and softtop delete, Singular Motorsports hood vents, GT3 mirrors, Cartek FIA rain light, Savelt Tow straps, LRB Speed aluminum skid plate
  • Interior: OMP HTE-R 400 seat, Schroth 6-point FIA harness, Blackbird Fabworx GT3 rollbar, Blacine titanium shift knob, LRB Speed aluminum door cards, Winding Road Racing radio delete panel and aluminum center console delete, fire extinguisher, MPI wheel hub and wheel, NRG 2.0 SFI quick release, gutted interior
  • Wheels:

Planned Upgrades

  • Performance: OS Giken LSD tuned by ShaftworksUSA

Joshua Elks

f(x)/ [form] : Always; It’s basic math. Apex hunter | Driving disciple | Cone killer | Hillclimber