Shipping note: When ordered by itself, this book will be mailed via USPS.
Find it, Fix it, Trick it has a cheesy title but a lot of good information. It`s basically "Miata 101" and covers all Miatas from 1990 to 2005, including the Mazdaspeed turbo.
The car`s history and evolution from in-house design study to the turbocharged Mazdaspeed is covered, along with a spotter`s guide full of annual changes. Full dimensions and performance specs, sources for parts and an overview of the culture surrounding the Miata and motorsports are also included. 160 pages, nearly 400 photographs.
There are also a number of projects aimed at maintaining and upgrading Miatas. The book includes information on how to select and install a turbo or supercharger system, wheel/tire upgrades, suspension modifications and the like. It also has projects to help a new owner get a new, used Miata into top shape.
How does it compare to the other books?
Performance Projects is all about working on the car, and covers a wider range of projects. It`s the hands-on, how to book.
How To Build a High Performance Miata is the technical volume. It will teach you how everything works, the theory behind it and how to select parts and tune the car to reach your goals.
Find it, Fix it, Trick it has more information about the car itself and is more of a reference book. If you`re just getting started with Miatas or looking to buy one, this is where you want to start.
Keith thinks that all Miata enthusiasts should have one of each!
Signed by the author - an FM exclusive!
Table of Contents
Heritage - the history and background of the Miata
Experience - the sights, sounds and feelings of driving a Miata
Buy - how to choose a Miata of your own
Bond - projects to get you started
Transmission/differential fluid change and shift boot replacement
Brake pads and rotors
Flushing brake fluid
Reading error codes
Life - what to do with your Miata? The club scene, motorsports and online.
Customize - Make it your own! More projects.
Springs and shocks
Steering wheel installation
Turbocharging and supercharging
Upgrading the Mazdaspeed MX-5 turbo
Data - Spotter`s guide, annual changes, performance information, specifications, VIN decoding, maintenance schedule
Resources - links, sources for parts, books, racing