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Since its introduction more than 20 years ago, the Mazda Miata has captured the imagination of countless motoring enthusiasts. It’s a great car in stock form, but the MX-5 begs to be modified whether for enhanced performance or simply to personalize its appearance. Whether you’re headed to a roadracing circuit, the local autocross course, or that curvy road on the way home, you can tailor your Miata to best suit your goals. And How to Build a High-Performance Mazda Miata MX-5 provides the road map you need!
Miata expert, mechanic, and racer Keith Tanner guides you through the most cost-effective, performance-improving products and modifications available for the Miata. Whether you’ve considered simple bolt-on projects such as cold air intake or exhaust systems, or are interested in a substantial power upgrade employing a turbo or engine swap, Tanner answers all your questions with practical, easy-to-understand information that will prevent you from making a costly mistake. Other common modifications discussed include wheels and tires, brakes, suspension, and safety equipment.
Whatever your desire for high-performance upgrades for your Miata, you’re sure to find the all the information you need in How to Build a High-Performance Mazda Miata MX-5!
About the Author
Keith Tanner has been working on Miatas for over 15 years and works as a technician at Flyin' Miata. He spends his days modifying, repairing, dismantling, and providing technical support for Miatas. He's published three other books in the Motorbooks Workshop series; Mazda Miata MX-5 Performance Projects, Mazda Miata: Find it, Fix it, Trick it and How to Build a Cheap Sports Car and has also written a number of magazine articles.