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Special Edition

posted Aug 8, 2017, 8:20 PM by John Brenton   [ updated Aug 8, 2017, 8:21 PM ]

I have a 2001 Special Edition, which I bought in Florida in 2015. While the car is largely stock I have added a few modifications. Most visibly a Hard Dog rollbar, but have also upgraded the suspension with Tien HA coilovers and shocks with electronic damper controls (this allows me to adjust the firmness of the shocks from inside the car), Hella Supertone Horns (119 decibels each!!), a Flyin' Miata Butterfly Brace with Side Rails (these stiffen the car), K&N Air Intake and, because my rad started to leak I upgraded to a Mishimoto Radiator.
My favourite roads are the wonderful twisties of Virginia, eastern Tennessee and North Carolina, including some great "named" roads such as the Tail of the Dragon, the Back of the Dragon, the Cherohala Skyway and the Blue Ridge Parkway.