Building a Miata with a Turbo 13B

1991 Miata with a turbo 13B

This 1991 Miata SE came from the factory with a 1.6 L inline-four and four-speed automatic transmission. However the owner decided to go in a different direction after repairing a broken transmission resulted in splitting the engine block. The first step involved replacing the factory subframe with a V8 Roadsters tubular subframe. On that sits … Read more

K24Z3 Swap Kit for Miata

KMiata K24Z3 swap kit for Mazda Miata

KMiata recently debuted their K24Z3 swap kit for the Mazda Miata. The company already offers kits for the K20A and K24A engines however they received a lot of feedback from customers wanting a kit for the K24Z3 model. The K24Z3’s biggest drawback is the integrated exhaust manifold however the benefits are lower price, availability, enough-for-me … Read more

Mazda MX-5 with a KL V6

Mazda MX-5 SPR1 with a KL V6

This Mazda MX-5 was built by Wayne Blackwell from Blackwell Sports Cars using one of their SPR1 body kits. Wayne sold the car to Nick Groves without an engine. Nick filed the empty bay with a Mazda 2.5 L KL V6 using a swap kit from Crapengineering. He also converted the the roof to a … Read more

Mazda Miata with a Hellcat Supercharged V8 Update 3

Mazda Miata with a supercharged Hellcat V8

KARR released several updates on their Miata “Hell Kitty” project since our previous article. For those unfamiliar with the project, it’s powered by a supercharged 6.2 L Hellcat V8, TR-6060 six-speed manual transmission, and a Ford 8.8-inch rear end. In these updates they show off the new orange paint job and work on the door … Read more

Mazda Miata with a Hellcat Supercharged V8 Update 2

Mazda Miata with a supercharged Hellcat V8

KARR released several updates on their Mazda Miata project since our previous article. They replaced the factory powertrain with a supercharged 6.2 L V8 and TR-6060 six-speed manual transmission from a 2017 Challenger Hellcat and a Ford 8.8-inch rear end. In the videos below, they finish everything needed to do burnouts at Cleetus and Cars … Read more