Project Thunderbolt: Building A LS3 Powered Miata – Part 4

Tom’s Turbo Garage has started a new project building a LS3 powered Mazda Miata. In this episode Tom modifies his chassis, mounts the Getrag differential from a 2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V, and sets up the LS376/525 for the Miata. He also talks about the Tremec Magnum transmission he choose for the project. Source: Tom’s Turbo Garage

Honda J-series V6 Miata Swap Kit

If you are looking for a cheaper alternative to a V8 swap in your Miata you may want to consider a Honda J-series V6. Mini Tec sells a JV6 swap kit for $3,500 that will allow you to swap any 1999-2007 Honda J engine to any NA or NB Miata (1990-2005). Although the 3.2 L … Read more

Mike Whiddett’s Twin-turbo 26B Powered MX-5

Mad Mike is getting ready to add another wild Mazda to his stable. Called Project RADBUL, it’s a third-generation (NC) Mazda MX-5 with a twin-turbo four-rotor 26B engine. The beast of a rotary engine was built by Pulse Performance Race Engineering. With the help of two custom Garrett GTX40s, 100 octane race fuel and Mobil … Read more