Uploaded on Jun 12, 2010
I saw this Mazda MX-5 miata with a corvette engine at the vicksburg car show, and i had to record it.
Here are the specs
2000 Mazda MX-5 miata
The conversion was done with a V8 Roadsters Kit.
rebuilt 2004 LS1 mild cam with some head work done.
The trans is T56 out of a GTO, Stock gearing
The differential is a new Getrag (Cadillac CTS) with the G80 L/S option, 3.73 ratio
Firewall had to be widened by 2 1/2" to accommodate the width of the tranny.
A Corvette C5 Harmonic Balancer (25% underdrive),
0.760 on the alternator bracket to move everything back, HD sway bar.
Radiator is a new Fly'n Miata aluminum type used for HP applications.
New fuel pump, filter/regulator and 3/8" line had to be installed
Heat shielding was installed inside and out and on every line close to the motor and exhaust.
Speed Converter was purchased to match the T56 up to the Miata speedo.
Exhaust is a universal 2 1/2" kit w/crossover, Magnaflows
Invested $13,243.00 in this project.
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