Built By Design – Goff’s 2000 NB Miata

This Spirit Road Feature comes to us from Bangkok, Thailand. I’ve been following Goff’s build for over 2 years now. His car first caught my attention with the Esqueleto front end. Which then followed with custom 4AGE ITB’s and a full 1.9 liter engine rebuilt with CP Pistons, Manley Rods and Maruha Cams. The engine bay is clean, wire tucked, …

Spirit Road Rally – Dec. 16, 2018

I want to thank everyone for participating in the first Spirit Road Rally yesterday. The whole idea behind the rally was to get people together, talk Miatas, check out each other’s cars, eat some food and enjoy a great drive with fresh air and breath taking scenery.  We set out to experience that, and experience we did.  We were like …

The Devil Is In The Details – Mike Gaite’s 1990 Miata

They say, “The devil is in the details” and Mike Gaite’s red Miata is the perfect example of this saying. I’ve been following Mike and his little red devil for many years now. And the crazy thing is, him and I have chatted a number of occasions through DM on Instagram, but never met in person, and I have never …

The Panda Project – Cruise For Angel

Yesterday’s driving event for Angel turned out well. We’ve raised close to $700 dollars and brought the Miata community together. I am proud to be a part of this wonderful community. Not only did we do this for a great cause which is to help Angel, but also to raise awareness, bring good spirits, and that positive light we all …

Philippines’ Racing Legend – Pocholo Ramirez

My buddy Ricky Silverio shared this with me today and I thought I share with all of you: “Pocholo Ramirez was a legendary Philippine Racing legend and drove for us in the 70’s and into the 80’s. His last race and fun car was a bonafide ex works Mazdaspeed N-1 race car and used it in many events before his …

Spirit Roadster at JCCS 2018

In a sea of high caliber builds and rare jdm cars, Ben @japanesenostalgiccar awarded me the most prestigious, one and only, JNC Award of the show! And I also received 2nd Place, Best Neo Mazda. I was overwhelmed by the amount of custom builds that were more deserving (I heard over 400+ cars) and I am extremely honored to have …

The Italian Job – Jeovany Alvarado’s 4AGE ITB NA6

Have you ever watched the movie “The Italian Job” that came out in 2003 featuring Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton, Jason Statham, and a bunch of other cool actors? If yes, picture the owner of this car, my photographer Nico and I driving through familiar Los Angeles streets and locations as we shoot this beautiful Blue 4AGE ITB equipped …