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We take car of some routine upgrades and some very long overdue ones before the competition season starts back up. We're going to be battling for $20,000 each round, so the car needs to be as dialed as possible.
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Zak Naqvi
Zak Naqvi Month ago
Taylor be rippin thru mods but im rippin thru these videos. Taylor ray videos back to back to back to back. Love it.
John Smith
John Smith Month ago
Must say you have come a long way from start to now !@ making back!!
Bucks ton Bear
Bucks ton Bear Month ago
Still waiting on the “enough jibber jabber” shirts bro thats your trademark lol
Paul or Nothing Experience
I want an MX5 now...
WatchMeSlide
WatchMeSlide Month ago
Wow that cheetah is awesome!!
amar
amar Month ago
Honestly the first time you wire something you really learn what to do the next time. I want to redo my 240z, the PMU unit looks like its easier to work with rather than a cheapo fuse box and relay setup.
stinkycat74
stinkycat74 2 months ago
Personally I love the jibber jabba 🙌
jerry creekmore
jerry creekmore 2 months ago
Taylor, I've noticed a Milwaukee tool box in your shop. If you can tell me what you paid for it. Because I found this box for very cheap and I wondered did the same. Thanks and God Bless
Ant Turton
Ant Turton 2 months ago
you should do some more simulator stuff man
B00sted_mx5
B00sted_mx5 2 months ago
debating putting power steering on my turbo miata, Either having to source a rack, pump and figure out the belt situation and re route the intercooler piping and hope everything fits i found the kmiata electric ps kit which would save weight and keep the engine bay simple. Since you have installed it, any opinions on which route would be better. if its not super difficult fabrication wise the price isnt too bad for keeping the engine bay simple.
B00sted_mx5
B00sted_mx5 2 months ago
@Taylor Ray I’d mostly use it for autocross and street driving
B00sted_mx5
B00sted_mx5 2 months ago
@Taylor Ray I remember you were on that electric pump in the trunk then the column electric assist thing, did you go back to normal style pumps?
Taylor Ray
Taylor Ray 2 months ago
I hated the column setup. But it would be fine for street driving and maybe even track. It was just horrible for drifting the car wouldn’t self steer. I had it. Could hardly link the track. Then took it out for the competition the next day and made it to the finals. So safe to say it was the problem.
Smoke Dirt
Smoke Dirt 2 months ago
Love the new wheels! So happy to see the RPF1s go
Ayden Galloway
Ayden Galloway 2 months ago
Hey man! Was wondering where you got that fancy toggle switch setup!
YT Timbo
YT Timbo 2 months ago
4 days where is he
BeRad
BeRad 2 months ago
why does every American youtuber clamp the wheel from the inside of the wheel on a tyre machine?
Russell Neal
Russell Neal 2 months ago
I can't wait till you turbo the little green ripper sloppy style :) big ole VS
GSMMW
GSMMW 2 months ago
Thank you Taylor.
adam0bt
adam0bt 2 months ago
I enjoy the technical details, if anything add more.
Chase !
Chase ! 2 months ago
I noticed all the rock auto magnets on your cabinet did you use a lot of there parts on the Miata?
Ryan Hart
Ryan Hart 2 months ago
For the love of God paint that rear bumper
DerbsMcBergs
DerbsMcBergs 2 months ago
yurp yurp algorithm
stoutmcdroski420
stoutmcdroski420 2 months ago
new drinking game take a shot every time he says enough jibber jabbering
Jackie L
Jackie L 2 months ago
I care
ch3no2killz
ch3no2killz 2 months ago
Buy 2 belts, put 1 in the trailer!
Brandon Dimmitt
Brandon Dimmitt 2 months ago
Put a gallon zip lock bag around that filter when u unscrew it an u won't spill any oil.
William Branco
William Branco 2 months ago
Always love the miata content. That car gas come a long way and so have you bud. Keep it up brother!
Random Gamer
Random Gamer 2 months ago
Look at you go changing tyres like a boss.. bet ya loving the setup bro.. when can we expect to see the shop get closed up I can't wait for that
James
James 2 months ago
Man, with all that clean fab work, seeing the wiring harness makes my eyes bleed.
SpecialK246
SpecialK246 2 months ago
Two words... CANBus... Gets rid of alot of the hard inputs from the ECU...You can use any info from the ecu over canbus to do anything through the PMU... Also use Excel to do the spreadsheet and save it on the PC... Makes life soo much easier... ECUMaster already have the Holley EFI CANBus template in the software
Martin Wink
Martin Wink 2 months ago
After working with both the ECUmaster and Racepak PDM’s, I think the Racepak is not worth the money. It’s just so old and limited in options and also expensive. Yes it has more ins and outs than the ECUmaster, but 2 ECUmasters are still cheaper than one Racepak and just work a lot better IMO
David Mercado
David Mercado 2 months ago
I don’t comment much. But I like your video a lot and your DIY. Keep it up.
GearWolf 91
GearWolf 91 2 months ago
Taylor you need to get that turbo truck going and build a burnout truck for cleetus and cars!!!!
Richard Jax
Richard Jax 2 months ago
What tire lube do you use??
Jay Dot Fox
Jay Dot Fox 2 months ago
that gear grab tho !
Tim sheahan
Tim sheahan 2 months ago
Why not use a vacuum sucker to suck out the oil?
David Castellani
David Castellani 2 months ago
“I know you guys don’t care...” In regards to the I/O of the PWM/ECU, but I know I care. I had no idea you could do that, so thanks for taking the time to share.
Jesse Thomas
Jesse Thomas 2 months ago
"this thing's a eunuch" lol
Alan Passmore
Alan Passmore 2 months ago
Hi Taylor , your trolly jack brings back memories of your squeeky MX-5 doors. 😂😂😂😂
Baum Squad
Baum Squad 2 months ago
When’s the bash bar getting powder coated?
jerry henderson
jerry henderson 2 months ago
You shouldn't have any problem losing your belt , Cleetus regularly run's the quarter mile after throwing the belt at launch .
MEDIEVAL POSSUM
MEDIEVAL POSSUM 2 months ago
If you need a new trans maybe it’s time to get a dog box. May be able to find a used gsr or something similar and refresh it
Coy Here
Coy Here 2 months ago
you need a timer for when you change tires lol get faster lol
Bvag
Bvag 2 months ago
My miatas clutch pedal just went soft :/ tried bleeding it and no luck
Garrett W
Garrett W 2 months ago
I tell you what. For how many times you set up the damn camera to get the intro, you should just get a security system records records and use the footage off of that
Apple’s Playhouse
Apple’s Playhouse 2 months ago
You should do more events with the roof off! Looks good
Drew
Drew 2 months ago
I love the way you film. Filming every part and including the side bites is immersive. Feels like I’m working on the car with you!
J.D. Rios
J.D. Rios 2 months ago
Fuckin' tire machine is rad! Good tool to have.
Joseph Voge
Joseph Voge 2 months ago
what software are you using for programming the wiring?
Joseph Voge
Joseph Voge 2 months ago
wow I literally needed to watch the video for 1.5 more seconds for him to answer my exact question
Caleb Curti
Caleb Curti 2 months ago
You should make another video with your baby gtr or whatever you call it that thing is sick
Jorge Markin
Jorge Markin 2 months ago
Why not fab up a electric scavenger pump...put the hose in and suck it out..could also be used for diffs...trans...fuel..
Michael Franks
Michael Franks 2 months ago
Someone needs to give this man a tire sponsorship!!
Joey’s Garage
Joey’s Garage 2 months ago
Yo look who got another lift
David Batchelor
David Batchelor 2 months ago
Might be time to take advantage of the can bus system for less wires between ecu and pmu 👍🏼
Forza motorsport 7 drifting
I would nearly fly to Florida to change all them superseals to deutsch connectors and tidy them wires ocd killing me looking in there lol 😂
Shoots true
Shoots true 2 months ago
I don’t think you could get a bigger rear bumper on that rx7 .. 👀
Wildboi420
Wildboi420 2 months ago
Aha ur doing the drift event at FF. I c how u are hiding details and what not lol jk.
CK Outdoors
CK Outdoors 2 months ago
‼️Are you going to Cletusus drift event in march at the freedom factory??‼️
SuperBrainAK
SuperBrainAK 2 months ago
that PDM is pretty darn cool, I want one for my car just because :D
LukeyBabes
LukeyBabes 2 months ago
Whens the shop getting walled in?
shawn the great
shawn the great 2 months ago
I just wanna see the little green ripper get some love next
Graham B
Graham B 2 months ago
Love the wiring, it's the part of my builds I enjoy the most.
BadBeaver
BadBeaver 2 months ago
Taylor, when you cut open the oil filter, you can take the paper media out and fold it up like an accordion. Then you can squeeze all the oil out in a vice and you will be able to see any metal particles in the paper much easier. IIRC I learned that one from project farm...
Richard Johnson
Richard Johnson 2 months ago
Turbo the green ripper and put it in the burnout comp w/cleet
Scoota Bron
Scoota Bron 2 months ago
Love how aggressive the miata sounds
WithinU2
WithinU2 2 months ago
Just a question, the sheer amount of rear tires you go through, you said you would only have a single backup set of fronts. How often do you have to change the fronts, how long do they last as apposed to the rears. I realize they aren't spinning per`sae like the rears but they do slide? a fair bit no? Or is the backup set of fronts only for collisions as you stated.
Moses Stiles
Moses Stiles 2 months ago
I love hearing the details about the wiring, it’s really educational. You should go more into depth about stuff like that🙌
Ryan Moon
Ryan Moon 2 months ago
No idea if you'll get to this message but check out oil drain hoses from marine supply. They also have a vacuum tank that will pull the oil out. Love the channel. Inspiring af
devin hintergardt
devin hintergardt 2 months ago
Are we gonna see the turbo truck build after the cefiro build?
laugh out loud
laugh out loud 2 months ago
how do you not have a million plus subs..... sick content keep it up bro
Kyle Becker
Kyle Becker 2 months ago
See if collete can get you hooked up with kumho??
Joseph Cleary
Joseph Cleary 2 months ago
Taylor I'm glad you got in contact with (I'm assuming) Frank at Tirestacks. He's been a huge part of the drift community up here at ClubLoose and now is trying to help out drifters around the country. He's a great guy, hopefully he can help you out again in the future.
DETROIT RED WING
DETROIT RED WING 2 months ago
Will you give us a update on Sandy 😽much love from Detroit 👍 THANX Great job
Jasta315
Jasta315 2 months ago
When do the shop walls go up? I feel bad for your neighbors with all the impact/air/lift noises 😂
Berats Builds
Berats Builds 2 months ago
LS Miata tandems are also our favourite Tandoms Taylor!
John Roberts
John Roberts 2 months ago
Great content thanks for sharing
ProMods
ProMods 2 months ago
Id rather watch wiring and electrical than drawn out fab projects! Haha
fatninja987
fatninja987 2 months ago
Damn barrel clamping brand new wheels. I work at a tire shop and that’s a big no no lol, the joy of working on your own stuff
Tim Gresdal
Tim Gresdal 2 months ago
Hey Taylor have many times talked about doing drifting in Mexico. How do you get to Mexico from where you are? You seem to be an awfully long way from the US/Mexico border.
Owen Buckingham
Owen Buckingham 2 months ago
22:30 did you see that truck 👀
Eric H
Eric H 2 months ago
Just use a cheap pump and suck the oil out of the top without having to remove anything for oil changes.
Mandem
Mandem 2 months ago
I love how you keep saying we don't care about all types of things you talk about but man I'm hooked on all the information you put in your videos... Keep at it!
Jdpber123
Jdpber123 2 months ago
paint rear bumper
Trevor Leonard
Trevor Leonard 2 months ago
Hope you have a spare "duck head" for tire machine. They always break at the worst time. Ive been in a tire shop 10 yrs trust me. Great vid luv that car
seth heard
seth heard 2 months ago
Need to do some green truck build content so I can watch you play with it and can live vicariously through you since I’m to cheep to “build” my short bed
tabres03
tabres03 2 months ago
Can you elaborate on you desire to switch away from the ECUMaster's PMU to the Smartwire? Just the integration with the Holley?
Alex Assadi
Alex Assadi 2 months ago
Cant wait to hear your thoughts on the Valinos, I’ve wanted to try some for a while.
Aaron
Aaron 2 months ago
I speak for the rest of the midwest when i say we’re jealous of seeing you driving race cars around with the top down right now
Vince
Vince 2 months ago
Instead of tossing a new CD in, you need to do a T10 or GSR dogbox. I think if youre honest with yourself car is too far gone into the racecar world to warrant a 6speed for "drivability" lol. Anyways, love the content as always.
Mihail Petrovici
Mihail Petrovici 2 months ago
Damn I love seeing you driving this beast on the streets, 500whp on a miata is dope
Andrew Quartararo
Andrew Quartararo 2 months ago
Was that an SSR?!
James Wieser
James Wieser 2 months ago
You should build a library ladder for the loft. Then you don't have to keep getting the ladder out, and you could slide it out of the way, if it's not needed
William Preston
William Preston 2 months ago
Not that you will see this. But I used to install an after market oil change system on Caterpillar Equipment. To prevent the oil draining after pulling the pan plug. We used a shop vac. It might work for you. Put suction on the tank to get the plug out an put a drain hose on. Then turn off the vac to allow the oil to flow
Evan Peck
Evan Peck 2 months ago
Did our boy get a tire sponsor??
mddleUVdrkWOODS
mddleUVdrkWOODS 2 months ago
What happened to turning the green truck into a 4 wheel drag monster? Wasn't the plan originally once the dually conversion was complete?
Taylor Ray
Taylor Ray 2 months ago
Yeah and then I got side tracked by the cefiro. It’s next up. I have the parts or atleast a decent bit of them.
Laymon Phelps
Laymon Phelps 2 months ago
not ganna lie. I do care about what ur doing on ur vids..... but wiring scares the hell outa me. just always has
Caleb Baker
Caleb Baker 2 months ago
Yo Taylor, why don't you get a vacuum pump to suck out the oil for changes rather than suffer through that process?
Noxcoma
Noxcoma 2 months ago
Always fun driving your race car around the street, seeing what looks you get from cops is my favorite part😂
Brandon soto
Brandon soto 2 months ago
Refresh that cage paint man!
T M
T M 2 months ago
Get that sump tank sorted ASAP.
Exocet1155
Exocet1155 2 months ago
Not watched it yet, already love it 🤘👍🤘
Ray Garcia
Ray Garcia 2 months ago
TaylorRay, Thank you for amazing content, perfect video quality annnnd editing. We appreciate your attention to detail & instructive information. I can speak for us all here today by saying we absolutely enjoy your videos. Keep it UP
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