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Friday Night Finds: LSX Miata

Gather around and bask in the glory of the most interesting thing I’ve come across in my evening’s travels of the Car Side of the Internet: the “LSX Miata”.

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Oh hello there lil guy, what’s that you got between those angry little eyes?

“More than you can afford, pal.”
“More than you can afford, pal.”

Huh, clearly.

With an asking price of $26,500, this is five times my budget for a Miata. The current owner’s description of what we’re looking at:

  • Motor and trans from 02 SS Camaro (Fully forged LS1 to a 383, 10.5:1 compression, BTR stage 4 cam, LS2 coil packs, Robbins v8 roadster radiator and fans, Walbro 255 fuel pump)
  • Stock 02 Camaro computer wired into the Miata harness
  • has all functioning lights in gauge cluster etc for full diagnostic ability
  • 200k (body miles), build mileage is less than 10k

This is basically a Miata shell on top of a monster.

Current owner claims it gets 25+mpg (93 octane only, of course) and is the most reliable “toy” they’ve owned yet.


If you’ve made it this far and you’re actually interested, hit a bro up and strike a deal. They’re willing to consider certain trades. And, if you do acquire it, inbox me. I’d kind of like to drive it.

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