The little NB2 Miata that could – Part 2: Chassis & drivetrain

NB2 That Couple Part 2

The little NB2 Miata that could – Part 2: Chassis & drivetrain By: Jen Hunter In our last installment, we outlined the Mazda 1.8ltr BP-VE engine we built for Jacey’s NB2 Miata race car.  With the engine blueprinted and assembled, it was time for installation in the chassis.  Of course, project cars never stop with […]

Jacey’s NB2 Mazda Miata

Supercharged NB2 Mazda Miata

Engine: BP-VE VVL Block: Bore: 83.5mm (0.5mm Oversize) Diamond honed bores Stroke: 85.0mm Block completely de-burred / Casting flash removed from inside of block Oil galleries de-burred and polished Main saddles aline honed to true and resize Crankshaft: Factory Mazda 85.0mm crankshaft Rod journal oiling holes “teardropped” Oil gallery ball plugs removed / Galleries tapped […]

The little NB2 Miata that could – Part 1 The BP-VE

NB2 Miata That Could Part 1

The Little NB2 Miata that could – Part 1 The BP-VE / BP-Z3  By Jen Hunter What do you do when your NB2 Miata with a bolt on supercharger kit and stock engine just isn’t putting down the time you want at the AutoX track on the weekend?  Over nights parts from Japan? Ok, now […]