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by r.ranville
Fri Jul 01, 2016 11:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TBT: remember the "flats"?
Replies: 5
Views: 4880

Re: TBT: remember the "flats"?

Flat Verne was immortalized in my Grad School thesis, in the Waterford chapter; U of M just recently digitized it and made it available world wide, so who knows who might read about Flat Verne.

The thesis is on this site under Club History, You could just scroll through it to the Waterford chapter.
by r.ranville
Fri Apr 22, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: Tech Shed
Topic: Miata Rollover Protection
Replies: 8
Views: 12046

Re: Miata Rollover Protection

Dave has an educated, realistic view of my mechanical skills. But if you need a barbell butterfly arbitrage trade using 3 years and 7's to replicate 5's and get a short kick in the deal (assuming the curve goes back to normal), I'm your guy.

THX Dave
by r.ranville
Sun Apr 17, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: Tech Shed
Topic: Miata Rollover Protection
Replies: 8
Views: 12046

Miata Rollover Protection

Because my memory is so bad...can I do OTD in my stock 1993 Miata without any added rollover protection? Is there something short of a set up that necessitates cutting up the car that would be acceptable?
by r.ranville
Thu Oct 30, 2014 9:12 am
Forum: Advice Column
Topic: putting her to bed
Replies: 11
Views: 16115

Re: putting her to bed

Not a race car, but...I keep my Miata in the garage attached to my house, where it seldom gets down to freezing. I start it once a week, move it around in the driveway and run it up and down the street when it is reasonably clear. Seems to be doing OK.
by r.ranville
Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Clift Corvette Asked and Answered
Replies: 4
Views: 4364

Clift Corvette Asked and Answered

My own research has turned up an answer to what happened to this historic race car. The Spring 1997 The Corvette Restorer Magazine has a beautiful cover picture and story on the Clift Corvette. It was reported, at that time, to be in the possession of a man in or near Laughlin, Nevada who had restor...