Mazda Makes Big Announcement at NYC

Mazda had more hiding up their sleeves than just a upgrade package for their upcoming MX-5. While production is already underway for the new model, the current model won’t exit production until late this Fall. Beginning in June, Mazda will run a limited number of MX-5s equipped with a 3.7l V6, pulled from the CX-9.

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Can You Draw Your Car's Face With A Single Line Of Text?

I've been seeing obscure one-line ASCII drawings in some of the signatures here on Oppo, and it took me a while to guess that people were drawing their cars' faces. I thought I'd give it a try with my 2001 Miata. » 3/16/15 8:17pm 3/16/15 8:17pm

How Not To Ice Race

On a crisp Sunday morning at the end of February I was fortunate enough to have finally amassed the right set of items/abilities to be able to participate in one of the Adirondack Motor Enthusiast Club's fabled ice races. If you know me personally you would know that I have been trying to attend one of these ice races… » 3/08/15 10:01am 3/08/15 10:01am

The Oppositelock Miata Crack Pipe Thread

Post the most overpriced and questionable Miata you find on the listing of craigs or whatever internet sale site. I'll go first. » 3/08/15 3:09am 3/08/15 3:09am


I can now check the box for "off-roader" for things that my Miata can do...a bit sketchy at times when I came close to high-centering it but I only needed a single tow the entire rally stage (and so did another Oppo)! Taken at the finish station for stage 4 at Sandblast Rally 2015. » 3/07/15 9:21pm 3/07/15 9:21pm

How I Aged Almost Overnight

If you've read my semi-regular posting, a few things become apparent. First, I love British cars. My eye has always been attracted to all the two seat classics, like Triumphs, Jags, MGs, etc. Second, I put thousands of miles a year in said cars, mostly my Triumph Spitfire. Until recently, that is. If you recall, I had… » 3/02/15 1:51am 3/02/15 1:51am