Setback on the Rotary Miata

Setback on the Rotary Miata

Postby Chief Geek » Sat Mar 14, 2015 10:20 am

Hello all. Paul M here.

First: I'm OK, everyone is OK, no living things lost except for a couple of house plants.

Second: My Miata engine swap has suffered a major setback. Like, really major. Rich and I will need some pretty major luck to compete at all this year, but we'll be at the hills no matter what.

Third: I'm staying with Marge & Rich (Mom & Dad) for now because I can't stay at my house. The pictures are self explanatory.

http://www.reformer.com/News/ci_2770170 ... in-Grafton

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Re: Setback on the Rotary Miata

Postby Super1303 » Sat Mar 14, 2015 1:47 pm

Oh wow man, that sucks dude! Sorry for your loss, must be devastating to say the least, must be isn't even enough, it is..
I was excited to see a thread but I was expecting something totally different.
I'm not that excited now, bummed would be proper, but glad everyone is OK.
Not sure how I would be able to help but if there is something, let me know. Seriously.
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Re: Setback on the Rotary Miata

Postby walterclark » Sat Mar 14, 2015 2:35 pm

Ouch! If there is anything I can do to help let me know.
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Re: Setback on the Rotary Miata

Postby sdwarf36 » Sat Mar 14, 2015 7:44 pm

Man that is terrible. We hope for the best for you to spring back from this.
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Re: Setback on the Rotary Miata

Postby sachilles » Sun Mar 15, 2015 9:05 am

Oh man, sorry to see that.
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Re: Setback on the Rotary Miata

Postby drummingpariah » Sun Mar 15, 2015 12:07 pm

Thats devastating Paul, but Im glad everyone is ok. Let me know if theres anything i can do at all.
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Re: Setback on the Rotary Miata

Postby Ryed » Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:16 pm

Really sorry/sad to see that Paul. Glad no one got hurt. As others have said, I'm not sure what I can do to help. But if there is anything I could do, don't hesitate to ask.
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Re: Setback on the Rotary Miata

Postby RacingFrog » Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:52 pm

For sure that Miata will be missed, but the good news is that we'll still see you guys at the hills!
You can always come for a fam run in the Frog Racing pesky Corvette or PrincesSTI! And now you have a chance of becoming the Daewoo hot shoe of the year, I heard the driving style is pretty close to a Miata in terms of footwork.

Good luck with the rebuild.
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Re: Setback on the Rotary Miata

Postby KevinGale » Wed Mar 18, 2015 6:08 pm

Kelly says if you need help with plans when rebuilding let her know.

The burnt hard drive made me extra glad of something I just did. About a month ago I installed a WiFi hard drive in the motorhome. Kelly and I backup to that in addition to local external drives. The idea was if the house burnt down and I lost everything in the house I'd at least still have the backup in the motorhome.
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Re: Setback on the Rotary Miata

Postby drummingpariah » Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:44 pm

That just reminded me that I had handed one of my 4tb drives to you at the banquet. I'll assume it's a puddle of formerly magnetic metals.
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