At Del-Val Miata clubs annual friving school we mounted a GoPro to the nose of our 331 c.i. V8 Miata. Here's what we got...
The next video shows four laps of Pocono during the same event from inside the car. The car is a 331 c.i. (5.4 liter) Ford-Powered Monster Miata built by Thomas and Jason McCully of McCully Racing Motors. The car is a daily driver when it's not snowing and has ABS, air conditioning, power steering and a full interior.
The engine has a 331 Scat forged stroker kit with H-beam rods and dome pistons. The heads are Explorer GT40 irons (soon to be replaced with something a little less suffocating). The intake is an Explorer GT40. The engine is controlled via a MegaSquirt 2 standalone engine management system. The suspension is a VMaxxx "Track Pack" from Flyin' Miata, the wheels are 949racing 15x8 6UL's and the tires are 225/45-15 Nitto NT01's. The brakes are Wilwood Dynalite calipers on the front over 1991 VW Corrado rotors and stock 1994 Miata calipers and rotors on the rear. The pads are Hawk "Blue" all around. The car weighs about 2700 pounds.
The video was shot with a GoPro Hero Motorsports camera purchased used on eBay. It's mounted upside down to the cross bars of the roll bar using a homemade mount.
The music is "Jaan Pehechaan Ho" by Mohammed Rafi as performed in the 1965 Bollywood film "Gumnaam." It was later used in a second movie, "Ghost World" in 2001 and most recently a 2011 Heineken ad.
 
 
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People asked and now we have them: official MRM stickers for your ride. We'll throw one in the box of any of our new orders but any "old" customers who want one can get one for just $2.00! They measure 4 x 4 inches and are vinyl backed (not window clings) so they can be stuck almost anywhere! If you want one send me an email with your address and then shoot your $2.00 to mccullyracingmotors@gmail.com via PayPal.