NPOCP: You've got to be kidding me edition.

Welcome to North Carolina, where a grown man will look you dead in the eyes and with a straight face tell you that he wants $5,200 for an automatic '97 M-Edition Miata. But wait! It's only got 69,000 on the odometer AND a new vinyl top! I have the same top on mine and it's really good because it offers greater rear… » 4/16/14 11:23pm Wednesday 11:23pm

My thoughts on the USCR Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach

Due to some family issues, I wasn't able to watch any racing this weekend and only just now finished watching the race. Quick impressions: Holy hot damned what a race! An entire hour and forty minutes from green to checkers without a single yellow. As several announcers pointed out, there was an obvious reason for… » 4/14/14 11:10pm Monday 11:10pm

So my Miata's fuel pump quit on me today.

The Green Machine decided to strand me in the campus parking lot. Granted there are many worse places it could have quit, the Mojave Desert being one, but in the nearly 14 years that I have been driving, this is the only time that a car that I have owned unexpectedly died on me. Every other time I was able to limp it… » 3/12/14 11:30pm 3/12/14 11:30pm