Once Jim popped the hood of his ’04 MSM, I recognized the BEGI componenets right away. Of course, you couldn’t avoid the BEGI graphic on the top of the windshield. I don’t know the correct name of the color, but I call it a pleasant “Strawberry Metallic” (must have something to do with the Boone’s Farm hat Jim was wearing that day). 🙂
Per Mazda, Jim’s ’04 Mazdaspeed MX-5 was rated at 170HP when it was stock. Now, with all the BEGI mods, it was measured at 271 wheel horsepower – wow!
To help handle all that power Jim’s put in Tein coil-overs. He is running the stock 17×7 alloy Racing Hart wheels with Falken Azenis tires.
Routing out all that power, it’s vented through a 2.5″ exhaust. BEGI strongly suggested Jim go with a 3″ for even more power output, but Jim was content with what he had installed.
Jim, like many of this event’s autocross competitors, is a SPOKES member & a regular competitor.
Racing Ready continues to look for & share inspirational & competative rides like Jim’s!