The Battleship North Carolina as a back drop and the British Motor Car Club of Cape Fear as hosts combined to make it a great day for our club and for all who attended and participated. Under the spreading tree the our might Cape Fear Miata Club sat comfortable and cool. We were shaded from […]
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Mazda hopes to achieve 56 percent thermal efficiency with the Skyactiv-3 gasoline engine. That would make it the most efficient internal-combustion car engine in history. Mazda is staking much of its future on the continued existence of the internal-combustion engine, with clever tech like spark-controlled compression ignition set to debut in Mazda’s next-generation production-car engine, […]
Are you ready for summer? It’s June and it will soon be here. It is the time of the year we enjoy visiting family and friends who like us, enjoy our coastal lifestyle. We are truly fortunate! We had a wonderful time at the Brits at the Battleship event on May 5 where nine Miatas […]
Is it or isn? t it Spring? Mother Nature still seems to be undecided. Nevertheless, CFMC members gathered at the Brunswick Nature Park on Saturday April 21 for our quarterly meeting. After departing our rendezvous location and traveling to the park, we decided to kick off the beautiful spring day with a 1 ¾ mile […]
Spring has finally arrived! After a warm and beautiful February, we were shocked back into reality by a wintry March. But as eagerly anticipated, top down weather lies just ahead. March was another busy month for the CFMC. In addition to our monthly gathering at Bitty and Beaus, on March 17 we had 14 members […]
Saturday Feb 4 Tech Day at Stevenson Miata had the highest member attendance There were 18 Miatas piloted by 19 members, one was a co-pilot. Everyone was able to get their requested maintenance done while several had successful troubleshooting performed. I await feedback on these performance enhancements and will post in a later Ragtop Tales issue. We […]
Dear CFMC Members The CFMC is sponsoring the subject car show on May 5, 2018. If you are interested in entering your Miata MX-5, the registration fee prior to March 31st is $25.00. The fee is $30.00 after the 31st. As host for this event, my goal is to have at least one representative from […]
Quarterly Business Meeting at the Brunswick Nature Park The CFMC will have its April quarterly business meeting at the Brunswick Nature Park located on NC 133 about 10 miles south of Leland, NC. Preliminary plans include enjoying the dynamic mix of vegetation, wildlife, ecosystems, vistas, wetlands and waterways at the park, followed by our business […]
After a frigid January start, we have enjoyed unusually mild weather lately. The warmth makes us yearn for those top-down days of spring and the CFMC activities which are right around the corner. I want to thank Elton and Tammy Ellison for hosting our February 10 event to the NC aquarium at Ft. Fisher and […]
Hello Members, Happy 2018 to everyone! I would like to begin this year by thanking the CFMC members for their vote of confidence. As your new President it will be my privilege to work to guide and direct our Club. We started off the New Year with a great Holiday Dinner and Annual Meeting at […]
The MX-5 Miata is a symbol of Mazda’s car-making philosophy, “Jinba Ittai,” which means horse and rider as one and expresses the type of fun-to-drive roadster engineers have intended to build since day one of the vehicle’s inception. Since its debut in 1989, the model has consistently offered driving fun that can only be experienced in a lightweight sports car and because of this, it has won the admiration of people from various countries, cultures and age groups. Learn more...