Banshee

Banshee

When Carroll Shelby took an AC Ace and dropped a V8 in it back in the 60’s, he created the Cobra and the world went wild for it. But, is it possible for a guy to do the same kind of thing is his garage today? Absolutely! That is exactly what Stacey did when he created the Banshee project. Starting with a mid 90’s Mazda Miata, he dropped in a 400hp V8 engine and proceeded to transform a lowly Mall cruiser into a state of the art road racer. It’s the ultimate makeover and the ultimate transformation!

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Banshee
  • The Banshee (Season 1 Episode 3)

    Stacey blows apart a Miata to get it ready for it's conversion into a V8 powered, screamin' machine called the "Banshee."

  • The Banshee-Part 2 (Season 1 Episode 4)

    The transplant takes place as Stacey stuffs a 400 horsepower V8 into a Mazda Miata. If you've ever wondered if it's possible to actually build a fast car on a reasonable budget... the "Banshee" is the project you need to see!

  • The Banshee-Part 3 (Season 1 Episode 8)

    The Banshee is back and rollin' down the final stretches as Stacey installs new suspension and brakes to help control this missle when he uncorks that V8! Even if you are not putting a V8 in your Miata, this show is full of cool things you can do to any Miata to make it look, handle and perform b...

  • The Banshee Facelift (Season 1 Episode 9)

    The Banshee gets a major face-lift, as Stacey transforms it from a Mazda Miata into a…Well…Uhh…the “BANSHEE”!! That’s right, the body parts fly and the cutting continues…until slowly, from the mayhem a car appears, that really does look as good and run as fast as a Cobra or Corvette, except th...

  • Banshee Paint & Body (Season 2 Episode 6)

    The Banshee is back from paint and we're ready to answer the question… does it still look like a ’95 Miata? Has Stacey shown you how to create a completely different monster? Well, all we can say is the proof is in the paint and you are not going to believe how complete and affordable this transf...

  • Banshee Carpet & Exhaust System (Season 2 Episode 10)

    What is the nastiest project that everyone has to do eventually? That’s right… replacing old, worn out, nasty carpeting. Stacey rolls the Banshee back in the shop and shows you how to bring a very tired interior back to life with some tips and tricks that will help in replacing those old, worn ou...

  • The Banshee Pay-Off (Season 5 Episode 10)

    It’s back, it's done and it’s WILD! The Banshee comes full circle as Stacey walks you thru the complete buildup of this incredible V8 powered Miata and then takes it out for a good flogging! If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a Cobra or Corvette, but you needed something more reliable and affordabl...