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Speedo, reverse light and handbrake

Things got hectic over the summer, and this blog got neglected. Apologies for that – I’ll still update it in a post by post basis to aid future builders searching on anything they’re stuck at: 6th August 2012 Not making … Continue reading

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Speedo work

A parcel arrived this morning containing an MX5 mk2 instrument cluster and a reverse light switch. I ordered the instrument cluster because it should contain a bit of electrickery that converts the AC wave signal from the speedo sender to … Continue reading

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IVA delayed

Unfortunately the reverse light issue has proved much trickier to solve and so I’ve delayed the IVA another week and a half. I’m getting 12v at and across the bulb holder but only until the bulb is inserted. I’ve replaced … Continue reading

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Modified sump

I dropped the car off at Basset Down Balancing (www.bassetdownbalancing.co.uk) after the IVA and picked it up just over a couple of weeks later. During that time, it was having the sump lowered and widened. Cast your minds back a … Continue reading

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Retest booked

I rang up and booked the retest yesterday. Earliest I could get was 27th July. This gives me three weeks to get everything doneĀ  – plenty of time. Of course, with the current weather, all delays don’t seem much of … Continue reading

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