Category Archives: Donor stripdown

A slack week

Actually, I’d say slack wasn’t the problem here. I’m already a fair way ahead of schedule, so not getting much done this week hasn’t really had a negative effect. I’ve been thwarted removing the rear hubs, specifically, the hub nuts. … Continue reading

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Making progress

A reasonably productive last couple of days. Removed the brakes ok, started to remove the uprights but was thwarted by some typically corroded split pins. I bought some picks/hooks today but they didn’t work, so just had to bite the … Continue reading

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A short afternoon’s work

Not massively productive I must admit. The roof and a door got picked up though so a bit more space in the garage. Otherwise, all I managed to do was remove the plastic part behind the front bumper, remove the … Continue reading

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Angle grinder – the tool of last resort

Or should that be first resort. Anyway, before I reveal our sparky antics, I thought it worth mentioning that I did indeed get the light fitted when I got home from work. Just.Still, just is better than not at all … Continue reading

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It’s fighting back!

Took a day off the garage yesterday and I think the mazda now knows what is happening to it and is retaliating. I had to cut through a few bolts to get the rear bumper off, but the front bumper … Continue reading

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