Category Archives: Maintenance

Action Clutch (Stage 3)

As mentioned previously, on the last track day I was having issues with the standard (possibly pattern part I think) clutch slipping on the quicker gear changes. It was fine otherwise. However, it was dealing with double the power it … Continue reading

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Leak plugged

Finally, the coolant stays in the engine! Got the new plug in on Thursday, helped with a bit of sealant just in case. I filled the coolant on Friday, having given the sealant ample time to dry. Unfortunately, having had … Continue reading

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Coolant leak found?

Well, if I haven’t found it I’ve certainly made a new one! With Stoneleigh looming every closer I’ve finally gotten around to┬ácommencing battle once again. I removed the inlet manifold and had a closer look at what I’d inadvertently photographed … Continue reading

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Still chasing that leak

Finally got the cooling system back together today. In the end, I only replaced the pipes to and from the oil cooler but obviously with all the rain the motivation wasn’t there hence why it’s taken so long. Fired the … Continue reading

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Chasing the elusive coolant leak

Ever since the car was built (and technically before whilst the engine was in the MX5) there’s always been a coolant leak of some sort. I fixed most of them whilst the engine was out during the build but one … Continue reading

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