Category Archives: Pre-build activities

Build related bits, before the build!

New dates

Going back to the original plan, I was looking at starting to dismantle the MX5 in October. This would allow me time to enjoy the summer in the mazda… However, given the good weather we’ve had recently, I’ve convinced myself … Continue reading

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Order placed

Went to Stoneleigh today to look at three main things really. A close look at a Mazda SDV A look at orange cars A look at digital dashes As luck would have it, there were no Mazda SDV Westfields at … Continue reading

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The plan is forming

That’s both build manuals read cover to cover and the build part of the plan is now complete. It’s turned out as a total of 283 tasks needing 262 hours. Hopefully I’ve over estimated on the hours needed but I’d … Continue reading

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WSCC – Official BudgetBusters!

I’d always known that I’d want to replace the standard Mazda SDV dash after the build, largely because I’m not a fan of it’s looks. I joined the Westfield Sport Car Club this week and posted a thread summarising my … Continue reading

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The ‘no real update’ update

Attempted to fit the coilovers today. Didn’t get very far! The bolt holding the bottom of the shock proved to be a worthy foe. It didn’t fit a 17mm socket too snugly, and a 16mm was just a touch too … Continue reading

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