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  1. MX-5 / Roadster Forum
    A good mate of mine sadly passed away recently, he generously left me his Mk1 MX5. I've been faffing about with the car and the one thing I've not been able to get right, is to put the hood down. My mate had the rear plastic screen replaced with a glass heated version, that is fixed, not...
  2. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension & handling/etc
    I'm looking at getting R-Package tie rod ends to reduce bump steer and I've come across a company called Circuit Sport which claim their tie rod ends are better than OE with the same suspension alignment as the Mazda OE R-Package parts. Has anyone heard of this company or had any experience? I...
  3. Garage discussion
    Hi All Just bought a Eunos Mk1 1989 and I am interested in buying a mug welder to start making brackets as well as other fun stuff for the car. I wondered if anyone had any advice on what to get? I am looking to not spend too much money on one so any help would be great!
  4. MX-5 / Roadster Forum
    Hi guys, I was wondering if anybody here had experience with modifying the clocks on their MX5's? I've had two issues so far. I've been looking for some decent aftermarket cards/inserts/sheets whatever you want to call them. The problems I'm having are 1. I never seem to find any UK cards, 2...
  5. Interior
    Does anyone know what spoiler/wing @obi.naoki has on his Mk2 in this picture.
  6. General Car Chat
    Looking over an old MOT certificate from my recently purchased MX. It says the brake backing plates are corroded/one virtually non existent. I cant seem to find replacements. Is this something i need to adress (mot fail) or can i just take them off when i put on new disks and refurb the calipers?
  7. Newbies! Introduce yourselves here
    Hi Guys/Gals Posted this in the new members bit but guess it would be better served here. The names Matt, I have an extreme basic knowledge when it comes to all things cars, been a voyeur on the site for about 9 months now and finally found a mx (or two) I want to buy. I was hoping I could get...
  8. MX-5 / Roadster Forum
    Hi I'm new, im Dan I'm in the market for an MX5 Based in the midlands, warwickshire Thinking of spending around about £2,000 no more if it can be helped. Would really appreciate any buying advice, or point in the direction of a good car for around that budget. At this kind of budget would...
  9. How do I...
    Hello everyone - hope you can help, I have £150.00 to spend on my NA mx5 and I just wanted to know what performance mods (if any for the price) people would recommend. I can do basic-to-moderate servicing on the car and have a medium-level tool set. I dont have anyway to lift the car (axle...
  10. General Car Chat
    Hi all, I wondered whether you can advise what the best way of fixing/waterproofing my mohair roof on my MX5 (Mk 2). Unfortunatly someone put a knife through the rear drivers side about 4 inches long. Currently it's being waterproofed (ish) with black gaffer tape. Is there any other option...
  11. MX-5 / Roadster Forum
    I'm going to look at a 1990 1.6 Mazda mx5 Eunos this weekend. The owner claims that no work is needing done, but as always with buying a car of that age you can never tell. What are the expensive things that go wrong with the Mk1's and what are the common problems with then so I know what to...
  12. MX-5 / Roadster Forum
    Hi there, I will be picking up a mk1 1.6 MX5 Monaco edition next week and was wondering if anybody has had any experience with them? I know they are a little down on power compared to a standard 1.6. Are they noticeably slower? Many Thanks Craig
  13. MX-5 / Roadster Forum
    Last week I had a lightweight flywheel and 6 puck helix clutch fitted to my 1.8. After driving it for a few days I hated it so I popped next door to where I work (who build classic race engines) to ask for some advice. They said its normal for a lightweight flywheel and paddle clutch and...
  14. Problems
    hi all, look i know this has been done to death somewhere, but i cant find it and i've been searching all day! I have a leak in my Vinyl hood that i cant seem to stop! its a Mk1 Dakar 1.8i orginal hood. ok the story so far. I've tried, padding out the rubber seals with new foam to get a...
  15. MX-5 / Roadster Forum
    Hi, Got an MX5 MK2.5 and it has a rattle that is coming from the rear of the car. Not sure if it might be the heat shield for the exhaust. It does not rattle all the time and it is hard to predict what causes it to rattle. Just wondered if anyone else had experienced similar problems or if it...
  16. General Car Chat
    Hey everyone, My names Jim and I am from Mid Wales Looking to purchase a Mazda mx-5 eunos 1.6 import on a H plate with 140,000 Kilometres on the clock. Will be getting one either way i'm just wandering what do I need to look out for and whats the potential on the cars? Cheers all
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