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  1. How do I...
    Hi. I am thinking about attempting to change my cam belt and water pump on my 1990 1.6. Having read lots of guides and advice on the forums I am a bit confused re the short nose crank advice. I am assuming my engine will be the short nose crank version by its age. There is conflicting advice...
  2. Wheels, Tyres, Suspension & handling/etc
    Evening all, I have picked up a gorgeous 1990 MK1 1.6 Just had its first service and once over and seems to be a good one, nothing major I am looking at turning this car into my track toy, I have only done 3 track days in the past 3 months in a friends Civic Type R (If I bent it I paid for...
  3. Problems
    Hi everyone, Have a little trouble with my 1.8. Did a full belts swap with new tensioners and pulleys etc about 30 miles ago. Post cam belt change car started up perfectly, drove lovely, went for a long test drive, all good. Engine just felt a little under power and the power delivery felt...
  4. MX-5 / Roadster Forum
    OK so reading around looks like it's time to have my cambelt changed, car is just approaching 51k as we head into the summer season... Is there anything else I should get done at the same time? It's a 2004 mk2.5 Also if I take it to the garage they will probably just get a cambelt off the...
  5. Problems
    After replacing my cambelt on my mk2 1.8 my car won't start. The belt is correctly positioned and I've since replaced the crankshaft position sensor (my first attempt as the old one looked a bit knackered) and the cam shaft sensor which seemed to be common cures but the thing still won't start...
  6. Problems
    Hey Peeps, I spent the past weekend doing a cambelt change on my 92' 1.6 Eunos. other than a really stubborn crank bolt it went relatively well. FYI its a long nose crank and the end of the crank + woodruf key were in excellent condition. i took the car out for a drive to check every thing was...
  7. Servicing
    EDIT: Revisited in Feb 2017 - some more tips, corrections, clarifications, and simplifications! Who are you? I'm not a professional mechanic. I'm what many would call a bedroom mechanic. I work in IT and am interested in cars. I'm a long time lurker and recently bought my first MX5 (2001 Mk2.5...
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