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  1. Problems
    Hi guys! Not sure if you can help but thought i'd ask! MX5 1.6 2001 Car drives fine when started up from cold, can do about 30 minutes of driving until the car starts getting lumpy when pulling away from lights and generally in the low gears. Drives fine once you're above 30mph but in the...
  2. Problems
    I've seen a few threads for this before, but none have really answered my question - is there anyone that can tell me exactly how long each earth strap is (mainly engine to chassis, and boot to PPF)? I have a cylinder four misfire that comes and goes, and I know my PPF earth is pretty ratty...
  3. Problems
    So, kind of banging my head against the wall at the moment. Searched on here couldn't really find anything that doesn't lead me to my current conclusions already but i would like to post the situation and see if I am missing anything. So did an oil change, only about 1 litre came out, pitch...
  4. Problems
    Evening ladies and gents, I seem to be having a misfire issue with my mk1 with an mk2 engine (non vvt) first of all the problem has come after my head gasket blew up, after changing the gasket and putting it back together there seems to be a misfire like it is running on 3 cylinders, (car kinda...
  5. Forced Induction & N/A Power Mods
    Have had a problem recently where if i am sat on the motorway at a constant speed ~80mph, and then i floor it i get a huge misfire (throwing my forward in my seat type misfire). If i gradually press accelerator it seems to be ok. It did it on the way to Mallory track day, and on the way home...
  6. Problems
    Hi Guys, I bought an mx5 with a spark plug stuck in cylinder 3 (without my knowledge) when i serviced the car the plug felt extremely awkward when trying to break loose. As best i can describe the feeling is if you twisted a rubber tube within a metal tube and it creates that squeeky tight...
  7. Problems
    Hi All Car stored over winter with battery disconnected, started and ran OK a couple of weeks ago when battery reconnected, recently suddenly lost power and stopped whilst our on Road since the will start and run OK for 1 to 5 mins then starts to misfire and runs rough and stops. Getting weird...
  8. Problems
    Hey all over the last few weeks I have been a very unhappy MX owner, basically heres a run down of the problem... I have a 1.6 uk mk1, iv owned it for 8 months, done about 1,200 miles in that time and it been fine but over the last few weeks she has been misfiring, the revs have been falling...
  9. Problems
    Hi all. Want to try and fix a misfire on my lovely 1.8. I need your help please. I'd like to come up with a comprehensive list of the known causes so I can price them and start with the lowest cost first and work my way up learning car maintenance on my way too. The previous owner had fitted...
  10. MX-5 / Roadster Forum
    I'm not sure if this is the correct place to post this but I have a mechanical issue with my MX5 and have run out of ideas to try without spending a fortune swapping random things to try and fix it. A few months ago my car started misfiring after hitting traffic after about an hour of motorway...
  11. Forced Induction & N/A Power Mods
    Well, after a hell of a week trying to install my mini supercharger, EV14 650cc injectors, and intercooler i finally got the MS (from reverant) installed this afternoon with the help of some fellow nutzers. To cut a long story short i tried fire up the car to set the timing and it wouldnt fire...
  12. Problems
    Hey All Hoping you guys can help me with some suggestions for an ignition issue I'm having! I've done some searching across here and the Miata.net forums- wanted to see if my hypothesis was on the right track before I start ordering replacement parts. Car 1990 NA 1.6 (Short-nosed crank)...
  13. Problems
    After almost 10 months of my 5 being off the road I finally took it for its MOT and after 45 minutes of stress and worry it passed with only a few advisories...... ... But it's now decided to start hesitating as I accelerate. MOT tester said that a spark was jumping from number 4 coil pack pin...
  14. MX-5 / Roadster Forum
    Hi all Still having a few issues with my little BBR... I'd had electrical issues ever since I swapped the dash out at the end of last year (see post at: http://www.mx5nutz.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=109473&hl=) and with the help of jamesb recently narrowed it down the BBR piggyback ECU. The...
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