Mx5 project

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  1. Mx5_skidder

    Mx5_skidder New Member

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    Heres my Mx5 project thread!
    Got the car last week as my project for the summer.
    2003 1.8
    93k
    Running well mechanically, bodywork lets it down!

    List of things to do:
    Change the yacht wheel for an OMP wheel
    Lower on coilovers
    15"x8" ultralight UL10 wrapped in 195/45/15 nankangs
    Front splitter
    Ducktail spoiler
    Flared arches (if the wheels hang out the fenders, dont think they will though)
    Tidy up the engine bay, kawasaki green conduit cable covers,
    Mushroom induction kit
    Stainless exhaust (need some advice on this as want a distinct sound!)


    Other jobs may arise as i do the list so we will see!
    Wish me luck!
     
  2. Mx5_skidder

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    Weld diff... :)
     
  5. Mx5_skidder

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    Oh yeh forgot that bit
     
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    Wheels have turned up :D
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    Tyres fitted with a little stretch!
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    Nice where did ya get the steering wheel bud have you a link and is it t all flimsy if it's a copy
     
  8. Mx5_skidder

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    There on ebay mate for around £45, not flimsy at all, good quality to be fair
     
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    Bit high on rear due to coilovers only fotted on the front so far, strgling with the lower control arms grrrrrrrrr!
     
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    Looks like a good project, MX5's make pretty good skid cars despite what some people say.
     
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    New spoiler added

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  12. Joe Gersh

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    looking good man! love that little duckbill spoiler !!!! excited to see this coming along dude! good luck!
     
  13. Nick_Racing green

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    Hello mate, the build is looking good, great progress so far. I was wondering what offset your wheels are, as I'm doing a very similar build myself actually but having a little bit of trouble with my wheels fitting under the arches as I did go for 15x8 with 0 offset as I thought with a bit of rollingand a stretched 185x45 to wrap it they would just about tuck under before lowering. Not the case unfortunately.
    Does anyone have any ideas apart from having them flared?
    Keep up the great build!
     

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