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by mr_pool_pool2000
Wed Dec 31, 2014 2:39 pm
Forum: MX5 Discussion
Topic: intake water leak- new turbo build
Replies: 4
Views: 1830

its a 1998 nb

bp4w engine i believe

the built block and turbo kit are long term goals

had thought about h20a swap from s2000 there is heaps on ebay include ecu and trans could be a more reliable alternative and turbo later
by mr_pool_pool2000
Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: MX5 Discussion
Topic: intake water leak- new turbo build
Replies: 4
Views: 1830

intake water leak- new turbo build

so my 1998 mx5 nb engine finally had a problem its leaking water from behind the intake manifold directly above the 2 sensors near the oil cooler :( so when i get the intake off i will know for sure leak slows greatly when block heats up suspecting head gasket :( my block also uses 1l of oil per 2 t...
by mr_pool_pool2000
Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:03 pm
Forum: MX5 Suspension, Wheels, Tyres & Brakes etc
Topic: rims
Replies: 9
Views: 3036

i own a 1998 nb

its only 8% larger. tried a thinner 17 and liked it, now just got to make a big fat one fit.

rim options like these do they exist?
by mr_pool_pool2000
Wed Jun 25, 2014 6:11 pm
Forum: MX5 Suspension, Wheels, Tyres & Brakes etc
Topic: rims
Replies: 9
Views: 3036

rims

looking for

4x100 17 x 9 +36 offset lightweight rim
is what im looking for maby 40 mm offset
like the prf1 look or 6ul

going to run dd 255 45 17 re11 on them

turbo takes care of any extra gearing
by mr_pool_pool2000
Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:19 am
Forum: MX5 Discussion
Topic: full respray /change of color
Replies: 5
Views: 1880

respray

total value came around 7k

before
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finish show car gloss

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by mr_pool_pool2000
Sat Jun 08, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: MX5 Power & Power Mods
Topic: mx5 v8
Replies: 40
Views: 13058

v8

So thinking fm kit budget is close to 30k

Still looking elseware for other options pretty much wanna buy whole kit to fit

Good idea must mention rhd

Want v8 plus stiffer suspension and thinking 17x9 weels with re11z 265 wide < already lookd at tyre options

May want big brake kit
by mr_pool_pool2000
Sun May 26, 2013 10:59 am
Forum: MX5 Power & Power Mods
Topic: mx5 v8
Replies: 40
Views: 13058

mx5 v8

Looking at droping in a v8

Plenty of engines for sale on trademe that include loom

Wondering what bolt in packages are for sale other than fm
by mr_pool_pool2000
Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:12 am
Forum: MX5 Discussion
Topic: full respray /change of color
Replies: 5
Views: 1880

full respray /change of color

paid to have car pannel beated to perfect and resprayd and hardtop resprayed all pannels where colour can be seen is off and removed softop , windows out. excluding engine bay witch is later when i get block and turbo from fm. geting a gloss black no flake show car finish been in shop 2 months so fa...
by mr_pool_pool2000
Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:58 am
Forum: MX5 Suspension, Wheels, Tyres & Brakes etc
Topic: suspensoin knock
Replies: 0
Views: 1811

suspensoin knock

i had same problem turned out it was loose bolts everywhere tightend and locktited everything and had no problems so far
by mr_pool_pool2000
Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:52 am
Forum: MX5 Suspension, Wheels, Tyres & Brakes etc
Topic: Stiffer Diff Bushings.
Replies: 16
Views: 6633

diff bushings

i purchaced polyurathane diff bushings from a member off this sight made a huge diffrence in quick takeoffs and shifting while going over bumpy roads or quick shifting. there is a noticible whine from rear diff now that is not supressed by bushing though. they are a mungral to get old ones out need ...
by mr_pool_pool2000
Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:06 pm
Forum: MX5 Suspension, Wheels, Tyres & Brakes etc
Topic: wheel alignment problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1746

wheel alignment problem

had a wheel alignment about a month ago with 2 new tyres as usual.
noticing as last time it goes out of alignment within a month or so mostly the front toe adjustment and the back camber seems to increase.

is their any whey to remedy this?
new alignment bolts?
tighten the shit out of the bolts?
by mr_pool_pool2000
Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: MX5 Discussion
Topic: hardtop
Replies: 5
Views: 1705

hardtop

how much would it cost to ship mx5 hardtop from south island to north?
by mr_pool_pool2000
Tue Jun 12, 2012 11:36 pm
Forum: MX5 Discussion
Topic: MX5 Meet Auckland
Replies: 35
Views: 6353

meet

im keen for a meet around 22nd onwards cos il be up on holidays :)
il be up in the north shore
by mr_pool_pool2000
Tue May 22, 2012 10:54 pm
Forum: MX5 Discussion
Topic: hardtop
Replies: 5
Views: 1705

hardtop

dose anyone have a hardtop for sale for under $1000

preferable close to palmerston north

will need fitting kit for my 1998 nb
by mr_pool_pool2000
Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic Chat
Topic: Determination or just plan stupid
Replies: 6
Views: 4117

water crossing

we have all seen the options the fastest whey across water is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWnH30yiyQ4

slowest is
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UM4C1O6soyA

both amazing feats !!!
by mr_pool_pool2000
Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:33 pm
Forum: MX5 Power & Power Mods
Topic: fm2 hydra vs fm2 kit with link g4?
Replies: 2
Views: 1509

fm2 hydra vs fm2 kit with link g4?

ok looking at getting turbo system from flying miata looking at comparing ecu's what is the benifits of the one flying miata offers verses the g4? they pretty much cost the same g4 is a little cheaper http://www.speedtechnz.com/shop/brands/link/MX5+Link+G4+-+Mazda+MX5+Miata.html <g4 http://www.flyin...
by mr_pool_pool2000
Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:02 pm
Forum: MX5 Suspension, Wheels, Tyres & Brakes etc
Topic: 15 x 9 form 949racing
Replies: 5
Views: 1863

so who makes a Tyre for street in that size haven't been able to locate one yet

i see their is a Hoosier A6 275/35R15 but its a slick
by mr_pool_pool2000
Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:05 am
Forum: MX5 Suspension, Wheels, Tyres & Brakes etc
Topic: 15 x 9 form 949racing
Replies: 5
Views: 1863

15 x 9 form 949racing

looking at getting some 15x9 inch rims form 949.

just wondering what are my street tyre options?

i hear that you can get 275's on them?
cant remember if it was 35 or not
by mr_pool_pool2000
Fri Feb 17, 2012 4:15 pm
Forum: MX5 Suspension, Wheels, Tyres & Brakes etc
Topic: re002 v re001
Replies: 19
Views: 7755

re002 v re001

i upgraded tyres recently from the re001 to the re002 re001 = great tyre in the dry gets sticky not so good in the wet needs heat for traction re002 = better feel and more grip about 15% more in dry + 25% better than re001 in the wet each re002 fitted was $170 195 50 15 each re001 fited was $175 195...
by mr_pool_pool2000
Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:36 am
Forum: MX5 Discussion
Topic: Post pics of your MX5!
Replies: 183
Views: 53504

at cemetary
by mr_pool_pool2000
Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: MX5 Discussion
Topic: Post pics of your MX5!
Replies: 183
Views: 53504

love the look of this one
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by mr_pool_pool2000
Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: MX5 Power & Power Mods
Topic: polyurathane diff mounts
Replies: 5
Views: 2607

polyurathane diff mounts

im interested in getting some polyurethane diff mounts if someone knows where i can get some for my 1998 nb mx5 1800cc lsd <not sure what affects the shape or size. reason for replacing is have had a knock in rear when under power and decelerating, couldn't find it, mechanic couldn't find it no susp...
by mr_pool_pool2000
Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:41 pm
Forum: MX5 Discussion
Topic: LSD
Replies: 10
Views: 3488

if you just drop the clutch in a straight line you will surly get both weels going at first because of the emense pressure. - regardless of lsd or not the best whey is the one wheel on slippery surface and one on hard and to get rolling before applying the throttle - power is going to be plenty to s...
by mr_pool_pool2000
Mon Aug 08, 2011 6:02 pm
Forum: MX5 Discussion
Topic: LSD
Replies: 10
Views: 3488

lsd

one wheel on the grass one on the road some heavy acceleration is good to tell. _if your LSD is very worn it will behave weirdly sometimes kicking inside wheel and other times locking both together< i had one that i used on the gravel roads allot and this happened to it after a while. shimms can be ...
by mr_pool_pool2000
Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: Off Topic Chat
Topic: What are your favourite driving roads?
Replies: 40
Views: 13376

paekakariki hill road just north of Wellington is good nice tight corners and once you have done that you should head back towards Wellington on sh58 smooth banked road with lots of banked corners. just up the coast from that is the akatarawa valley road witch links upper hutt and waikanae - this ro...

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