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The adventure to home

8th August 2012 – 16:00 The RAC man has arrived, then another one who needed to borrow something from his van. They both had a good look around the vehicle trying to ascertain why it was using coil packs like … Continue reading

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IVA Results

8th August 2012 – 14:20 The IVA inspector was less bothered about my ill Westfield than I was. He was happy with the emissions and speedo (still not working)¬†from the previous test. I expect he may have had some sympathy … Continue reading

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Arrived at IVA

8th August 2012 – 13:20 I’m pretty sure this thing is cursed! Just lost another coil pack about 8 miles ago. Still, I’m here now so lets see how it goes. Can suss out how to get it back later… … Continue reading

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Stumbling across things

8th August 2012 – AM I popped into the garage this morning on the way out. I had it in my head that I stopped putting the nut covers in the toolbox when asked to remove them at the IVA … Continue reading

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Pre IVA rushing!

7th August 2012 I think I’m roughly where I want to be. Handbrake is impossible to sort without doing something drastic, but I’ve tightened the tolerances on the rear calipers and it’s harder to hit the chassis with the lever … Continue reading

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Speedo, reverse light and handbrake

Things got hectic over the summer, and this blog got neglected. Apologies for that – I’ll still update it in a post by post basis to aid future builders searching on anything they’re stuck at: 6th August 2012 Not making … Continue reading

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Speedo work

A parcel arrived this morning containing an MX5 mk2 instrument cluster and a reverse light switch. I ordered the instrument cluster because it should contain a bit of electrickery that converts the AC wave signal from the speedo sender to … Continue reading

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