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MX5s..

Post by Major_Tom » Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:15 pm

..just ordering some panels and other bits for my OnOff's MK1. God the bits are cheap, like Capris 10 - 15 years ago!

I overtook a modified MK2 MX5 at speed around my favourite corner the other day. We pull up at a set of lights a mile down the road, he looks over, looks the Capri up and down, big smile and goes "that's the best handling one of those I've ever seen."

Worthy praise I thought :ford:
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Re: MX5s..

Post by D366Y » Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:56 pm

My brother has a Mk1, great little motor and the parts are dirt cheap! You can get a whole stainless exhaust for £250 odd quid off the shelf for them and everything so far seems readily available which makes me immensely jealous and also annoyed whenever I'm ordering parts for us haha

To be fair Tom your car is a well oiled (oily, same thing?) machine and is stripped for racing! It also goes like stink and looks like it handles a treat - following you around when I came up I could feel mine wallowing in the corners bouncing around like a boat on choppy seas but yours looked like it just sticks!
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Re: MX5s..

Post by Major_Tom » Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:18 pm

Thanks! Yes it handles very well, so well in fact, that I have decided against fitting the front Escort forest arches and spacers in case that slight alteration to the geometry has a detrimental effect!
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Re: MX5s..

Post by Mc Tool » Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:57 pm

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This is for Nick and me.....eat my shorts Tom :lol: :lol:
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Re: MX5s..

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:40 am

Mc Tool wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:57 pm
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This is for Nick and me.....eat my shorts Tom :lol: :lol:
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Re: MX5s..

Post by Major_Tom » Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:37 pm

No I have the paving slab upgrade.
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