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#1 Posted : 10 August 2018 12:09:54(UTC)

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Hello again, 


So I was a member back in 2008/9 I think, just before heading off to uni I bought myself a MK1 Dakar. Then picked myself up a Mitsubishi FTO and used that for the motorway miles back and forth to uni, unfortunately on the way home for xmas the FTO blew the head gasket... queue a 4hr trip into closer to 10hrs! Once home I realised the FTO was pretty much a write off and decided to crack on with digging out the mx5 from the parents garage... it's only been in there for about 8 years so we expected a bit of a battle. 

It's not quite on the road yet, combination of holiday trip and managing to slip a disc in my back... anyway hopefully both mx5 and my back will be back on the road middle of next month! 




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1990 UK red mk1
#2 Posted : 10 August 2018 14:22:39(UTC)

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Welcome back to driving an MX5. Good luck with the final preparation and MOT. It's good news that another Mk1 will be back on the road soon.  


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1996 Mazda MX5, 1.8 Chaste White
1990 Roadster Red my partner's car (but who does all the work on it?)
1991 MX5 Limited Edition Green. My next project.
Previously - 1993 Roadster S-Special Brilliant Black
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Tazza67 on 13/08/2018(UTC)
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How did the long stretch go? 



Or just blowing a gasket?

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Mad Malc on 10/08/2018(UTC)
#4 Posted : 10 August 2018 17:46:02(UTC)

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