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Tazza67
#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! 

 

Suzanne 

 

1997 Dakar 1.8 Twilight Blue No. 277
1990 UK red mk1
NM
#2 Posted : 10 August 2018 14:22:39(UTC)
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Hi,

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.  

Nigel

Alrewas, Staffordshire - North East Midlands
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)
Scottishfiver
#3 Posted : 10 August 2018 14:44:07(UTC)
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How did the long stretch go? 

Murder?

Dope?

Or just blowing a gasket?

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