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Old 2nd September 2011, 11:22 PM
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Hello guys, Just a quick one to let you know I have started my build today. I collected my completed MX5 based chassis and wishbone pack from Saturn today and I am really pleased with it. A couple of hours spent in the garage using the vice to push the suspension bushes in and i am well under way!!. I have already gathered together a selection of mx5 bits over the last few months whilst I was waiting for the MX5 variant to be launched. I will initially put in a 1.6 engine and have a limited slip diff as well.

I have tried to upload some pictures but I keep getting an error message saying the file size is too big! Once I have worked this out I will post the images.

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Old 3rd September 2011, 08:09 AM
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Good luck

and have fun.

Upload the photos to something like photobucket, you can then link to them rather than uploading them to the forum.

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Old 3rd September 2011, 12:18 PM
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Good luck with your build David, you,ll soon have it at the rolling stage & sitting in it going "brum brum"

keep us posted on your progress

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Old 3rd September 2011, 10:00 PM
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Ahh...so it was your chassis I was poking* about when I was up at Saturn last weekend It's very nicely made.

If you're collecting bits off different MX5s, make sure that the driveshafts and prop match your diff - they're different between the 1.6s and the 1.8s.

*Oi you - at the back there! Stop sniggering!
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Old 3rd September 2011, 10:17 PM
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Thanks for the motivating messages. I have been getting all my mx5 parts from 1 source. Its a company that race mx5's so they have been giving me a few tips for further down the line!
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Old 3rd September 2011, 10:39 PM
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You may have to share that source of parts with me lol
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Old 3rd September 2011, 10:55 PM
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AK Automotive in Rowlands Gill. He sells a lot of stuff through ebay and is a big supplier to MNR for their MX5 variant.


I have now added a Flikr link so I can upload photos!!!
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Old 3rd September 2011, 10:57 PM
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/67112582@N03/
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Saturn MX5 Based Chassis, Limited Slip Diff & 2.4 Quick Rack.

Build cost.... seems to be spending more on tools than car bits at the moment! (they will be handy in the future though).
Car iva'd and passed 15/08/2014. Finished weight 572kg.
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Looks Good

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Old 4th September 2011, 07:31 AM
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you should be able to post the picture directly on the forum, should be some options under the share menu at the top of each picture.

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