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1300 crossflow engine and gear box for sale

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Sargisson Apr 23, 2017. 6 Replies

Just taken out the 1300 will be supplied with single carb few weeping gaskets other than that runs fine4 speed gear box alsoBest price takes themCollection only I'm afraidContinue

Sump clearance

Started this discussion. Last reply by Big Vern Dec 3, 2016. 5 Replies

Which is the easiest way to get ground clearanceI have about 50mm from ground to sumpCan I raise the engine ? If so how have people done it ?ThanksContinue

MOT time

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Kerswell Nov 21, 2016. 19 Replies

MOT timeGoing in now wish me luck !Continue

Alternator fire

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrian Southgate May 14, 2016. 3 Replies

Word of warning ladsReplaced the alternator today for a new one from euro car partsStarted it up ,battery light went off "good" I thoughtLeft it running while I put my tools awayThen heard a loud…Continue

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Steve Kerswell commented on John Buckley's blog post Engine swap
"UHM? I forgot about the fuel pump, hope the car is still in the yard :-)"
Dec 7, 2017
John Buckley commented on John Buckley's blog post Engine swap
"It’s the 1.6. Going to go with the fuel injection for now ill just source everything I need and start in the new year  thanks"
Dec 7, 2017
Big Vern commented on John Buckley's blog post Engine swap
"John, are you planning to run the vehicle fuel injection? If so then it would probably pay to get an MX5 wiring loom and fit that as it would be easier. A good resource here may be the Exocet forum over at MEV. Do you have a 1.6 or 1.8? I have a…"
Dec 6, 2017
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Engine swap

Got hold of a engine and box from an mx5how easy is the wiring side of itthanksSee More
Dec 6, 2017

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Engine swap

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 7:33 4 Comments

Got hold of a engine and box from an mx5

how easy is the wiring side of it


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At 13:20 on January 20, 2016, Steve Kerswell said…

S4? Sounds good John, pictures please :-))

At 22:01 on December 29, 2015, Dave Adams said…

they do come up...be patient but they are starting to be collected. i know of one i believe it was posted on here its two cars really and they come with a trailer if necessary. the cars are about 400 quid the two and the trailer is £500. 

At 18:40 on December 25, 2015, James Doulton said…

Welcome to the site, John. There was a B+ in the last club magazine, which was looking for a new home. I could put you in touch with the owner, although it might be sold -  I haven't heard.

At 16:11 on December 25, 2015, Dave Adams said…

hi there hope you find a car soon....what are you looking for?


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