Yearly Archives: 2016


Engine out, a tidy up and general progress 1

The Bullet gearbox adapter kit has been ordered and is en-route from Australia. ¬†There’s plenty to be going on with in the meantime, however, and have got the old engine out, along with much of the dash and interior to allow access to the wiring. I’ve also received the Toyota […]


That’s a lot of engine!

After trawling websites, calling breakers, looking at donor cars and generally becoming aufait with the entire UK supply of 1UZ engines, I found a chap in Banbury who sells 1UZ engines as “kit engines” which have been extracted from the donor cars complete with ECU, wiring, all sensors, pulleys, pumps, […]


The Engine 1

There have been quite a few V8 MX5 projects in the last few years. There’s been the well documented video series from Tom’s Turbo Garage with his Project Thunderbolt, not to mention the well established Flyin’ Miata and Monster Miata¬†who both provide kits and parts to install the LS or […]