My Upgrades

Sequential rear indicator lights

Sequential rear indicator lights

Changing the rear indicator lamps (or turn lights) to use sequential LEDs was one of the easiest upgrades I've made, and one that's easily transferred to a different...

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Updating the Infotainment Software

Updating the Infotainment Software

Updating the Mazda Infotainment System may seem like a task for your local Mada Dealer, but it is surprisingly simple. There's also the reassurance of a well tested...

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Enhancing the seats

Enhancing the seats

I guess I'm one of the tallest owners of a Mk4 MX-5 as I'm over 6 foot 5 and find the lumbar support extremely underwhelming. When I bought my MX-5 the only...

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Upgrading the exhaust

Upgrading the exhaust

The MX-5 is a great sports car and I think Mazda's design choices were largely correct but I'd always wished the exhaust was a tad more gruff and throaty to match...

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Adding the side decals

Adding the side decals

Purchasing a decal for the side of the car seemed at first thought to be an easy task, but after many hours considering various designs I was no further forward. I...

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Painting the brake calipers

Painting the brake calipers

I've always liked red brake calipers (or coloured calipers) on sports cars, as I think they add an extra detail which helps to define the character of the vehicle....

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MX-5 Workshop Manual
2021 Breakfast meet
Gaydon Motor Museum
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MX5 Blog on YouTube

To complements my blog posts I've created a number of videos which give a practical guides or showcase things, which I hope you'll enjoy watching. They're hosted on my YouTube channel, to make them acessible to a larger number of people and also to prevent the need for me to re-invent the wheel.

 

For example, have you ever wondered how your Mazda MX-5 Mk4 seats are constructed?
In my seat strip-down video you'll discover exactly how the seats are constructed and be able to see the underlying frame, bolsters and spring mats used to create the seat.
Whereas in another video you'll discover the secrets I learn about how to enhance the seat support in the MX-5 Mk4 seats.

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Special Editions

Mazda has offered numerous Special editions over the years. These limited edition models are often restricted to less than 500 and are not necessarily availble in all countries.

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2019 Japfest
Silverstone Race Track
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