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MX-5 NEWS

12/12/03 - Open Wheel MX-5?

Keith Tanner from Flying Miata has begin a project to build a CMC open wheeler with MX-5 engine and drive train.

MX-5 parts include:
1.6lt engine
Clutch & Transmission
Differential & Axles
Steering Column
Wheels

You can read about his development here.

I recently received a signed copy of Keith's book "Mazda Miata MX-5 Performance Projects", i'll bring it along to the next few club events for those who are interested. The book covers a broad list of basic maintenance jobs in addition to explanations of how to install various performance upgrades.

www.jr-gumby.8m.comis an Australian built open wheeler "kit car" from Illawarra running a 1.6lt MX-5 engine.

Ben Chapman from Melboure is also building a "low cost" open wheeler using a 1.6lt MX-5 engine. You can view this website here.