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:
Clutch & Transmission
Differential & Axles
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.
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