MX5 – Supercharger Fitting Finished

(First posted on MX5 nutz forum in February 2016) Got some of the gold heat tape stuff. I also lowered the exhaust heat shield I’d made ages ago so it can stay fitted with the charger on.  I will probably add to the heat shielding or rethink it entirely if I need to but this […]

MX5 – Intercooler Fitting – Pipework Fabrication

(First posted on MX5 nutz forum in February 2016) I thought the next job of plumbing the intercooler in was going to be fairly quick and easy but it took ages of fitting, removing, trimming, refitting… to get everything to line up. Start with a bit of hose trimming.  I find this is the best […]

MX5 – Intercooler Fitting

(First posted on MX5 nutz forum in February 2016) After placing the intercooler and rad in and measuring up I sorted some spacers for the rad and mounts for the intercooler.   and made a bracket to hold the left hand side of the intercooler where there is an existing threaded mount.   the end […]

MX5 – Intercooler Plan

(First posted on MX5 nutz forum in February 2016) Intercooler.  What to do????? Google images was a good start and I looked at the universal intercoolers kits available.  I was pretty sure over the radiator would be the best plan for me though.  Less piping being the main reason so less hoses and clamps to […]

Evo VI – Intercooler Freshen Up

(First posted on MLR forum in July 2012) the intercooler was looking a bit grubby and tatty so i thought i’d pull the bumper off and see what i could do about it…. unfortunately 5 bolts were well and truly stuck in so the heads just sheared off when i tried to undo them. not […]