MX5 – DIY Wheel Refurb and Colour Change

(First posted on MX5 nutz forum in December 2015) The wheels really needed a refurb. A previous owner had just gone over them with a spray can of black which I guess was a quick and cheap way to make them look a bit better. ย They clearly hadn’t been prep’d as the paint was starting […]

Evo VI – Got the Polish Out Again

(First posted on MLR forum in October 2012) got the polish and wax out on some other bits waxed so it will hopefully stay shiny after some filing to remove the worst of the tarnished finish waxed everything so everything will hopefully stay nice and shiny

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 […]

Evo VI – Wheel Refurb Finishing Touches

(First posted on MLR forum in May 2012) After leavingย the lacquer to harden properly I thought I’d cut and polish them so they’re properly shiny. I fetched out my wet and dry and polish and got started. Only done 2 wheels so far which took me nearly 2 hours. Yes I know I’m a sad […]

Evo VI – Cheap 50 Quid Wheel Refurb

(First posted on MLR forum in May 2012) The wheels had some curbing and flaking paint so thought I’d refurb them. I’m not keen on spending ยฃ300+ to get someone else to do them. So after spending some time finding the best prices for paint I found that halfords was the way to go so […]