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I've joined the club (MX-5 content)

I've joined the club (MX-5 content)

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Garlick

Original Poster:

40,601 posts

148 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Please welcome (via the power of a crap camera on an iPhone3) my 'new' MX-5



The details are as follows.

1997 P UK 1.8is
93,000 miles
3 owners
FSH, the most recent being charged at just under £400 carried out at a Mazda main dealer
MOT to July 2013
Newly installed headunit
4 x new Dunlops
New stainless exhaust
Huge history file along with original owners wallet & handbooks

Bought for £600

Needs a bit of attention on the sills (not too bad) and it's going to the body shop next week at a very reasonable sum

Could do with a new hood (have a good condition used one being fitted for £150)

All in all it will stand me at SOTW budget when finished and will be used my me and the mrs to bomb about it.

I welcome myself to the MX-5 fold smile

Paddy_N_Murphy

18,041 posts

92 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Garlick said:
Needs a bit of attention on the sills (not too bad)
"They all do that, Sir" hehe


Congrats

v8will

3,010 posts

104 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Running 2 V8s finally got to you then?

Regardless of the flack you'll no doubt get on here, enjoy. Great little cars.

mahesket

73 posts

66 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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CONGRATS!! i joined 4 weeks ago, bloody good fun, mine was only £200 though tax and MOT'd smile

slevin911

574 posts

84 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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You should have A bought the blazer!hehe
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Another Fluffer

3,886 posts

73 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Looks like a great example!

What are the plans? (if any)

MX7

7,902 posts

82 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Almost identical to mine. smile

Garlick said:
Bought for £600
$&*", is that all it's worth now. frown

TheDoggingFather

16,953 posts

114 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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I thought the 'little lady' already had a '5? Or am I well out of date?

Garlick

Original Poster:

40,601 posts

148 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Paddy_N_Murphy said:
"They all do that, Sir" hehe

Congrats
Indeed. Fortunately I was able to get the bodyshop quote before negotiations took place.

em177

2,270 posts

72 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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I bought my fifth this week rofl

Garlick

Original Poster:

40,601 posts

148 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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TheDoggingFather said:
I thought the 'little lady' already had a '5? Or am I well out of date?
We sold it about 6 months ago. Wasn't in the market for another until this presented itself at a price that was too good to ignore.

TheDoggingFather

16,953 posts

114 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Garlick said:
TheDoggingFather said:
I thought the 'little lady' already had a '5? Or am I well out of date?
We sold it about 6 months ago. Wasn't in the market for another until this presented itself at a price that was too good to ignore.
Can't blame you, should be a good giggle and looks very tidy too thumbup

Roll on the snow biggrin

Krikkit

8,155 posts

89 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Does it have the lovely tan leather and wooden-wheeled interior? Looks nice. biggrin

garrykiller

5,458 posts

66 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Welcome to the club!

dme123

2,475 posts

97 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Looks exactly like mine! Hope you enjoy it.

Garlick

Original Poster:

40,601 posts

148 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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I'll take it to the next PHSS at MBW if anyone fancies a look at it.

bicycleshorts

1,893 posts

69 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Looks great. I think you should come and cover the Mazda on Track session at Croft next Friday :P

http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?t=119...

Shaw Tarse

26,143 posts

111 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Does Chris Harris approve of your choice?

Garlick

Original Poster:

40,601 posts

148 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Shaw Tarse said:
Does Chris Harris approve of your choice?
As you may have seen on Twitter, absolutely not!

LuS1fer

32,456 posts

153 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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MXpecting updates.