Mazda MX-5 Maintenance and Upgrades Manual (Hardcover)

By Rob Hawkins

The Crowood Press UK, 9781785002823, 160pp.

Publication Date: July 15, 2017

List Price: 34.95*
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This Mazda MX-5 Maintenance and Upgrades Manual will help owners develop the workshop skills needed for the maintenance and repair of their cars, and give guidance on possibilities for improvements and upgrades to performance.
With step-by-step instructions and safety information throughout, this book is a valuable technical resource for owners of Mk1 and Mk2 Mazda MX-5s.

Illustrated with over 700 color photographs the book covers:
-Tools and safety
-Weekly routine checks and twice-yearly checks
-Preparing for the MOT test
-Engine maintenance and tuning
-Gearbox and differential
-Brake maintenance and upgrades
-Uprating the suspension bushes and changing the springs and dampers
-Bodywork and hood maintenance

About the Author

Rob Hawkins became a motoring journalist and photographer in 1993, combining his passions for writing, photography, and sports cars. He has written and photographed features for MG Enthusiast magazine since 1995, and has owned or driven most of the postwar MGs. When the MGF was launched in 1995, Rob was involved with test driving standard and modified versions, and wrote articles on how to repair and improve this mid-engined, two-seater sports car. He has also always had a passion for classic camper vans and after buying his own VW Bay Window Van in 2010, he made his own interior, fitting and testing a variety of popular accessories and equipment.