First and last AutoX in 2009

FMCN held one of the last SS2 AutoX events at Gardemoen raceway in 2009.Perfect conditions with nice sunny weather but only about 5 C ambient.I did not plan to attend...

NSK Trackday @ Rudskogen with the MSM

This was my first trackday at Rudskogen with the MSM in 2009New FM stage two clutch is in and redy to be abused around the track.Also new is an aluminium...

MSM Project status

I have been busy a couple of weeks doing fun stuff like going to the Nordschleife with the mighty RatX5 and some other non car related stuff.As I mentioned in...

Seat belt mount.

The NB mounts the seat belt in the slider, not in the transmission tunnel as the NA. This means you have to keep the OEM sliders if you want to...

New clutch installed

Changing the clutch on a MX5 might be one of the shittiest jobs you can do on the car.I have done it twice now and it doesn’t get any better.I...

NSK trackday@Rudskogen with the mighty RatX5

New track day and the MSM is still offline for clutch swap and power steering fix.The NA on the other hand is running perfect and doesn’t mind a little track...

First time on track with the RatX5

Since my MSM is waiting for a new clutch and flywheel the daily driver has to do some duty on the track.On impulse I decided to drive all the way...

First trackday in 2009

I have finally run out of excuses for not yet taking the MSM to the track this year.Most issues have now been fixed, boost is stable, fluids are holding etc.NSK...

Clutch/flywheel alternatives for 300+ hp

1 bar boost on a GT3071R = slipping OEM clutchI need a new one and has done some searching around for different alternatives.I might as well get me a new...

New daily driver ;-)

My Hyundai Accent daily driver has some personality problems that I have not been able to cure.It does not help that I pretty much hate everything about that car and...

Changing WG spring to fight boost creep

As I wrote in an earlier blog post I have not been able to control the boost pressure at high RPM.I ended up ordering a 0.5 bar WG spring and...

New Alignment

I had my car aligned a week ago and are very pleased with the way it transformed the handling.I asked for 2.5/2.0 front/rear camber, ~5 deg caster and 0 toe...

Tuning boost with EBC

Last sunday I started dialing in the boost with the Greddy E01 EBC. Until now I have been running a direct boost signal from the compressor to the WG.I found...

How quiet down the WG

The open dump pipe from the WG is a little too much for street use.  It might also give me problems on the track.<div>The sound seems immense from the cabin...

Exhaust wrap

I bought some black exhaust wrap from Summit.<div>I was tempted to wrap the exhaust manifold but don’t want to stress the manifold more than neccesary as it holds the weight...

My new battery is dead...

1 year ago I bought a new Braille 11 lbs dry mat nano tech splinter cell twin screwed bla bla bla battery as mentioned in this post: http://www.mazdaspeedy.com/2008/04/new-battery.html<div></div><div>This is supposed to...

Exhaust finished !

Exhaust/DP/Dump pipe finished!Excellent craftsmanship on all parts. Big thanks to Harald and Einar for taking time from their own projects to work on my car.O2 bungs:The dump pipe ended up...

Alignement specs.

I need a new alignment after installing new bushings.Over the years I have tried a couple of different setups.On my NA I had -1.5 front -2.0 rear with 1/15 toe...

Pic of the DP

As mentioned before it consists of a ATPturbo modular DP cut in pieces with a 45deg bend and som more pipe at the end. I thought it could be done...

DP and exhaust fabrication

I managed to move my car to the guys doing the DP fabrication and welding.The trip with 3” open exhaust ending where the CAT ought to be was memorable. The...