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Give a damn...GiveacarGive a damn...Giveacar Cars, they're a bit like kids; great when they're doing what they should be doing but when they keep acting up and costing you a packet you want to give them away :) Luckily for me when I was a kid and...

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24 top tips for winter driving24 top tips for winter driving I don't know about you but I'm hoping for another Winter like the last one! I love the snow and I like driving in it too. So in anticipation of another long spell of deep snow covered roads, icy corners...

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Have a free guide to buying a used MX5 on me...Have a free guide to buying a used MX5 on me... My smurf coloured MX5 is up and running again and beginning to shape up nicely - finally :)  There have been quite a few problems that could have been avoided if I'd had a bit more knowledge earlier on...

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How to replace your soft top in two and a half hours...How to replace your soft top in two and a half hours... If it's the first time you've ever replaced the vinyl hood on your MX5, the bads news is you'll probaly need a weekend. On the other hand, if you've a bit of extra cash to hand you can call in The Soft...

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How to improve an MX5 – wrap it in sunshine!How to improve an MX5 – wrap it in sunshine! When I suggested to a friend I was going to Union Jack Maurice, he said 'Why don't you wrap him?' I immediately thought how do you wrap a car? How many rolls of gift wrap would it take, can you get bows...

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Fitting new headrest speakers…

Posted by Maurice | Posted in I.C.E | Posted on 05-11-2010

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As Mx5′s are tiddly little motors Mazda has been very clever at fitting all the gizmos we want into a very conservative space. It took me five minutes when I first got Maurice to work out where the sound was coming from behind me – I  still think it’s a very simple but clever idea [...]

Changing the long mast to a stubby aerial

Posted by Maurice | Posted in I.C.E | Posted on 14-10-2010

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For some reason early MX5′s have a riculously long aerial – about 40cm I think it is. They can be a pain if you take your car through a car wash but more of a problem for me is it gets in the way of the storm cover fitting properly. I didn’t think it was [...]