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Mazda MX-5 Renovation Manual 1989-2005

Paul Hardiman
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The Mazda MX-5 is widely acclaimed as having inspired the revival of the sports car market - winning hearts and minds with its nimble handling and attractive styling.

This Mazda MX-5 Renovation Manual is a thoroughly practical guide and provides expert advice on how to breathe new life into used examples of this modern-day classic, and also includes a guide on to what to look for and what to avoid when buying a used example, including imported Japanese-market Eunos models.

From preventative maintenance, to the renewal of worn components and details of common problems and how to fix them, the clearly written, comprehensively illustrated text provides all the information required to run an MX-5 on a budget.

Coverage in the Mazda MX-5 Renovation Manual 1989-2005 extends from the first MX-5 models, introduced in 1989, to the 'Mk2.5' models, introduced in 2005, with details of routine maintenance and servicing procedures, renewal of components that commonly need attention on high-mileage cars, such as shock absorbers, window winders and hood (soft-top) and details of simple modifications, such as uprated lighting and brakes. Comprehensive appendices provide full technical specifications and a list of useful contacts.


Paul Hardiman is a freelance motoring writer with a strong interest in practical subjects. He was written for many of the UK's leading motoring magazines and lives in Oxford.

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