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  1. MX5 Engine Refresh Final Touch

    by , 06-10-2012 at 10:37 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)







    Replaced the fuel filter.
    Replacing it on NSX is easy if you have access to the air tool but
    MX5 is even easier. No need for the air tool.



    Although it was still operating fine, the pressure sensor at the power steering pump
    showed extra play compared to the new one so probably replace it
    ...
  2. MX5 Engine Refresh 04

    by , 05-10-2012 at 10:11 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)







    Vacuum filled the cooling system.

    The silicone sealant on the drain plug worked well for a
    temporally fix although I dont want to loose coolant on the
    motorway so already placed the order to Japan.

    After installing the cam shafts, I rotated the crank by hand
    many times but before firing
    ...
  3. MX5 Engine Refresh 03

    by , 04-10-2012 at 10:19 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)








    New WP installed.

    The bearing on the existing one showed some friction so once again,
    best to replace WP at the time of TB service on our NSX as well.






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  4. MX5 Engine Refresh 02

    by , 01-10-2012 at 10:37 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)



    Making good progress although my hands and hair were covered in engine oil......








    Overhauling the HLA.

    After washing these in the parts cleaner, rinsed them in the brake cleaner and
    then time to assemble them in the bucket of engine oil.


    Its been a while since
    ...
  5. MX5 Engine Refresh 01

    by , 27-09-2012 at 10:27 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)







    As this is NSX site, I wont go too much in detail for non-NSX related service.

    Im just posting this for the owners waiting for my service so that
    they have some idea on what is happening at my place at the moment.


    Also, there are several topics that can be shared with NSX so
    Ill touch
    ...

    Updated 28-09-2012 at 01:26 PM by Kaz-kzukNA1

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