Archive for the ‘Car maintenance’ Category

I have never really been too afraid to work on cars. At least to work on the moving components of the cars that is. In fact, I really enjoy it. DIY car painting on the other hand was always something I tried to get out of. The problem is that if you don’t know the […]

Today is just a quick update to let you know that I’m currently in the process of getting some new equipment and will be working on some videos very soon. Both driving videos which will show the beautiful island I live on, and some install videos as well. I won’t yet say what the equipment […]

I have basically been getting bad gas mileage since I bought my Miata almost a year ago. I wasn’t expecting to be driving a hybrid, but 18 mpg just seemed a bit too low for a 1.8l, even if it is a “little” sporty. I set about trying to make it run better and more […]

Cleaning the drains Living in a sub-tropical environment, we get a lot of rain. Without the proper maintenance that rain will get inside the Miata’s convertible top. As I recently found out during one of our latest downpours. These instructions are for a 99 JDM Miata Mx-5 NB, but should work on other models too. […]

When working on a car there is usually a hard way and an easy way to get things done. Figuring out the right way can be even more difficult if you have a JDM engine because the layout and parts may not be exactly the same. It can also be difficult to read manuals when […]