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what are the best add ons to your mx5?? you have done

Postby funmx5 » Tue May 29, 2012 1:08 pm

one handy add on i have done is remote central locking /working on remote boot release
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Postby Kev05 » Tue May 29, 2012 2:21 pm

I haven't had any as I just bought it last week. A cruise control to ease highway cruising would be a nice add on.
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Postby NitroDann » Tue May 29, 2012 2:31 pm

Horsepower, and suspension mods to put it down.

I just bought the 1500 dollar rear ended NA6 last night, It will have 6 speed, torsen diff, solid bushes, alignment, swaybars, semi slicks, exhaust, coilovers and lightweight wheels by the weekend.

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Postby Magpie » Tue May 29, 2012 2:52 pm

A driver who has lost 45kg :)
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Postby lightyear » Tue May 29, 2012 2:55 pm

My track NA8B has an oem remote boot with key fob function. Best add on - add lightness.
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Postby Jeo » Tue May 29, 2012 3:00 pm

Stereo is the one that always makes me smile.

I rarely drive *my* car anymore (typically take the LE is we're running around town), but when I do the music always reminds me that it's my car.
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Postby taminga16 » Tue May 29, 2012 3:46 pm

Magpie wrote:A driver who has lost 45kg :)

Well done, but it's not an add on, more like a drop off. :)
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Postby hks_kansei » Tue May 29, 2012 4:05 pm

My favourite would be the muffler.
it looks nice out the back, and I like the sound.



As for things that have made it easier to live with every day, putting back the CD stacker made it much nicer on the drive to work.
I just need to one day get around to changing the stupid way the dealership mounted the stacker for the previous owner (it's basically sitting vertically, on 2 bits of gal hammered roughly to shape, then with a pair of self tappers through the carpet and boot floor)
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Postby NitroDann » Tue May 29, 2012 4:06 pm

hks_kansei wrote: CD stacker



Whats that?

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Postby Willstar » Tue May 29, 2012 4:14 pm

invisible windows?
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Postby hks_kansei » Tue May 29, 2012 4:34 pm

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hks_kansei wrote: CD stacker


Whats that?

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It's that 2kg boot mounted ballast that you could option when the car was new.

It's other features are taking up space, being mounted badly, and making music skip over bumps.

BUT
It beats the radio and being forced to listen to sh*t like Nicki Minaj.
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Postby NitroDann » Tue May 29, 2012 4:46 pm

usb capable alpine units are available for 100 bucks at retailers now.

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Postby hks_kansei » Tue May 29, 2012 4:58 pm

That's a lot cheaper than they were last I looked.

But, it's not that important to me that I could be bothered to install a new head unit.


At the moment the stacker and the tape adapter thing for my mp3 player work well enough.
Yeah, the sound quality isn't the best, but it's all filtered over the great loud "DERRRRRRRRRRR" of the exhaust drone anyway.
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Postby lee » Tue May 29, 2012 5:05 pm

My hard top has made owning the car in winter much more tolerable. It keeps the heat in and the rain out, all while giving much better rear visibility than the pathetically small window in the soft top.

Although mods like thicker sway bars and chassis stiffening make the car more responsive and fun, I need a level of comfort if I'm going to be using it as a daily. The car is plenty fun in stock form; mods just make it more fun :P
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Postby -alex » Tue May 29, 2012 5:37 pm

Recaro SPG with cobra mounts on sliders!
Seat that keeps you in, and adjusts when you want to get out or share driving.
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