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It's still cost a lot less in repairs than depreciation on a brand new, factory fresh MX5 in a year!
Good point. The absolute rock-bottom price of a well maintained Porsche will always be higher than less prestige brands.

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Thought I'd do an update on this. Haven't done one for a while, not because it's been forgotten - quite the opposite! It really could do with a oil change service as overdue on time. Should be every year or 12k miles. A year would have been last October but with COVID, I've only done about 6k since it had the last service under Peters ownership and so not too stressed. I wanted to get it done at a specialist that my mum uses for hers, but that's down Devon and requires a bit more organisation + timing which is difficult with CV19. To be honest, right now I might just get the proper oil and filter, then let my local garage sort it.

 

Anyhow I got two new black rings fitted on the back. Car is now wearing Michelin Pilot Sport 4 all round. They don't have the special Porsche required N-rated tyres but that doesn't bother me. The idea is that those tyres are tested by the factory and approved by then. Problem is, 1) they're a fair bit more expensive, 2) due to tyres getting bigger, there isn't any modern tyres that are N-rated. So I'd have to get Michelin Pilot Sport 2 (rather than 4) for 30% more

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Also got it re-gassed on an ATS offer. The Aircon worked but was very noisy on the compressor and not very effective. I couldn't see any record of it being regassed but given it had a rebuild about 13 years ago, that was probably last time.

 

I didn't trust them to not break the plastic or loose the caps, so I took it off before they got their grubby hands on it.

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In terms of levels, 240g came out and 850g in. So no wonder it was lacking.

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If you've got this far, you've probably realised I don't really have any content and just rambling on about boring shit. We've basically just been mostly been running around on day trips with it and enjoying the weather with the roof off. Essentially being a car. Still needs the top mounts doing but given this year has pretty much been a write-off, I'll get that done at the end of season now.

 

So here is some picturesque images of Wells Cathedral and it's grounds.

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