MX5: Rear Door & Tarp Awning
Posted on September 4, 2015
I started working on the rear door shelf. I painted the underside of the door latch black. This was done to avoid spending a lot of time fitting the old latch cover. The backing board was made by measuring the area first. Then using a piece of cardboar...
MX5: Sleeping Platform
Posted on September 3, 2015
Its time I spend a little time on the Disco again. I've debated for a while about building a sleeping platform inside the Disco, though never actually did it. Well, I'm going forward and making it happen. After searching the web I didn't find too many peo...
MX5: Fresh & Cheap Paint
Posted on September 2, 2015
Time to clean up the body of the Disco. Being cheap, I'll be doing this on a budget and in segments. First I work on the passenger side, which was badly sun faded. Once I dismantled parts that covered the body I did some sanding. After sanding I cleane...
MX5: Lights & Gear Storage
Posted on September 1, 2015
Backing up a bit here. The original bumper plastics were faded, scraped and overall in bad condition. I decided to remove the lower portions. The side sections were part of the bumper 'style' so I had to keep the upper parts. I cut them right along the...
MX5: Disco Gets Some New Shoes
Posted on August 31, 2015
When the vehicle was purchased it came with a mismatched set of over sized tires. They did look good and only rubbed a little. All the tires were 265/70 R16's and were dry rotted on the tread surface. So new tires were in order. A used set was purch...