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by jmx6
Tue Aug 04, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Abs
Replies: 3
Views: 174

Re: Abs

First step is to pull the codes to identify the issue.

There is a guide to doing this in the Oracle
by jmx6
Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Adding bluetooth to Mazda Mx-6
Replies: 9
Views: 1180

Re: Adding bluetooth to Mazda Mx-6

I’m not fussed about originality so I have a Bluetooth head unit (which is currently in my daughters Fiesta as I’m using this at the moment while I fix the MX6)
by jmx6
Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Engine removal
Replies: 4
Views: 1181

Re: Engine removal

Disconnect everything, undo the bolts on the strut tops, then get the whole engine supported and undo the crossmembers. Lift the car off the engine leaving you with the complete set up sat on the floor to put into the other car. If the body on the donor car is shot then cut out the front end to make...
by jmx6
Thu May 21, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Shock absorbers and springs
Replies: 23
Views: 5877

Re: Shock absorbers and springs

Unless you are going very low the standard shocks work with lowering springs
by jmx6
Wed May 20, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Fuel Filler Neck
Replies: 4
Views: 1458

Re: Fuel Filler Neck

Mechanical parts tend to be the same, bit anything to do with bodywork or attached to bodywork tends to be different
by jmx6
Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Central locking
Replies: 8
Views: 3063

Re: Central locking

There are kits available - check eBay or Amazon.

Not sure how good they are though.
by jmx6
Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: alternator belt adjuster
Replies: 4
Views: 2067

Re: alternator belt adjuster

Try your local Mazda garage - mine can source new ones.

You will probably need a Mazda registration so use M205HEG which is my MX6.
by jmx6
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Brakes
Replies: 12
Views: 5535

Re: Brakes

Micron wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:36 pm
jmx6 wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:16 pm
First - WHY????

Second - I never realised 16 valves have drum brakes
They don't, which is why a 16v has ABS the same as a 24v
Probably why I never knew! Can’t see what’s not there
by jmx6
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Brakes
Replies: 12
Views: 5535

Re: Brakes

First - WHY????

Second - I never realised 16 valves have drum brakes
by jmx6
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Removal of Tailgate
Replies: 7
Views: 3259

Re: Removal of Tailgate

I’ll keep an eye on the weather forecast and look out for a good day - don’t want to be working in the rain or freezing cold if we can avoid it.