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Old 13th September 2021, 18:29
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Default Selling my MX250

Its time to sell my Tribute MX250 on for another project. The car itself is built from a Mk1 1.6 Imported 1992 Mazda MX5. The transformation of this build was all built by myself with the aid of a professional body painter to finish the car off in Reflex Silver and a professional tuner to remote tune the ECU. The car itself has been styled on the Ferrari 250 GTO 1963 tour de France winner.
Since building the car Iíve not covered very many miles, with the Turbo conversion and reconditioned brakes not even being used for more than 10 miles.
The build itself started in 2017 and has been documented in madabout kit cars forum. Iíve over 800 pictures of the build which Iím happy to give to the new owner with the numerous receipts and paperwork etc through the build and before ownership.
See below for the modifications that have been completed to this vehicle. Im sure I may have missed some of the smaller mods off but I have captured all the major changes.

Body:
Tribute MX 250 Body Kit finished in reflex silver and racing decals
Removable Ferrari badges, front and rear.
Powder Coated internal Roll Bar
Front upper strut brace
Rear Lower strut brace
Chrome Seatbelt brace
Fully Undersealed
Retro style Wing mirrors and window wipers

Suspension:
Vmaxx Adjustable Coilovers
New Anti Rollbar Polybushes
New Drop link Polybushes

Engine:
New Front and Rear Crank Seals
New Water pump
New Water Pump gaskets
New Red Water cooling lines and Breather hoses
New Head Gasket
New Cambelt and Alt belt
New Valve Seals
Cleaned Engine Internals and fixed all Cam Followers
750cc Injectors
Dan ST Bike Carbs (ITBís)
Nissan Pulsar GT Plenum with Custom build fixings
TD04 Turbo (New)
Braided Oil line for Turbo
Mac Boost Controller
G19 Manifold
Forge recirculating blow off valve
BlackCat Downpipe
Additional electronic cooling fan
Stainless Steel Radiator
Bofi InterCooler
Turbo Spark Plugs
Stainless Steal Exhaust system with twin exits at each side
E10 Compatible fuel lines
New Fuel Filter
New Engine Oil

Transmission:
Bofi stage 3 Clutch
1.8 lightened Flywheel
Redline Transmission Fluid
Redline Diff oil

Electrics:
ME221 Programmable ECU
AEM Wideband Controller
New Battery (replaced August 2021)
Immobiliser

Brakes:
Recondition Callipers all round
Drilled and grooved Brake discs and New brake pads
Goodyear Braided brake lines all round
4 Pot brake fluid

Interior:
Retro Dials
Retro chrome dial surround
Retro Chrome Dial face plate
Re trimmed dash in leather with new air grills
Re-sprayed all plastic trims and crash pads
Retro door pulls
New leather diamond cut seats
New Leather diamond cut centre console
New Leather Diamon cut door cards
Matching Gear and handbrake gators
Black leather headliner
Short centre console unit
Retro Electric window switches
Chrome air vent surrounds
Retro hazard warning switch
Chrome heater controls

Due to the complete change in appearance of this car from the original MX5 the car has been re-registered as a Tribute MX250 GTO.
Although the car has been fitted with a turbo and has been tuned to around 200 bhp the potential is a lot more, however this build has always been made with the intention of a show car rather than a racing car. I have most if not all the parts to put the engine back to standard if required.

The Car has a full MOT until Sept 2022

With the work caried out to this car im sure youíll be the owner of a one off that definitely turns heads and gets lots of attention.
Price 14,500 ONO
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