Sam’s new 140se

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Re: Sam’s new 140se

Post by Samp4856 » Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:57 pm

just decided to order the carbon spoiler from MLPerformance and i have noticed that zunsport are now listing grill kits for the m140, so ill be getting some of those too to protect the rads/coolers on track.
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Re: Sam’s new 140se

Post by Samp4856 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:07 pm

Zunsport grill & Ultra racing strut brace both on their way :)
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Re: Sam’s new 140se

Post by Samp4856 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:44 am

My center zunsport grill arrived about 15 mins ago, and it is already fitted, quality and fitment are really good took less than 5 mins to fit, i think it looks rather smart too,

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M140 Shadow edition manual lots of goodies! :spotman:
Stage 1 map 428bhp 616nm

Heavily modfied mk3 mx5 for track use

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Re: Sam’s new 140se

Post by xxxcorps » Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:47 am

Liking that; looks really smart!
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Re: Sam’s new 140se

Post by Samp4856 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:37 am

xxxcorps wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:47 am
Liking that; looks really smart!
thanks mate, i have to say i wasnt too sure when i first ordered it, however the look and fit are great, and i am sure it will add 50% protection, i have found rocks sitting in my front grill before just in front of the rad :shock:
M140 Shadow edition manual lots of goodies! :spotman:
Stage 1 map 428bhp 616nm

Heavily modfied mk3 mx5 for track use

Youtube channel link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdFgA ... xj2HIStv3w (warning boring car stuff :lol: )

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Re: Sam’s new 140se

Post by Matt Scarbro » Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:32 am

Looks great that mate, suits the style of your car perfectly! 8)

Look forward to seeing what you think of the strut brace.
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Re: Sam’s new 140se

Post by Samp4856 » Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:30 pm

Matt Scarbro wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:32 am
Looks great that mate, suits the style of your car perfectly! 8)

Look forward to seeing what you think of the strut brace.
Thanks mate, it may make no odds however the rear under body brace made a nice improvement so we shall see, depends how floppy the oem chassis/body really is, now its on more sticky rubber i dare say it will show up the chassis/body strength issues more.
M140 Shadow edition manual lots of goodies! :spotman:
Stage 1 map 428bhp 616nm

Heavily modfied mk3 mx5 for track use

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Re: Sam’s new 140se

Post by Samp4856 » Sun May 05, 2019 10:29 am

okay...

so since MHD have now released their software so yesterday was a rather expensive day for me.... the following has been ordered

VRSF 200 cell sports cat
MHD FLASH & APP
cheap android phone and connection lead to do the mapping....

should be good for another 30hp and 10nm over my current stage 1 tune and standard cat...


still waiting on the ultra racing strut brace though :cry: was meant to be a 4 week wait..... so far we are at week 8!
M140 Shadow edition manual lots of goodies! :spotman:
Stage 1 map 428bhp 616nm

Heavily modfied mk3 mx5 for track use

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Re: Sam’s new 140se

Post by Samp4856 » Thu May 09, 2019 8:29 pm

Finally the UR front upper strut brace has arrived..

Got to say i am not overly impressed... the paint finish on mine is poor and fitment wasnt great... however its on, time will tell if its made any improvements..

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M140 Shadow edition manual lots of goodies! :spotman:
Stage 1 map 428bhp 616nm

Heavily modfied mk3 mx5 for track use

Youtube channel link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdFgA ... xj2HIStv3w (warning boring car stuff :lol: )

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Sam’s new 140se

Post by byronFable » Tue May 14, 2019 8:08 pm

Lovely that. Im afraid I prefer the OEM wheels Exactly what Im lookiing for - just the diesel version.

Having said that...If you drive like youre in a coma what MPG do you get?

Nice OG Golfy too

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Re: Sam’s new 140se

Post by Samp4856 » Fri May 17, 2019 12:21 pm

byronFable wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 8:08 pm
Lovely that. Im afraid I prefer the OEM wheels Exactly what Im lookiing for - just the diesel version.

Having said that...If you drive like youre in a coma what MPG do you get?

Nice OG Golfy too
many thanks i too prefer the oem wheels, however i needed another set for track use and the "M" style ones were less than another set of oem so i went for those,

on track the car gets about 6/7mpg, on the road it easily gets mid 20's, in fact it has got better since the remap, currently in the process of going stage 2.
M140 Shadow edition manual lots of goodies! :spotman:
Stage 1 map 428bhp 616nm

Heavily modfied mk3 mx5 for track use

Youtube channel link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdFgA ... xj2HIStv3w (warning boring car stuff :lol: )

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Re: Sam’s new 140se

Post by Samp4856 » Tue May 21, 2019 12:02 pm

just ordered a BCS de-cat from Nige @ BCS great service again as always,

i will be removing the BCS midpipe and keeping the MPE back box, to keep the car track day friendly, bring on stage 2!
M140 Shadow edition manual lots of goodies! :spotman:
Stage 1 map 428bhp 616nm

Heavily modfied mk3 mx5 for track use

Youtube channel link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdFgA ... xj2HIStv3w (warning boring car stuff :lol: )

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