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  1. Camber adjustable top front wishbones, with sleeve nut and washer. No more removing the ball joint from the upright to make adjustments, just loosen the lock nut and set the camber perfectly to the exact setting you are looking for. These use the same BMW ball joint as the standard wishbones. To the best of my knowledge Westfield only ever made 5 sets of these and they are now discontinued. This was the very first set made. These are new, all bushes fitted but never fitted to the car. There some light storage marks, these are painted that her than powder coated and otherwise are like new. Difficult to price since no longer available but a new pair of standard upper wishbones are £277.20 so hows £200 posted? -SOLD subject to payment PM or email me at wsccessex@btinternet.com
  2. Mark (smokey mow)

    SOLD - 2009 Westfield Mazda SDV

    After a great deal of deliberation I have come to the difficult decision to sell my Westfield as I believe that someone else should now have the enjoyment of driving her. I always swore that I would never sell, but after 12 years of ownership I'm finding that I'm now using it less and less and instead favouring my other cars. I am the first and only owner having built the car myself over a period of approximately 10months between May 2008 and February 2009. SVA having been passed first time in February 2009 and First Registration April 2009. The chassis was fabricated by Westfield in 2007 and was originally allocated to Kit Car Magazine for a magazine build, however when this failed to materialise the unstarted kit was stored at the factory until being sold to myself. Fitting of all Aluminium panels, brake lines and fuel lines had already been completed by Westfield prior to my purchase. The donor car for the build was a 1990 Mazda MX5 with approx 75,000 miles on the clock bought as a pallet donor from MX5 Heaven, the braking system was all bought new. After two years of use on the road the engine was stripped and fully rebuilt by MX5 guru Fraser White of Blink Motorsport. I built the car predominantly for touring and spirited road driving hence the modest performance figures but don't let this put you off, with a kerb weight of only 582kg the 130bhp power (dyno plot available) is very tractable delivering good torque and power around the mind-range just when you need it and is more than adequate for a b-road blast. I've never been interested in track-days however I have completed 12 sprints. During my ownership the car has always run faultlessly, and never left me at the roadside, Having confidence in my build it's first journey was the 150mile round trip to Norwich for the SVA test and then only two months after registration It clocked 1000 miles to LeMans for the 24Hr. Current mileage is presently about 12,000 since build. When I was researching the different kits and my personal spec I wanted the simplicity of build using a single donor and for the drivetrain and a modern fuel injected engine. I had strong feelings about the Mazda clocks and dashpod which Westfield had designed to be used with this kit however I instead wanted an interior look and feel that mimics Westfield's modular build range of cars, so modifications were made to enable the standard westfield dashboard to be used. Chassis and Body 2007 Mazda SDV Aluminium lowered floor pans Westfield Full ZK bodywork in Crimson Detachable rear arches Chrome options pack Heated windscreen PPG Paint protection film to rear arches Standard boot box Standard range fuel tank (approx 150miles range when touring) Boot tonneau cover Full tonneau cover Hood and doors Space saver spare wheel Westfield sport seats Willans 4-point harnesses with Twist buckle fastening Crystal halogen headlamp lens conversion Smiths Telemetrix instruments and pro-sport programable tacho and shift lights Textured vinyl dashboard (i've never seen another like it) Suspension Gaz Coil overs Geometry and corner weighted by Andy Bates AB Performance (set-up sheets included) Brake calipers, discs and pads are standard Mazda and were all bought new for the build (no refurbished calipers or second hand pads) Wheels and tyres The car is currently fitted with and has been set up for 14x6" Wheels wearing Yokohma A-021R tyres. These I find suit the car very well for touring and wet grip. Engine & Drivetrain 1600cc Mazda B6 (1990 Mk5 Donor) Full engine rebuild by Fraser White Blink Motorsport in 2011 +20 Overbore Crank Scraper Cometic Head gasket Sump Baffle Skimmed head 3-angle valve seats Matched fuel injectors AFM spring modification Engine produced 130bhp (approx 108bhp at wheels) tested by Atspeed (see plots) Westfield 4-1 Exhaust manifold (this car was used by Westfield for development of the prototype manifold) Westfield 6.5" Stainless steel Cat silencer (approx 91-93dB on track) Mazda 5-speed gearbox 4.3 ratio V-LSD Limited Slip Differential Coolex Aluminium Radiator Coolant re-route Carbon canister deleted Mazda B63H ECU and fully functioning diagnostics connector for fault finding Paperwork An MoT test was carried out just before the car was laid up SORN for the winter with no advisories. This is valid until 2nd November 2020. A comprehensive folder of receipts, build history and a CD of photographs will be provided with the car. This car has wanted for nothing during my ownership and has always been maintained regardless of cost. It will be a sad day when sold but realistically it seems a shame to have a car that is only doing 200 miles a year. Viewings are more than welcome and passenger rides available to serious and prospective buyers if the weather is favourable. Please no time wasters, dreamers or opportunists, I am open to sensible discussions about the price and spares I have but not until you have viewed in person. £10,750 - NOW SOLD The car is located in Colchester, Essex Any enquiries please either PM me via the forum or email me at wsccessex@btinternet.com Mark
  3. Hello Everyone, I have for sale my beautiful 2016 Westfield SDV - Only 1950 miles since build The build quality of this Westfield has been taken seriously with no expense spared. Please see below spec of the car; 2016 Westfield SDV - 1,950 miles since build Spec; 1.6 Race Prepared Mazda engine - head skim, valves recut, polished and ported, crank lighted balanced, fly wheel lightened balanced, competition big end bearings, competition main bearings, competition piston rings. Every seal and gasket new. Along with heavy duty clutch Wide Body Lowered floor FW Front End Sport Turbo Seats 3 " Race Harness Team Dynamic Wheels Yokohama Parada Spec 2 Tyres FIA / MSA Roll cage made by Caged Nitron Shocks all round High Spec 4 pot Front Callipers, discs and pads Uprated AP Racing Master cylinder 1.8 rear brakes and grooved discs Rad Tech Aluminium radiator & fan Cobra Immobiliser Race Tech Dash 2 Aero Screen Quick release MOMO steering wheel Race Boot lid Race Carbon Dash Carbon Exhaust Limited Slip Differential Fantastic condition You can see from the high spec, this has been looked after with build quality being at the top of the list. The car has had a recent oil service, and has been looked over by a specialist to ensure the car is spot on. Stored in the dry Never driven in the wet Included in the sale; Folders of paper work, manuals, original receipts and photos of the build stages. Greedy - Turbo Carbon Half doors Genuine Westfield car cover £14,995 - OVNO 1st to view will buy Adam - 07969 000 281 Reason for sale, I am looking to purchase a house so unfortunately at the moment the Westfield comes second.
  4. Mark (smokey mow)

    Mazda MX5 1.6 cut and shortened sump

    Just removed from my SDV, as it has a slight weep that I've been unable to trace. I suspect it may be from one of the welds but I did notice that the sump plug washer also had split. The sump has been shortened by approx 1" and the bottom plate is 5mm thick aluminium so it's got some protection from Knicks and bangs. The oil pickup pipe has also been modified and will be included. I've now switch back to a standard sump hence now selling. Yours for £25 and I can post at cost if required, I think this will be about £16 due to the weight (6kg) or I can wrap if you want to send a courier yourself.
  5. IanReid

    Mazda SDV build (Surrey Area)

    I'm building a Mazda SDV at a very leisurely rate in the Surrey area. I've created this topic to cover all aspects of the build I might need advice on. First question is shock absorbers. I intend to use my Westie as primarily a road based car, with the possible the occasional track day. So my question is are the shock absorbers that Westfield will sell you the best value for money? I assume they OEM them, rather than build them themselves. Can you buy them cheaper elsewhere? Are there other alternatives?
  6. AndyS

    Track geometry settings

    Going for a geometry and corner weighting set up tomorrow on my Mazda sdv. Car is running 15s and will mainly be used on track. Does anyone have any suggestions of camber and toe settings to aim for. There is a lot of conflicting info out there Thanks
  7. Hi all, I thought now would be a good time to start a build thread, being as the remains of my old 379bhp Mk1 Focus RS went to its new owner to rebuild today: Then was replaced by this: A 1993 1.6 Eunos with mandatory broken drivers window mechanism, great oil pressure and no need to use one of those nasty catalytic converters. She runs and drives great and is a tidy car tbh, seems a shame to rip it apart The date for my kit was originally 14th of March but due to the fibreglass supplier switch it's been put back by a week. That's fine by me as before I collect the kit I need to: Strip the donor Clean the garage Paint the garage floor Erect garage shelving Build a trolley to build the car on Suffice to say I've got plenty to do. I've ordered my kit in hooligan orange, with detachable rear arches and side panels fitted and I'm aiming for a 550kg road-going build. Next up is to compression test the engine....
  8. Westfield_MX5

    Frank's FW Mazda SDV build

    I built a MX5 SDV back in 2008/2009 that I unfortunately totaled in 2015. There was no question that it had to be rebuilt but this time with a FW body. I just like that body style better. I have already rebuilt it, the car is done, but I thought it'd be nice to make a build thread about it . Since we all like pictures, I'll add lots Here's the car I finished building in 2009
  9. Mark (smokey mow)

    MX5 Parts and Shortened Mazda SDV Propshaft

    Having a bit of a garage clearout I have the following MX5 parts for sale that will fit the Mazda SDV Pair of rear uprights, hubs and bolt on driveshafts for a 1.6 (non ABS) = £50 Pair of rear push-in driveshafts from a 1.8 = £25 Shortened and balanced propshaft to suit Mazda SDV's fitted with 1.8 diff - 700mm long (approx 605mm between gearbox oil seal and diff flange). = £100 (no offers) NOW SOLD Pair of 13" Weller, round hole steel wheels MX5 fitment (4x100) fitted with Avon cut Slicks 180/530 R13. These are IMO still useable, but showing signs of cracking on the tread. The overall width of the tyres is approx 8" so I will guess at these being a 7" wide rim. = £25 I would prefer collection in person from Colchester, however I can also bring to the Speed Series Awards doo, post at cost (except the wheels) by parcelforce or wrap for your courier to collect. PM or email me at wsccessex@btinternet.com Mark
  10. Westfield Sport Turbo ST3 front anti-roll bar. This is the only Westfield ARB that fits the front track width of the Mazda SDV's other than their inboard ARB. Bought new from WF a couple of winters back, this set me back over £250. Although fitted to the car for that time it was only connected when sprinting the car and was disconnected again when on the road. This ARB should also work with SDV's using the FW front as the mounting blocks fit to the rear bolts of the upper wishbones. Asking £125, collection from Colchester CO6 or I can post for an additional £10. - NOW SOLD
  11. Dommo

    Turbocharging the mazdafield

    I was always torn between fitting throttle bodies, a supercharger or a turbo to the Westfield. The latter are common modifications to the MX5, but the former perhaps more suited to a Westfield. So, I went down the throttle bodies route over the winter (along with an engine rebuild) and netted myself 165-170bhp, depending on which dyno you use. However, once I'd gotten an aftermarket ECU as part of the winter build, I'd gotten it into my head that this immediately makes any further changes a lot easier. I then persuaded myself that it's ok to try forced induction as I can simply put the throttle bodies on the shelf and fit a standard inlet manifold again. Whichever setup I preferred, I could sell the other. I'm not the first person to turbocharge a Mazda SDV Westfield. There's at least two others, one in the states using a Mazdaspeed manifold, and one in the continent using (I think) an aftermarket interpretation of the Mazdaspeed manifold. The problem with the Mazdaspeed manifold is it sits the turbo down low, requiring modifications to the passenger side engine mount. Whilst this is out of my skillset, finding someone to do it would be pretty easy. Unfortunately, the manifolds themselves proved impossible to track down. So I turned to someone on the MX5 forums who was well known for making custom turbo manifolds. I asked him if he could help me out and we started looking into the options. I gave him measurements of the engine bay and he suggested a top mount turbo would probably fit best. I then chose the turbo so that he could start mocking stuff up. I wanted a turbo that would spool quickly whilst also being readily available and cheap. This meant it was either a T25 from a 180sx or a TD04 from a Subaru. I went for the TD04 as it's slightly bigger than the T25 but should still be making positive pressure from 2-2.5k. As long as I'm sensible, it shouldn't run out of puff at higher revs. Within an impressively short amount of time he'd made a mockup on a spare engine he had: The downpipe curves back on itself to clear the triangulation at the rear of the engine bay. With the guy being 1,200 miles away, a test fit was impractical so I adopted 21st century bodgery and photoshopped it. Looked close, but also looked like it would fit. We put a kit together... And I went ahead and sourced a turbo. A TD04L-13T from an Impreza. Release the inner chav
  12. Moulded dash for a Mazda SDV to use the MX5 light cluster. Brand new and unused. Dorset
  13. I love this car, but after 4 trips to Le Mans, and one to Tuscany, I know I need more luggage space. I thought of adding a tow ball, but I'm looking for a Triumph Stag now. This car has never been on a Track, and has done an average of 3000 per year since IVA. The engine seems bullet proof, and the gearbox is a joy (Vastly better than Ford). Dark Green body, Black fittings, unmarked Team Dynamics Pro-Race gloss black 7J wheels with Toyo 195/50 R15 tyres fitted in 2011, Thatcham II Alarm, 2 sets of keys, 2 12v sockets for Sat Nav. or wine cooler (!) etc., black Tonneau, green hood and sidescreens, EBC Yellow brake pads. Kit purchased in 2007, factory finished and IVA-ed in Dec 2010. Please call 07711 450221 for more info. Agreed value insurance of £7,500. Asking £6,990. Please see photos of this car in my Gallery.
  14. Ever since selling my Narrow project car last year, this has been taking up room and gathering dust in the back of the garage so finally it's time for it to go. This is it's brief history and spec. The engine is ex Andy Burge who campaigned it in the Ma5da racing series, carrying him to one win and a second place in the 2009 season. It reportedly made 128bhp at the wheels when on the rolling road in March 2008 (see original ebay advert below) although I haven't proved that figure and I would suggest it would actually be more realistic if measured as a flywheel figure. His car was unfortunately rolled in an accident at Brands Hatch, after which Andy decided to take a step back from racing for a while and stripped his MX5 for parts and selling the engine. I paid £220 for the engine in June 2010 and initially I had the intention to use it as a spare for my car when I was having some problems myself, I fully stripped the engine to inspect it and then spent over £200 servicing it, replacing all the seals and gaskets. Eventually I decided to have my old engine rebuilt by Fraser at Blink so this one made it's way first into my Narrow car and then out again when that car was sold last year. The list of the main work completed by me includes: Crank pulley bolt and woodruff key Crankshaft front and rear oil seal Thermostat, Thermostat gasket and cover Clutch spigot bearing Head gasket Cam angle sensor o-ring Cam belt tensioner and spring Cambelt Water pump gasket Oil pump gasket Head gasket Camshaft oil seals The original work to the cylinder head before I bought it includes a 40thou skim to increase the compression and 3-angle cut to the valve seats. The thermostat has been relocated to the back of the head and the front outlet blocked off as I was originally intending to fit a coolant re-route. The engine could easily be converted back to the standard coolant layout. The engine is an early short nose crank and fitted with the 4-slot pulley. There is no sign of any wear to the keyway or woodruff key which is a common problem if the crank pulley bolt has been incorrectly torqued in the past. As a precaution I always fit a new key and bolt whenever stripping the front of the engine and then re-torque correctly. In checking over the engine before this sale I found that one of the exhaust valves on cylinder 4 was sticking in it's guide. As I couldn't be sure if this was a consequence of the engine having been standing for a while or whether it had a slight bend in it I therefore replaced both the valve and also the stem seal. I'm also including with the engine the inlet and exhaust manifolds as I have no use for them, but I'll point out that the metal gaskets have been re-used and therefore may need to be replaced if they don't seal correctly. The engine also comes with the flywheel, clutch, injectors, injector loom and CAS sensor but excludes the alternator, alternator bracket, starter motor and oil pressure sender (although I should have one for it somewhere if I can find it). As I've never run the engine whist I've owned it I'm also happy to accept returns from WSCC members and will offer a full refund to them (excluding any delivery costs) should there be any problems found with the engine. £250 collection only from Colchester, Essex - no offers please sorry now sold
  15. Ben-H

    Mazda Limited Slip Diff LSD

    Does anyone know if a torsen LSD will fit in the 1.6 casing, possibly using my existing crown wheel?
  16. JPLS

    Mazda SDV - fuel guage

    Just stuck 10 litres of fuel in my Mazda SDV expecting to see some movement on the guage needle and nuffin Currently using std Mazda instrumant pod with Westfield supplied and modded (as per build manual) sender. Any ideas? thought I'd seen a forum thread on this somewhere, but could not locate. IVA in 4 days - does the guage need to work? Cant find any reference to it in the IVA notes. Cheers
  17. I bought two packs when building thinking a box per side. It turns out a box covers both sides so I've a box left over. Brand new never out of the box. Very easy to fit to give a nice firm new bushing to improve the handling at the rear (the only place that uses a Mazda bush rather than the Westfield part) Fits upper, outer, rear wishbone/upright. P/n PFR36-112 £15
  18. Through the years Westfield's have used a number of different types and designs for their rear axle and suspension. whilst there are some variations with different applications and years, for Car engined vehicles these can be most typically be categorised into 4 different types. Escort Live axle The Live axle was used in the Pre-Lit, Narrow Body (SE) and Wide Body (SEW) cars. It uses a modified Ford Escort Mk1 or Mk2 (English) axle. Independent Axle (Westfield/Escort Diff) This was first used in the Narrow Body (SEI) and the early Wide Body (SEIW) cars. The differential unit is from a Ford English Axle and is housed within a cast aluminium housing off Westfield's own design. The casting is embossed with the Westfield logo on the rear. Independent Axle (Sierra Diff) Predominantly found in Wide Body (SEIW) cars and Sierra SDV's. As well as the Ford Sierra's differential The Sierra SDV also uses the driveshafts and rear hubs from the donor with Westfield uprights designed specifically for them. The Standard Modular build kits use Westfield's own suspension uprights and driveshafts. Sierra SDV rear upright shown below Independent Axle (Mazda SDV) The Mazda diff is only found on the Mazda SDV which was released around 2006, the differential unit, driveshafts and rear uprights are taken from the Mk1 to M2.5 MX5. Other Axles Sprite/Midget and British Leyland Marina axles have also both featured on early Pre-Lit cars together with the Escort Live axle. Land Rover Freelander differentials can be found used in the current Bike Engined (Mega) chassis. The Sport Turbo uses the differential unit from the Mk3 Mazda MX5.
  19. KugaWestie

    MX5 SDV Power Upgrade Project

    I have now had the car for 12 months, and have spent some time exploring avenues to increase the power on my car. I looked at Supercharging using an Eaton M45, as this is quite a common MX5 engine upgrade. The normal position for the M45 is on the hotside next to the head. Unfortunately fitting it on the Westfield in this position would mean a fairly large cut out in the bonnet and I did not want to do that. I think a Rotrex type charger would probably fit lower down where the power steering pump is normally housed, but they are eye wateringly expensive, so I ruled this out I also considered turbo charging. This all seemed to be extremely tight in the engine bay with potential cooling/heat issues, and frankly I did not fancy it. So the only other option is to stay NA, and try and squeeze more power out of the engine. After several discussions with Northampton Motorsport and Blink Motorsport (both traders on here) I have decided to work with Blink to see where we can get the car to. Throttle bodies were considered, but have been put to one side at present. So the plan is to do the following.............. Part One:- Drive the car up to Blink and do a power run, so we have a starting point. Whilst there, drop off a spare cylinder head that I have got complete with a spare set of camshafts. Come back home with a brand new PnP Megasquirt ECU and Innovate Wideband o2 Sensor. Part Two:- Fit the PnP Megasquirt to the car along with the wideband, and run the car for a few weeks. Whilst running the car round with the new ECU on it, Blink will "Optimize" my spare head. http://www.blinkmotorsport.com/cylinderhead.html Spare cams will be sent off to Piper for re-profiling. Part Three:- When the head is "Optimized" and the cams are ready, Blink will send these back to me. I will then fit the new head on the car, along with the new cams. Some help from Blink will be required to adjust the Megasquirt to allow for the new cams etc. I have ordered a new Westfield exhaust manifold to replace the standard Mazda manifold and S pipe, so when fitting the new head I will also fit the new manifold. Part Four:- Once the head, cams and exhaust manifold are fitted, I will then drive the car back up to Blink for final mapping. This will take a while for all the work to be done, but hopefully it will be well worth it. I know if this proves to be a successful project, Blink will be very keen to offer this up as a group deal or similar if there is enough interest. Power gains are pretty much unknown as this is an untrodden path for us with the 1.8 engine, but I am hoping to see a good increase. I will do my best to keep this thread up to date with progress as we go.
  20. 58 Plate MAZDA MX-5 Roadster FOR SALE Very good condition inside and out Blue metallic paint Cloth seats Black piano finish dash board Hard top convertible ONLY 20,000 miles on clock FULL SERVICE HISTORY MOT until June 2014 Taxed until FEB 2014 Mechanically sound Tyres very good condition Awesome car, great handling rear wheel drive fun!! Even better with the roof down!! Looking for a quick sale as my wife wants a 4x4 before winter!! Only looking for £7500 no offers please..... This is a winter bargain!! Please contact me on 07906 957150 or dwstudios@hotmail.co.uk Dean
  21. dwstudios

    58 plate MAZDA MX-5 FOR SALE

    58 Plate MAZDA MX-5 Roadster FOR SALE Very good condition inside and out Blue metallic paint Cloth seats Black piano finish dash board Hard top convertible ONLY 20,000 miles on clock FULL SERVICE HISTORY MOT until June 2014 Taxed until FEB 2014 Mechanically sound Tyres very good condition Awesome car, great handling rear wheel drive fun!! Even better with the roof down!! Looking for a quick sale as my wife wants a 4x4 before winter!! Only looking for £7500 no offers please..... This is a winter bargain!! Please contact me on 07906 957150 or dwstudios@hotmail.co.uk Dean
  22. Due to a change of plans I'm putting this up for sale It's a rare 3.6 ratio type-2 Torsen Torque biasing diff. Please ignore the fact it has 3.9 written on the carrier, i've counted to teeth on the crown wheel and pinion and it's definitely 3.6 Most MX5's came with either a 4.3 or 4.1 ratio diff, the 3.6 was only found on the 6-speed cars. Comparing with a 4.3 ratio this will give you an engine speed of approx 3100rpm in 5th gear at 70mph rather than 3600rpm. First gear will also be longer increasing from approx 30mph to 37mph @ 6200rpm. 60mph in second gear would now be possible. Further reading here http://www.miata.net/garage/diffguide/ http://www.torsen.com/products/products.htm http://www.flyinmiata.com/tech/gearing.php Visually the diff is in very good condition, I have removed the carrier to inspect the gear surfaces and there is no evidence of chips or damage. The diff has been reassembled, but is currently not filled with oil. For those that have the smaller diff fitted to the 1.6 cars (identifiable by having no torque damper on the diff nose and bolt on driveshafts) I also have spare a pair of push in driveshafts and a shortened prop of the correct length for a Westfield which I would sell with the diff. I'm offering this for sale at £300 for the diff only or £400 with the shafts and prop which is a lot less than I paid for it. I'm afraid it's too heavy for me to post, but I'm happy to wrap it for you to send your own courier or else collection in person from Colchester CO6 Thanks Mark wsccessex@btinternet.com
  23. Mark (smokey mow)

    Shortened Mazda MX5 gear lever

    Approx 15-20mm shorter than a standard gear lever. I had this modified to give a bit better clearance to the dashboard but in the end i opted not to use it. The material was all removed from the centre of the lever where it is at it's largest diameter and then-welded. £12 and happy to post to you at cost
  24. Mark (smokey mow)

    Mazda MX5 Gearbox

    Standard 5-speed MX5 gearbox in good condition The PPF frame mounting has been modified and removed to provide better clearance between the box and chassis rails in the Westfield. Collection only, but I can wrap it up for you if you want to send your own courier for it. Only £30 PM or email me wsccessex@btinternet.com
  25. KugaWestie

    Electric Mirrors Upgrade - Part 3

    A bit of fresh air was needed today, so I used some fine cutting compound, followed by Autoglym SRP and finally some wax. Three coats of each left me with this Then I cleaned the mirror glass and applied some Rainex. I also cleaned the plastic glass surround with some trim detailer And finally I re-assembled the mirror The windscreen pillars need a small amount of modifying. I drilled out the fixing holes to enlarge the diameter of them. This allows the mirror to be rotated slightly to make it more vertical as without this it points a little bit too much skywards. You will also see an additional hole that I have drilled to feed the cables through
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