SB5 SELF-BUILD MODULAR KIT Q&A's
Why Use a Mazda MX5 as a Donor Vehicle?
The MX5 was always a light and nimble affordable sports cars. It's rear wheel drive configuration makes it ideal to use in our Raptor sports cars.
The used car market for the MX5 and Miata (imported version) is flooded with various specs to suit any budget. MOT failures or cars that are unwanted are now available to buy for less than £600 making them a genuinely affordable donor option.
Which MX5 Parts can I use to build my SB5 Raptor Kit?
The Raptor has been designed in such a way that nearly 90% of the MX5 parts from the donor vehicle can be recycled and bolted straight on to the Raptor chassis. These include the following:
Engine and Engine management system
Rear Differential and driveshafts
Front and rear suspension hubs and brakes
Are there any Engine Upgrades Available?
Tuning Packages are available for our SB5 Raptor Modular Builds. We have 4 levels of tuning kits available for the Mazda 1.6/1.8 engine.
Tuning Kit 1: Sports Pack In-house gas flowed head & a pair of fast road cams.
Tuning Kit 2: Comp Pack Kit 1 plus a set of throttle bodes and an Emerald K6 ECU.
Tuning Kit 3: Turbo Pack Turbo charger kit plus an Emerald K6 ECU.
Tuning Kit 4: Turbo+ Pack. Kit 3 and Road/Sport engine maps.