Got the clutch fluid changed and it has made a noticeable difference, feels smoother, it’s a lot smoother than it was when cold too.
I still plan on doing the clutch pedal adjustment as it still doesn’t feel quite right, can change smoothly at high rpm but it’s hard to get a smooth judder free change at low rpm.
But physically getting the gear in is now much easier thanks to the clutch fluid replacement and gearbox oil change i had done not long ago. The gearbox has been my main disappointment with this car, particularly because i heard such good things about it, hopefully with the pedal adjustment the gearbox will be as good as it can possibly be without getting a new one!
Thanks for all the help with this, the power of the mx5 community is impressive!
Some new pics of my car. I replaced my shabby oem sport 17" alloys in the summer with some black powdercoated oem 16"s that i got off ebay for a fantastic price, very happy with the look, i don’t know how this is possible but in my eyes the arch gap looks smaller with 16s on!