Replacement hood - West/North Midlands

  1. My model of MX-5 is: MK2.5 2002 1.8
  2. I’m based near: Ironbridge __
  3. I’m looking for technical help or recommendations on: Replacement hoods__

Hi all. New member and new owner! Just bought a 2002 Mk 2.5 with a tatty/split hood (which was more than fairly reflected in the price). Am looking to replace it with a new one and would appreciate any recommendations in the West/North Midlands area.

Many thanks!


I’m based in Worcestershire and I used The Soft Top Shop -

Paul will come to you.

Many thanks, that’s great. Appreciate the advice!

Another SoftTopShop recommendation here. Paul really is a great fitter.
Not the cheapest but quality hood & fitting.

Many thanks Peter - appreciate it. Cost and quality/value are two completely different arguments but most people focus on the former!!

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Greetings and Empathy from ST5 [Stoke-on-Trent]

My 2005 1.8 NB Icon was subjected to Vandalism [Soft Top Slashed] in 2019

I Was Lucky :crazy_face: ???

That I Was Able to Claim on Insurance for First Time in 30 yrs so Only Had to Pay My
Excess of £200
So Able to Afford Expensive Mohair From MX5 Parts and Excellent Fitter With 25 Years Experience in ST2 [Stoke on Trent] at £175

But that was Before the Pandemic ! Check What Prices Now ?

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Sound advice!! Thanks so much for the advice and the greeting! I’ll check him out too and see what the current prices are.

And thanks all for the welcomes and prompt responses - greatly appreciated.

Hope to catch some of you local folk soon. A bit of a new venture for us and whilst we’d been toying with the idea for a while, it was a chance advert in a local newsagent (didn’t know people still did that!) that roped us in. No doubt plenty of niggles to discover and sort, but we’ve got a whole heap of receipts and service history from the local garage too, and a genuine seller who’d had the car for 6 years, after his neighbour had kept it for another 6, so we know where it’s been in any case! Still, running and driving well for now and having immense fun!!

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