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Camshaft Locking Tool, MX5 Mk1/2/2.5

SKU: SI6755

Made exclusively for us right here in the UK, here is the answer to many peoples prayers!

Take all the hassle out of getting the timing right when changing your cambelt with this incredibly simple cam locking tool! As the inlet cam is under tension from a valve spring, it has a tendancy to jump over to the next tooth when the belt is removed (or spin right round on the VVTI engine!)........well not anymore! Simply slide this tool between the two cam gears before you take the belt off and it will keep things nicely locked in place! It also helps if you want to remove the cam gears, locking them tight so the bolts can be cracked off. Also, if you are removing both the gears, cable tie them to the tool through the holes before removal and it will keep everything in line making refitting a doddle!

Suitable for all Mk1 Mk2 & 2.5 models, 1989>2005.


Based on 8 reviews

Bob Ironside
This does exactly what it says on the tin. Easy fit when crankshaft and cam gears all aligned. Not an essential tool, but something less to worry about when changing cam belt etc. The service surpassed even the usual excellent MX5Parts standard - ordered yesterday, got an email at 09.05 this morning to say it had been dispatched, and it arrived with me in Scotland in the post at 11.15! Keep up the good work guys!
10/08/2022 12:17:07
David Brownett
Great product that slots into place easily, and stays in place with a couple of cable ties. Made the cambelt/water pump swap much easier.
06/05/2020 12:16:06
Christopher Mc Garvey
bonjour , cette outils sert juste a maintenir les pignons mais si vous vous en servez pour desserrer la vis du villebrequin les dents sautent(de l'outils) ....
01/08/2017 12:16:14
David Perryman
Used on a JDM mk2.5 1.8 RS model - no problems with this - it does fit my car without a doubt. Not sure how the other reviewer couldn't get it to fit - it's worth mentioning that it is by far easier to fit it with a cambelt on the sprockets. These tools by nature do need a little bit of wiggling to get them in place - especially as the valve springs are placing the sprockets under tension and making them want to move. I'd give this tool a 3.5 if I could. It works well for keeping the sprockets in place, so if you are replacing the cambelt or trying to remove the crankbolt - it's fine. However, it is looser than some similar tools i've just in the past for other cars. My concern being that if you are using this to undo the camshaft nuts, that little bit of play coupled with the fact it is metal, means it could damage the sprockets if you hit a spanner with a hammer to break free the nuts. It's a trade off though - if you don't need it for this purpose, the looser fit makes it much easier to attach. I've spent ages getting similar, tighter fitting tools on other cars.
06/02/2017 12:16:15
Sophian Sakatni
Usually very satisfied with Mx5 parts, but this time, I am very disappointed. This tool is no use at all because it simply doesn't lock anything, especially for something quite expensive. I guess the cutting of the teeth lacks precision.
28/05/2016 12:16:17
Toby Heath
Simple yet very effective. Used this for cam belt and water pump replacement. couple of cable ties and there is no movement at all. Even removed them attached.Very impressed, great service as usual too.
02/11/2015 12:16:19
Wayne Bates
They don\'t seem to like my review as it as been removed because my review does not say it is great.This is mazda mender and i know that a good few my know me through the scene, i found this tool to be a waste of money and not the best for the job and gave this a 3 out of 10 rating on the online garage of the same name this is a honest test of the so called tool, i was not impressed with it and of the statment of it\'s use and other uses.M-mEditors Note: Thank you for your comments. This tool is a direct copy of one that has been sold for many years by a leading US Miata specialist, as well as having been used very successfully in our own workshops for Over 10 years. To date, we have sold several hundred of these with no problems, so we have to conclude that they are suitable for job they were intended. As for why your original review was removed, there was no product review left, merely a link to your own website which is not what our reviews page is meant for. We welcome all product reviews, good, bad and indifferent, and unless they are irrelevant or contain profanities they wil never be altered or removed. The only thing we insist on is that they are honest reviews of products bought from us.
12/11/2014 12:16:22
Ian Cumming
Arrived this morning (2 days to the Highlands), I am doing a full breakdown service on my spare 1.6 engine and the cam lock fitted perfectly. Only downside is now I have no excuse if the timing is out!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Well done MX5 Parts, 100% as usual.
08/01/2014 12:16:26

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