1991 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

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The Miata's First Time Special Edition by Allen402
 — This is one of the British Racing Green Special Edition Miatas. 1991 was the first time a Special Edition (or later "Limited Edition") Miata was offered. The initial buzz over the Miata had final... Read More
Most Fun For The Dollar, Ever by brigantine
 — A lot of people have told me these early Miatas were underpowered. A lot of people don't know how to drive a high spirited 4 cyl engine. The engine had a red line of nearly 6,000 rpm and didn't even... Read More
91 Mazda Miata, The Most Overlooked Sports Car by Matt
 — The Miata is one of those cars that is so much more than its spec sheet. On paper it is a little convertible with a dinky 1.6L engine that makes 100 hp on a good day. Doesn't sound to thrilling, but d... Read More

1991 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

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1991 Mazda MX-5 Miata

For its second year of production, the Mazda MX-5 Miata was virtually unchanged from the previous year. It was still available only in a Base model, with green added to the exterior option colors of red, white, and blue. In addition, anti-lock brakes were added to the list of options.
The MX-5 Miata was powered by a 116-horsepower, 1.6-liter, double-overhead-cam four-cylinder engine with multi-port electronic fuel injection. A five-speed manual transmission was standard, while a four-speed automatic was optional.
The standard convertible top for the MX-5 Miata was a manually operated soft folding top. A removable hardtop with a glass rear window was also available. Other standard equipment for the MX-5 Miata included bucket seats, power brakes, four-wheel double-wishbone suspension, retractable halogen headlights, a driver's-side airbag, a three-spoke steering wheel, and 14-inch wheels.
In addition to anti-lock brakes, optional equipment included air conditioning, power windows, cruise control, aluminum alloy wheels, and a rear spoiler.
The MX-5 Miata was a fun car to drive, thanks to its good balance and responsive handling, according to drivers. They also cited its reliability, durability, and economy as positive points. On the negative side, the interior could be cramped and trunk space was limited, drivers noted.


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1991 Miata Fuel Pump Electrical Connection. Puzzeled.. How Do You Disconnec...

Replacing the FP in a 1991 Miata. Thought it would be easy but i can't disconnect the power hook up to the fuel pump. What is the secret? I don't want to pry it off. Thanks

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1991 Miata Fuel System Electrical System

Besides the fuel pump relay is there an actual fuse for the fuel pump in the Miata? I used a jumper for the FP and ground. Engine spins but no fuel. Just wondering if there is a fuse in the system ...

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How Can You Tell If The Starter Needs To Be Replaced?

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My 1991 Miata Headlights Sometimes Will Not Open At Night? The Headlights ...

My 1991 Miata headlights sometimes will not open up. They are on under the hood but will not come out. I have to sit at night and keep turning them on and off. The parking lights are on and the ta...

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How Do U Install A Rotary Engine In A 1991 Mazda Miata

i have a 1991 Mazda Miata and i was wondering how to install a rotary engine in 1 of these right now its just pushing a stock 1.8L engine

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