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A 2010 And A 2008 Left Mirrow The Same

Electrical connection the same?

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Why Do You Over Inflate A Dealers "market Value" Compared To Private Seller...

A dealer will have a much more inflated "Market Value" than a private seller at the same price every time. My car and a dealers car are very similar in every way (color, features, mileage, etc alth...

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Why Is My Clutch Not Disengaging When The Pedal Is Pushed To The Floor?

My Miata has been parked in my garage for about 4 years unused. Got an offer to buy it from a friend. So he drained and replaced fluids including the gas and started her up. Everything was fine u...

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1995 Mazda Miata Clutch Went Out

So I've got a 95 Mazda Miata manual and when I went to drive today I put the car in reverse and the clutch stuck and wouldn't disengage, staying to the floor, causing the car to stall out. I also ...

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2015 Mx-5 Door Panel Removal

Tying to replace door speakers and need to know how to remove the door panel. I have done this on a 2008 MX-5, but the door panels on the 2015 MX-5 are different. Do you have instructions for this?

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Older Mazda MX-5 Miata

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Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

If the RX-7, introduced in 1979, was the car that put Mazda on the map (as far as U.S. buyers were concerned), the MX-5 Miata was the car that solidified the automaker's Zoom Zoom appeal. Introduced in the summer of 1989 as a 1990 model, the MX-5 Miata was designed to continue the tradition of the classic British roadsters of the 1950s and '60s, such as the MG, Triumph, and Austin-Healey roadsters.

From its inception, the MX-5 Miata was a front-engined, rear-wheel-drive convertible two-seater. Initially it was available with a manually operated soft top, although a removable hardtop was an option from the beginning. In 2007, Mazda improved its drop-top by introducing a power retractable hardtop, which raises and lowers at the push of a button. The lightweight, three-section hardtop folds and stows itself into the Miata's truck in just 12 seconds. A new Z-fold soft convertible top is also available on current MX-5 Miatas.

The original engine in the MX-5 Miata was a 116-horsepower, 1.6-liter, double-overhead-cam four-cylinder engine with multi-port electronic fuel injection. Power was increased through the years and through two redesigns (in 1999 and 2006). Currently, the MX-5 Miata is powered by a 166-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder with variable valve timing.

In its first year, the MX-5 was available only in a Base model. In later years, higher-end LS and SE versions were added. Currently, the MX-5 Miata is available in SV, Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trim packages, with a wide range of standard and optional features available, including power windows, dual front and side airbags, power exterior mirrors, a glass rear window, anti-lock brakes, a CD player, air conditioning, power door locks, and leather seats.

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