My windows switch modification for automatic roll-up windows became a very popular mod among Miata enthusiasts. However, the original modification, for most people, was somewhat difficult due to high precision soldering. To make it more accessible, I designed an external controller with a wire harness, which is now an easy plug-n-play setup.
Installation of a dashcam is usually a simple process, with some hassle of routing the power cable under the plastic trim. In most cases, the camera power cord simply plugs into the ACC outlet. Continue reading
The Mazda Miata is a very compact car and tall people find it not very comfortable. The idea of lowering the driver’s seat for at least an inch was discussed for a long time on the Miata.net forum.
The Mazda MX-5 (ND) has one annoying issue. As soon as you shut off the engine, the Radio/Bluetooth system immediately turns off. This is especially annoying when you are on a call, but have to stop the car in a parking lot or garage. Most other car radios will continue working until you open the door to exit.
The front bumper of the MX-5 Miata is very low. Some people even lower their car more, by an inch or so. A front parking camera would be very useful, to avoid scratching the lower part of the bumper while parking close to high curbs. Continue reading
The MX-5 turn signal clicking sound is very quiet. Often times when driving with the top open, it’s easy to forget to turn it off. There are a few discussions and solutions on the Miata forum about this issue. Continue reading
Mazda MX-5 with AKE (Advanced-Keyless-Entry) provides the convenience of locking/unlocking a car without the need to press any buttons on the key. You can keep the key hidden in your pocket.