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It is my understanding that some of the noises from a lighter flywheel is more vibration getting to the gearbox input shaft. I haven't heard that it specifically affects the synchros, but there is a … (View Post)2
The MX-5 also does 0-60 in 6.3 seconds vs 7.7 in the Kia, (a 1.5 sec difference is huge) and gets better gas mileage. And doesn't need an expensive and potentially maintenance intensive turbo and 7 s… (View Post)1
banhugh, if you check out Miata.net there are several offerings for engine tuning. A simple tune with no other modifications can add at least 15 HP and 15 ft/lbs torque. Tuning with a more open exhau… (View Post)1
longtimelurker I fail to see your point. If a car does something effectively, it deserves praise. Why wouldn't a potential buyer want to know how well it stops? Yes, it weighs 2400 lbs, and that help… (View Post)1
95% of MX-5 customers won't need the 12V socket at all, the car has two full-power USB ports handily available. In fact, I consider hiding it out of the way a plus, I don't need that cluttering up th… (View Post)2