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LRM Luke Mayercin
Columbus, OH, USA   USA
1993 Mazda MX-5 "LRB (little Red Bomb)"
Hello.
I am the third owner of a 1993 Miata, already named the LRB for "little red bomb". I bought it last month for $2k, and after I sold my 1984 Honda Shadow motorcycle, made the effective price $1100. Not bad for a no rust Alabama car with 133K on the odometer. Since I got it, I've done pads and rotors all around, and replaced the clutch cylinders. I've also replaced the headrest speakers (2 were blown). It's a project car and hopefully a daily driver until the snow and ice arrive in Ohio.

Upcoming projects:
repaint right front fender
replace top
diagnose ABS (light is on all the time)
install long tube header given to me for a birthday present
roll bar, maybe?

It's a fun little car to go bombing around in (hence the name), and I love the economy and engineering of this car. It's VERY easy to work on as long as you have small hands and tend to be left handed. I have neither, so I have to be creative when working on it.

I'm also on miata.net, so between these 2 sites, I'll know all there is to know about these fun little cars.

Luke M

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Rewind Les W
Leeds, Yorkshire, UK   GBR
Hi Luke, they are a great little car, I have a 1989 Mazda Eunos 1.6 and it is excellent. You mention that the ABS light is on all the time. I think you'll find there is no ABS on the early models and the light you are seeing is either the handbrake warning light or the brake fluid low level light.

Enjoy your new acquisition.

Les

LRM Luke Mayercin
Columbus, OH, USA   USA
1993 Mazda MX-5 "LRB (little Red Bomb)"
Thanks for the greeting.

This car DOES have ABS on it. There's an ABS brake motor on the passenger side, and sensors and toothed wheels on the wheel hubs. If I pull up on the handbrake, the red BRAKE light goes on.

This is the ANTI LOCK light just to the left. Here's photographic evidence.

Luke M

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jwood Jim Wood
Leawood, KS, USA   USA
Jwood. Leawood, KS. Bought my first Miata. 2001 BRG MX5 SE. it looks and drives great, but with 105k I’m sure I will be in need of the collective wisdom of the group. Jim


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