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Monthly meeting

Posted by Andrew Katz on October 7, 2014 at 6:54pm 0 Comments

As a new member, I was wondering if there will be an October monthly meeting? Thanks.

Selling 2006 Miata Sport with LSD option (Melbourne, FL) $8900

Posted by Mark Rogers on August 25, 2014 at 9:17am 0 Comments

I'm helping my daughter sell her 2006 Miata Sport with limited slip differential.  See Craigslist ad for details.  Good, reliable, clean transportation with cold A/C.  New tires and convertible top (stayfast cloth, not vinyl).

Thanks, Mark (321-795-2426,…

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Selling my 1997 Miata

Posted by Mercedes on August 24, 2014 at 11:27pm 0 Comments

I have to sell my baby, I just need a bigger car :(  1997 that  I bought from my cousin (also adult woman). No accidents, non-smokers, 45,145 original miles.  Garage kept, new top and seals 3 years ago (no leaks), new Mazda AC compressor 1 year ago ice cold, 15" TR Motorsport wheels 50% tread (have original wheels), upgraded stereo and speakers (have original radio), power everything, cruise control paint in excellent condition, tonneau cover, wind screen, tinted windows, synthetic oil…

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Dent Doctor

Posted by Karl Johnson on August 11, 2014 at 8:06am 0 Comments

some may know this but I didn't and was glad I asked my service rep

at Gunther during a routine service Thursday



These independents work under the blue canopy in back of the service

department - call any given one to check what days they are there, and

I am sure they work elsewhere also.



Dent doctor was able to take my car w/o an appointment that day while

I waited - took a little over 1 1/2 hrs to get out about 6 dents, one

particularly nasty a good 2…

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Hi, I'm somewhat new to the region and was seeking some advice.  I've been using my dad's Miata ('99) and the rain rail needs to be replaced.  I took it to the Mazda dealer and he said it would be at least $1,000 to replace the rail.  I thought that was kind of high considering the posts I've read said it is fairly simple.  Does anyone have any advice on replacing the rain rail?  Or do you have a go-to person?  I would like to get it fixed sooner because the poor trunk is taking a beating.

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Comment by Ali on December 13, 2013 at 5:58pm
Rain rails are very delicate. Even a slight bend will cause your soft top to leak. It's not impossible, you just need to know what you're doing. Also, try going to an upholstery place that specializes on soft tops for a quote on replacing the rain rails. Most likely the price will be much cheaper than the dealer. For 1000$ consider buying yourself a hardtop instead!

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