You only need to add at the sides and at the back and you're ready to go! Frost and snow can wear down your vinyl or fabric top over time, as the cold temperatures can cause the material to crack and break. Also, you might consider one of the hard top covers if you store it on the hoist for a while. You're talking about hauling a large, expensive piece of plastic around at high speeds without it being properly secured. Make sure look just like the soft top latches, too. You only need to add at the sides and at the back and you're ready to go! Look out for someone selling a car with a hard top and ask them if they want to part with it. Otherwise you can use the plain one. Fun to drive and just great to take a trip in on a sunny day.
Make sure they match the color, not just the paint code number, since the colors tend to change over time. The top will also fit in just about any minivan or pickup. The third alternative is the hard top hoist. You should ask on the forum or at a junkyard for a broken hard top and get them there. Near pristine condition inside and out.
This is a known problem on these engines check miata. Try to get your hands as close as possible to the centerline of the car. Apart from that, you need to add and you're set. Without removing the glass, you could use urethane sealant on the inside of the top to stop the leak. Header leaks are usually caused by.
This makes it much easier to add, since there is no need to wire the defroster electronics! NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. It sounds like the plugs are reversed! The car just keeps on going. The front striker plates on your car will not work with the latches on this top, so you need to replace the with the old style. Do not have it shipped if you can help it. Finally got another one and like the first also love it. It also has the new defroster pigtail plug and longer L-brackets like the '99. Q Are all hard tops the same? I put a down payment on it and bought it the next day.
Thank you so much for your help. The top weighs between 40lbs and 50lbs, depending on model year. Q Are all hard tops the same? The top will leak if they are damaged. Finally, you should consider building some sort of rack or hanger to hold the top if you intend to store it on the hoist. I really enjoy driving Miatas, and my latest one that I purchased this year is even better than the earlier ones. The top will also fit in just about any minivan or pickup. The third alternative is the hard top hoist.
One interesting point: Few special edition Miatas have had a factory hard top available for them. There is a procedure listed on the Forum. It's tougher than you think. If you have Mazda foglights, you need to use the combo defroster and foglight switch. Some also leave the top on their hard top hoist. You might need to change the latches for.
That's what the Mazda top is made of. You probably need to add a and. This part number is for the one without a built-in foglight switch. You should not use silicone because it will attract and hold moisture, possibly causing corrosion. The Carfax report shows one owner from new and lists the aforementioned accident in April 2006. Most of these can be purchased at a discount from online vendors and from Miata-friendly dealers like. The is probably the tallest roll bar out there and it will not fit under a hard top.
This top also adds some more insulation to the inside of the top, reducing noise and heat loss. Drove it to the Grand Canyon, and it was plenty comfortable for my wife and I. Also, it's a good idea to use a second rope not included to keep the top from swinging and rotating. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. Also, the top is bound to be less weather-tight without both attachments in place.
BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. Great little sports car Fun to drive, good fuel economy, reliable. Q How can I adjust the fit of my hardtop? Here're some aftermarket ideas: Kirklin The Kirklin was the first aftermarket top, only produced in 1992 and 1993. My elbow can knock over the cup. Note that Moss Motors a hoist retailer recommends not leaving the top on the hoist, and early Mazda Original Equipment hoists had a tendency to break, dumping the top onto the car! You should buy a new-style set of for the sides so you don't have to replace those latches, too. You should buy a new-style set of for the sides so you don't have to replace those latches, too.
There is a little orange light above the fuel gauge that will light up when the rear defroster is on. You might also need the in the trunk if you don't have a power antenna. However, it is really not a good idea. Very smooth ride, but what I have always liked best is the responsiveness of the steering and acceleration and the really good excellent way it holds the road on turns and curves. If you have Mazda foglights, you need to use the combo defroster and foglight switch. Also, be careful not to crimp the defroster pigtail when placing the top, and remember to plug it in! What you want to look for is a shop that will remove the window and hardware, sand and prime the top, and shoot and clearcoat it with the correct paint. More info is in this thread.