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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2430 on: February 20, 2020, 06:40:33 pm »
On the way home I came around the penultimate corner/light behind a grey ND which was a grey ND RF. :rockon:
Half-mile Miata parade!!! :rockon: :rockon: :rockon:

Even though it was only in the 40s I don't have the top up unless it's raining/ super super cold. But their tops were up! :mask:
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2431 on: February 21, 2020, 02:29:11 am »
Eh, RFs are dead sexy with the top up. Buttresses for days.
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2432 on: February 21, 2020, 07:28:40 am »
Eh, RFs are dead sexy with the top up. Buttresses for days.

They really are.  :(  They don't fit me though I don't think.  I've sat in them in at a dealer, but haven't driven one.  There's maybe 2" more of headroom in the soft top.

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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2433 on: February 21, 2020, 07:47:32 am »
I have about 1.5" of clearance above my head. If I don't comb my hair I can feel it brush the roof. Buying the car sight unseen was ballsy :P
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2434 on: February 21, 2020, 08:20:19 am »
How tall are you?
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2435 on: February 21, 2020, 08:28:31 am »
The only Miata I sat in had the top of the windshield aligned with my eyes.  I don't know if the seat could be lowered more, but I'd have to crouch to drive it the way it was.
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2436 on: February 21, 2020, 10:03:21 am »
If I could fit in an RF Id own one right now. It has the leg room but its impossible for me to fit in it with the top up.  Im 64 and not in my 20s anymore. My body no longer bends like it did.
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2437 on: February 21, 2020, 10:24:32 am »
I sat in an RF at the dealership a couple years ago. I remember fitting fine, but if I wore a helmet for autox/track day it might not fit.
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2438 on: February 21, 2020, 10:29:17 am »
I sat in an RF at the dealership a couple years ago. I remember fitting fine, but if I wore a helmet for autox/track day it might not fit.
Unfortunately, age makes a difference, especially to the larger than average.
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2439 on: February 21, 2020, 10:31:45 am »
Eh, RFs are dead sexy with the top up. Buttresses for days.

Oh, I love buttressesseses :wub:
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2440 on: February 21, 2020, 10:37:38 am »
Unfortunately, age makes a difference, especially to the larger than average.

Well I assume I'll shrink an inch or two as I age so the headroom would improve :lol:
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2441 on: February 21, 2020, 11:01:42 am »
Well I assume I'll shrink an inch or two as I age so the headroom would improve :lol:
I can't imagine now how I used to slide into and out of an Austin Healey Sprite way back then, but if I tried now, I'm pretty sure something would have to break before I was able to fit; in spite of shrinkage. :(
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2442 on: February 21, 2020, 12:30:14 pm »
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2443 on: February 21, 2020, 12:53:16 pm »
LOL. I'm 5'9", so I fit. The so called "sun visors" in the car are, for all intents and purposes, useless, though. The NC has an adjustable height seat and mine's as low as it'll go.

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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2444 on: February 21, 2020, 01:35:01 pm »
If I could fit in an RF Id own one right now. It has the leg room but its impossible for me to fit in it with the top up.  Im 64 and not in my 20s anymore. My body no longer bends like it did.

I'm 6'2" and can't do it.

I sat in an RF at the dealership a couple years ago. I remember fitting fine, but if I wore a helmet for autox/track day it might not fit.

I'm shocked you fit.  Zero chance with a helmet.
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2445 on: February 21, 2020, 02:16:37 pm »
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2446 on: February 22, 2020, 03:55:03 pm »
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2447 on: February 22, 2020, 06:16:38 pm »
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sooooooo sexy!
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2448 on: February 22, 2020, 06:17:40 pm »
I'm 5'9" too.   I use the visors every once in a while- baseball cap and sunglasses lots more!
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2449 on: February 22, 2020, 09:29:49 pm »
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Now that looks real nice.  Has the wife come around yet?
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2450 on: February 23, 2020, 12:40:54 am »
I'm 5'10.5".
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2451 on: February 23, 2020, 01:55:13 am »
That's a good looking Miata. The perfect car for Sandy Eggo's climate.
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2452 on: February 23, 2020, 05:50:10 pm »
Sunday drive!

Turned off RaCeCaHr mode and enjoyed some roads we haven't seen before.
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2453 on: February 23, 2020, 07:29:27 pm »
Now that looks real nice.  Has the wife come around yet?

She's adjusting right now... :muffin:

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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2454 on: February 23, 2020, 08:05:52 pm »
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2455 on: February 27, 2020, 09:08:02 am »
It's a sports car! No, it's an economy car! No. it's a sports car!  :lol:

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« Reply #2456 on: February 27, 2020, 10:11:10 am »
It's a sports car! No, it's an economy car! No. it's a sports car!  :lol:

On 91 octane fuel and with 0-20W synthetic oil:



Next oil change will be 5W-20, though. The higher octane fuel allows more timing, more efficiency. At least that's what I tell myself. It's actually more power, more fun.

Isn't it hot down there? You should be running 50-weight. :muffin:
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2457 on: February 27, 2020, 11:01:06 am »
Yeah my dad was getting about 30mpg on his NC. It's surprisingly economical!
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« Reply #2458 on: February 27, 2020, 11:05:27 am »
I mean, its a little car with a relatively small engine- it shouldn't be surprising it gets decent mileage.
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Re: The Official MX-5 Miata Thread
« Reply #2459 on: February 27, 2020, 11:10:01 am »
I could get 30 mpg in my 6 cylinder BMW on the highway so a Miata should definitely be able to.
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