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Old 10-10-2016, 10:31 AM   #1
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Brake Lights on Mazda Miata Toad

Hi everyone I am getting ready to start towing my Mazda Miata when we start to go places. I chose this car cause its light and really fun to drive with the supercharger on it. I am wondering how to go about wiring up the lights for brakes, turn etc? I really don't want to use the magnetic ones so I am guessing it will have to be hard wired. Do they make a kit for this car or will I have to tap into the wires and run the wires up front? Does somebody have an easier way to go about this?
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What year is your Miata and is it standard or automatic?

I pulled a 91 for several years. Standard, of course!
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My miata is a 99 standard with hardtop. It is in like new condition and thanks to the other post for the harness. I was hoping to find something like that. Etrailer.com keeps saying I can't tow the miata so the only thing I found from them was the adapter kit to hook up to my towbar. Looks like I will be ordering this brake harness kit. Thanks guys.
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Does somebody have an easier way to go about this?
"Easier" is a point of view. I have wired 5-6 Miatas using bare diodes (Radio Shack = $5) and a trailer wiring kit (Walmart = $15).

PM me and I can send you a schematic of how to install the diodes and wiring.

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toyzforme-

My quick read of the installation instructions for the harness "nukerj" listed says that the harness may not be what you want. It appears designed to allow the Miata to tow a trailer. I could be incorrect.

For helpful reading,here's a link to a Google search of iRV2 posts with the term "Miata" in them.

I'm all for plug-and-play products (although I still customize). Sometimes there just isn't enough market for those products, so people have to cook up their own solutions. I'd do up my Miata the "Healeyman" way, if I had one.
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