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  1. Eviltwin
    03-16-2024 06:12 AM
    Hi Tim. Just wanted to confirm that the newer model Miata's can be towed with the 6 spd manual trannys. I'm looking to buy a 2016 or newer and need it to do double duty as a toad on a dolly as well as a weekend fun car. Thanks, Bob
  2. Cclyde
    02-11-2024 09:13 PM
    Hi Tim, I have a 2011 Mazda Miata MX5 Touring, 6 speed manual. I would appreciate your wisdom and advice on how I can flat tow behind a 2015 Jayco Greyhawk. I appreciate your help! Cary My email is
  3. Skiasteep1
    Hi Tim, Looks liket you have info about flat towing a Miata? I have a 2008 6speed Manuel and I'd like to tow behind a 1999 Winnebago Spirit E450 6.8l V10. Any help is appreciated. Greg
  4. jsandevil
    Hi Tim, I saw that you have info about flat towing a Miata. We have a 2013 Thor Citation Mercedes chassis 3.0 turbo diesel. The Miata is a 2022 Grand Touring 6 speed manual soft top. Thank you for saving me the time. My email is
  5. richguess
    Hi—I’m looking at a clean 2000 Miata 5 speed. Will I be able to flat tow it, and how?

    My email is


    Rich Guess
  6. gewfishaol
    Mr. Healyman, Appreciate your comments on the Miata. Just trying to understand why Mazda does not want to recognize that the standard shift Miata would make a good toad. I have a 99 that I'm considering setting up as a toad. Looked at purchasing a Jeep for this purpose but the $700 notes really makes you think twice.

    Question I have is about the tow bar. With the Miata being fairly low, does the tow bar need to be level?
  7. TBro
    09-24-2020 12:19 PM
    I am also intersted in using a 2006 Miata as a flat tow. 6speed auto.
    Can anyone help
  8. nmclafferty
    Hi Healyman, I have towed our 1995 Miata 40k miles, and now want to replace it w/ a 2006-2008 miata, but many people tell me it is "untowable". have you worked with anyone that tows this model that can give me some guidance? Thanks, Neil M.
  9. hderr
    11-29-2017 06:57 PM
    Greetings, I saw your note on the Toad forum about Miatas and brake/turn wiring. We have two NA Miatas I'd like to set up for towing. I am new to flat-towing the car, have used trailers in the past. I'm looking at the road master system as it seems user friendly. I wonder if I could get the details on the wiring you used and any other advice you'd care to share. Appreciate your help. Hank Derr in Cheyenne.
  10. cannonguy
    Hi Healeyman. I'm new to this forum. I doing some research and would like to confirm that a Miata could be flat towed by my Class C RV. I noted that you has been involved in many projects. I presume that it could be done. My concern is : Is the manual transmission could be damaged? Some people mention that the gear box won't be properly lubricated while the motor is off, the group gear not spinning. Is is true? What are the procedures to prevent any damages to the transmission ? Many thanks.

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