MX-5 2016+ with LED DRL looks very stylish, however DRL will turn off if the headlights are enabled. Some people would prefer they stay on all the time. Here is long discussion on the Miata forum.
Mazda Miata is a very small car and sometimes drivers following in bigger cars might not notice right away if you are starting to brake. To alert their attention, a flashing 3rd brake seems like a good solution. Continue reading
When replacing turn signal incandescent lamps with LEDs, the typical problem is hyper flashing. This happens due to the car diagnostic reporting a drop in power consumption, and to get attention from the driver to check the bulbs. Continue reading
This project was inspired by the work of Kenji Ganakuto on YouTube .
He has actually cut the light unit with an ultrasonic cutter, to install LEDs there, which is quite a complicated process.
I decided to design a simple bulb replacement instead. After taking a closer look at the light unit design, I found that I can fit there a 4″ long LED light to produce a similar effect. Continue reading
Recently, I got as a gift a Tire Pressure monitor made by NONDA
This monitor is available on Amazon .
For a car without a spare tire, I think such a device is very useful.
The monitor transmits data over Bluetooth to iPhone app, called ZUS. There is no interference with other Bluetooth communication. Continue reading
I found on eBay this Instrument Cluster from Mazda MX-5 2016 and decided to take a closer look at it, for potential integration with TFT display. Continue reading
Mazda MX-5 with AKE (Advanced-Keyless-Entry) provides convenience of locking / unlocking car without need to press any buttons on the key. You can keep the key hidden in your pocket.