Sequential Turning Light

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

Acrylic Wind Blocker with perfect fit

One year ago, I designed my first acrylic wind blocker.  Thanks to great support from the Miata community, I was able to continuously work on improvements.  I made several options and a few modifications of mounting clips. The main challenge was to design a product that could work in many different cars. It turned out that tolerances on major dimension between hoops are quite big, +/- 2mm. That meant that one wind blocker could have a very loose fit in one car and a super tight fit in another, leaving the only option of making custom mounting clips for each individual case. Continue reading