I didn't realize you were at the light when you had your close call. I know in the Miata and the GTX I can't see traffic coming from left until they crest that small hill, and by that time they're practically already in the intersection. It may be legal to turn right on that red, but I never do. » 12/18/14 1:17am Thursday 1:17am

To get the most accurate MPG numbers, you should try to always fill the tank completely (don't need to "top off" though). You should be recording the numbers that display on the gas pump (Cost/gallon, gallons pumped, and total cost) as well as your odometer reading. » 12/16/14 11:25am Tuesday 11:25am

Hit a small milestone in the Miata today

Pulled into my parking spot at work this morning as my 2002 Mazda Miata's odometer "rolled over" to 80,000 miles. I bought the car in April 2012 with 41,200 miles on it, which means I've put more miles on it than either of the two previous owners individually. I think this makes the car really "mine" now. I've almost… » 12/12/14 1:14pm 12/12/14 1:14pm