1994 Mazda MX-5 Miata Long-Term Road Test

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1994 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Vital Fluid

June 30, 2010

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Just checked the old Miata's oil and it was down a quart. So it seems to be using/losing a quart every 1,400 miles or so. Granted, it's got nearly 180k on the clock so I'm sure it's burning a little (though we see no smoke out the tailpipe) and Jay Kav told me it has a nasty front cam seal leak. Of course, this malady will be taken care of as we continue to improve this scrappy little go kart.

John DiPietro, Automotive Editor at 177,800 miles.

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