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What model MX5 do i own?

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NA 1989-1997
What model do i have?
NA's can easily be identified via the iconic POP UP headlights

What engine size/type do i have?
NA6 - The 1989-1993 model have a 1.6L B6 engine. It can easily be identified by looking at the cam cover. the MAZDA and DOHC 16 VALVE lettering is recessed.
NA8 - The 1993-1997 model have a 1.8L BP engine. It can easily be identified by looking at the cam cover. the MAZDA and DOHC 16 VALVE lettering is raised.
What is a short nose/long nose engine?
The very early NA6 (usually 1989-1991) has a 'short nose' crank and can be identified by looking at the front harmonic balancer (the lowest pulley visible on the engine) if it has 4 notches cut into the pulley it's a 'short nose', if it has 8 notches cut into the pulley its a 'long nose'.

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NB 1998-2004
What model do i have?
NB's are the second generation MX5 and have fixed headlights

How do i tell what series NB i have?
NB8A 1998-2000 - Some identifying features are the 5 speed gearbox, reflector headlights and usually dont have fog lights.
NB8B/C 2000-2004 - Some identifying features are the 6 speed gearbox, projector headlight and factory fitted fog lights.
SE 2004 - If you own one of these you probably already know it. Pop the bonnet and you will see a wrinkle coat red cam cover with the word TURBO on it.

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NC 2005-2014
What model do i have?
NC's are the third generation and had a full redesign.

How do i tell what series NC i have?
NC1 2005-2008 - Oval shaped mouth opening with honeycomb style grille 
NC2 2009-2013 - Smiley face front mouth opening and leaf shape foglamps
NC3 2013-2015 - Even larger front mouth and more square foglamps

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ND 2015+
What model do i have?
The ND MX5 is the current generation and has a pointed and agressive front with slim headlights 

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