Just picked up a 2010 2.0 sport tech 6MT with the hardtop yesterday, 54k on the clock, in pretty good condition for the age, very happy with it so far, for the most part!
When it stops raining… i’ll get some photo’s uploaded. Love the gun metal grey paint, it’s lasted really really well.
One thing that’s worrying me slightly that I didn’t pick up on during the test drive is, with the roof up I can hear what sounds like diff whine at low speed during partial to full acceleration - is it normal to hear any whine at all? I’m going into MX-5 ownership with eyes wide open, expecting a lot more mechanical noise than most cars, the whine sounds good to be honest but it’s not ideal if it indicates impending doom. I’ve spent hours scouring online only to find about 800 different answers. I hope the diff isn’t just going to lunch itself and the previous owner knew about it hence selling it
Any and all advice welcome, cheers