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Old 01-12-2009, 12:39 PM   #21
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Another improvement would be to clean and regrease the window rails. This mod is cheap. Pull the windows out and the rails, clean the rails thoroughly and regrease with with an all purpose grease.
I did this to my red '96 over a year ago and it was a HUGE improvement. This was on manual windows, as well.
I can imagine how much better the power windows would roll up.

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Old 01-12-2009, 02:32 PM   #22
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if it's anything like the NA, it's directly powered form the ignition switch.


[IMG]http://boostedmiata.com/technical/power_windows.JPG[/I]



page 22: http://www.madracki.com/miata/images/wiring/97sys.pdf

looks the same.
Explain to me why I cant just jump the constant 12v from the ABS fuse to the power windows fuse?
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Old 01-12-2009, 03:47 PM   #23
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who said you couldn't? sounds like the solution....especially since it seems nothing else is driven after the power window fuse, so only the switch will stay active, and nothing else will be affected.
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Eggsellent.

I will try this when I get home.
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Old 01-13-2009, 12:13 AM   #25
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Back to the drawing board.The ABS fuse is under the hood, the power window fuse is under the console in the cabin.
Ill have to source it somewhere under there.

What would you guys says is the min gauge wire I should safely run for this?
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