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Old 08-03-2014, 07:45 PM   #1
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I recently bought a 1990 Miata. The post owner had a hardtop on it and he removed the soft top. He did keep the hardtop and left me the soft top, but the rain rail was cracked and he threw it away. Does anyone have a decent rain rail?

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Here you go $58 shipped brand new with 1 year warranty for a budget one

Mazda Miata 89 05 Convertible Top Economy Rain Rail | eBay

Here is one for $95 shipped brand new with 2 years warranty. Seller claims it doesn't crack like the factory ones.

Brand New Mazda Miata Convertible Top 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 05 Rain Rail | eBay
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You can find economy rain rails on ebay for around $55 shipped.
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Personal experience: I bought one of those economy/budget rails a few years ago when I did the top on my '90. It was already cracked when I took it out of the box, just from the way it had been folded for shipping. Inanely fragile, made of very poor quality material.

I wound up just repairing the old OEM one with plastic glue and an old bicycle inner tube.

This is one part where you need to buy OEM or OEM-equivalent.
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isnt there like a shower curtain method or something that mnet loves?
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Maybe I will try this until I install a hard top. I try not to drive the car in the rain anyways The Gonzo Rain Rail - MX-5 Miata Forum
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