Welcome to CR, Miatas are incredibly fun and easy to work on. While you're saving to get one be researching on here and on Miata.net. On M.net find the 'Garage', tons of archived info and tips there including "What to look for when buying a Miata" or something like that; take that with you when checking one out. Once you do finally get one you'll start thinkin of how to change every little thing, remember to bring all the maintenance up to date first or you'll get stuck on the side of the road. After that you'll have a very reliable and amazing car.