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redpsycho3

F –28
New Hartford, Connecticut
United States

 
 

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Challenges W: 3 L: 4

 

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ThunderStratus SXT

2005 Dodge Stratus Coupe

Owner: Thunder3

  • ThunderStratus SXT: 70 pts (win)
  • Macy: 40 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 22
  • Ended: Jul 21, 2008
 
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"Bud"

2006 Chevrolet Cobalt

Owner: CorvairJim

  • "Bud": 40 pts (loss)
  • Macy: 60 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 20
  • Ended: Jul 21, 2008
 
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"Ashley"

1966 Chevrolet Corvair

Owner: CorvairJim

  • "Ashley": 40 pts (loss)
  • Macy: 65 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 21
  • Ended: Jul 21, 2008
 

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1993 Mazda MX-6 LS (Macy)

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About

I bought her for $300 with a blown headgasket. So I tackled my first engine swap and now she has the old Probe GT motor and trans. Not bad for a chick mechanic eh?

For more info go here: http://neweng...php?topic=6.0

General Info:
1993 Mazda MX-6 LS
2.5L 24v DOHC V6 (quadcam)
5speed manual transaxle

Engine and trans from 1995 Ford Probe GT

Swapped engine and trans @ 107k on Jan 20th 2007
Car had 123k when swapped.
Original Mazda motor swapped by previous owner, then again by myself due to blown headgasket.

Uses '93 wiring harness and distributor, uses '95 ECU.

Specs

- 2.5 liter V-6 DOHC 24 Valve
- 5 speed manual
- front and rear discs
- 164hp 160lb tq stock
- handles like on rails

Engine Code: 99B
Displacement (Liters): 2.5 liter
Displacement (CID): 152 CID
Displacement (CC): 2496cc
Manufacturer: Mazda
Engine Type: DOHC
Valves/Per Cylinder: 24/4
Compression Ratio: 9.2:1

Factory Options

- 5 speed manual
- Cruise control
- 4 wheel ABS
- A/C
- Power Windows
- Power Door Locks
- Power Driver seat with lumbar
- Illuminated door locks
- Power mirrors
- Power sunroof
- Stock foglights

Mods

Replaced Parts:
- timing belt
- water pump
- timing belt tensioner
- throttle position sensor
- distributor
- drivers and pass. CV shafts
- drivers CV seal
- power steering & A/C belts
- exhaust manifold gaskets
- catalytic converter
- oil pressure switch
- crankshaft position sensor
- plugs (5/8/08)
- wireset (5/8/08)
- front oxygen sensor
- radiator
- battery
- EGR & VRIS solenoids
- thermostat
- outer tie rod ends (4/15/08)
- ball joints
- rear brake pads
- mass air flow sensor
- both control arms
- plugs and wires again (5/6/08)
- front strut mounts (5/10/08)
- distributor (again) (5/20/08)

Modifications:
- 1995 motor
- 1995 Probe transmission
- aftermarket clutch
- Clarion DX2555MP mp3/CD player
- Clarion 400w 4 channel amp
- front Clarion 6x8" speakers
- PRM cold air intake
- K&N air filter
- Pacesetter headers w/2.5" collector
- 2.5" catback exhaust w/Greddy muffler
- Angel eye headlights
- Pilot pedals
- sunflector
- 16" Probe GT wheels
- Goodyear Eagle UltraGrip 225/50R16
- front strut brace
- 17" TSW Kyalami wheels (black/gunmetal)
- Cooper Mastercraft Avenger HP 215/45R17 (front)
- Cooper tires 205/40R17 (rear)
- Autometer Sport Comp narrowband A/F gauge
- Nokya 80w 5000k H7 high and low beam lights
- strobes in high and low beams
- front Polk 6x8" speakers
- custom gauge and switch mount
- 2.5" inlet aftermarket muffler w/Supertrapp core
- front KYB GR2 struts
- rear Tokico HP struts
- Intrax lowering springs
- slotted rotors
- Morse Ceremic pads
- silver calipers
- NGK V-Power sparkplugs
- NGK 8mm wireset
- OEM lip spoiler from Mazda

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Car's in the Driveway!

So had my car trailered up from Hartford today, it's now in the driveway :) Can't wait to start tearing apart the GT tomarrow.

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New Car!

Just looked at the car today and decided to buy it. It has all the options I could ever want and really doesn't need anything. Only thing I have to do is swap motor and trannys and the car is back in business!

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