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Cars > alwaysakid’s Garage > “Japanese Ford”


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M –63
Osburn, Idaho
United States


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CorvairJim’s Profile Photo
Nov 22, 2008 at 10:31 am
Congratulations on being selected as "Mystery Car of the Day"! thumbsup image
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Mar 6, 2008 at 9:34 am
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Mar 3, 2008 at 11:37 am
Great rides for the buck and nice looking also. This is a combo that is hard to beat.

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Owner: Ruckus99ss

  • : 45 pts (win)
  • Japanese Ford: 10 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 11
  • Ended: Aug 26, 2007
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1987 Pontiac Firebird

Owner: lostindoom

  • DOOMS BIRD: 38 pts (win)
  • Japanese Ford: 17 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 11
  • Ended: Aug 21, 2007
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1992 Mercury Cougar

Owner: lostindoom

  • doomed ride: 34 pts (win)
  • Japanese Ford: 21 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 11
  • Ended: Aug 21, 2007

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2003 Mazda Protege5 (Japanese Ford)

Last updated Dec 26, 2012  

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I got this car mainly for the wife to drive, but I would take it out whenever I could. It's really fast for a four-cylinder and is a blast to drive. It'll even peel out and then chirp the tires in second gear! But alas, it's been getting tougher to get around in the winter with all these two-wheel-drive cars, especially in Minnesota. So, we traded it in in 2011 for a Mitsubishi SUV.



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alloy wheels, and premium stereo with extra amp.


kept it stock the whole time I had it, didn't need any modifications.

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Good Bye Old Friend

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It's been a good car, but it was time to move on. We traded in the 2003 Mazda Protege 5 yesterday for a 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. It was with some hesitance that we let...

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