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Old 05-28-2007, 01:48 PM   #21
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anyone have experience with a 2001+ mazda millenia? I think this is the right car for me actually. Its big, not too boring, looks fairly cool, and they sell cheap used.
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msprotege.com has people who have come to the realization all the time. There are about 3 for sale at any given time there. Watch out for the 2003-2003.5 which have a weak diff whose casing cracks.
people seem to think those cars hold value like an italian exotic...its a fwd 4-cylinder mazda.
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...or a colorado / canyon extreme.
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anyone have experience with a 2001+ mazda millenia? I think this is the right car for me actually. Its big, not too boring, looks fairly cool, and they sell cheap used.
The Millenia S with the supercharger is a nightmare for maintenance. There is a reason they are selling cheap, they weren't cheap new.

I owned a Protege5 and it was an awesome car. No power to speak of but it was reliable and versitile. Very fun car to drive, you should check it out.

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The Millenia S with the supercharger is a nightmare for maintenance. There is a reason they are selling cheap, they weren't cheap new.

I owned a Protege5 and it was an awesome car. No power to speak of but it was reliable and versitile. Very fun car to drive, you should check it out.

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there's a guy on the forum with a cheap DIY turbo P5 making good HP
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Didn't those supercharged Millenia's run Miller Cycle instead of Otto Cycle?
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Old 05-28-2007, 04:45 PM   #27
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anyone have experience with a 2001+ mazda millenia? I think this is the right car for me actually. Its big, not too boring, looks fairly cool, and they sell cheap used.
Probably a bad choice in the grand scheme of things. Not a very popular car for a number of reasons.

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I've always been found of the new Legacy GTs, can be found fairly cheap....peppy little 14.0sec cars....
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there's a guy on the forum with a cheap DIY turbo P5 making good HP
I was assuming Hustler would leave it stock considering his track record.
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Old 05-28-2007, 05:01 PM   #30
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The Millenia S with the supercharger is a nightmare for maintenance. There is a reason they are selling cheap, they weren't cheap new.

I owned a Protege5 and it was an awesome car. No power to speak of but it was reliable and versitile. Very fun car to drive, you should check it out.

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I'm considering those too.
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I was assuming Hustler would leave it stock considering his track record.
lol...I plan on it.
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I've always been found of the new Legacy GTs, can be found fairly cheap....peppy little 14.0sec cars....
Define "new". Not the 2.5 turboed LegGts.

I'd go with a Rex like Markp suggested. I've also got a Forester XT. Plenty of mods and quite a reliable car. You can buy used upgrades all day long. NASIOC classifieds are probably one of the biggest.

Changing plugs ain't that hard unless you're retarded. Sure they aren't sitting on top of the motor, but if you've got a small ratchet, a wobble and a stubby extension, you're good to go.

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The search for a <$10k MSP has begun.
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Didn't those supercharged Millenia's run Miller Cycle instead of Otto Cycle?
yes
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Define "new". Not the 2.5 turboed LegGts.
new as in the lasest design, yes the 2.5L Turbo. You should be able to find a '05 model with low mileage for under 20k....
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new as in the lasest design, yes the 2.5L Turbo. You should be able to find a '05 model with low mileage for under 20k....
I'd like to get one, but I'm trying to pay cash here. I'm searching for a p5, msp, and mp3 right now. I really want an auto, but I'm worried that will get boring.
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Buy my IS300. Thanks.
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Buy my IS300. Thanks.


I'd hit it.....

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No automagic trans in the MSP.
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