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    Poll What's the main reason you became a Mazdas247 Member?

    Hey, vinyl made a comeback, so I have hope for forums. I truly despise FB groups.
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    OG msprotege forum member checking in...

    That's a lot of projects, damn. Where do you put all that stuff??
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    Will leaving the trunk open drain the battery?

    In my experience, it does seem to drain the battery pretty quickly. I was cleaning my 2022 CX30, which I've only had for about a month, and left the hatch open for at least an hour. When I got in to start it and put it back in the garage, I got a screen warning that I need to 'run the car for a...
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    What did you pay for your CX-30?

    We just got our CX-30 two weeks ago. Waited 3 weeks but paid MSRP. However, I think that it really depends on where you live. Even though availability is practically zero, there are enough dealers around here that they haven't risked charging more than other dealers.
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    2000 Protege LX sleeper?

    You can still get the JDM bumper??
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    Poll What's the main reason you became a Mazdas247 Member?

    I was originally a member of two other, smaller Mazda forums way back in 2004, not long after I bought my Protege. I would occasionally check in on this forum, but it was intimidating and I honestly, at the time, was wary about joining. This was by far the biggest Mazda forum and as I am sure...
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    2000 Protege LX sleeper?

    Funny, I was just gonna say the same thing to you! Dude, people would get so pissed at you when you spoke the truth.
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    2000 Protege LX sleeper?

    iirc the only difference is the MSP has a limited-slip differential, but it has been a long time and there may be other differences.
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    2000 Protege LX sleeper?

    Nope. Performance Chips are a useless waste of $$ and may even interfere with the ECU. OEM-style Spark plugs are fine when you change at regular intervals.
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    2000 Protege LX sleeper?

    You're still around too!?
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    Back in a Mazda

    Brought home the new baby Monday! In a typical Florida summer thunderstorm no less.
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    2000 Protege LX sleeper?

    Don't get me wrong, I love the Protege, but don't waste your money---even 15 years ago when parts were easier to get, 300 hp on a NA Protege was a LOT of work, even if adding a turbo. Proteges are fun to drive even without a ton of power. Keep it as a beater and look for some used mods if you...
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    OG msprotege forum member checking in...

    The flaming used to bother me, but in comparison it was nothing like the crap on FB now.
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    OG msprotege forum member checking in...

    Looks pretty good! Nice to see that some of the MSPs are aging well. One of these days I am gonna find a running, not beat-to-death MSP of my own.
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    Back in a Mazda

    I missed this place, @Antoine!
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    Back in a Mazda

    I'm happy to be back, even though the community is a lot smaller than it used to be. I lived on this forum and was a vendor for many years.
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    Back in a Mazda

    Well, not quite yet. After 9 years of being Mazda-less (not by choice), I put a hold on an incoming White Pearl Premium. It was, literally, the only CX30 not already sold within 100 miles of where I live, except for a Premium Turbo and a Carbon. I would have loved a Turbo - but not the Premium...
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    OG msprotege forum member checking in...

    @dirtysouth_msp I remember you! I am currently Mazda-less atm but not for too much longer hopefully. I still look in occasionally. I miss this place!
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    Mazdspeed Protege #1145 build / fix log

    I really need to get back here more often. I donated my dearly departed Protege a few years ago. Even though I had moved to Florida, it had seen too many winters up north and things started to fall off. I miss my old car and what this forum used to be back when I was a vendor. Good luck with...
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    Protege High Mileage Club

    Hey Nik, you're still around! You always had one of the nicest Proteges I'd ever seen. I am looking for the right car and keep wavering between a Miata and an RX-7.