2002 Mazda Protege5 - Tastefully Modified




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2002 Mazda Protg 5 in Sunlight Silver with a 5 speed manual transmission. The car has roughly 178,xxx miles on the FS-DE 2.0 engine, however it features an entirely brand new (OEM Mazda Parts) top end just installed. The car has had nearly everything you could imagine replaced with OEM or better quality parts.
The list of recent maintenance includes:

Engine:
• New OEM Cylinder Head & Camshafts
• New ARP Cylinder Head Studs
• OEM Head Gasket
• Mishimoto Aluminum Radiator
• OEM Coolant Tank
• OEM Timing Belt and All Related Components
• OEM Water Pump
• OEM Clutch
• OEM Pressure Plate
• OEM Front and Rear Motor Mounts
• New NGK Plugs
• New Coil Packs
• New Denso Plug Wires
• New Intake Boot (OEM Intake)
• Resurfaced Flywheel
• New Clutch Flex Line
• Loctite VICS Screws (Common failure point on stock car)
• Canadian EGR (OEM Mazda part, a common failure point on stock car)
• New OEM Gaskets (Exhaust, Intake, Etc.)
• New Coolant Hoses
• New OEM Heater Hoses
• New Alternator
• Fresh Fluids Throughout

Suspension/Brakes
• New Calipers, Rotors, Flex Hoses, Etc.
• KYB Struts (Front and rear)
• Moog Strut Mounts
• Moog End Links (Front)
• OEM Sway Bar Bushings
• Moog Tie Rod Ends
• Moog Ball Joints

This particular P5 has been tastefully modified to improve both the looks and performance of the vehicle. Many of these mods have been installed to make the car more reliable and are largely OEM sourced.

The list of modifications to the car include:

Interior:
• Mazdaspeed Protg Seat Covers (Front and Rear)
• Driver’s Side Heated Seat
• Mazdaspeed Pedals
• SLS Lock Button Trim
• Resistor Mod To HVAC Controls
• Custom Alcantara Shift Boot
• TWM Short Shifter
• WC Latehwerks Shift Knob (Piston w/ Two Grooves)
• 03.5 Center Console with Deep Cup Holders
• Custom Gunmetal Gray Cupholder Trim, Radio Surround, Window Switch Piece, and Door handles.
• Mazdaspeed Protg Door Sills
• Weathertech Rubber Floor Mats
• Yudkib* Gauge Rings
• Mazdaspeed Protg Gauge Cluster (Silver) – Mileage Matched
• Driver’s Side Seat Heater
• CDM Center Armrest (OEM)
• JDM Rear Cup Holder (OEM)
• Custom Fit Sun Shade for Windshield
• LED Interior Lights
• Custom Dual Gauge Pod Cluster Surround
• Autometer Electric Water Temp Gauge (White Faced)
• Autometer Electric Oil Pressure Gauge (White Faced)
• CR3 Dead Pedal
• Dual DIN Touchscreen Head Unit (Kenwood)

Exterior:
• OEM Fog Light Delete Grilles
• Clear Corner Lights (Front)
• JDM Tail Lights (OEM)
• Rear Bumper Protector Trim (OEM)
• Short Antenna
• Custom HID Projector Headlights – Morimoto D2S With Blacked Out Bezel
• Paint Matched Grill
• PIAA Silicone Wiper Blades (Front and Rear)
• Roof Rack Delete Trim
• Mazdaspeed Protg Racing Hart Wheels

Suspension/Brakes
• Mazdaspeed Protg Brakes (Front and Rear) – Calipers, Rotors, Etc
• Racing Beat Lowering Springs (Less Than 1” Drop – Very Mild)
• GT Spec Front Strut Bar
• Circuit Sports Rear Strut Bar
• AWR 21mm Rear Sway Bar
• AWR Adjustable Rear End Links

Engine:
• CDM EGR Valve (OEM)
• VTCS Removed
• MP3 ECU
• Painted Valve Cover (Black)
• Aluminum Oil Cap
• 4-1 Header
• Aluminum Radiator (Mishimoto)
• Corksport Shifter Bushings (All Locations)
• ARP Head Studs
• Engine Block Heater

Additional Aftermarket Parts Available (Not included in sale price)
• Mazdaspeed Protg Lip – 1 Nearly Perfect Condition, 1 Damaged
• Corksport Braided Clutch Line
• SLS Lock Bezel
• CR3 Motorsports Valve Cover Washer and Bolt Kit
• Corksport Skid Plate
• JDM Rear Cup Holder
• Misc. Interor, Exterior, and Engine Components
• Cr3 cooling panel
• Original 16” wheels and tires
• Many original parts

Overall this is a beautiful car with a lot of rare components added in. However it is not perfect, and does have some flaws as one would expect with a car of this age and mileage:
• Cracked windshield
• Clearcoat issues on hood and around door trim
• Dents/dings/scratches
• Could use new tires at some point
• Wheel scuffs
• Slight bumper fit issue (I think previous owner hit a small animal and did not replace the bumper cover)
• Short shifter rattle
• CEL presumably due to header (Has non-foulers installed, however they may need to be redrilled) but runs fine
• Nearly 15 year old car with 178,xxx miles

Asking $4700 OBO for the car as it sits. This price does not include the additional aftermarket parts that are not currently installed. I am open to trading up or down or partial trades for the right car. I’m mainly interested in Subarus (would love a 2 door 2.5rs, SVX, or first gen Legacy SS), however I would be willing to hear any other trades as long as they were interesting. I would also be willing to remove some of the aftermarket parts and do a partial/full return to stock for a reduced price. Car is sold as-is and where-is with no warranty expressed or implied.
 
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mp5la

Member
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2002 Mazda Protege 5
Don't by shy on making me an offer on the car. I'd like to see it go to an enthusiast if at all possible.









 
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hornsfan10609

Certified Mazda Tech
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2003.5 Mazdaspeed Protege x2
Very clean P5 GLWS, I cannot figure out how you managed to make the sedan seat covers fit the P5 seats but nice work! You wouldn't happen to have the fog deletes/inserts for one of the 03.5 front lips you have, do you? I have been looking for a set for months and they are extremely difficult to locate. Will pay for them if you are interested
 

mp5la

Member
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2002 Mazda Protege 5
Give this a bump for anyone who may be interested. Car has been largely returned to stock and now features a much cheaper price. the exterior looks 90% the same at the moment.