VF23 HiBoost turbo build begins!!!

I’ve been contemplating on this project for a while and finally pulled the trigger on a HiBoost Turbo kit for my Mazda Protege LX. Since I purchased the very base model in Jan 2012, I’ve been modifying/upgrading and preforming attentive maintenance to expand the life span of my first car. It’s been a long time […]

long weekend continued…

Today I cleaned up the insides of my doors, installed kenwood speakers and installed a rear window switch. I still need to do some electrical work to bring my spoiler harness back to OEM spec. Tomorrow will be the day for a detailing session.. interior shampoo, vacuum, armor all, exterior wash and wax. This was long […]

Long weekend project

Weekend projectpro to-do list: Test connections and any soldered wiresTest for short/ fuses Check EGR & Vac leaksCoolant flushInstall amber film on fogsInstall rear msp speakers/door harnessesInstall outer tie rod ends Install fender liners Repair fog harnessFinish custom downstream o2 harness Started checking off somethings from my to-do list for this weekend. I did a full coolant flush today and […]

Front Brakes

I decided to change my front 04 Mazda6 rotors out with new OEM rotors supplied by Avante Mazda in Richmond Hill at 120k KMS on the clock. The old set of rotors made a grinding sound every time I took a turn at low speeds or reversed my car. I made sure to re-lubricate and […]

MSP Engine bay cover

I picked up a MSP VC and plastic engine bay cover few months ago but I haven’t had enough time to actually install it till today. The installation was fairly straight forward but the only extra step I took was cleaning and re-sealing the 2 oil catch baffles on the valve cover. Tools/Material needed for […]

New parts and mods

My shifter was acting up by refusing to shift into 1st gear. So I decided to replace all the shifter bushings with Corksport aftermarket parts. Also went ahead and ordered new exhaust hangers. Finally got around installing my fog lamps with amber overlays on the winter bumper. Surprisingly it came out really nicely matching with […]