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    Hi all,

    I'm thinking of selling my VS and getting a Ford Probe.... (please keep the bagging of fords out of this thread), I'm not a ford fan, I am just downgrading my car to something smaller .. the Probe is a 2.5L.

    I'm really just after a Coupe, but can't find much under $10K ... well a decent looking sporty kind of car anyway. I want the boot to be in the cabin as much as possible... like the supra mk4's... because I'll be running subs etc... soundsystem very important to me... currently have gas tank in boot and losing a lot sound from that..


    Anyway, I was wondering if anyone has had experience with this car. Is there any known problems? the engine is a mazda engine ... same as those mx6's. Anything I need to look for before buying one?
    Deck: Alpine 9887
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    Anyone??

    .....nobody has any experience? heard any stories? a friend of a friend?
    Deck: Alpine 9887
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    You'll probably have to give it a bit longer than 90 minutes before expecting a response!

    I have never even seen a Ford Probe in real life so I can't help you there...

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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidPartay View Post
    You'll probably have to give it a bit longer than 90 minutes before expecting a response!

    I have never even seen a Ford Probe in real life so I can't help you there...
    Lol Sorry DavidPartay ... just thought, the 24 people who have looked on the thread... thought maybe 1 person would know someting

    I've seen quite a few Probes, but then I've had an eye for them.. strange that you never notice it until you actually looking for it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by azzfox View Post
    Never even heard of one.

    hehe probe....
    lol. they were made from 89-97. So they aren't the newest cars around

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    It's a mitsubishi V6. If it uses the same auto as the rest of them, run away! Nice torquey engine but the gearboxes are shocking. I had mine rebuilt 3 times!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sheany View Post
    It's a mitsubishi V6. If it uses the same auto as the rest of them, run away! Nice torquey engine but the gearboxes are shocking. I had mine rebuilt 3 times!
    Mitsubishi v6? I thought it was a Mazda engine. Did you own a Probe??
    I've been told the car uses a lot of mazda 626 and mazda mx6 parts.... and those cars aren't rare.
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    you asked not to bag the ford (cockroach) and then complain no one is responding.
    cant have it both ways.
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