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I did it!

I finally put in my sri and had no problem whatsoever other than a very rusty bolt which is now stuck in my socket wrench lol.
I started it up a few hors after i put it in and let it sit 10 minutes and rev'd the engine and it sounds so great!
And i didnt get any CEL so far with the ebay intake im not sure if it takes a little for a CEL to pop up or not but im proud of myself because i have next to no mechanical ability whatsoever haha
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good job. It always nice to feel accomplished.


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good job. It always nice to feel accomplished.

Yea i know ive been trying to do it for the past few weeks but i had to work every day and i couldnt leave my 8 month old in the house by herself.
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Whats next on your list of mods?


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Congrats!! We all start somewhere. Whats next?


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Woohoo! Congrats let the mods commence
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Im not sure. :[

I have to get my rear defroster fixed because my inspection is due in febuary and my stereo buttons dont work i have to use the steering wheel kinda makes me mad but it was only 1 of 2 mazda6's in my area that was first gen for sale.
But i will listen to you guys and just do whatever you all think would be the next best thing to start on because it was more fun than i expected haha.
I would love to get the car lowered but i might wait until after this winter snow off lake erie can be a bitch!
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If you get some coilovers and slam it to the ground your car can moonlight as a snow plow. Well once you take care of your other maintenance issues I would write up a quick list of priority and budget. Then poke around the fourms and see what other people are doing and go from there. Good luck.


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Things like removing door guards, swapping 194 bulbs to LED's, putting in a different grille & painting stuff are all easy & fairly cheap things which are good places to start.


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Things like removing door guards, swapping 194 bulbs to LED's, putting in a different grille & painting stuff are all easy & fairly cheap things which are good places to start.


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I have replaced the license plate bulbs already im going to probly do the enterier lighting this week sometime and ive been looking at different grille's but im not sure what i want i wanted black honeycomb at first but im not sure if i like it anymore and i want to make the evil "M" like you have but i dont even know how to get that off, let alone the stupid dealer logo on the back of the car. I plan on getting rid of the door gaurds i read in a post you said before about removing them, they are pointless anyways ive had the car for two months and have 3 dings from other cars on my doors already lol.
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