New photos of my Mazda Familia GTX - AWD Turbo!

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  1. C4

    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    I'll start off the photos with an artistic attempt ....
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    Boosting to 8psi before i installed the boost controller 2 weeks ago (now boosts to 14psi :big grin: )
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    My friend ross wishing he knew how to drive a car that has a brass button clutch without stalling it
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    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    A Few front left profile shots of the car...
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    After all the rally bashing, she needed a big hose down to get rid of the dirt......
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    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    The reason i can take corners at high speeds, and have fun off road....
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    A bit of a hoon up my street on the way to the rally track!
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    And now time for another artistic attempt! :big grin:
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    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    Dont try this at home with a FWD kiddies! :fawk:
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    Still handles like she's on rails... :)
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    Did someone say AWD Donuts? :big grin:
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    Artistic attempt #3!
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    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    Seats are surprisingly good - only rated slightly lower than the Recaro SRII's my friend has... simply because theyre a bit too small for me!
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    15" Lightweight [R]iceboy rims! :big grin:
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    Welll there you go, a fucking load of photos for you to have a look at if you're bored.. and finally some photos that show my intercooler peeking through the front bar :)

    hope you like!
     
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    Urinal Mint bourbon afficionado

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    I didn't know the Mazda 323 came in AWD Turbo. Wow.
     
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    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    Well the mazda 323 didnt, the familia did though :bigthumb:


    its fully imported from japan ( real import! :big grin: ) :bigthumb:
     
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    SoSlowDx The reason i watch The Price is Right

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    the 323 came AWD turbo here in the states. just look for 323 GTX. they are hard to find though. fun little cars, just look a little too econobox. perfect sleeper.
     
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    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    www.323gt-r.com check the owners section, then anthonys GTR

    then tell me if you still think it looks like an econobox :)
     
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    here's my friends,

    http://www.nightracer.com/323.html

    he's runnin' about the same boost as you. ~1bar. i'm looking for a daily commuter right now and was considering a 323 GTX. now i'm leanin' more toward a s14. i think if i got a gtx, it would become too much of a project car. i already have the FD for that.
     
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    Looks good Rowan!!!
     
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    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    OK - first of all, your friends car is NOT THE SAME as mine. He has a BF 323 gtx, which run the B6T Engine, 1.6L turbo. Mine is a BG Familia GTX w/ 1.8 BPT engine, and its a new body shape (as you can see.)

    Do the BG familias exist in the USA? everyone always says oh yeah we have 323 gtx's which are 4wd turbo, but 323 GTX's are BF and theyre the OLD SERIES!!@#!

    Dont ask me why i get so worked up about this but seriously, so many people have no idea and its easy to get confused about what car is what with the 323/familia/protege badging.. its fucked up!


    nosamk : :bigthumb: :blue:
     
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    only the old series are here as AWD. there were some later FWD turbo 323 here but not sure if it's the BG series. haha, no love for the older gens? =)
     
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    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    OK -

    that proves my point - no, you DONT get the familia gtx over there..

    i have love for the old gens, just dont expect them to be as quick ;]

    And no, the GTR familia didnt make it over there as FWD ( hahah )

    its AWD turbo, or nothing


    btw - i hope i dont seem like an asshole about this, but i mean come on , you're making it out to seem like the 80's model BF 1.6L 4wd version is the SAME CAR as mine.. when clearly its not :)
     
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    haha, it's cool. i wasn't trying to attack your car, though i guess i was rude and so i apologize. oh and the 323 GT (FWD turbo) wasn't the same shape as the GTX's so it might be considered something else over there. looks more sedan like.
     
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    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    i nkow :)

    btw - the 323 GT ( FWD turbo as you asid) did come in the BG shape, but we dont get there here, and theyre pretty rare because they werent very popular :)


    there are also sedan familia gtx's in NZ and japan, but over here, my car is an import too (real import) and u cant bu them locally from dealers.. only privately thru importers..
     
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    Slimmy Get Richt or Die Trying

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    C4 OT OG Aussie #1

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    :bigthumb: :blue:
     
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    LBKornhusker Muscular cyborg German dude dances with sexy Frenc

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    That's some wholesome goodness! I've also heard of people swapping that engine into Festivas and having one quick hatch. That's probably MORE of a sleeper, but yours is very cool.

    Mazda 323 Familia GTX AWD = :bigthumb:
     
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    Thanks bro :)
     
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    kickass.........runnin like 9 psi i see :bigthumb: :bigthumb:

    I can't wait to turbo my protege :p!!
     
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    :) :bigthumb:
     
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    wow! ive been looking all over for clean pics of a 323! whos da man? you da man!
     

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