What does OT think of the Mazdaspeed 6?

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  1. trixareforkids

    trixareforkids Taked baby. Meet at later bar, night or day someti

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    I need a new car soon. Yay or gay?




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  2. Short Bus

    Short Bus Beep beep!

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    Decent car. :dunno:
     
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    Enjoy the heat soak.
     
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    trixareforkids Taked baby. Meet at later bar, night or day someti

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    oh?
     
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    I heard a lot about heat soak problems with that car. I'm sure there are ways around it, but yeah - you'd wanna look into it further before making a purchase and being unpleasantly surprised.
     
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    go on...
     
  7. trixareforkids

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    thanks bro :bowdown:
     
  8. Short Bus

    Short Bus Beep beep!

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    The intercooler is located in a very bad place... on top of the engine, right under the hood. You can imagine that when the car is stopped it gets a little warm and is unable to do it's job.

    So the engine will pull a lot of timing and boost when the intake temps go up on hot days.
     
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    i have a speed3....kinda similar to the 6 :dunno:

    i love mine..
     
  10. jsilas

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    No problem :h5:
    Bingo. :wavey:
     
  11. trixareforkids

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    any fixes for this?

    I'll have to browse some mazda forums too. i'm just too lazy right now
     
  12. Alvin

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    Just get an Evo
     
  13. Short Bus

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    I get it in my STi from time to time... but I've got a big ass hood scoop and a water sprayer, so I can keep it at bay. Although when it happens, it makes me sad to see the lower boost level on the gauge.
     
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    Front mount intercooler. That's about it.
     
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    Anudist Turnin' Jesus on, one lightswitch at a time.

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    Meh, it's okay. I think you can do better for the money.
     
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    suggestions?
     
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    Front-Mount Intercooler.
     
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    too expensive or owned by faggots that have beat them to shit
     
  19. Short Bus

    Short Bus Beep beep!

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    Still though, the car is decent for the money you can get them for. Just keep in mind that in 90+ degree weather you're just not going to get all it's got while driving at low speeds in traffic.
     
  20. Anudist

    Anudist Turnin' Jesus on, one lightswitch at a time.

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    Legacy GT would be my suggestion, but I'm a bit of a Subaru nut.

    I rode in an old client's MS6 and it was fun, but I wasn't impressed with it. Test drive a few vehicles and see what you like.

    What are you looking for exactly? Sounds like you want something sporty and quick but comfortable too?
     
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    where's your toque, eh?
    You could get a Legacy GT for cheaper. :dunno:
     
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    you talking about the Evo or MS6? :o
     
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    where's your toque, eh?
    :h5:

    Plus Subie AWD > Haldex
     
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    Legacy GT is also a good car... and it has REAL AWD. Not that fake "when it feels like it" crap.
     
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    MS6, although I do like the EVO also.
     

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