2003 Protege5 Bogging

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The F*** Up King
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Depths of Hell
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'03 Protege5
I currently have the paid version of Torque and I use to have that exact same red one, but I lent it to someone and for the life of me I can't remember who borrowed it lol
 

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The Diagram Dude
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2002 MP5
I could always use my OBD scanner if I had to.
It was about 2013 when I last used it.
I forget if it's Bluetooth, WiFi, or Morse Code. Lol
 

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The Diagram Dude
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2002 MP5
They have prebuilt spacers now so that you don't have to drill out the Non-Foulers.





You probably cooked your cat.



 
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2002 MP5



I remember scoring 4% on a math test in 1983.

I can only imagine scoring -100.8%. Lol

That's worse than Absolutely Wrong!!
 

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The F*** Up King
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'03 Protege5
Pissin in the teacher's coffee during the test would prolly earn ya a cool -100%
 

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The Diagram Dude
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2002 MP5
Here's a picture of a piston from my parts car that was burning oil like a MoFo.

Seized oil rings...

Notice the plugged drain holes.









 

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'03 Protege5
Great news so far!!!! My coils arrived today so I slapped em on and logged 128 miles with no issues whatsoever, as of now at least. And yes my fingers are crossed 🤞💀🤞 The rest of my parts I mentioned above will be here tomorrow and I'll be installing them on Saturday. By then I will prolly log another 100 miles or so on these coils, if no issues by then I'd say it was just the coils that went bad.


My Short Term F/T is .03% and the Long Term is 3.3%... She's runnin like a champ now, especially since it doesn't have one mod done to it. I appreciate y'all's help and I'll keep posting updates as I unleash her inner beast 👀🤞
 
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I wrote out a post but I don't see it now, I guess it didn't post or something...

Yes, the coils did fix it!
It's been running great since then and runs excellent with the new fuel pump/filter, plugs, wires and coils. These P5's are very fun to drive, I'm seriously thinking about getting another car for my daily driver so I can start throw money at this one. I appreciate all y'all's help!
 
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The Diagram Dude
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2002 MP5
Awesome!!

I wish my car was worth throwing some money at, but it's a rusty turd. Lol
 

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The Diagram Dude
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2002 MP5
It might just break in half.
I drive it really gently for fear of parts snapping off. Lol

There's nothing available locally that isn't rusted, so I'd have to get one shipped for Texas or something, and that gets complicated and expensive.

This where my trailing arm attaches to the unibody.

 
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