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Ok .. Im trying to get some info together here .. and I have found no direct comparisons of all 3 versions of our cars ... This may take a group effort from our UK members and anyone that knows the Jspec versions pretty well .. But bottom line what Im trying to do is figure out what are all the differences between the cars ..

Headlights
ASPEC- 2 Piece NON-Projector
**Need Mods for JSPEC Fitment, Are mods needed For ESPEC Fitment ??
JSPEC- 1 Piece Projector
ESPEC- 2 Piece Projector with electric height adjustment

ENGINE V6 2.5
ASPEC
- KLDE/03
**Needs minor mods for KLZE to pass emissions in some states
**ASPEC and ESPEC are interchangeable without mods
JSPEC- KLZE 198hp and KFZE 163hp (2.0 V6)
ESPEC- KLDE/03


ENGINE I4 2.0

ASPEC-
**Are mods needed for a JSPEC swap?
JSPEC- FSZE
ESPEC-
**Are ESPEC and ASPEC Interchangeable without mods

Fog lights
ASPEC
- Single Bulb Lamp
**Bumper Needs Modified For JSPEC and ESPEC Fitment
JSPEC- 2 Bulbs - 1 Fog Lamp and 1 Turn Signal Indicator
ESPEC- Single Bulb Lamp With Chrome Surrond some come with yellow insert
**ESPEC and JSPEC Interchangeable without mods

Driver Side
ASPEC
- LHD
JSPEC- RHD
ESPEC- RHD & LHD

Front Bumpers
ASPEC
- Side Markers are installed on bumper
**Needs Mods for JSPEC and ESPEC bumper to fit
JSPEC- No Side Markers
ESPEC- No Side Markers

Fenders
ASPEC
- No Side Markers
**Do JSPEC and ESPEC Fenders Fit ASPEC cars with or without mods ?
JSPEC- Side Markers are Stock
ESPEC- Side Markers are Stock
**ESPEC and JSPEC Interchangeable without mods

Sideview Mirrors
ASPEC
- Non-Folding mirrors/ Some are Heated and Blue Tinted
**No mods are needed for ESPEC installation
**JSPEC installation only needs some extra wiring done for the power option
JSPEC- Power Folding Mirrors Heated (Do they offer Blue as well?)
ESPEC- Non-Power Folding Mirrors Heated (Do they offer Blue as well?)

Dash Cup Holder
ASPEC
- Cup Holder
JSPEC- Ash Tray
ESPEC- Blanking Plate with Headlight Height Adj Switch and Dash lights Dimmer Switch

Door Sills
ASPEC
- Stock Plastic Sills & M-Edition Offer SS Steel Sills
JSPEC- Stock Plastic Sills some car do have SS Sills. Possible Dealer Option
ESPEC- Stock Plastic / SS Sills were a dealer option
**ASPEC, JSPEC and ESPEC Interchangeable without mods

Hazard Switches

ASPEC
- Red Switch
JSPEC- Orange Switch
ESPEC- Red Switch
**ASPEC, JSPEC and ESPEC Interchangeable without mods

Tail Lights
ASPEC
- M-Edition's Offer All Red Tails with Clear reverse light indicators on both sides
**ASPEC and JSPEC Interchangeable without mods
**ESPEC will mount without mods but there are wiring differences due to rear fog lights
JSPEC- Has slightly larger turn signal indicators
ESPEC- Has slightly larger turn signal indicators. Also, on the RHD cars the right taillight have a red fog light in place of the reverse light and on LHD the left taillight have a red fog light in place of the reverse light

Rear Bumpers

ASPEC
- Has Red Side Markers
**Can JSPEC and ESPEC be installed without mods ?
JSPEC- No Side Markers
ESPEC- No Side Markers - Accomidations for longer plates

Wheels
ASPEC
- 15" Wheels- 93-94 are the same and the Style Changes in 95+
JSPEC- ??
ESPEC- 15" Wheels- 93-94 are the same and the Style Changes in 96+. Also, 95+ Limited Edition 16" Wheels
**ASPEC, JSPEC and ESPEC Interchangeable without mods

ECU, ECM, PCM
ASPEC
- KL01
**ASPEC and JSPEC Interchangeable without mods but will have power loses
JSPEC- KL36 (atx and mtx years ??) KL31 (mtx only)
ESPEC- ??


Some JSPEC Exclusive Options
4-Wheel Steering
Digital Climate Control
Amber Tinted Windshields

Im looking for anything and everything that can be used to make a kind of database to catalogue the differences between all the cars .. thanks for any help and Karma for all helpful posts !!
 

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folding mirrors= j-spec (power) and e-spec (non power)
fogs = are different in each, my favorite are the e-specs
head lights= I think you need to do a bit of modding to get the corner lights of the e specs to fit.
tails= jdm = espec
m-eddition tails = usdm
bumpers= I think the front bumpers fit from what I've heard
hazzard switch= jspec/ euro spec is red/orange
door sills = cant remember but there are the silver version and gold version, m-eddition and j-spec


I think the KLZE was ONLY fitted to JDM cars while the us and foreign markets got the KLDE.
 

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From what I understand, E-Spec and A-Spec lights are interchangeable. It's the J-Specs that will require modification. With that said probably require modification for both the A-Spec and E-Spec cars. As for foglights, I believe only the J-Specs differ (may be wrong with that). I believe the E-Spec uses a eunos engine that is a hybrid of a type between the ZE and DE. Please let me know if I'm wrong :).
 

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lac_frak said:
folding mirrors= j-spec and e-spec

tails= jdm = espec
m-eddition tails = usdm
bumpers= I think the front bumpers fit from what I've heard
hazzard switch= jspec is red/orange
=e-spec mirrors don't have power folding, they fold manually
=on rhd e-spec right taillight and on lhd left taillight have a red fog light in place of the reverse light. Otherwise shape & size is same as jdm
=hazard switch in e-spec is red, too

=e-spec doesn't have cupholders
 

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ENGINE
ESPEC- KLDE also known as KL03
The Eunos engine is a completely different beast. 2.0L for Eunos 500 (Xedos6) Miller Cycle for Eunos 800 (Xedos9)

Fog lights
ESPEC- Single bulb lamp. Chrome surround.

Sideview Mirrors
ESPEC- Non-Power Folding Mirrors (pretty certain they're heated)

Dash Cup Holder
ESPEC- Ash Tray

Door Sills
ESPEC- Plastic sills
 

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jspec and espec fenders are totally interchangable with no mods. also fog lights a on especs and jspecs are the same size just without the crome surround and have indicators in them (jspec) as oposed to espec which have a crome surround.

Also jspec headlights dont have electric height adjustment
 

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oh rear numpers are different for the different plates. And in europe they had some limited eddition set of oem mazda 16" rims that they put on some mx6's
 

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thefallenangel1 said:
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Headlights
ASPEC- 2 Piece NON-Projector
Need Mods for JSPEC Fitment, Need Mods For ESPEC Fitment ??
JSPEC- 1 Piece Projector
ESPEC- 2 Piece Projector (with beam height adjustment)

ENGINE
ASPEC- KLDE
Needs minor mods for KLZE to pass emissions in some states
JSPEC- Three models exist.. KL-ZE (2.5V6 198bhp), KF-ZE (2.0V6 163bhp) and FS-ZE 2.0 I4 (148bhp
ESPEC- KL-03 (2.5V6 164bhp)


Fog lights
ASPEC- Single Bulb Lamp
Bumper Needs Modified For JSPEC Fitment ... ?? Mods for ESPEC Fitment??
JSPEC- 2 Bulbs - 1 Fog Lamp and 1 Turn Signal Indicator
ESPEC- Single bulb, some with plastic yellow insert

Sideview Mirrors
ASPEC- Non-Folding mirrors/ Some are heated and Blue Tinted
Are mods needed to install the JSPEC and ESPEC mirrors ?
JSPEC- Power Folding Mirrors (heated as std)
ESPEC- Non-Power Folding Mirrors (heated as std)

Door Sills
ASPEC- M-Edition/Mystre Offer SS Steel Sills
No mods are needed to change out the stock plastic sills with SS Sills
JSPEC- Is there a different editions with or with out SS Sills ?
ESPEC- SS door plates were a dealer option
Most J-Specs have Digital Climate Control, 4WS, Amber tinted Windshield, NO leather or sunroof.

John
 

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Looks good.

1. Jspec cars rarely had sunroofs as well and the mirrors did come heated.
2. You should make a section for the ECU model numbers as well.
3. Remember there is an aspec 2.0L and a Jspec 2.0L?? V6 as well I think the FSZE.
 

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Ive been updating as we go here .. We have a lot of good information here !! can anyone answer some of the questions in yellow on post # 1 ??

Also the ECM could be a lot more indepth .. there are more #'s as well as variences in the years ..
 

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lac_frak said:
my mystere has all red tails.
mystere as in M-edition, or mystere as in the other name for the mx6 --

i thought mystere's were 6's above the border and mostly elsewhere, and m-editions were "special"

my mystere (from above the border) does not have all red tails.
 

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thefallenangel1 said:
Ok .. Im trying to get some info together here .. and I have found no direct comparisons of all 3 versions of our cars ... This may take a group effort from our UK members and anyone that knows the Jspec versions pretty well .. But bottom line what Im trying to do is figure out what are all the differences between the cars ..


Dash Cup Holder
ASPEC
- Cup Holder
JSPEC- Ash Tray
ESPEC- Ash Tray
The Espec ones don't have an ashtray there, they have a couple of switches on a blanking plate. The switches are for dimming the dash lights and the adjuster for the headlights.

Interior
Espec: Optional electric adjustable drivers seat
 
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