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Found this list on another forum thought it would be useful to post it up and people can confirm or add to it. The list is made for the probe but most should be applicable to the MX6 too. Here's the original post so that the creator gets the credit interchangable parts - ONPOC Forums

* 2nd Gen clutch line is same as 1st gen, interchangable

* Clutch line is also interchangable with 1994 Ford Escort lines (g-Series tranny only?)

* Brake line from 1985 Buick Century fits 2nd gen Probe (MX6/626 implied; less expensive)

* 2000 626 Rear Sway Bar fits 2nd gen Probe Chassis with replacement bushings

* 1995 Nissan Altima Endlinks fit 2nd gen chassis and are better made & less expensive

* GM fin type door clips fit 93-94 door panels

* Inner Door Panel Fasteners or clips for 1998-2001 Ford Explorer fit Sideskirts on 2nd gen Probe

* Early 80s Buick/GM 1-wire Oxygen sensor replaces 3-4 wire sensors without throwing a CEL (less expensive)

* Mazdaspeed Protege LSD diff fits g-series 2nd gen transaxle

* Chrome centercaps for a mazda RX8 fits the chrome swirlies perfectly (Part number L082-37-192)

* Front rotors from 1993-2003 Protege fits 2nd gen Probe (MX6/626 implied)

* 1999-2003 Protege coilovers/struts fit 2nd gen Probe (MX6/626 implied) TEIN, B&G, K-Sport, JIC Magic

* Civic STS can be forced to fit 2nd gen Probe (MX6/626 implied)

* Prelude intake can be cut in half and fits 2nd Gen PGT (MX6/626 possibly implied)

* Porsche 911 Carrera brake calipers fit 2nd gent Probe (MX6/626 Implied)

* Escort front upper strut mount fits 2nd gen Probe (MX6/626 implied; 5/8" lower drop) Front is the only end interchangable. Rear are not.

* 2nd gen front upper strut mounts fit 1st gen Probe (MX6/626 implied; lower drop)

* 2nd gen Probe A-pillar gauge pod fits 1st gen Probe

* 1st Gen MX6 seats and 1st Gen Probe seats are interchangable

* RX7 steering wheel fits 1st gen Probe

* Mustang leather shift boot fits 1st gen Probe

* 1st gen MX6 factory RSTB fits 1st gen Probe

* 1st get MX6 factory lower tie bar fits 1st gen Probe

* G-Series Escort transmission internals fit 2nd gen G-series gearbox (stronger components upgrade)

* Millenia-S injectors & rails fit 2.5L V6 KLDE (60cc more than stock)

* Millenia curved neck ZE intake manifold fits 2.5L V6 KLDE (more airflow)

* 1998 Millenia PCM will run a 1996+ 2.5L V6 KLDE w/ATX (MAF conversion)

* 1.8K8, 2.0FS, 2.5KL and 2.5ZE, ATX & MTX can all be swapped around between 2nd gen vehicles with matching mounting hardware, axles, etc.

* Alloy and steel rims from all models & years are interchangable (GT rims & tires significantly improve handling of base models over 14" steelies)

* A 1993 Corvette ZR1 oil filter will increase your 2.5KL's oil pressure and oil holding capacity

* Swap out front calipers for the 91 3000gt vr4 4piston calipers and 11.9" rotors cost a total of like $300: http://mnpoc.org/forum/showpost.php?p=89178

* Clutches are the same between the 1st gen 2.2 non turbo, and the 2nd gen 2.5 v6.

* The 1st gen 2.2 turbo clutch is the same as the 89-92 rx7 turbo clutch, however the pressure plate is different.

* Acura tsx (mtx, same as newer TL's) rubber boots/sleves that go on the clutch and break pedals & they do fit on the pgt mtx pedals...

* Cobra 13 inch vented rotors will fit 2nd Gen PGTs with minor modification. Centric hole needs to be opened just a small amount. Bolt pattern is the same. Porsche Brembo Monoblock Radial Mount caliper can be very easily adapted to match on the PGT. With this setup though you need some very big rims. 19 inch rims will fit with stock struts and springs and same diameter tires.

* The Mazda MPV 2 pot calipers may fit with no or little modification. I was reading the thread at work so I do not remember it so clearly. But another brake option for the Probe.

* Non abs 93-02 and 98-02 626 abs rear hub assemblies fit the 2nd gen abs probes (cheaper). The old sensor ring knocks off and when heated up slip right back on without any pressing.

* Ford Escape axles are a good upgrade to ours and will fit just fine.

* 323 GTX gears apparantley fit in the 2g tranny case as well.

* Protege calipers upgrade for the rear of our PGTs to get rid of the freezing up that happens on the 93's & 94's. The third gen protege rear calipers are what you are looking for - 99-03 model years as well as the 02-03 p5. They give you about 1/3" more contact patch on the rotors, and are physically larger calipers also (for the "look" of it, if you're interested in that) Most importantly, the seals on the piston and ebrake arm are much better.
 

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this is sticky worthy, good job.
 

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Corrections: Only 2000 and newer protege brakes will fit our cars, earlier cars (including early 3rd gens) use smaller rotors with 4 lug hubs/rotors.

I believe it's only the 1G GT clutch disc that fits our V6 cars, hence why only the GT clutch fits the RX7.

2nd gen clutch line is steel from the clutch MC to the bracket just over the trans, thats the portion used to swap to 1G's to replace the rubber line.

3rd gen protege struts do fit but there are complications, I'll fill everybody in once mine are finaly completely installed.

Porsche 911 calipers (not the high offset rotors) have been fitted with adaptor brackets, they are not a direct bolton but are handy because they are radial mount unlike ours.

Escort G series internals will fit but are not noticably stronger, they do offer a selection of gear ratios though.

I dont believe 1st and 2nd gen upper strut mounts swap, the stud spacing is different. But I hear 2G rx7 upper can be fitted to 1G's.

Wheels are NOT interchangable between all years, the 1st gen cars have a smaller hub lip diameter and can use 2G wheels but 1G wheels will not fit a 2G.

MPV calipers require the spindle mounting flange holes to be drilled out larger and the MPV bracket needs to be ground down where it conflicts with the rotor, no one has actualy done the swap that I know of, these are just what I found mocking parts up.

The ford Escape uses the ford MTX75 trans and a Mazda platform, it's not likely the shafts swap. Same goes for the 4 pinion diff I hear about ocasionaly.

3rd gen proteg calipers do offer more pad area but still sieze up.


More things that swap: 1st and 2nd gen brakes will swap, the 1G rotor can have the center bore drilled or the 1G caliper,pads and brackets can fit the 2G hub and rotor. This allows the Subaru 2 pot calipers to be used on the 2G. Note, the 1G caliper bracket comes very close to a stock 2G's rotor hat. With aftermarket pieces some minor grinding may be needed due to differing machining tolorances. This info was eraised by a 1st gen Mod because he didnt think 2g and 1G parts should swap :rolleyes:. This also means the 1G crowd can use the 626 and Mazda/Mazdaspeed6 brakes.

Ford contour rear sway bars swap 17-18mm.

MX3 K8 cams swap and have slightly more lift than the De cam set.
Should be good for 160-170 HP compared to 140-150 stock.

For autoXers the 3rd gen protege front bar fits and is about 18MM compared to 20+mm stock, allows one to tune the cars for better rotation without ditching the bar completely.

The 3rd gen protege front upper strut mount is a stronger and firmer design that will improve feedback without a harsh ride and will not come apart like stock uppers can. Need to be drilled out like 1st gen protege and escort mounts, no lowering.

88-94 Proteges/323's and all 90+ escorts front LCA's will swap, allows bolt on balljoints, MX3 LCA,S widen front track and increase base camber.

98+ 626 brakes are larger and a direct bolton...see my how-to.

98+ 626 V6 manifold (G4 manifold) combined with a Millenia curvedneck throttlebody make for likely the best flowing OE KL series manifold. Some grinding needed to fit the TB and mani, best power is realized by grinding the divider behind the TB.

3rd gen Protege exhaust can be used if modified, includes the MP3 exhaust and MSP exhaust along with aftermarket variants.

3rd gen protege rear sway bars come as large as 17mm stock compared to 12mm stock for us, also has significant aftermarket.
 

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I believe it's only the 1G GT clutch disc that fits our V6 cars, hence why only the GT clutch fits the RX7.
the 2.2 n/a clutch is the same as the 2.5 KL clutch. turbo 2.2 is different. the 323 GTX also uses the same clutch.

and pretty much every MTX mazda made in the last 20 years uses the same braided clutch line as us. every motor offered in our cars, and even my mazda6 uses the exact same one.
 

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* A 1993 Corvette ZR1 oil filter will increase your 2.5KL's oil pressure and oil holding capacity
Fits the 1g F2/F2T as well. I've run one in my 1g GT for years now with zero leaking.
* 323 GTX gears apparantley fit in the 2g tranny case as well.
I believe it's the gears that fit the shaft, not the whole set of internals.
 

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The Contour rear sway bar ... what year Contour? Does the front bar fit too?

Does the smaller front bar from the 3G Protege come on anything else?
 

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This is what I dug up. You can use the rear sway bars on the 95-00 Contour/Mystique,

The year, trim levels, and sizes:
1995-1998 GL&LX -17mm
1995-1998 SE - 19mm
1998.5+ LX I4 - 16mm
1998.5+ LXV6 -17mm
1998.5+ SE All - 18mm
All SVT V6 - 18mm

As for endlinks, you can use the factory MX6 endlinks (the Contour ones are too long), but the fitment is awkward because the bar is a bit longer than the OEM one. Either 2nd gen RX-7 rear endlinks or an adjustable set that allow a bolt to pass all the way through will work perfectly.
 

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This is some good information! I was wondering if anyone knows if the 2nd gen rx7 clutch disc would fit 2nd gen mx6 ls? It probably says it somewhere if it does or not, I just haven't found it. Thanks in advance
 

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Found this list on another forum thought it would be useful...

*Cobra 13 inch vented rotors will fit 2nd Gen PGTs with minor modification. Centric hole needs to be opened just a small amount. Bolt pattern is the same. Porsche Brembo Monoblock Radial Mount caliper can be very easily adapted to match on the PGT. With this setup though you need some very big rims. 19 inch rims will fit with stock struts and springs and same diameter tires.


Do you think they'd work w/ 18's? Thanks, in advance.
 

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I don't think i saw the mazda 6 front brake upgrade, 2003-? front calipers/rotors are a DIRECT bolt onto the mx-6 spindle.
 

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does anyone know if the 1st gen alternator fits the 2nd gen?
 

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they can be made to fit pretty easily. i ran a 90 amp KL alt, and even the larger 110 amp millenia alt on my 2.2 n/a. ive also put a 90 amp KL alt on a miata, a FS alt on a fe3, and so on. ive yet to find a mazda that cant use another mazda's alt as long as you dont mind modifying stuff a little.
 
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