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Old 12-22-2002, 23:59   #1 (permalink)
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Quick Answer Needed!!!

Is the Probe front wheel drive or rear wheel drive??
having a dispute on msn, i think it is fwd , but....


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Old 12-23-2002, 00:05   #2 (permalink)
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99% sure its front, has to be! make that 99.9%
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Old 12-23-2002, 00:14   #3 (permalink)
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thats what i thought, they are, after all based on the MX6 mechanicals.
aren't they??
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yes they are front wheel drive
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Old 12-23-2002, 01:04   #6 (permalink)
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definatly front wheel drive. I have changed many timing belts and it would be much easier if they were rear wheel drive. Nice cars though
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Old 12-23-2002, 01:04   #7 (permalink)
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Front wheel drive - I'd have bought one in an instant if they'd been made AWD
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Old 12-23-2002, 01:17   #8 (permalink)
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Front wheel drive - I'd have bought one in an instant if they'd been made AWD
You too?

FWD turned me off buying one.
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Yes there definitly a front driver and share all the mechanicals and running gear with the sister car the MX6.

Engine is a 2.5L V6 Mazda engine making 121kw, basically the same engine as the 626 V6 they use to offer.

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FWD turned me off buying one.
Yep, that's all that stopped me getting one for the missus when they first came out - what a great looking thing and 120kw to play with.
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