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2002 Mazda Protege DX 4dr Sedan Auto

2002 Mazda Protege
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
25 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy
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April 14, 2009, 1:23 pm


Question: rough ride

Can someone suggest a replacement tire for the 15" low profles on aluminum rims on the '02 Protege that will soften the ride?

September 23, 2009, 2:14 pm

Les M

Nothing will soften the ride. The design of these cars only allow a rough ride. I just wasted (in a way) 1000 dollars replacing all four struts on my '00 Protege and getting four brand new Ecopia tires. I consider it a waste, not because the repairs were not due, but because they offered nothing in the way of ride comfort - my whole reason for even caring about the repairs.

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