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What body kits are available for my Protegé?
Are the 3rd generation Protegé OEM side skirt accessory kit different from the factory
 installed side skirts?

Help! I ordered replacement fenders for my MP3/MazdaSpeed Protegé  but they don't
 have the mounting hole for the side skirts! What can I do?

I have a 1999-2000 3rd generation Protegé and I want a the MP3 body kit. What can
  I do?

<store name here> told me they have Altezza lights for the 1999-2000 Protegés. Will it
  fit into my 2001?

Will the Protegé Altezza lights fit into the Protegé 5?
Are there different style OEM tail lights for the Protegé?
Are there any Altezza lights for the Mazda3?
I don't like to have any clear tail lights, nor do I want all red tail lights on my base model
  Mazda3, what can I do?

I like the Protegé 5's dual headlamps, will it fit into my Protegé?
I want to get JDM headlights for my Protegé. Where can I get them?
I want to remove the fog lights to save some weight, can I do so without leaving
  ugly holes in my bumper?

Are there any clear corners for the Protegé?
Are there any clear corners for my 2001-2003 Protegé?
I want JDM side markers, where do I get them?
What is the factory location for the side markers?
I want some color matching mirrors for my Protegé. What options do I have?
I have seen some pictures of the Familia and it has chrome mirrors. Where can I get
  these?

I installed a spoiler that has a 3rd brake light built in. Is it possible to remove the
  original 3rd brake light inside the car?

I want to upgrade my headlights with something brighter, what should I use?
I have a US market Protegé 5 and would like to remove the roof rack completely and
  have the same look as the Canadian version. Is it possible to do that?

I want to get a JDM emblem my car, what is available?
I want to get a European spec emblem my car, what is available?
I want to get an Australian spec emblem for my car, what is available?



What body kits are available for my Protegé?
    For 1st Gen BG (1990-1994):

     Familia/323 GT-R OEM kit
     Familia/323 GT-X OEM kit
     MazdaSpeed Familia (CustomBuilt) Type A OEM kit
      A special edition 1.5l DOHC Familia hatchback was sold in Japan some time
      between 1991 and 1993 that featured special MazdaSpeed parts from the factory.
      A Type B was also available, but had the standard GT-X bumpers. The only visible
      differences were the wheels, muffler, and steering wheel-- all of which were
      MazdaSpeed parts. The Type B was essentially a tuned up GT-X. Some of the
      special Type A parts may still be available. The part numbers are:
       Front bumper: ZWB1-50-030
       Front bumper bracket (right): B457-50-G21
       Front bumper bracket (left): B457-50-G22
       Front bumper bracket (center): ZWB1-50-1Z1
       Front bumper side bracket (need 2): ZWB1-50-0G0
       Front air dam: ZWB1-50-122
       Front air dam support plate (needs two 9983-00-616B bolts): ZWB1-50-128
       Front grille: ZWB1-50-710
       Front grille bracket (right): ZWB1-50-722
       Front grille bracket (left): ZWB1-50-723
       Front grille bracket (center): ZWB1-50-721
       Front grille screw bracket: ZWB1-50-724
       Fog lamp (right): ZWB1-51-6A0
       Fog lamp (left): ZWB1-51-6B0
       Fog lamp bracket (right): ZWB1-51-684
       Fog lamp bracket (left): ZWB1-51-694
       Fog lamp bracket spacer: ZWB1-51-613
       Fog lamp harness: ZWB1-51-620
       Fog lamp switch: E016-66-4B0
       Fog lamp relay: H310-67-740
       Rear bumper: ZWB1-50-220
       Rear bumper bracket (need 2): ZWB1-50-245
       Rear bumper bracket (center): ZWB1-50-236
       Decal, "TypeA" (goes on left fender): ZWB1-51-761
       MazdaSpeed emblem (for front grille & lower center rear window): ZWB1-51-711
       Momo steering wheel: DA69-32-980
       Momo horn button: DA69-32-810
       Momo horn pad: DA69-32-987
       Wheel: ZWB1-37-600
       Muffler: see What exhaust systems are available?
     
Autopassion also makes a fiberglass replica of the Type A front bumper.
     Pakfeifer kit:
      A decent kit made by an Austrian company. They will ship to the US.
      Rear bumper appear to only fit 323 hatchbacks.
      Check http://www.pakfeifer.at for more information.
     Mazstyle kits:
      Made by a New Zealand company, Mazstyle. You can obtain their kit from
      Cork Sport. To see the body kit, go to http://www.bodykit.co.nz
      The rear bumper has the provision for the license plate, you can also 
      try to obtain the rear tail light center (trunk) piece. This is a solid reflector 
      piece that has the "Familia" or "323" name on it. It replaces the piece where the US 
      license plate goes. ( NOTE: NOT made by Mazstyle, this is an OEM
      JDM/Euro-spec part) 
      EVO III kit
(exclusively from Cork Sport http://www.corksport.com )
       Front bumper: $381
       Side skirts: $290
       Rear bumper add-on caps: $120
      Combat Kit
      Postert kit: http://www.postert.de/

    For 2nd generation BH (1995-1998):
     Erebruni type 924 kit
      Constructed of fiberglass, will require you to remove bumper cap and re-
      enforcements. Custom made mounts are required.
     MazdaSpeed Touring Kit A-Spec:
      A very expensive, yet high quality kit. Meets JIS safety specs. Discontinued product.
      Installation of rear spoilers require the replacement of the trunk hinge springs to a
      harder one. The part numbers are B01K-52-791B (for right side) and
      (for left side) B01K-52-792A.
      Part numbers as follows:
       For 1995-1996 models (series 100001-300000):
        Front grill: QDB5-50-710
        Front spoiler (airdam): QDB5-50-910 (requires JDM bumper)
        Side skirts: QDB5-70-900
        Rear spoiler: QDB5-50-920
        Rear skirt: QDB5-72-900 (requires JDM bumper)
        Garnish kit (used when removing OEM spoiler): QDB5-50-990
       For 1997-1998 models (series 300001+):
        Front grill: QDB6-50-710
        Front spoiler (airdam): QDB6-50-910 (requires JDM bumper)
        Side skirts: QDB6-70-900
        Rear spoiler: QDB6-50-920
      Familia turbo diesel hood scoop addon (JDM)
        B13R-50-7M0B-xx (where xx is color code)
      For 3rd generation BJ (1999-2002):
     Mazda MP3 OEM kit (MazdaSpeed Familia Sedan Touring Kit A-Spec):
      Cost is expensive because it is only available from the dealer. High
      quality materials and meets all US NHTSA safety specs.

      Front bumper is same as the Protegé 5's, but without the reflector markers.
      Side skirts are the same as the Protegé 5's (P/N: B30K-V4-910F)
      Rear bumper skirt (part number 0000-8M-C16) will bolt on to a stock
      sedan bumper perfectly.

      All parts are direct bolt-on without modifications. Front fender wells will
      have to be replaced to accommodate the lower front bumper.
      This kit will fit in 2001+ models ONLY.
      The part numbers are:
        BN7H-50-031 bumper
        B30P-50-1T1A lower grille
        B30P-50-710 upper grille
        B30P-56-130A right wheel well
        B30P-56-140A left wheel well
        BN7H-50-070A reinforcement bar
        BN5V-51-680 for lamp (need 2)
        B30P-51-688A fog lamp harness
        FB01-50-133C clip
        9CF6-00-520 bolt
        9957-83-000 washer (need 2)
        9YA0-10-607 bolt (need 4)
        9YA1-10-607 bolt (need 2)
        9994-00-803 bolt (need 3)
        GD7A-50-EA1 plastic snap on fastener (need 2)
        B30P-51-9K1B air dam
        QBJ1-51-9K0 air splitter (can be exchanged with 0000-8Y-C07
          MazdaSpeed USA air splitter)
        QBJ1-51-960 rear spoiler (can be exchanged with 0000-88-C01_-KT
          MazdaSpeed USA rear spoiler; does not include CHMSL cover)
       For reduced front end weight, you can use the JDM reinforcement bar
       instead. It meets JIS and ECE standards. Here are the parts you need
       instead:
         B30P-50-031 bumper
         B30P-50-1C1B reinforcement bar
         B25D-50-090A left bumper bracket
         B25D-50-080A right bumper bracket
         9986-50-516 bolt (need 4)
         BC1D-56-145 clip (need 2)

     Mazdaspeed Familia S-Wagon Touring Kit A-Spec:
      Another expensive, but high quality kit. Meets all JIS safety specs.
      Designed to have functional downforce/aerodynamic capabilities.
      Front bumper will fit 1999-2000 models only. Side skirts will fit on all
      3rd generation models. Rear bumper skirt will fit on the Protegé 5 after
      the bumper has been changed to the JDM one. The spoiler is a
      hatchback style one, and thus will only fit on the Protegé 5.

      Part number as follows:
       Front bumper: QBG5-50-910
       Side skirts: QBG5-50-900
       Spoiler: QBG5-50-920 (does not have stop light)
       Rear bumper skirt (requires JDM bumper): QBG5-72-900
       aluminum plated diamond cut emblem (for grille): QA3D-51-771B-02
       JDM rear bumper: B28V-50-221A
       JDM rear bumper reinforcement bar: BL2N-50-260
       JDM rear bumper reinforcement bar bolts: LB82-50-033A
       JDM stop light (required due to removal of stock spoiler's): B25R-51-580A
       JDM stop light trim cover: B25R-51-58YA
       JDM stop light bolts (need 2): 9078-60-616

      Mazda Familia S-Wagon Sport20 JDM OEM kit (1999-2000):
      Cost is very expensive due to factory parts imported from Japan. Front
      bumper and side skirts will fit without any major problems. There will be
      a gap between the bumper and the headlights; JDM headlights are shaped
      slightly different. If this ever bothers you, you can get a set of JDM
      headlights. They are dual bulb type. This kit will only fit 1999-2000 models.
      If you have a 2001+, don't waste your money on importing the goods when
      the MP3's and Protegé 5's parts are readily available! The side
      skirts are the same as the Protegé 5's and MP3's (P/N: B30K-V4-910F).
      You will need to get the MP3 rear skirt (P/N: 0000-8M-C16) since the
      1999-2000 models in the US only exist in the sedan body style.
      The part numbers for the front end are:
        B28V-50-710B main grille between headlights
        B28V-50-031B bumper
        B25D-50-090A left bumper bracket
        B25D-50-080A right bumper bracket
        B28V-51-030A right headlamp
        B28V-51-040B left headlamp
        B28V-51-070 left corner light
        B28V-51-060 right corner light
        B28V-52-111 right fender
        B28V-52-211 left fender
        BN5V-51-680 fog lamp (need 2)
        B30P-51-688A fog lamp harness
        B28V-56-130E right wheel well
        B28V-56-140E left wheel well
        9991-40-600A license plate holder nut (need 2)
        9986-50-516 bolt (need 4)
        BC1D-56-145 clip (need 2)

     2003.5 MazdaSpeed Protegé kit
      Cost is expensive because it is only available from the dealer. High
      quality materials and meets all US NHTSA safety specs.

      Front bumper is same as the Protegé 5's, but without the reflector markers.
      Side skirts are the same as the Protegé 5's (P/N: B30K-V4-910F)
      Rear bumper skirt (part number 0000-8M-C31_-00) will attach to a stock
      sedan bumper perfectly.

      All parts are direct bolt-on without modifications. Front fender wells will
      have to be replaced to accommodate the lower front bumper.
      This kit will fit in 2001+ models ONLY.
      The part numbers are:
        BN7H-50-031 bumper
        B30P-50-1T1A lower grille
        BP7H-50-710-xx upper grille (xx = color code)
        0000-8R-C10 "Flying M" emblem
        B30P-56-130A right wheel well
        B30P-56-140A left wheel well
        BN7H-50-070A reinforcement bar
        9986-50-516 bolt (need 4)
        FB01-50-133C clip
        9CF6-00-520 bolt
        9957-83-000 washer (need 2)
        9YA0-10-607 bolt (need 4)
        9YA1-10-607 bolt (need 2)
        9994-00-803 bolt (need 3)
        GD7A-50-EA1 plastic snap on fastener (need 2)
        B30P-51-9K1B air dam
        0000-86-C02_-00 front air dam
        0000-8Y-C32_-00 rear spoiler (does not include CHMSL cover)
       For reduced front end weight, you can use the JDM reinforcement bar
       instead. It meets JIS and ECE standards. Here are the parts you need
       instead:
         B30P-50-031 bumper
         B30P-50-1C1B reinforcement bar
         B25D-50-090A left bumper bracket
         B25D-50-080A right bumper bracket
         9986-50-516 bolt (need 4)
         BC1D-56-145 clip (need 2)

     Pakfeifer kit (1999-2000):

      A decent kit made by an Austrian company. They will ship to the US. The
      front bumper will only fit the 1999-2000 models. Rear bumper will only fit
      in the Protegé 5. Check http://www.pakfeifer.at for more information.

     Wings West kit (2001-2003):
       Inspired after the popular styling from the MP3, Wings West will be releasing
       comprehensive kit that includes fender flares, front and rear bumpers, and a
       rear spoiler.

     AutoExe front bumper lip spoiler-- adds onto new style (MP3/5) or older style Sport20
       bumper. There are 2 different kinds depending on the application.

     AutoExe front grille-- replaces main grill between the headlights. For either minor changed
       3rd generations or before minor change 3rd generations. There are 2 different kinds
       depending on the application.

     Mazda OEM front air dam (2001-2003):
        Front air dam add-on for the SE/DX/LX/ES sedan front bumper.
        Part #: 0000-86-C01_-00

     Mazda China (FAW Haima) 2004-2010 323 / Happin OEM kit (for 2001-2003 models):
        The 3rd generation Protegé continued to be built in China after Japanese production
        ended in 2003. All Protegé's sold in China were produced locally by FAW Haima using
        complete knockdown kits under license from Mazda. As such, local styling and features
        differed from real Protegé's made in Japan. The car sold well (like any where) and due to
        lax safety and emissions laws, continuing production at low cost with minor updates
        were possible. You too can make some styling updates to your Protegé uniquely while
        staying low key! Many parts will have to be imported.
        The part numbers are:
         B30K-50-712 upper grille (unique to China; style similar to early Mazda6)
         BL4C-50-031D-BB bumper (same as JDM)
         B30K-50-1C1C reinforcement bar
         B25D-50-090A left bumper bracket
         B25D-50-080A right bumper bracket
         9986-50-516 bolt (need 6; 12 if no fog light used)
         BC1D-56-145 clip (need 2)
         9991-40-600A license plate nut (need 2)
         B30D-50-1T1 lower grille
         B30D-50-C11A lower right grille (if no fog light used)
         B30D-50-C21A lower left grille (if no fog light used)
         B30D-51-680 right fog light
         B30D-51-690 left fog light
         B30D-51-688C fog light harness
         B25D-51-710-N1 emblem, "海南马自达" (Hainan Mazda)
         BVRG-51-720-N2 emblem, "FAMILY"
         BVSA-51-020-N9 emblem, "GLX-S 1.6"
        It is also possible to get the fog light kit instead of buying the fog lights separately:
         BM8T-V7-220
        This isn't available in China, however it is possible to add the JDM front air dam kit to
        this bumper: B30K-V4-900

     Mint Blue kit (1999-2003):
       A very good quality and complete kit for all years of the 3rd generation Protegé. Note
       some of the aero parts in the kit are meant for the 5 door/wagon which means only the
       Protegé 5 can use them. The styling of the kits can be considered more on the "bold"
       side without going to a rediculous level for most people. Use of its spoiler will mean
       the removal of the stop lamp that's part of the stock spoiler's. You can install the "non-
      spoiler" version stop light behind the hatch's glass. The part numbers are:
         JDM stop light (required due to removal of stock spoiler's): B25R-51-580A
         JDM stop light trim cover: B25R-51-58YA
         JDM stop light bolts (need 2): 9078-60-616

     Postert kit: http://www.postert.de/

     Gialla Sportivo kit (1999-2000)
       Side skirts and grille fits all 3rd generations, front airdam fits non-US front bumper only.
       Rear skirt fits JDM hatchback rear bumper only.

    For Mazda3:
       4 door:
         Kenstyle kit:
           front bumper spoiler
           side step
           rear half spoiler
           front grille
         Postert rear spoiler: http://www.postert.de/
       5 door:
         AutoExe BK-02 kit:
           front bumper
           front grille
           side skirts
           rear bumper
           rear spoiler
         MazdaSpeed Axela Touring Kit A-Spec:
           QBK1-50-020 (for USA: QBKA-50-020) front bumper (needs grille)
           QBK1-51-980 (for USA: QBKA-51-980) rear under skirt
           QBK1-51-960 (for USA: QBKA-51-960) rear roof additional spoiler
           QBK1-70-900 (for USA: QBKA-70-900) side additional skirt set
           QBK1-50-710 (for USA: QBKA-50-710) grille
           QA3D-51-771B-02 aluminum plated diamond cut emblem (for grille)
         Kenstyle kit:
           front bumper spoiler
           side step
           rear bumper spoiler
           fog lamp kit
           front grille
         Postert kit: http://www.postert.de/


Are the 3rd generation Protegé OEM side skirt accessory kit different from the factory
installed side skirts?

    The OEM side skirt accessory kit uses the same side skirts as the factory installed ones
    on the MP3, MazdaSpeed Protegé, the JDM Familia S-Wagon Sport20, and the JDM
    Familia S-Wagon RS. The Protegé 5, and 323F Sport uses different side skirts, thus
    the mounting clips are also different. The mounting clips for the side skirt accessory are
    not found in the normal dealer parts catalog, however the installation instructions show
    the part numbers are:
      G043-50-753 large clip (5 per side)
      G18K-51-SJ3 small clip (9 per side)
    Or they can be purchased as a set:
      G043-60-763 mounting clip set (10 large clips, 18 small clips)


Help! I ordered replacement fenders for my MP3/MazdaSpeed Protegé but they don't
have the mounting hole for the side skirts! What can I do?

    The dealer parts catalog for the MP3/MazdaSpeed Protegé has always showed the
    wrong part numbers for the fenders. The catalog shows part numbers for the regular
    2002.5-2003 Protegé sedan fenders. When ordering fenders for the MP3/MazdaSpeed
    Protegé, order the 2002.5-2003 Protegé 5 ones. The part numbers are:
      B30J-52-111C right fender
      B30J-52-211C left fender
    The only alternative is to measure and a hole in each fender for the mounting clip, which
    adds extra labor time and could cause fitment problems.


I have a 1999-2000 3rd generation Protegé and I want a the MP3 body kit. What can
I do?
    You have 2 choices. Expensive choice is to retrofit the newer 3rd generation
    front end into your older 3rd generation Protegé and get the complete MP3 
    body kit. The more cost effective choice is to get the 1999-2000 Familia
    S-Wagon Sport20 JDM OEM front bumper and get the rest of the pieces from the
    MP3.


<store name here> told me they have Altezza lights for the 1999-2000 Protegés. Will it
fit into my 2001?
    Yes, the housings are shaped exactly the same and will definitely fit.


Will the Protegé Altezza lights fit into the Protegé 5?

    No, the light design and housing shape is completely different. There are Protegé 5
    specific Altezza lights available.


Are there different style OEM tail lights for the Protegé?
    There are non-US tail lights in a different style.
    1990-1991 1st generations:
      8DBT-51-150A right tail light (dark tinted lens; Infini & Interplay models)
      8DBT-51-160A left tail light (dark tinted lens; Infini & Interplay models)
      B455-50-850B trunk garnish (dark tinted; requires JDM rear bumper)
    1997-1998 2nd generations:
      B21H-51-150 right tail light (clear turn signal; JDM only)
      B21H-51-160 left tail light (clear turn signal; JDM only)
     3rd generations sedans:
      BN1C-51-150-W2 right tail light (Mercedes W203 C-Class style; 06+ China/Taiwan only)
      BM8V-51-160-W3 left tail light (Mercedes W203 C-Class style; 06+ China/Taiwan only)
      These tail lights require a rear fog light switch:
          GE4V-66-480 front & rear fog light switch (green illumination)
          GE4T-66-480 rear fog light only switch (green illumination)
          BN4G-66-480 front & rear fog light (amber illumination)
          DC35-66-480 rear fog light only switch (amber illumination)
      B25D-51-180A-W1-xx CHMSL (LED non-spoiler, 06+ China only; xx=color code)
      BP7H-51-150 right tail light (pink lens signals; MazdaSpeed models)
      BP7H-51-160 left tail light (pink lens signals; MazdaSpeed models)
     Protegé 5:
      B25R-51-150C right tail light (same style as sedans; JDM only)
      B25R-51-160C left tail light (same style as sedans; JDM only)


Are there any Altezza lights for the Mazda3?
    Not exactly, but various aftermarket LED tail lights are available. The JDM LED clear
    tail lights is an alternative. They are not DOT legal, however they produce legal red
    and amber colors and are also ECE certified, making them safe to use.
    The part numbers are:
     Hatchback:
      B32T-51-150E outer right tail light
      B32T-51-160E outer left tail light
      BP4M-51-3F0C inner right tail light
      BP4M-51-3G0C inner left tail light
    They can also be ordered as a kit under the part number B32L-V7-350.
    Sedan:
      BS4J-51-150B outer right tail light
      BS4J-51-160B outer left tail light
      BS4J-51-3F0 inner right tail light
      BS4J-51-3G0 inner left tail light

      The clear lens 3rd brake light from the 2007-2009 model also fits into the 2005-2006
      models. The part number is BS4J-51-580

     It is now also possible to get the 2007-2009 US-spec LED tail lights. They are DOT legal.
     The part numbers are:
      Hatchback:
      BN8G-51-150 outer right tail light
      BN8G-51-160 outer left tail light
      Sedan:
      BAN7-51-150B outer right tail light
      BAN7-51-160B outer left tail light


I don't like to have any clear tail lights, nor do I want all red tail lights on my base model
Mazda3, what can I do?

    You can use the JDM 20C/15F tail lights which uses the red decor, however the turn
    signal lenss are tinted pink instead of red, thus they emit amber color when they are
    used. They are not DOT legal, however nobody will ever notice and they are
    ECE certified, thus removing any doubts of safety. The part numbers are:
    Sedan:
      BN8V-51-150E outer right tail light
      BN8V-51-160E outer left tail light
      BN8V-51-3F0D inner right tail light
      BN8V-51-3G0D inner left tail light
    Hatchback:
      BP4K-51-150E outer right tail light
      BP4K-51-160E outer left tail light
      BP4K-51-3F0C inner right tail light
      BP4K-51-3G0D inner left tail light

I like the Protegé 5's dual headlamps, will it fit into my Protegé?
    Yes, they will fit into a 2001 Protegé as a direct bolt on. If you have
    a 1999-2000, you will have to get the overseas Familia S-Wagon JDM lamps.
    A new wiring harness or modifications to the existing wiring harness will
    be required.


I want to get JDM headlights for my Protegé. Where can I get them?
    You should get European spec headlights instead, which look the same but are
    completely safe compared to the JDM headlights. Read "I want to upgrade my
    headlights to something brighter, what should I use?" below for a detailed
    explaination.


I want to remove the fog lights to save some weight, can I do so without leaving
ugly holes in my bumper?

     You can install grilles in place of the fog lights. The part numbers are:
       2001-2003 Protegé:
         BL8D-50-C11A right cover
         BL8D-50-C21A left cover
       Protegé 5, MP3, and MazdaSpeed Protegé:
         B32E-50-C11 right cover
         B32E-50-C21 left cover
       2004-2006 Mazda3 hatchback:
         BP4K-50-C11 right cover
         BP4K-50-C21 left cover
      If you remove the fog light switch in your dashboard, you can replace it with
      a blank cover (part #: GE4T-55-225A for Protegé and BP4K-55-225 for
      Mazda3)


Are there any clear corners for the Protegé?

    1st Generations
     You will need to import a set of European-spec headlights along with the JDM
     clear corners. The part numbers are:
       1990-1993 Protegé:
         8DBS-51-030 right headlight
         8DBS-51-040 left headlight
         8BBM-51-060 right corner light
         8BBM-51-070 left corner light
       1994 Protegé & 1990-1994 323:
         8DBW-51-030A right headlight
         8DBW-51-040A left headlight
         8BBM-51-060 right corner light
         8BBM-51-070 left corner light
         TYC also makes surface free reflector ("crystal clear") style lights. Both
         the corner and headlights must be used.
         20-6163-05 right headlight
         20-6164-05 left headlight
         18-5783-00 right corner light
         18-5784-00 left corner light
    2nd Generations
     You can import JDM corners for the 1997-1998 models and they fit perfectly.
     The part numbers are:
       B21S-51-060D right corner light
       B21S-51-070D left corner light
    3rd Generations
     You can import JDM corners or get aftermarket ones if you have a 1999-2000
     model.
     The part numbers are:
        B25D-51-060B right corner light
        B25D-51-070B left corner light
     If you have a 2001-2002 model, please read below.


Are there any clear corners for my 2001-2003 Protegé?
    Since the 2001 headlights are 1 piece, you will need to replace the entire
    headlight. Aftermarket headlights are available, but better quality European
    spec headlights can be imported for the proper "diamond corner" appearance.
    The part numbers are:
      BL4D-51-0K0D right headlight (chrome housing)
      BL4D-51-0L0D left headlight (chrome housing)
      BL4G-51-0K0 right headlight (black housing)
      BL4G-51-0L0 left headlight (black housing)


I want JDM side markers, where do I get them?
    Since the MP3 have the side markers standard, you can get them in amber 
    color easily from any Mazda dealer. They will run you about $50 for a pair.
    The part number is B01W-51-120. If you want to have clear sidemarkers,
    you can also get the sidemarkers from the 2002.5-2003 models. They are also
    about $50 for a pair. The part number is B33P-51-120.


What is the factory location for the side markers?

    These measurements applies to all 3rd generation Protegés. Measurements are
    in metric form for increased accuracy and detail.

    There is a fender crease, starting from there to the top center edge of the
    side marker is 4.8-4.9cm (to the center of the light it is 6.75cm).
    From the edge of the fender where the door is, it is 9.15cm to the side
    center edge of the sidemarker (14cm to the center of the light).


I want some color matching mirrors for my Protegé. What options do I have?
    You can either get aftermarket mirrors, use the OEM ones or import JDM ones.
    There isn't really any aftermarket Protegé mirrors, however some aftermarket
    Civic mirrors may fit. Some of the aftermarket mirrors are only manually
    controlled also. For JDM mirrors, you will need to modify your wiring
    harness and get the JDM mirror switch because JDM mirrors have motorized
    folding function.

    If you want to stick with OEM mirrors, this is what you can do:
     For 1st generations:
      Your best bet is to go to a junk yard and find a pair
      of LX mirrors that matches your car's color.

     For 2nd generations:
       Your only choice is to have the mirrors painted (be sure to use the standard
      automotive painting process!) or import a set of European spec mirrors. To
      achieve a factory look, first pay attention to your mirrors carefully.
      For 1995-1996 models:
       Notice how your mirror is three piece. One is the base, the other is the acutal
       mirror assembly with a large front plastic piece attached to it. Remove this large
       front plastic piece with instructions from a workshop manual, or tape up the base.
       Then sand down this large front plastic piece to smooth it out and then you can
       paint it.
      For 1997-1998 models:
       Notice the front of the mirror (the side with all plastic) has another thin
       plastic piece attached to the actual mirror assembly. You should be able to
        see the hairline gap where the attachment meets flush with the mirror
       assembly. Remove the mirror glass or tilt it far enough and you should see four
       (or so) clips at each corner at the inner back side of the mirror. Push the clips to
       remove the front mirror garnish. Have your body shop sand down that front mirror
       garnish and paint only that piece. Alternatively, you can have your body shop cover
       up the whole mirror assembly except that garnish attachment section and have that
       painted.
      Following what is described should have something that looks like the overseas
      323/Familia's mirrors.

     For 3rd generations:
       The most economical choice is to get new OEM colored
       mirrors from your dealer. If they do not have the right color, then your
       only choice is to have a body shop paint your existing ones for you. 
      Having a body shop paint the mirrors for you will most likely be more
      expensive.

      2006 Taiwan/China-spec OEM mirrors with LED turn signals could also be imported.
      The part numbers are:
        BJ4C-69-120F-W2 right mirror with LED signal (unpainted)
        BJ4C-69-180E-W2 left mirror with LED signal (unpainted)

      Or if LED turn signals are not desired, general market power folding mirrors can be
      imported. The part numbers are:
        BK2H-69-120B-xx right mirror (where xx = color code; use touch up paint code #)
        BK2H-69-180B-xx left mirror (where xx = color code; use touch up paint code #)
      Both types of  mirrors have the power folding feature and convex glass for high
      visibility. You will also need to change the mirror switch and door switch trim panel
      for the folding feature to function.
      The part numbers are:
        G14H-66-600 mirror switch
        BM8W-68-4L6-25 silver switch panel trim
        Or:
        BK2H-68-4L6-xx textured switch panel trim (where xx = color code,
                                                                                  05=gray, 65=black, 80=beige)


I have seen some pictures of the Familia and it has chrome mirrors. Where can I get
these?

    They are available as a dealer option in Asian and European markets for 3rd
    generation Protegé's. They require the original mirrors to be color matching for this
    addon to work. The part number is B21M-V3-650. Adding the chrome piece will
    require the removal of the body color mirror garnish and snapping on the chrome
    garnish. Check with an importer such as Cork Sport to see if they will import a pair
    for you.

I installed a spoiler that has a 3rd brake light built in. Is it possible to remove the
original 3rd brake light inside the car?

    Yes, you can remove the original 3rd brake light that is mounted behind the
    rear glass. You will need to get a plastic cover from your dealer to cover up
    the hole that will be created. The part number is B25F-V4-923. Unfortunately, this
    piece is only available in off-black. Alternatively, you can find an ES at a junk
    yard and get the whole plastic deck piece that goes behind the back seats.
    The ES comes with a spoiler from the factory, so there is no 3rd brake light
    at the rear window. Because of this, the rear deck (between the rear glass
    and back seats) is completely flat (other than the speakers) offering a
    clean look.


I want to upgrade my headlights with something brighter, what should I use?

    There are many aftermarket light bulbs available out there, but a lot of them have
    issues (legal or quality or lighting output). It is very easy to fall victim to hype and
    marketing ploys by light bulb companies. Daniel Stern has done the homework for
    us and was very nice to make a very nice page of everything you will ever want to
    know about automobile light bulbs. Whether you are a nerd or just a casual person
    wanting to find what is the best for you, his page has all that information in a easy
    to read manner. Please go to: http://www.danielsternlighting.com/tech/bulbs/bulbs.html
    European spec headlights are recommended for a proper high performance
    headlight upgrade and enhanced styling appearance. The reason for European spec
    headlights over JDM ones is because of the fact that the headlights are designed to
    be used with traffic driving on the right side of the road (they are designed to have
    biased light towards the curb side of the road). People in Japan drive on the
    "wrong" side of the road! Because of this, it is actually very unsafe to drive around
    with JDM headlights. The Protegé European spec headlights actually look
    the same as the JDM ones, so there should be no worries about asthetics. The 1st
    and 2nd generation European spec headlights are actually made of glass, so in
    otherwords they will never fade to a moldy yellow. If you want to buy these
    European spec headlights, you will encounter difficulty-- especially when looking
    for used/junk yard pieces. Buying them new will be easier with the help of a
    Japanese car European spec headlight part number page I have setup.


I have a US market Protegé 5 and would like to remove the roof rack completely and
have the same look as the Canadian version. Is it possible to do that?

    On the American version of the Protegé 5, you can normally only remove the cross
    bars on the roof rack unit but you will still leave the mounting rails running along the
    side of the roof. If you really want to have a clean look like the Canadian version,
    what you will need to do is remove the mounting rails and replace them with the
    moulding/rain gutter strips. Removing the mounting rails involves the removal of the
    interior headliner to access the fasteners. You can order the roof mouldings at
    dealer. The part numbers are:
      BJ3D-50-9H0D right side roof moulding
      BJ3D-50-9L0D left side roof moulding
    If you ever have the need of a roof rack after you perform this modification, you can
    get the Canadian/European add-on roof rack. The part number is BJ3D-V4-701


I want to get a JDM emblem my car, what is available?
   1st generations have the front emblem on a special grille and the rear emblem is on
   the center trunk garnish (where the license plate is on US models). As such,
   performing this modification requires lots of parts and cutting, the price can add up!
   As for 2nd generations (will require original emblem holes to be filled):
       B02S-51-711A-80 for "Mazda" decal (JDM models don't use emblems)
       B01W-51-721B-80 for "FAMILIA" decal (JDM models don't use emblems)
   As for 3rd generations:
       B25D-51-720A for "FAMILIA"
       B28W-51-721 for "Sport20"
       B28V-51-761 for "Sport20" rear door decal
   As for Mazda3:
       B32H-51-721A for "Axela" hatchback
       B33D-51-721A for "Axela" sedan


I want to get a European spec emblem my car, what is available?
   1st generations have the same front emblem as the US version but the rear
   emblem is on the center trunk garnish (where the license plate is on US models).
   As such, performing this modification requires lots of parts and cutting, the price
   can add up!
   As for 2nd generations:
       BC5A-51-710 for "Mazda"
       BC5A-51-720 for "323"
   As for 3rd generations:
       BJ1V-51-720A for "323" sedan and hatchback
       BJ3D-51-720A for "323F" hatchback


I want to get an Australian spec emblem for my car, what is available?
   1st and 2nd generations have the same emblems as the European version (see
   above). As for 3rd generations, the following emblems are available:
       MZDA-51-PROT-BJ for "323Protegé" sedan
       MZDA-51-ASTI-BJ for "323Astina" hatchback
       MZDA-DC-SP20A for "SP20" rear door decal
       MZDA-DC-SP20B for "SP20" trunk/lift gate decal
   The "323Protegé" emblem is also used for the Thai market 3rd generation
   sedans (hatchbacks were not sold there).


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