Motortopia: Where your passion parks

Motortopia: Where your passion parks.

Why Join Motortopia? So you can keep up with events... RSVP! Post Event Photos! Submit Events!

  1. cars
  2. bikes
  3. boats
  4. planes

Cars > Jims5543’s Garage > Blog > 1987 Mazda RX7 (Black Sunshine) > 19 MPG!!!

 

Jims5543’s Profile Photo

Jims5543

M –48
Jensen Beach, Florida
United States

 

Jims5543’s Blog Posts 1 – 5 of 16

Advertisement

19 MPG!!!

By Jims5543

Filed under: 1987 Mazda RX7 (Black Sunshine)

19 MPG!! say it!! 19 MPG!! was as blown away this morning when I filled up the RX7 and went 180 miles on 9.5 gallons of gas.

I am past the 1100 mile mark and did another oil change this morning.

I have tweeked the maps a little more and I am amazed how fast the turbo spools, even at 1/2 throttle I am seeing full boost at 3K RPM's I suspect at WOT I will see full boost int he high 2K RPM which is just fantastic. This should make for a VERY quick setup.

I unplugged one of the two 11" fans I have on the radiator and I am seeing 170-180 on the engine temps now, before I was only seeing 150-160 and thats just too cool.

Radio has some interference from the engine, well, actually the Sirius is, I bought a insulator from Radio shack today and I am putting it in in the morning. I hope to be able to button up the Intake next week too after the Holiday. I have my new piping and elbow in.

Log in to post comments.

Read comments on this blog post

No comments have been posted on this blog post.

Download Drive Magazine Now!

Advertisements

    Special Offers & Deals

Advertisement

 

Cars > Jims5543’s Garage > Blog > 1987 Mazda RX7 (Black Sunshine) > 19 MPG!!!

Print your passion at Motortopia.com (http://www.motortopia.com)