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- New Paint - Car is purring
- Wed Feb 10, 2010 | 1 comment
- Did some tuning pulls, Houston, we have traction issues.
- Tue Jan 1, 2008 | comment
- I have declared the break in done.
- Fri Dec 28, 2007 | comment
- Nearing engine break in completion.
- Wed Dec 26, 2007 | comment
- Another 100 miles gone!
- Tue Dec 25, 2007 | comment
600 miles left!!
Dec 23, 2007 | Views: 505
Filed under: 1987 Mazda RX7 (Black Sunshine)
It was a very uneventful drive through the Sugar lands of Florida. Pictures soon.
I gave her 1/2 throttle in second gear this morning and she urned sideways on me in a flash, it seems like this turbo spools up much faster than the old one. The power pours on fast and hard.
I did a stint along the Northeast side of the lake where I was doing 90-100 on empty roads with no one in sight.
Most of the time I was cruising along at 70-80 MPH, on very empty roads.
The little towns along the west side of the lake (Moore Haven, Lakeport and Buckhead Ridge) were pretty rough little towns, although Buckhead had a peculiar charm to it as I rode through it.
It was very cool this morning but, as I got back into Stuart it warmed up nice enough to roll both windows down and open the sunroof.
The car ran like a champ, my only concern the whole drive was the oil pressure seemed high, but then I remembered I was running 20/50 in it now so that is probably contributing to the added pressure.
I have to check the mileage but I am heading towards the home stretch. I hope to be doing some more street tuning with my mechanic / friend next weekend.
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