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Cars > Challenges > “Mazda Rx7 S2” Vs “Roxy The RX7 (Unfinished Project)”

 

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Alexandra Hills, Queensland
Australia

 

1981 Mazda RX-7 Series 2

“Mazda Rx7 S2”

1984 Mazda RX-7 Series 3

“Roxy The RX7 (Unfinished Project)”

 
Photo of: 1981 Mazda RX-7

No longer owned

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About “Mazda Rx7 S2”

I have owned this little beast since 2002. It started out life as a 12a Auto, Canary Yellow, Standard 13" rims, rust spots here and there, Dodgy interior, very dodgy stereo. How UGLY!!!!!

I started off small, Popped 2 x 8 inch subs in the boot, upgraded to a very standard cd deck.

I then brought another stereo upgrade to a mp3 player and a 15" sub.

By this time i had blown up the auto gearbox a few times so decided it was time for an update.

SOOOOO.. I threw out the 12a, the auto, the rims, the head deck (i kept the sub ;) ), the old exhaust, the seats, and tranfered into her the info in the specs section.

Once the main transplant was finished, i ran her on the first ever Ipswich Rotor Crew Dyno Day and took out first place in the 13b NA category.

I have just sold the vehicle to my sister in law, so that i still have access to it and get to still drive her and so i dont lose money on her.

About “Roxy The RX7 (Unfinished Project)”

It all started when i decided my life would not be complete untill i owned a Mazda RX7. I looked at many but none grabbed my attention at first glance (Not only women should be able to do this boys!)

After looking at many different RX7's, One of my mates rang me up to tell me his friend was selling a Series 3 RX7, He had no idea what condition it was in, But he passed on a number. I ended up going to look at it that night.

It was 9pm by the time i left, I didnt have a torch and had no idea where i was going. After a bit of stuffing around i got to the house and there it was, Sitting in the driveway. It was defently love at first sight. I drove off with it 30 minutes later. I was very VERY happy!

unfortunately for me, Within a month the diff had sheered off some teeth, The gearbox was not engaging first all the time, The clutch had let go and the engine had spat out an apex seal. So off the road she came. I was going to just dodgey everything up to get her back on the road, But i decided if i was going to do it, I may as well do it properly the first time! Its been almost 2 years now. Hopefully she will be on the road by christmas.

 

Specs for “Mazda Rx7 S2”

o- RX5 13B block
o- Race Bridgeport
o- 3mm Carbin Apex Seals
o- 55mm Throttle Bodies
o- Injection Perfection Manifold
o- 4x 550cc Injectors
o- LT10 Microtech
o- CAS and Bosch Coils
o- 12A Turbo Gearbox
o- Custom Gearbox Mounts
o- Custom Tailshaft

Specs for “Roxy The RX7 (Unfinished Project)”

Year: 1984
Make: Mazda
Model: RX-7
Engine Location: Front
Drive Type: Rear Wheel
Weight: 1060 kg (2330 lb)
Overall Length: 4285mm (169 in)
Overall width: 1675mm (66 in)
Overall height: 1260mm (50in)
Wheelbase: 2420mm (95 in)

Engine
Cylinders: 2 (Twin Rotor)
Aspiration/Induction: Turbocharged
Displacement: 2x 654cc (1308cc)
Horsepower: 200 bhp (150 kw) @ 8200 RPM
Torque: 195 Ft-Lbs (265 NM) @ 4000 RPM
Compression Ratio: 9.4:1

Transmission Information
Gears: 5
Transmission: Manual

 

Factory Options for “Mazda Rx7 S2”

All factory options have gone.

Factory Options for “Roxy The RX7 (Unfinished Project)”

I wish i had a factory sunroof! But i cant say i do :(

The only factory options on this car is the Front Brake Vents and the Pop Up Light Washers.

 

Mods for “Mazda Rx7 S2”

o- 17" Tempest Rims
o- Custom Dual 2.5" runners to the diff, 3" over the diff, Dump Pipe Muffler.
o- Woodgrain Steering wheel, handbrake lever, Gear shift knob[
o- Pioneer TV screen with in built DVD, 15" sub, 2 x (6x9s), splits. Including Pioneer IPod Adapter.
o- Cadence Amp
o- Recaro Rally seats.
o- Cobalt Tacho, Air fuel ratio, Water Temp Gauges.
o- Custom door cards

Mods for “Roxy The RX7 (Unfinished Project)”

Engine: 13B Turbo (Series 5 RX7)
Internals: Ported, 2mm Apex Seals
Induction: Ported Inlet Manifold, Standard Turbo on Custom Manifold, 48mm Wastegate
Cooling: Upgraded Radiator and Oil cooler, Standard TOP MOUNT Intercooler
Fuel System: 2x 550cc Injectors, 2x 850cc Injectors, Custom Fuel Rails, Bosch 044 Fuel Pump, 1L Surge Tank
Engine Management: Engine Management System ECU with Handset
Exhaust: 3" From Turbo to End, 1 Lukey Muffler
Gearbox: Series 5 RX7 5 Speed
Clutch: Heavy Duty Exeedy
Differential: Standard gear, Changed Ratio From 3.9 to 4.4, Custom Tailshaft
Brakes: Series 5 Front Brakes, Bendix Brake Pads
Suspension: King Springs
Wheel/Tyres: 16" Rims, 205's Up front, 235's On The Rears
ICE: 4x Focal 6" Speakers, 2x Rockford Fosgate 12" Subs
Interior: Custom Dash Cluster, Stripped, Roll Cage and Racing Seats Coming Soon
Exterior: Sydney Blue, Aftermarket Frontbar

 

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