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Springdale, Arkansas
United States

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
United States


1991 Ford Mustang LXturbo


1988 Mazda RX-7 Convertible


Photo of: 1991 Ford Mustang

For Sale

Photo of: 1988 Mazda RX-7

Head to Head


About “Clunker”

Used to be an 88hp 2.3 automatic, now is a 250hp 2.3 Turbo 5spd

About “DropTop88RX7”

2nd Owner, Bought last year with 90,000 Original Miles. Now has 100,000 Miles

1st RX-7 & RX-7 Vert on Motortopia!

Driven Daily!

Comming this Winter!
S4 Turbo 2 J-SPEC Complete Driveline Swap!


Specs for “Clunker”

256hp/334ft-lbs @ flywheel
tuned on 94 octane:
218rwhp @ 5000rpm
284ftlbs @ 3100rpm

*untuned* on VP 109:

less than 2800lbs

now running 16psi on 91, 23psi on 101, using a 2 stage boost controller

untuned but my wideband/datalogger just came iN!!

Specs for “DropTop88RX7”

Type: 13B 1.3 Liter Rotary, twin rotors inline
Displacement: 80 cubic inches
Compression Ratio: 9.4:1
NET Horsepower: 146 @ 6,500 rpm
NET Torque [lb.-ft.]: 138 @ 3,500 rpm
Fuel System: Electronic fuel injection, computerized monitoring system, constant fuel-air mixture control

Body: Semi-monocoque
Front Suspension: Independent, strut type with coil springs, double-action shock absorbers & stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: Independent, Dynamic Tracking System with camber control, triaxial floating hubs, multi-link semi-trailing type, cylindrical double-acting shock absorbers & stabilizer bar
Brakes, type: Power-assisted dual hydraulic circuits
Front: Ventilated Discs, 10.9 in.
Rear: Ventilated Discs, 10.7 in.
Parking:Mechanical, rear-wheels

Manual: 5-Speed, Single dry plate type clutch
Transmission Ratios:
1st - 3.622
2nd - 2.186
3rd - 1.419
4th - 1.000
5th - 0.807
Reverse - 3.493
Final Drive - 3.933

Drive System: Rear-wheel drive


Factory Options for “Clunker”

Power windows/locks/AC/cruise

Factory Options for “DropTop88RX7”

Rack & pinion type, varible ratio 20.3:1 (15.2:1 with power assist)
Leather interior
CD Player
Headrest Speakers
15x6 BBS Wheels
Pop-up Headlights


Mods for “Clunker”

1988 T-bird Turbocoupe drivetrain swap
3" downpipe w/ cutout
3" dynomax side exit exhaust
ranger roller cam
racer walsh cam gear
K&N cone
kirban afpr
2 stage boost controller (16&23psi)
Competition Clutch (custom) 6 puck clutch
SPEC alum flywheel
FMS alum driveshaft
chuck's poly motormounts
ported turbo manifold
.60/.63 T3 turbo
NGK jaguar XJ12 plugs
16x8 Cobra R's
225/50 & 255/55 tires
8.8 3.55 posi
cross drilled rotors
subframe connectors
turbocoupe swaybars
FRPP front control arms
eibach sportline front springs
BBK poly isolators
BBK rear upper & lower control arms
KYB shocks
energy poly bushings
energy endlinks
Maximum Motorsports c/c plates
energy poly trans mount
energy poly x-member bushings

4" cowl hood
black housing headlights
steeda shifter handle
SVO leather knob
autometer tach pod
autometet sport-comp tach
boost gauge
vacuum gauge
Zeitronix Wideband display
sunpro a/f gauge

Mods for “DropTop88RX7”

MSD 8mm Wires
Pacesetter Header
2.5" Custom Exhaust
Apex'i N1 4" Dual Mufflers
Custom 3" Intake
Power Steering and Air Conditioning Delete
Air Pump Removed
Centerforce II Clutch Kit
Fidanza 8lb. Flywheel
17x7.5 R-1 Racing Melano Black with Polished Lip
Yokohama AVS ES100 Tyres
Porsche Canvas Vert Top
Leather Vert Top Boot
Mazdaspeed Spoiler
Mazdaspeed Short Throw Shifter
Kirk Racing Roll Bar
R.J.S. 4pt Racing Harnesses
Sleepy Eye Headlight Conversion
H4 Headlight Housing Conversion
Lexus HID Conversion
White Painted Brake Calipers
7 Ball Shifter Knob


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