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Special Edition RX-7 Registry & Info (79 LE, 80 10AE, 80 Leather Sport, 83 LE)

Old 12-23-16, 09:34 AM
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Hi all, cant believe I haven't posted here yet...
'79 LE beat black
SA22C549921

got it off of CL from some redneck who wanted to 350 swap it... sigh. $400 and it took a little effort but I got the title! Had an old school 13b 4port in it when I got it with the front bering cracked so all front rotor compression was being lost through there
It's my gf's car so I gave her my '85's stockport 12a with duals on it.
just picked up a pineapple racing pport 13b s4 na though for it with a 48 ida that'll be going in within a few weeks. I put '84 front suspension on it and an '83 GSL rear. yeah yeah not original anymore but w/e
sorry these are the only pics I have...

The guy in the Ferrari was pissed I wasn't letting him have 2 parking spaces bc idt money should buy privilege lol he made his son get out after he pulled out to ensure I didn't hit him... idt he understood there are less '79 LE's in the world than his Ferrari haha
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Old 03-08-17, 07:32 PM
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I've got a '80 SA LS Solar Gold, 5-speed. Pretty bad shape but slowly fixing her up. VIN is SA22C-581438
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I own, purchased it brand new back in Oct of 1982, a Canadian special edition 1982 GX. Made only that year for the Canadian market. Has..
4 wheel disc brakes
FW = formula white only
tan interior, dash, doors, floor mats, carpet, tan leather seats
moon roof
power everything... windows, door locks, air condition, cruise
headlight washers right and left
rear hatch with wiper, defrost
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Old 07-02-17, 11:18 AM
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I added my new LS to the list but it looks like I need to go through the thread and update the list as there are several members that added their info that are not included in the list.
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1980 Mazda RX7 Leather Sport Edition. Grey was Black Gold Aluminum Wheels Removable S

Have 1980 Mazda RX7 Leather Sports Edition Sun Roof Gold Aluminum Wheels Electric Trunk Wrap Around Tail Lights Red RX7 Emblem to Cover Licence Plate Indentation 79-80 Models / 5-speed manual Speedometer Reads to 130 MPH Despite Federal Regulations to Change it to 85 MPH A.C. Rear Defrost Boss Sound System Antenna 8" Longer Than 1979 Electronic Ignition Introduced in 1980
VIN NUMBER SA22C611035 / 182,646 Miles
All Original From Struts to Shocks to Tires
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1980 Mazda RX7 Leather Sport Edition. Grey was Black Gold Aluminum Wheels Removable S

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Have 1980 Mazda RX7 Leather Sports Edition Sun Roof Gold Aluminum Wheels Electric Trunk Wrap Around Tail Lights Red RX7 Emblem to Cover Licence Plate Indentation 79-80 Models / 5-speed manual Speedometer Reads to 130 MPH Despite Federal Regulations to Change it to 85 MPH A.C. Rear Defrost Boss Sound System Antenna 8" Longer Than 1979 Electronic Ignition Introduced in 1980
VIN NUMBER SA22C611035 / 182,646 Miles
All Original From Struts to Shocks to Tires
Is this worth posting on your registry. Well I know it is since speedometer reads to 130 MPH. Got lots of photos of this. Will send pictures as soon as I can. Need to fix email on laptop. If they only made 2500 world wide most you will never find not even junk yards because they have been crushed.
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If its a true LS, then yes, we will add it to the registry. The speedometer may have been replaced with an earlier 130 mph unit. It was a Federal regulation that ALL speedometers be calibrated to no higher than 85 mph in 1980 and all Leather Sports were built well into 1980. They were introduced in May of 1980, which was late in the model year. Mazda would not have let one slide with an incorrect speedometer. The font on the 79 versus the 80 instrument cluster were different. Look at the font on the speedometer you have and see if it matches the font on the tachometer.
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1980 Mazda RX7 Leather Sport

The wheels on the 80 RX are yes from 81 or so. They are not the original like your 80 RX . When I found the car parked in a junk yard many years ago the wheels in back were a gold alloy as picture shows. Anyway very unlikely anyone tampered with the speedometer. And what purpose would that have served. I don't know about fonts but this is unusual and going to find out what gives. Thanks for replying to my tread. I just new to this.
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So what is the process that is required to list my 1980 Mazda RX7 LS Leather Sport Edition on the Registry. I have engaged in two or three treads about the Mazda that I own and have been trying to get validation on the unusual features of this Leather Sport Edition that I have. Rear Wheels and the speedometer dial showing 130 MPH. Along with the treads I have started an album and uploaded several pictures. This is a work in progress. Album is under my user name eif645. Feel free to browse and advise. Thanks.
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I looked through your pictures and it appears that you have a 1980 GS trim level RX-7 with the 81-85 standard aluminum wheels. The leather Sport came only in Solar Gold, Brilliant Black, and Aurora White. Your car appears to be Tornado Silver Metallic, color code K8. Look on the firewall on the right side of the engine compartment to find the vin tag complete with color code and see what the color code is. The speedometer font is not correct for the instrument cluster and I would believe that it was replaced. It was common for that to happen as people preferred the speedometer that went to 130 mph over the original 85 mph unit. The speedometer in my LS was replaced with the 130 mph speedometer but I have the original in a box. The original owner said that the speedometer unit had failed and he sourced an earlier unit for the increased speed readout. I am going to rebuild my original speedometer and reinstall it.

You'll also want to note the build date of your 7. The build date in on the body near the striker plate when you open the driver's door. I've been doing some research on this and the LS's have had some odd build dates and they really are strange given the model's late May 1980 release.
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You already have a picture of your VIN tag in your profile pictures, which does show Tornado Silver (K-8) paint code.



Dave is correct in what he points out. LS's all had a brown interior to include the carpets and door panels and brown leather seats, steering wheel and shift **** coverings. They all came with the same gold waffles and had different electric door mirrors that could be adjusted with a control down by the choke and rear hatch release button on the left of the steering wheel.
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I didn't post the serial number.

SA22C544639
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Anyone dying for their LS?

i have a clean LS package 1980 SA for sale. Info avaliable
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I recently purchased a 1979 Limited. Beat black and all the options. Build date is March 1979.

24K original miles. It's a real time capsule, complete with original floor mats, 1979 Bridgestone spare tire, etc...

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Do any 1979 Limited owners on here happen to have a copy of their original factory "window sticker" available to post a photo of it??

Just curious to see one.

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Not one of my cars, just a pic from one that came up for sale this past year. 79 Limited's were all 5 speed, GS models w/sunroof's and the "Limited package" applied. The package included the paint, pin stripes, wheels w/RWL tires, grey velour interior, leather covered steering whl and shift **** (yes, they are different than standard GS cars)quartz digital clock, different stereo w/amp and 4 speakers and B-pillar badges.
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Thanks for posting it!
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Old 03-21-19, 06:21 PM
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The same text on the sticker is also listed in the very first post of this thread.
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