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Michael's - 30 something year old 1994 Rx7 build

Old 12-14-18, 08:45 PM
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Originally Posted by yusoslo View Post
Your car is absolutely clean and beautiful.
I love the OEM + route you are going.
I do feel it NEEDS the spacers, the look is too far off on the offset and it really detracts from the look. Hence the OEM "PLUS"
A little lower, a little wider, a little faster.
I say a 10mm up front and a 20mm in the rear and 1/4"lower and you are in dream territory.
I think those numbers are pretty close to what would look ideal, whenever I get some brake parts and am working on that part, it may be a consideration

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Where is this dust that you speak of? Your build is actually pretty much what I was trying to accomplish a few years ago. Now my plans have changed some what. It's beautiful to live vicariously through someone elses build though! Great job thus far. Keep it up.
Thanks, there was some dust on it for sure. Between the painting of the car, the ceramic coating, the PPF etc I was letting the car cure a bit for the last few months. Just finally got to give her a bath last weekend.

Because I haven't spent enough on her this year, here is one last part before the end of the year


Also, here are the reupholstered RZ seats installed


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Old 12-16-18, 07:56 AM
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Man that looks great.

Ever thought about updating the steering wheel?
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Old 12-30-18, 08:17 PM
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Change out that USDM steering wheel
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Man that looks great.

Ever thought about updating the steering wheel?
Should have something coming in the mail soon, I thought I was done buying parts for the year.


These finally showed up, 7+ months after ordering. Just need to set aside a little bit of time for install! Excited to see the increased night time visibility

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Old 01-12-19, 11:13 AM
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I see you’re the one who scooped up that steering wheel in the for sale section not too long ago. Very nice piece! Could you do a comparison shot of the size of the steering wheels between the newer style and old? I’ve been on the fence with getting one. I’m 6ft and I have to get into my 7 in a particular way because there isn’t tilt wheel :P I wanna know if the slightly smaller wheel will help alleviate that some.

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I see youíre the one who scooped up that steering wheel in the for sale section not too long ago. Very nice piece! Could you do a comparison shot of the size of the steering wheels between the newer style and old? Iíve been on the fence with getting one. Iím 6ft and I have to get into my 7 in a particular way because there isnít tilt wheel :P I wanna know if the slightly smaller wheel will help alleviate that some.

Matt
Hi Matt,
I actually first saw my 94 Rx7 in Surprise (former owner was in Glendale), your neck of the woods. I will be out that way in about a week as well. Anyway, here is a pic of the two wheels side by side. Haven't done any driving yet with the new one as just put in on tonight. Hope this helps.

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Garage Alpha floor mats came today. Not Spirit R, but probably the best option I have for LHD for my build. Thanks for making these


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Interior is looking awesome!
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Super simple clean setup up bro! love it!
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love this build. keep up the great work
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I swear us CW guys have the same ideas for our car. You're doing exactly what i want to do to my FD, lol!!! Keep up the great work, love your car! i haven't been able to source Spirit R seats so lucky you for getting them!

You can check out my FD here..

Hopefully i'll have an update soon but it'll probably just be like yours, lol
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Originally Posted by GDSpeed View Post
Interior is looking awesome!
I'm enjoying the progress, not yet done with interior. Probably a shift boot/e-brake/shift panel change in the future.

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Super simple clean setup up bro! love it!
thank you

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love this build. keep up the great work
thank you

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I swear us CW guys have the same ideas for our car. You're doing exactly what i want to do to my FD, lol!!! Keep up the great work, love your car! i haven't been able to source Spirit R seats so lucky you for getting them!
Hopefully i'll have an update soon but it'll probably just be like yours, lol
I think it's because simple white Rx7s look good and clean. Can't wait to see your update


Weather is getting nice, time for a bath. Also, Sake Bomb passenger foot rest installed to go with shorty mat on passenger side, was a pretty simple and easy install



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what a GREAT car. Well done.
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Dude.. what an absolutely incredible looking FD. I just saved like 10 photos to my desktop for inspiration for my next FD. Amazing job.
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