93 FD, R1 CYM, my first Rotary, introduction - RX7Club.com - Mazda RX7 Forum

Go Back  RX7Club.com - Mazda RX7 Forum > New Member Section > Introduce yourself
Reload this Page >

93 FD, R1 CYM, my first Rotary, introduction

Introduce yourself New members post about yourself here...

93 FD, R1 CYM, my first Rotary, introduction

Reply

 
 
 
Old 08-12-18, 09:19 PM
  #1  
Can Post Only in New Member Section
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
93 FD, R1 CYM, my first Rotary, introduction

Hello everyone. Here's my 93 Competition Yellow Mica. The paint has seen better days, as there is fade on the rear bumper, roof and trunk, but i'm relative happy with it overall. I bought the car from a friend back in May of this year. He let it go to me for 15k. Since then I've put about 3500 and a lot of time into the car, and still no where near where i'd like it to be. I'm actually contemplating selling it.... She's going to need a rebuild in the future, as a have no paperwork supporting a rebuilding being done previously, and she's got 111k on the clock. Here's the minor list of Mods that i'm aware of. Everything done by the previous owner.

#1 Adaptronic ECU ( Previously improperly hooked up. This is one thing I had a friends shop help me Diagnose and fix.)
#2 Full Racing Beat Exhaust
#3 Fully rebuild Trans with new clutch.
#4 Conservatively Tuned.
#5 Koyo Rad
#6 Aftermarket intake with K&N Filters
#7 99 JDM Spec Spoiler. (Freshly Refinished)
#8 Carbon Fiber Cluster Hood to match spoiler.
#9 Many interior repairs since the previous owner. The inside was completely taken apart when the vehicle was sold to me.
#10 New Belts
#11 New Alternator
#12 Lightweight Pulleys
#13. All new Trans Mounts and bushings
#14. Previously ... Charged Erroneously for not hooking up the Adaptronic ECU Correctly...
#15 Coilover Suspension - Unknown**
#16 Rays Wheels(Excellent Condition, wrapped with 255,35,ZR18(Front and back) Dunlop tires) .
#17. True Boost(AEM)
#18. AFR(AEM)
#19. Large Front Mount Intercooler (Not sure of the brand)
#20. Completely replaced Vacuum Lines.
#21. Fresh Pads and Rotors.

List of work I've had done since the purchase... The Following was completed by DSK Racing Element of Belair MD
#1. Adaptronic Troubleshooting, Idle Tuning,
Diagnosis of Incorrect Adaptronic Install (Needed
a Vacuum Reference to MAP Port, and Electrical
Signal from Wideband to Serial In)
$600
#2. Troubleshooting & Diagnosis of Low
Compression/Misfire Along With Diagnosis of
Cold Start Smoke Issue. (Worn Apex Seals, Worn
Coolant Seals, Worn Rotor Housing, Blown Turbo
Oil Cartridge Seals) $450
#3. Diagnosis of Turn Signal/Hazard Computer Circuit
#4. Board Failure$150
#5. Gauge Cluster Repair $160
#6. Carbon Fiber Dash Cover Installation $150 (The car Had no Cluster hood when I bought the vehicle) +150 for cluster hood. ($300)
#7. Replacement of Spark Plugs $75
#8. Replacement of Coolant Hoses $75 + $55(Hoses from Atkins)
#9. Replacement of Serpentine Belt AC/Alt $75
#10. Interior Trim Installation $800 (The interior on the car was a nightmare when I first picked it up. I cannot say enough about how much the guys helped with the re-install and even repair several trim pieces.
#11. Various Relay/Circuit Testing $175
#12. Carbon Wing Refinish $300

Separately.. I ordered and installed...
#1. Flasher/ Hazard Unit. ($256 - New from Tasca)
#2. Alternator ($155 - Advance)
#3. Poly engine Mounts ($70- Ebay - Still need to install)













Currently.. I'm Woking through the following Issues.. Feel free to comment. Not asking for help yet, but I've done a fair share of searching...
#1. When I changed the Alternator, and switched over the lightweight pulley the following happened.... Oil Pressure Light came on, low coolant light came on, ABS light came on, and the Charge battery light came on. I'm relatively sure it's an issue with the battery terminal but haven't been successful at diagnosing why this happened yet. After testing all parts of the alternator it appears to putting out the proper amount of voltage.
#2. After installing the Flasher/ Hazards CPU the signals, horn, etc. are still not working. This is a new unit sourced from Mazada by Tasca.

Thanks for looking.

Cheers

Jon H

Last edited by W4xm4n; 08-12-18 at 09:22 PM.
W4xm4n is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-18, 07:01 AM
  #2  
Moderator
iTrader: (11)
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 1,003
Thanked 27 Times in 23 Posts
Car looks great. Welcome and good luck with it.
Johnny Kommavongsa is offline  
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Johnny Kommavongsa For This Useful Post:
W4xm4n (08-13-18)
Old 08-14-18, 08:46 PM
  #3  
10AE Restoration Guy
iTrader: (91)
 
mazdaverx713b's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Vermilion Ohio
Posts: 15,801
Thanked 51 Times in 51 Posts
Welcome!!! The cym is my dream 7. I'd love to have one in all original and unmodified condition. Yours looks amazing however and I look forward to a build thread!
mazdaverx713b is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-18, 08:16 AM
  #4  
Can Post Only in New Member Section
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thanks man! Im excited for it, yet staring my company i may be letting it go sooner than later. Just figured id introduce myself and what i have currently becauase im growing attached to the rotary scene, and im sure ill stick around.
W4xm4n is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-18, 03:32 PM
  #5  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: NY
Posts: 5
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
One of the very few cars that looks great in Yellow
fundaily is offline  
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Tee_Why
New Member RX-7 Technical
3
07-10-10 04:06 AM
Uleepera
Introduce yourself
0
05-06-10 07:26 PM
Da357Magnum
Introduce yourself
1
04-28-09 02:40 AM
RXn407
1st Generation Specific (1979-1985)
3
02-12-06 08:38 PM
Munchy2000
3rd Generation Specific (1993-2002)
18
08-20-02 03:10 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: 93 FD, R1 CYM, my first Rotary, introduction


Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: