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07-10-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By GSLSEforme

Ray,consider using R152. Performance is much...

Ray,consider using R152. Performance is much closer to R12 than is R134.
06-27-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By DreamInRotary

Awesome report, thanks for the feedback! Cool to...

Awesome report, thanks for the feedback! Cool to hear that something like that works as well as intended.

I'll be re-installing an entire A/C system on my personal car once it's back up and...
06-27-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,282
Posted By Banzai

I've owned one of my Rx-7's for 40 years now. A...

I've owned one of my Rx-7's for 40 years now. A long time is a matter of perspective. Patients come with age and experience.
06-20-19, 01:20 AM
Replies: 7,048
Views: 522,021
Posted By midnight mechanic

I heard a "ting" as I was bolting the thermostat...

I heard a "ting" as I was bolting the thermostat top on while installing a rebuilt engine. The water pump housing bolt hole cracked. I found another one on the internet, good thing too since welding...
06-14-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,309
Posted By GSLSEforme

Thanks Tim. I was trying to do things a certain...

Thanks Tim. I was trying to do things a certain way, Did a lot of bench testing ig.modules,coils. Of all the coils i tested With the Pertronix modules the FC coil had the most grunt. I tested all the...
06-12-19, 02:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,309
Posted By GSLSEforme

The flame thrower is a hi amp HEI ignition module...

The flame thrower is a hi amp HEI ignition module made by Pertronix.
Perhaps you should revisit wherever you read here that doing a DFI conversion is a mistake and who posted that.If you read the...
06-06-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,827
Posted By ray green

I was looking over all the good stuff in this...

I was looking over all the good stuff in this thread Paul, Stu is right, great story.

I was also struck by this period piece pic:
...
05-30-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,809
Posted By GSLSEforme

1st,nothing personal-so don't take it that...

1st,nothing personal-so don't take it that way...45+years in the business of maintaining,repairing,restoring automobiles,motorcycles so you know where i'm coming from. Til @ 20 years ago Fram filters...
05-22-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,560
Posted By GSLSEforme

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https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx7club.com-vbulletin/800x800/img_1662_6fe5d0380f98b4ccdc7e90be2d18bff156846a12.jpg...
05-21-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By GSLSEforme

So many experts out there....have you checked...

So many experts out there....have you checked level and condition of atf YOURSELF? Very 1st thing to be checked is fluid level/quality when trans has delayed engagement. Listening to people who have...
05-14-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By chuyler1

The subtle styling of a widebody kit goes in and...

The subtle styling of a widebody kit goes in and out of style. What's hot today will look dated tomorrow. If it's what you want, there's no shame in building the car to your taste, but just as long...
04-20-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7,048
Views: 522,021
Posted By Maxwedge

Today I got my beloved '85 FB tuned-in and...

Today I got my beloved '85 FB tuned-in and running Ape-shit crazy strong. Like, scary fast. I'm really glad my suspension upgrade parts are starting to arrive, because this lil beast is too fast...
04-09-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Jeff20B

If you use any kind of sealant, it can make life...

If you use any kind of sealant, it can make life difficult if the carb ever has to come off again. Sealant can also flow into the small emissions holes in the spacer and the baseplate rendering them...
04-04-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,712
Posted By Jeff20B

I've never seen so much oil there before. Too...

I've never seen so much oil there before. Too much OMP oil? And the moisture is a mystery to me. Did it rain on your carb? Heh.

The amount of oil I see is strange. Maybe the gasket you are using...
03-18-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,171
Posted By Qingdao

I like the 0 drag of my drums :lol: But I...

I like the 0 drag of my drums :lol:

But I think the car just suffered some catastrophic event (LSD went out) and a drum rear just happened to be hanging around so the PO just slapped it in.
...
03-12-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,967
Posted By Maxwedge

Hmm??? One thing that unites us all though,...

Hmm???

One thing that unites us all though, is our love for these classic and iconic cars. No matter what Gen, rims, state of restoration or modification, we are all here because we love RX7's.
02-13-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,202
Posted By ray green

Mr. Morgan, I consulted the Rotary Gods and they...

Mr. Morgan, I consulted the Rotary Gods and they told me your 12A may be worthy of Resurrection.

So give that breaker bar one more chance, with the engine tied down as good as you can get it.
...
02-11-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,918
Posted By peejay

It may handle a little weird. I have Konis on...

It may handle a little weird. I have Konis on the front of my car and they have very stiff initial damping, which makes them ride very harsh, even when adjusted full soft.

I used them to replace...
02-03-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By ray green

Oil leaks are a gift from the Rotary Gods. ...

Oil leaks are a gift from the Rotary Gods.

Learn how to find, understand and tolerate your oil leaks.

Most of the time no rebuild is necessary.
01-21-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,712
Posted By Jeff20B

Not true. Only SA and FB differ in any...

Not true. Only SA and FB differ in any significant way. But regarding the differences between 81-82 and 83, vs 84-85, those are the three groups in the FB production run and the main difference here...
01-12-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By klptk

I just swapped to a pair of NA/NB Miata arms....

I just swapped to a pair of NA/NB Miata arms. They're not as flush to the body, but they sweep about the same as the stock. $20 used, they fit, and get rid of the stupid pin attachment.
01-08-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By Carl

This video shows exactly what is needed. The...

This video shows exactly what is needed. The only difference is that in the video they are transplanting an Rx8 starter motor onto an FD nose. For application to the FB (or SA or FC) you need the...
12-31-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,352
Posted By Joekaistoe

OK, I've been writing up some research I've been...

OK, I've been writing up some research I've been doing on using HEI modules with our cars for way too long, so I'm going to at least leave some cliff-notes on here to help you in your pursuit of a...
11-25-18, 11:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,918
Posted By mustanghammer

Those look like Tokico adjusters. The AGX...

Those look like Tokico adjusters. The AGX shocks I have on the back my FOX Mustang have a rebound adjuster on the side of the shock by the lower mount. My understanding is the the AGX line of...
11-21-18, 09:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,918
Posted By sa7

My fox body konis on the rear are definitely...

My fox body konis on the rear are definitely externally adjustable. They adjust at the top of the shock, just like the fronts. I think itís the older models that needed to be removed to adjust them.
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