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06-11-19, 08:55 AM
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Posted By t_g_farrell

This has got to be one of the top 10 threads in...

This has got to be one of the top 10 threads in the 1st gen section.
05-14-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By t_g_farrell

Your nuts to put that stuff through the OMP IMHO....

Your nuts to put that stuff through the OMP IMHO. Either premix and disable the OMP or convert theOMP to serve up some sweet 2cycle ashless oil.
05-08-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,809
Posted By t_g_farrell

20w50 is the recommended weight for up to 120F....

20w50 is the recommended weight for up to 120F. 10w30 is good to 85F. You can get away with the 30 but 50 is safer.
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
04-26-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20,387
Views: 1,239,821
Posted By t_g_farrell

Coors probably cannot tell you all the...

Coors probably cannot tell you all the ingredients in their beer but I'm sure there's rice and corn syrup involved. My beer is all fresh ingredients. Malt, barley, yeast, water and whatnot. The...
04-23-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By t_g_farrell

Amazon has a lot of options and also mounting...

Amazon has a lot of options and also mounting hardware. Looks doable for sure. Might add it to my list. Also a good way to help protect against the wind when the hood is open.
03-14-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By t_g_farrell

Here where I live is a company called Steele...

Here where I live is a company called Steele Rubber and they make all sorts of reproduction rubber stuff for classic cars. I had mentioned to them they need to get into the Japanese cars with...
03-11-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By t_g_farrell

At ~4000 rpm full advanced timing should be seen....

At ~4000 rpm full advanced timing should be seen. This is due to the mech timing advance mechanism in the dizzy.
01-30-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By t_g_farrell

Often 1st gens sit crooked with the driver side...

Often 1st gens sit crooked with the driver side being a bit lower when looked at from the rear. Mine does this. My threory is that replacement of the stock exhaust, removal of rast nest and air pump...
12-19-18, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By t_g_farrell

Yes and that smooth case is a late 80s item, not...

Yes and that smooth case is a late 80s item, not all 80s were smooth cases. Also to use an FB tranny it has to be 81-82 (or 3?) which you can then swap off the tail section and use the tail section...
12-04-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By t_g_farrell

You could try RacingBeat or Mazdatrix which may...

You could try RacingBeat or Mazdatrix which may or may not be close to you. There is also Atkins up in the northwest.
11-27-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,199
Posted By t_g_farrell

Not running, I would say maybe $1000.00, running,...

Not running, I would say maybe $1000.00, running, easily 3K.
11-15-18, 07:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,918
Posted By t_g_farrell

Got the reply from KYB about the 765016 insert...

Got the reply from KYB about the 765016 insert sizes: 43.6mm OD and 360mm long. It could be close but since its shorter I may be able to drop them in with some spacer at the bottom and use the stock...
11-14-18, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By t_g_farrell

Stu, I just bought a 180F and a 170F tstat. Will...

Stu, I just bought a 180F and a 170F tstat. Will put in the 180 for now and keep the 170 if I see temps getting too high on mtn runs.
11-09-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,918
Posted By t_g_farrell

​​​​​​ Yeah, thats kind of what led me down...

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Yeah, thats kind of what led me down this path. Getting ready to pull the trigger on these before they disappear. I also want to document exactly what is needed to make these work. So stay...
11-07-18, 12:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,918
Posted By t_g_farrell

KYB adjustable shocks

TL;DR; Has anyone used these for an FB or SA?

It is well known that Koni makes adjustable front strut inserts that fit our cars which are speced as MR2 rear inserts. The same is true for the rear...
11-01-18, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,104
Posted By t_g_farrell

My bet is that its a aussie color just based on...

My bet is that its a aussie color just based on the name :)
10-24-18, 01:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,099
Posted By t_g_farrell

Running with no sway bar allows more roll and...

Running with no sway bar allows more roll and this moves the CG further over the outside tire, lifting the inside. This results in significant contact patch reduction and so it looses traction...
10-10-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By t_g_farrell

Not very much chance, since I see centric listing...

Not very much chance, since I see centric listing a different partno for front and rear. Probably has to do with the parking brake and how it works with the rear calipers. Try AtkinsRotary.
09-27-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By t_g_farrell

I would do the watts last, as it has a lot of...

I would do the watts last, as it has a lot of play available. Get the links in first, probably top then bottom. Then get the watts on. Then the springs. Then the sway bar and hook up brake stuff.
09-04-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By t_g_farrell

Installed these all in 2016 and have had zero...

Installed these all in 2016 and have had zero issues since then. Some of the cheapie 10 packs may have bad bulbs in them but for the price, a few bad ones is not bad. As with a lot of electronic...
08-27-18, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By t_g_farrell

Nice! I don't have those screens anymore since I...

Nice! I don't have those screens anymore since I hogged out the nikki. If you had gunk like that on the screens, you need to pull the carb and do a through cleaning and refrub on it. Will probably do...
08-22-18, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By t_g_farrell

Those cats do have a habit of clogging as...

Those cats do have a habit of clogging as detailed by GSLSEforme in some other posts but Benjamin4456 is correct as well. Usually if the cats clogged the exhaust header will get really hot on...
08-13-18, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By t_g_farrell

Whatever you do you have to seal up the gaps...

Whatever you do you have to seal up the gaps around whatever radiator you use. Otherwise the air flows around, not through the radiator and nothing will get cooled well.

On the stock SA system you...
08-07-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,138
Posted By t_g_farrell

Yeah it fits on my slide hammer. That one you...

Yeah it fits on my slide hammer. That one you have might work but I would worry about it doing something to the rear iron. Sometimes those bearings are in there tight.

Looks like this and is only...
08-07-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By t_g_farrell

I'd stick with the black one.

I'd stick with the black one.
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