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02-21-19, 06:40 AM
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Posted By ray green

Your project is worthy of a build thread Mike,...

Your project is worthy of a build thread Mike, but I kind of like seeing bits and pieces of it popping up here and there, always nice to see.

That's good news that they are not new, paint and...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
02-20-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20,092
Views: 1,196,584
Posted By ray green

Thanks for the details on the hubcentric adapters...

Thanks for the details on the hubcentric adapters guys, I also watched James' video and I get it now, they do look like a good idea, especially for aftermarkets.

I guess these things are not...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
02-19-19, 05:50 PM
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Posted By ray green

It was your good news for sure Paul that fired up...

It was your good news for sure Paul that fired up the OGTAs, getting off the cigarettes is good news for all, we are with you 100%.

I'm sure it's not easy but keep it up, comes with all kinds of...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
02-18-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20,092
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Posted By ray green

Well now James, you got me thinking. For...

Well now James, you got me thinking.

For the Weld Wheels I need to install long studs on the LE hubs to reach through the extra thick center plate, then tie them down with long shaft flush mount...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
02-18-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20,092
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Posted By ray green

"there's only one wheel that belongs on the LE....

"there's only one wheel that belongs on the LE. and that's the original LE wheels."

Agreed Michael, ain't nothing prettier than an LE wheel on an LE.

https://i.imgur.com/SearpjW.jpg

Still,...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
02-18-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20,092
Views: 1,196,584
Posted By ray green

Tim and James those Welds are UniLug wheels, they...

Tim and James those Welds are UniLug wheels, they use offset washers to fit the wheels to a variety of lug patterns.

You can see one of the washers fitted into the upper left lug hole on this...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
02-17-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20,092
Views: 1,196,584
Posted By ray green

Right on James, Donald Trump ain't no Batman. ...

Right on James, Donald Trump ain't no Batman. The Penguin is more like it, or the Joker (the joke's on us).

Get ready dudes, now for even more bling on the LE.

This time a full set of early...
02-17-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By ray green

Dang, nice work. Are you using all new parts or...

Dang, nice work. Are you using all new parts or are some of them your original stuff with a fresh coat of paint?

If it's new it must have cost a fortune.

Which I don't have, but I do have a...
02-17-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By ray green

Strippers, fantastic. I've always wanted to fish...

Strippers, fantastic. I've always wanted to fish for those but being an inlander not many opportunities.

That brake job of yours looks fantastic, I now have something to shoot for. Will post...
02-16-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By ray green

Them's the ones Mike, thanks for the excellent...

Them's the ones Mike, thanks for the excellent info.

Now I'm thinking I need to install that set of braided stainless lines I've got stored away someplace.

That would be really cool.

You...
02-16-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By ray green

Are Hawk HPS pads compatible with slotted StopTech rotors?

I've heard that Hawk ferro-carbon HPS brake pads can't be used with "coated" rotors. Here are the Hawk pads I'm talking about:
...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
02-16-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20,092
Views: 1,196,584
Posted By ray green

Yeah and we're in the same age bracket too....

Yeah and we're in the same age bracket too. Introduce me sometime Tim he sounds like a cool dude.

Good to hear you quit smoking Paul! We need to keep you around long enough for me to convert your...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
02-15-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20,092
Views: 1,196,584
Posted By ray green

For those who truly love the 1st Gen, here's your...

For those who truly love the 1st Gen, here's your chance:

https://greenville.craigslist.org/cto/d/walhalla-1983-mazda-rx7/6787879138.html

This one's interesting too:
...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
02-15-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20,092
Views: 1,196,584
Posted By ray green

Yup. You got some good points there Paul,...

Yup.

You got some good points there Paul, change is change.

The only question is, what kind of change do you want?

More filthy billionaires like Donald Trump? Or more middle class workers...
02-13-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,881
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.
...
02-10-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,881
Posted By ray green

I don't think I've ever seen a rotary exhaust...

I don't think I've ever seen a rotary exhaust port without gunk in it. Have faith and pray to the Rotary Gods.

If you have a sturdy 1/2" breaker bar (2 feet or better) fitted with a 19 mm socket...
02-10-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,881
Posted By ray green

Sounds like you are running out of options, if...

Sounds like you are running out of options, if you can't break it loose with a reasonable amount of torque on the breaker bar chances are things are pretty serious in there.

I told you about the...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
02-08-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 20,092
Views: 1,196,584
Posted By ray green

Time is running out for sure. There's not...

Time is running out for sure.

There's not been a sign of ice on the fish pond in my back yard this winter, that's never happened before.

Global Warming is here and it's serious. Think...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
02-04-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20,092
Views: 1,196,584
Posted By ray green

It's the Great Donnie Bragg (Mr. Wankel) back at...

It's the Great Donnie Bragg (Mr. Wankel) back at Zoomfest '09 launching himself into the Wild Blue for the first time.

I think he was 18 years old.

Analog all the way (ask YaYo, he was filming...
02-03-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 828
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.
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
02-01-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20,092
Views: 1,196,584
Posted By ray green

The Rotary Gods will meet you at the Gates James....

The Rotary Gods will meet you at the Gates James.

Dudes, check out this analog video, nothing digital about it:

https://youtu.be/14ViwvgtvbA
02-01-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By ray green

Sold out at Tirerack but you can still get them...

Sold out at Tirerack but you can still get them for less on Amazon (same price but no tax and free shipping).

I don't see any indication on the Hawk web site that they've changed their material on...
01-31-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 828
Posted By ray green

Well I have to say while Tim and Richard may have...

Well I have to say while Tim and Richard may have a valid point about a 37 year old car not being up to the job of the daily commute, it doesn't mean it can't happen. I'm driving my 83 FB to work...
01-27-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By ray green

If you install freeze plugs you will no longer...

If you install freeze plugs you will no longer circulate coolant to the intake manifold which will cause the intake manifold and carburetor to warm up much more slowly than intended.

This will...
Forum: Build Threads
01-27-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By ray green

Looking good Saminya, that one's got potential! ...

Looking good Saminya, that one's got potential! And it's an LE!

If the liquid leak is pooling on top of the engine underneath the carburetor it's probably the coolant O rings that seal the...
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