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03-28-18, 11:18 AM
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Posted By getgone

Next Gen auto show prototype. They like the auto...

Next Gen auto show prototype. They like the auto show awards apparently.
03-02-18, 10:20 AM
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Posted By getgone

Well, that's about what I thought it would be: ...

Well, that's about what I thought it would be:

"Trust me, I truly would love to see another rotary sports car with upgraded technology applied as much as anyone, and Mazda would put the world on...
02-08-18, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By getgone

See ... this is what happens when an aero foil...

See ... this is what happens when an aero foil tries to be a spoiler.
02-07-18, 02:52 PM
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Views: 866
Posted By getgone

I like 'underbody aero foil/trim dohicky with car...

I like 'underbody aero foil/trim dohicky with car jack fitment slot'. Look it up. I'll bets its in the shop manual that way too:icon_tup:.
10-26-17, 11:49 AM
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Posted By getgone

Trust me, I truly would love to see another...

Trust me, I truly would love to see another rotary sports car with upgraded technology applied as much as anyone, and Mazda would put the world on its proverbial a$$ especially if it came out with...
10-12-17, 05:43 PM
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Views: 367,325
Posted By getgone

I'll mark my calendar when there's one at the...

I'll mark my calendar when there's one at the dealership and I can go kick the tires. Maybe its a 3.2x rebirth of the Cosmo, but something tells me its going to be a cylinder job.
04-26-17, 12:50 AM
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Posted By getgone

Ditto. Unfortunately, the electrics are having...

Ditto. Unfortunately, the electrics are having their way. There is no place for the rotary to excel. The FD had performance, handling and looks. Looks and the RX aura are not going to cut it when...
10-08-16, 12:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,817
Posted By getgone

Thanks again Tim for organizing the I-10 Caravan....

Thanks again Tim for organizing the I-10 Caravan. I know it has become routine with time, but it is still not without some considerable commitment of time and effort on your part.

David
09-12-16, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,095
Posted By getgone

It was a prop. On the Red Mazda RX-7 in...

It was a prop.

On the Red Mazda RX-7 in the Fast and the Furious:

"The interior of the car is tricked out, and sports functional and non-functional gauges and a prop nitrous set up."
...
09-09-16, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,095
Posted By getgone

^^Probably a good thing Dom never had any...

^^Probably a good thing Dom never had any passengers.
09-08-16, 02:25 PM
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Views: 3,095
Posted By getgone

It looks like the threads are in a sleeve that...

It looks like the threads are in a sleeve that was inserted in the seat 'tray' and the sleeve has now come loose. You could try taking a chisel and crimping the metal enough to 'freeze' the sleeve...
09-04-16, 02:01 PM
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Views: 367,325
Posted By getgone

Originally Posted by fmzambon By the...

Originally Posted by fmzambon
By the way, the C8 Corvette is finally rumored to be a mid-engined car, priced ad around $120k, to be announced in 2018 and to go on sale in 2019.

I'm not as...
09-03-16, 03:27 PM
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Posted By getgone

^^Mazda already tried that with the 3rd Gen. ...

^^Mazda already tried that with the 3rd Gen. Admittedly, it came with bad timing (introduced at the height of the SUV craze and a time when there were too many choices in the sports car category),...
09-01-16, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3,656
Views: 367,325
Posted By getgone

You cannot be the manufacturer of mid-range...

You cannot be the manufacturer of mid-range family cars and suddenly come out of left field with a high-end super car. That is not going to work. Companies like Porsche, Ferrari, Mercedes,...
08-31-16, 05:11 PM
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Views: 367,325
Posted By getgone

And you're going to be in a position to spend...

And you're going to be in a position to spend $125,000.00 plus on said supercar? Mazda does not even have a luxury car line to tie into to get the wealthier buyer even to look at the car. Mazda's...
08-30-16, 02:19 PM
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Views: 367,325
Posted By getgone

Let's just hope they build another decent RX-7...

Let's just hope they build another decent RX-7 with 2 rotors.
08-25-16, 03:37 PM
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Views: 367,325
Posted By getgone

Looks like a damn Mustang

Looks like a damn Mustang
07-29-16, 02:46 PM
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Views: 367,325
Posted By getgone

In relative terms, a 1.6 liter rotary with an...

In relative terms, a 1.6 liter rotary with an electric assist would be lighter than a Twin Turbo V-8 Bimmer with electric assist. But that's just the weight issue. :)
07-26-16, 01:10 PM
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Views: 367,325
Posted By getgone

I'm thinking in terms of an electric power assist...

I'm thinking in terms of an electric power assist ala the McClaren P1 or LaFerrari (F150)--something that would give the Vision the immediate torque of the electric motor off the line and an eco mode...
07-22-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3,656
Views: 367,325
Posted By getgone

With the advent of all-electric and hybrid sports...

With the advent of all-electric and hybrid sports cars now, I have a feeling that a gas only unit is not going to cut it any longer. Even the small, all-electric by BMW is phenomenally quick. Tesla...
05-24-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,452
Posted By getgone

I've only found it necessary to replace the lines...

I've only found it necessary to replace the lines with a rebuild of the engine (75,000 to 100,000). There is enough assembly lube to keep the engine happy until the lines flow oil. Not a bad idea...
04-22-16, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By getgone

I rebuild mine and will as long as I can get...

I rebuild mine and will as long as I can get parts.
04-20-16, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,550
Posted By getgone

I was able to swap the motor out of a 2nd gen...

I was able to swap the motor out of a 2nd gen into the 3rd gen assembly and it worked just fine. It was 2 years ago though and I'd have to do it again to explain how I did it. It would have...
04-18-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,608
Posted By getgone

Well, u need the air pump for the cat and u need...

Well, u need the air pump for the cat and u need the cat if u plan to pass emissions. If it's going to be a track car, have fun.
04-18-16, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,608
Posted By getgone

Do u understand what the air pump is for?

Do u understand what the air pump is for?
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