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Was It You I Spotted? / white FD on a trailer
« on: April 14, 2015, 07:01:12 PM »
On the East Kilbride to Strathaven road, just past Calderglen country park. 4th April.

Anybody on here??????

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3rd generation RX-7's / FD shell offer.....
« on: April 14, 2015, 05:20:54 PM »
Well after several years out the game I've been offered an FD rolling shell for pretty much free. Needs an engine. No engine in it at all. I've been looking across a couple of FD forums gauging engine prices.

I don't have a lot of details of the car. It was literally a conversation about my mechanics current car collection and he said that shell you can have, needs an engine.....my heart rate hasn't been the same.

I'm hoping to get across this week to review bodywork, see what items are missing and go from there.

What's the options engine wise? Get one from a breaker and fit it? Purchase a complete rebuilt engine? Hoping to fit the engine and get the car running on my own.

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Was It You I Spotted? / Torture!!!! Red FD...cambuslang
« on: April 17, 2012, 04:43:43 PM »
Right!

I\'m graving another FD. Just seen another one, Red J-plate, Cambuslang Morrisons, petrol station. I feel that it\'s a sign.....seeing them on the road :(

Looking very nice, however sounds utterly awesome!!

I\'m. So desperate for another one! Need to sell our house, mother-in-laws house and make sure some money left over for a new toy :Laugh

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Was It You I Spotted? / Black FD...Charing Cross, Glasgow
« on: March 27, 2012, 07:28:08 AM »
Somebody on here?

Looking good, nice n low.....sounds awesome.

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Was It You I Spotted? / Silver RX, Cambuslang
« on: September 26, 2011, 10:07:44 PM »
Anyone on here?

Silver Rx7, front wheels up on ramps, black bonnet...parked on their driveway? Been like that for over a year.

Seen it tonight again, for sale???????????????

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General Technical / Compression results...
« on: June 13, 2010, 07:24:37 PM »
Guys,

I may be coming back to the fold if/when I can get my S2000 sold.

I\'ve been checking out various FD\'s that have been for sale over the past couple of months. I had requested the results of a recent compression test and this is what I got back

Front Chamber 92psi, 93 psi, 97psi
Rear Chamber 92psi, 97psi, 100 psi

Knowledgable advice anyone? He didnt say what rpm these were done at. I had a couple of FD\'s over the past 5/6 years but i\'ve always had test results using a proper rotary compression checker (thats my technical name for it lol)

Cheers

Leggy

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3rd generation RX-7's / Pics..
« on: January 26, 2007, 07:28:40 PM »
Anyone got a BIG tacho gauge thing fitted on their FD?? Can you post pics of the interior. Think they are cool, but not sure how it would look in the rex

Marc

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3rd generation RX-7's / modding advice...
« on: January 23, 2007, 09:46:33 AM »
Hi all

Looking for some modding advice and what order to do it in.

Car needs a respray (bodywork fading, dent on bonnet), new wheels (standard 16") and new suspension (leaky dampener). I want the car resprayed it\'s original colour and laquered, i\'m sourcing wheels from Japan and i\'m going to purchase tein super street suspension, with top mounts. Eventually i\'d like a subtle bodykit and spoiler. Should i wait, save up some dosh and buy bodykit, then respray whole car? Respray car then spray and fit bodyparts in a years time say...leave body work and buy and fit wheels/suspension...decisions,decisions....

What order should i do it in??? What am i to do?

Here\'s my thoughts...

The bonnet has a ding in it with the paint flaked off, about the size of a 10p, thinking i could replace the bonnet (as its very upsetting seeing an fd in this condition), complete the suspension and wheels. I would polish the car using the megauirs three stage stuff and see how it looks. Headlight covers and bumper are a little faded...suggestions?

Thinking of having a carbon fibre rear spoiler, bonnet and those sweeeeeet Feed carbon sideskirts once i\'ve saved some dosh and get the car resprayed..

What you think??

Again, i\'ve checked ebay, and found a couple of carbon fibre bonnets for the FD. Good quality you think? Any ideas where i can purchase them from (without costing the earth)

Also, i found this website

https://www.rhdjapan.com/home/index.php

and have registered, seems decent and i\'m looking at bbs 17" wheels for a cheap fix at the moment,

https://www.rhdjapan.com/home/produc...product_id=358

what you guys think? Anyone used their website and purchased items?

Saying that i quiet like the idea of gold wheels on a silver car, maybe gold with polished lip...

Cheers

Leggy

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Wheels & Tyres, Suspension & Brakes / suspension options
« on: November 26, 2006, 01:59:52 PM »
Hi,

Two options available:

Tein super street

or

Koni shocks +white line springs

Any one got any info. I\'ve heard (through a mx5 owner) that tein are prone to rust??!!

Marc

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Wheels & Tyres, Suspension & Brakes / Dampers..
« on: November 13, 2006, 11:38:17 AM »
apparently I need new dampers...i\'m not very technical, so bare with me!! I\'m obviously looking to replace them, but do i need springs as well??Coilovers?? Should I be looking at an uprated suspension kit?? Anyone got what i\'m looking for available to purchase?? ;)

please help

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3rd generation RX-7's / condensation
« on: November 09, 2006, 04:25:26 PM »
hi,

Quik question. Colder nights have now set in up in Sunny Scotland!! Question is that the FD seems to suffer from terrible condensation, mainly the back window but longer its left then the side windows and front suffer from condensation. Any ideas? Think i have have a leaky boot lid...

Marc

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General Technical / Fog light installation
« on: May 17, 2006, 08:33:40 AM »
hi

Preparing the fd for its MOT, need to fit a rear foglight. Any advice where i can take the feed from. Its a kit from Halfrauds...

Any other advice?

Hopefully get her MOT\'d then registered, then it\'ll be fun,fun,fun...

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3rd generation RX-7's / help please asap
« on: May 09, 2006, 11:38:36 PM »
Hi

Can someone confirm when the 3rd generation RX7 started production??

What edition was named savanna?

Many Thanks

Marc

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Insuring your rotary / Classic Insurance
« on: January 29, 2006, 11:08:39 AM »
Hi

FD needs new insurance as of the 8th Feb, can people list companies that will offer classic insurance on a 93 fd

I\'ve done a search but only really throws up Hertiage.

Preferrably online quotes please,

Thanks

Marc

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