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« Reply #30 on: December 23, 2009, 01:08:51 AM »
Very handy write-up, will take this into consideration ;) as i am viewing a RX-7 this weekend.

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« Reply #31 on: August 04, 2011, 03:09:03 PM »
AmazIng stuff. Thank you to all those questions and answers I now have much more of an idea what I\'m doing.. All that is left now is to get my head around the different model types lol..

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« Reply #32 on: August 04, 2011, 04:34:51 PM »
Quote from: Leooo;780012
AmazIng stuff. Thank you to all those questions and answers I now have much more of an idea what I\'m doing.. All that is left now is to get my head around the different model types lol..


I wouldn\'t worry about it too much, unless you\'re going for a 1999-2002 model they are all much of a muchness. Some had slightly harder suspension, some had sunroofs, some had auto-boxes, some had rear seats, some had twin oil coolers. If you\'re planning on modding it then find an auto or manual (whichever you prefer) and go from there!!

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« Reply #33 on: August 04, 2011, 04:57:56 PM »
Thanks trotter, I have got my eye on a silver one, recently rebuilt by super 7 autos who have confirmed the work that has been done. Even he said how rust free / reliable it is. He did recommend a re map though as it\'s got exhaust and air filters with no other mods so I will take that into consideration. I\'m tempted to go single turbo or sequential while I do it as Im used to RWD cars / the power. But perhaps have a gentle map so to speak to keep reliability up. I\'m just not sure of the coatings.. There\'s probably a whole lot of other stuff you have to do with a single turbo but not necessarily with a sequential set up?..

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« Reply #34 on: August 05, 2011, 10:28:16 AM »
silver FTW!! ;)

I assume you mean non-sequential. It comes from the factory as sequential!!!

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« Reply #35 on: August 30, 2011, 12:33:18 PM »
That\'s exactly what I mean :D I\'m on my way to pick it up now! It\'s not the original silver one rebuilt by super 7 autos but a different silver 1996 rebuilt by WGT. I\'ll load up some pictures later on a new thread. That too has got air filter and exhaust but no remap.. I don\'t want to remap it if I am going to shorten the life span but on the other hand I don\'t want it running rich etc. Need to get the dials changed from kmh to mph!

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« Reply #36 on: July 09, 2012, 05:26:21 PM »
Can we sticky this up?
Turbocharged 192ps RX-8 running Meth Injection on an Adaptronic
Fully Bridgeported 231ps RX-8 stripped for the Track
2nd Gen RX-7 TurboII on a GT35r (show winner)