Author Topic: '89 RX7 FC Turbo Convertible for sale  (Read 1377 times)

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'89 RX7 FC Turbo Convertible for sale
« on: February 04, 2018, 08:02:09 PM »
Not something I really wanted to do but I've had to rationalise my car projects somewhat so the RX7 has to go!

I've had the car for just over two years now, bought back in Dec 2015, in that time its been totally reliable to me and has served as my daily driver for a fair amount of that time!

The previous owner had it since around 1999 and had the engine rebuilt at RX motors in the year 2000 at around 99k miles or so from memory, the car is now on 127k miles and starts and runs well.

A brief summary of bits I've fixed/modified in the time I've owned it:

New clutch slave and master cylinders and braided line
Pipercross panel air filter
NGK plug leads
(serviced by myself as required)
Tidied and reinstated factory audio wiring
Alpine head unit installed
Removed old dead aftermarket immobiliser
Fitted OEM carpet mats
Fitted Racing Beat decat exhaust
Fitted Mazdaspeed front, Ohlins rear coilovers
Fitted Turbo II front lip
Repaired roof mechanism
Fitted AEM Boost, Volt and Wideband gauges
Air pump removed, double belt alternator pulley fitted
Aeromotive Stealth fuel pump fitted
Knight Sports FCD fitted
RAYS Volk Racing CV Pro Wheels refurbed and fitted
New brake discs and pads all round, new calipers on the rear
Fixed drivers door handle mech (changed a spring)
Had rust in both sills cut out and replaced with fresh metal


The car isn't without its issues, I try to be fair and list as many as I am aware of so there aren't hidden surprises:

The windscreen has a crack in the bottom corner, it got through the last MOT but has grown a bit since then
The drivers side A pillar has some rust on it, I think its still surface but haven't poked it too much to be honest
The suspension is tired and knocks on the bump stops on big bumps (I have a brand new set of HSD Dualtech coilovers that will go with the car)
The cold idle needs looking at, sometimes its fine, sometimes the car tries to idle too low before realising and bumping it back up, once warm it usually idles bang on.
The paint is a bit faded in areas
Roof has seen better days and is torn in the usual FC vert place
Boost gauge has stopped reading, think it needs a sensor
One of the (I think) rear wheel bearings has started getting noisy
Drivers seat base bolster has partially collapsed


So thats a quick overview of my car for sale, I've got a build thread here: http://forum.retro-rides.org/thread/184904/1989-mazda-rx-vert-sale  if you fancy reading in more detail :P

I also have some parts to go with the car; the original steering wheel, tonneau cover for the roof, a JDM ECU with rtek 1.7 chip fitted, spare coil packs and AFM etc.

Price wise I'm after £4000ono, the car has MOT until the 24th of July. I'm located in Bedworth, Warwickshire

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Re: '89 RX7 FC Turbo Convertible for sale
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2018, 10:24:26 PM »
I'm reducing this to £3500 now as I'd really like to get a quick sale, just reply or send me a message if any interest at all :) happy to answer any questions about the car

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Re: '89 RX7 FC Turbo Convertible for sale
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2018, 06:01:12 PM »
Quick update, I am now also offering the car without the RAYS wheels, MOMO steering wheel, HSD coilovers, AEM gauges and Alpine head unit for £3000

Will be on the standard 15" BBS wheels again and will have the OEM steering wheel fitted if this is the case

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Re: '89 RX7 FC Turbo Convertible for sale
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2018, 12:04:30 PM »
Hi, Are you selling any spares, looking for a Warning lights/clock
Current: RX7s   FB S3 & FC S5 Vert

Previously owned:  2 x NSU Ro 80 - 2 x RX7 FB S2 - Suzuki RE5 -Norton Commander - DKW W2000

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Re: '89 RX7 FC Turbo Convertible for sale
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2018, 01:02:24 PM »
Hi sorry I don't have a spare set of warning lights I'm afraid!

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Re: '89 RX7 FC Turbo Convertible for sale
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2018, 10:39:26 PM »
Just had one of the rear wheel bearings changed on this so no more droning, if anyone is interested in a usable FC Vert, let me know!