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  1. Here is the build thread to go with my very bad idea of an RX8 project car. The original plan was to drop an 13B REW engine from an RX7 into the car but I thought that seemed a little too easy! Onward then came the idea of a "Hybrid" engine. This basically involves replacing the RX8 housings with earlier RX7 housing to gain the peripheral exhaust ports. On top of this the plan is to turbocharge the car. As you can see I have very little room to do this but we'll make it work!
  2. Appologies for the clickbait title On this "7 day" here is something that I've been meaning to post for a while... Long time Mazda enthusiast, dailying a mx5 Mk1 turbo for a few years, a friend of mine mentioned a few times that he knew of a Mazda that had been in storage for many years and that has infamous rotary engine. He remembers seing the car but is unsure of what it was. I'm trying to convince myself that it's probably an uninteresting diesel estate of some sort, and that to keep the girlfriend happy, another car is probably not the best idea anyway. A few mo
  3. Project Leroy Popping an FD lump in my 8 recipe for diaster lol
  4. Soooo I have a feeling the bearing is gone in my turbo. I should have inspected it before now before mounting it to the engine. There is an awful lot of play in the shaft. There was never an issue before I stripped the block but it could have been coming. Stock FC turbo is HT18s-2S. Who would I get to rebuild it? Cheers
  5. Here is my other daily. It's a Japanese import, it used to be owned by a friend of mine, and my GF offered it to me for my birthday about 4 years ago. It was completely stock. PZ black B6 1.6L 115hp Vspec trim, with the tan interior, and Nardi steering wheel and gearknob. I've done a few mods since: Wheels and suspension: -Rota BM8 15x8 ET0 wheels -Federal 595 RSR 195/50r15 at the front -Yokohama Parada Spec 2 195/50r15 at the rear -Gaz Shocks coilovers with 400lbs springs at the front, 275lbs rear -NB top
  6. Hey guys, I've set this up so we all have one place combine our pics, dyno results, videos etc from the day Post away below..
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