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by seaglen
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Wires' 12a Turbo
Replies: 133
Views: 17526

Re: Wires' 12a Turbo

Hi There You have two leaks from the look of your inlet gasket. The exhaust leak is from the air injection port just under the primary intake runners (the rectangular hole that has blow by around it in the later photo). This accepts air coming from the air pump via the air control valve you have blo...
by seaglen
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Red RX7 Resurrection
Replies: 52
Views: 22979

Re: Red RX7 Resurrection

Enkei Racing Mags 6 JJ x 13 Need some TLC, but should scrub up OK for now. I have read of porosity in older mag wheels is this a real issue?. The caps are in good condition. IMG_3949[1].JPG Even with a trace of the original colour IMG_3946[1].JPG The wheels need a good clean and new tyre valves and ...
by seaglen
Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Red RX7 Resurrection
Replies: 52
Views: 22979

Re: Red RX7 Resurrection

On the move Since my last optimistic post several things have changed. Firstly I moved from Auckland to Thames. A small ex gold mining town about an hour away. (In the 1860's for a while it was going to bigger than Auckland over 2,327,619 oz gold produced). My Brother in law also wanted the space b...
by seaglen
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Keith's red S1
Replies: 53
Views: 1769

Re: Keith's red S1

Re: the red line on the speedo. In the Japanese spec ones an annoying bell starts dinging at that speed.
by seaglen
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Car Shows & Meets
Topic: CRC Speed Show Auckland New Zealand 21 to 23 July 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 955

Re: CRC Speed Show Auckland New Zealand 21 to 23 July 2017

One from the other side
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Sleeper BMW with Rx8 Renesis 13B Turbo
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by seaglen
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Car Shows & Meets
Topic: CRC Speed Show Auckland New Zealand 21 to 23 July 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 955

Re: CRC Speed Show Auckland New Zealand 21 to 23 July 2017

More hand made coach built late 1950s technology from 2016
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Nice Bodykit
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12a Turbo power by Mazda, coachwork by Datsun
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by seaglen
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Car Shows & Meets
Topic: CRC Speed Show Auckland New Zealand 21 to 23 July 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 955

Re: CRC Speed Show Auckland New Zealand 21 to 23 July 2017

More on the Moffat RX7 13B Peripheral Port EFI IMG_3039.png IMG_3035.png Additionally there were another three series 6 RX7s, A datsun with a 12a Turbo putting out 400HP, even a BMW with a turboed RX8 engine. And one of the Jaguar XKSS 2016 builds to finish off the chassis numbers for the cars destr...
by seaglen
Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Car Shows & Meets
Topic: CRC Speed Show Auckland New Zealand 21 to 23 July 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 955

CRC Speed Show Auckland New Zealand 21 to 23 July 2017

Some great photos from this event in Auckland. Lots of rotaries present including Mad Mike Whiddet with an RX8 powered by a 26B, an Rx7 with an Rx3 nosecone and another 26B powerplant. IMG_3024.png IMG_3025a.png There was also a beautiful series 3 RX7 James Hardie 1000 car with a fuel injected perip...
by seaglen
Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:55 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Red RX7 Resurrection
Replies: 52
Views: 22979

Re: Red RX7 Resurrection

Well nothing done for a while now. Changed jobs which doesn't help the cash flow. I found the engine test I did inconclusive. I'm not convinced the home made tester was sealing properly. New job has settled down to the point where I'm going to start on the car again soon. I'm about to buy a mig weld...