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by ian65
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Spotters Corner & The 1st Gen Register
Topic: The Latest 1st gen sightings
Replies: 3208
Views: 211030

Re: The Latest 1st gen sightings

Thanks Dave. I can see now that it's been posted on here previously; http://www.rx7fb.com/viewtopic.php?t=12&start=2936 Well it's back on the road now and based in Essex. Currently at Essex Rotary having a full service. Looked pretty clean and tidy overall. I looked at this car earlier in the year....
by ian65
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Wires' 12a Turbo
Replies: 128
Views: 16616

Re: Wires' 12a Turbo

Here's a shot when it was fresh back form the engine builder: https://preview.ibb.co/fhqE2v/IMG_20170630_133937.jpg and a shot from after the first leak, before it was skimmed: https://thumb.ibb.co/gz9VfU/IMG_20180823_161707.jpg is this the right inlet gasket? it doesn't look as if it's sealing the...
by ian65
Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Wires' 12a Turbo
Replies: 128
Views: 16616

Re: Wires' 12a Turbo

The turbo spindle runs in a film of oil which takes some of the play... but you will get a bit of play... if it was excessive the seals would leak and it would smoke... to test your seals pour some meths into the oil inlet at the top of turbo and see if it leaks out past the spindle seals into the h...
by ian65
Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Car Shows & Meets
Topic: Retro Rides Gathering 2018 - Sunday 19th August - Shelsley Walsh
Replies: 63
Views: 3491

Re: Retro Rides Gathering 2018 - Sunday 19th August - Shelsley Walsh

this years official Retrorides gathering video is out.... turn your speakers up :D

by ian65
Sat Sep 01, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Spotters Corner & The 1st Gen Register
Topic: The Latest 1st gen sightings
Replies: 3208
Views: 211030

Re: The Latest 1st gen sightings - C111 YSP

Blue Series 3 for sale in Luton. £4495 or offers Looks like a nice one. I am sure i recognise that number plate so probably known to us. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mazda-RX7-1985-Rare-classic-car/163140385440?hash=item25fbecbaa0:g:X20AAOSwZtBbQh8~ one and a half grand price drop on this car now... ...
by ian65
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Ian's S3 13b Turbo II Conversion
Replies: 440
Views: 94156

Re: Ian's S3 13b Turbo II Conversion

what size pot were you using Chud? Mind you, that engine of yours was a bit of a monster...
by ian65
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Ian's S3 13b Turbo II Conversion
Replies: 440
Views: 94156

Re: Ian's S3 13b Turbo II Conversion

I don't want to mod my tank either, they are so rare in good condition and mine was new old stock so it's in great condition. I had a real good look under the car yesterday while it was up on the ramp and space for a swirl pot is quite limited, I reckon I could fit one of these just behind the fuel ...
by ian65
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Ian's S3 13b Turbo II Conversion
Replies: 440
Views: 94156

Re: Ian's S3 13b Turbo II Conversion

DKWW2000 wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:15 pm
I admire your guts taking on the TII electrics........if there is any thing I can help with the wiring (relating to mine) I will be glad to. I can't wait to hear your description of the performance sya
thanks Pete th:
by ian65
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Ian's S3 13b Turbo II Conversion
Replies: 440
Views: 94156

Re: Ian's S3 13b Turbo II Conversion

myatt1972 wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:24 pm
I'd have thought mig welding would be better, I have a friend with big 3 phase migs who can weld that for you, he builds boats in Hixon. (and I have his porsche in my workshop ;) )
ok sound thanks... I'll cut and tack it up then give you a shout