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by KYPREO
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: 1985 Mazda RX7....Its Black!
Replies: 74
Views: 42480

Re: 1985 Mazda RX7....Its Black!

Great work, well done! Love the interior restoration work you've done. I'll need to many of these same things myself, such as repainting the back of the rear seat etc. If you ever ever do want to change your radio/cassette to the UK spec one, you know who to sell your one to ;) :D (a guy can try :lo...
by KYPREO
Tue Mar 05, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: A Kiwis Series 3
Replies: 256
Views: 69557

Re: A Kiwis Series 3

Make sure the water pump and housing is torqued properly. The studs sometimes have a habit of breaking loose in which case you won't be able to get it tight enough. It might be worthwhile reinstalling the studs with new stud lock. Do you know what the torque setting is for the water pump housing nu...
by KYPREO
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: A Kiwis Series 3
Replies: 256
Views: 69557

Re: A Kiwis Series 3

Great progress! You'll definitely need to use the 3 bolt water pump housing from the 13B motor. Is it a series 5 or series 4? You can tell by the thermostat housing - series 4 is 2 bolt flange, where series 5 has a 3 bolt flange for the thermostat housing neck and a recess as the thermostat has an o...
by KYPREO
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: My first gen rx7 project
Replies: 39
Views: 2643

Re: My first gen rx7 project

The lower side sills are still available new, but I don't believe the floor pan and chassis rail sections are. In the parts manual the front floor pan is only listed as an entire assembly. I doubt you'll be able to buy entire floor pans.
by KYPREO
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Spotted on Ebay or in the classifieds...
Topic: £50 Genuine mazda oil filter
Replies: 19
Views: 164

Re: £50 Genuine mazda oil filter

From original Australian road test in 1984

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by KYPREO
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Spotted on Ebay or in the classifieds...
Topic: £50 Genuine mazda oil filter
Replies: 19
Views: 164

Re: £50 Genuine mazda oil filter

S3 came with large filter originally. The smaller type came in some time around the original MX5. Mazda has different OEM suppliers for oil filters depending on where you are. They often get local OEM to make them and brand them Mazda. The part numbers change every few years too. What you get from M...
by KYPREO
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Spotted on Ebay or in the classifieds...
Topic: New Rear Hatch Logo -EBay
Replies: 3
Views: 65

Re: New Rear Hatch Logo -EBay

Yep factory colour is dark bronzey colour. These are silver. The guy is in Sydney and i asked him about std colour. He made these because he prefers the look but is making up some black ones too which will be closer to original (but not quite).
by KYPREO
Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: 1985 Series 3 restomod with s5 13BT on LPG, R&P steering
Replies: 118
Views: 30487

Re: 1985 Series 3 restomod with s5 13BT on LPG, R&P steering

Sweet, any reasoning behind the internal gate or just because? Great question. I've been wanting to do this turbo conversion for 12 years, so let's just say I've had a lot of time to think about it and changed my mind a number of times. There's lots of pros vs cons for both style of wastegate. For ...
by KYPREO
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Free to a good home
Topic: Grey check interior
Replies: 13
Views: 246

Re: Grey check interior

Wires wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:02 am
Only the stuff I said I'd send to KYPREO... if I can ever get down to the post office!
Thanks mate. I appreciate that you haven't forgotten! 8-)
by KYPREO
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: KIMI 2 - 1983 Series 2
Replies: 171
Views: 55264

Re: KIMI 2 - 1983 Series 2

You can try PTFE tape. Also clean up the mounting face on the fitting boss and under the banjo bolt and sand down smoothly with 400+ grit if there are any pitts or nicks. Then replace the washers with new copper washers if you haven't already. The oil cooler lines are under very high pressure, so le...

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