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by Wires
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Spotters Corner & The 1st Gen Register
Topic: The Latest 1st gen sightings
Replies: 3251
Views: 214258

Re: The Latest 1st gen sightings

It says £7,950.00
by Wires
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Wires' 12a Turbo
Replies: 133
Views: 17053

Re: Wires' 12a Turbo

I gave it an adjustment from the handbrake, seems to be holding better so hopefully it was just that. Did a test fit of the watanabes, although the rears are perfect, the fitment on the fronts is way off, the sticker for width and offset is wrong. Clears the FC calipers but it's fouling on the coilo...
by Wires
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Who are ya ??
Topic: My first gen rx7 project
Replies: 12
Views: 257

Re: My first gen rx7 project

Welcome to the forum, good luck with the projects, sounds like you'll have one nice motor once all the best bits come together.
by Wires
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Wires' 12a Turbo
Replies: 133
Views: 17053

Re: Wires' 12a Turbo

Looks like Seaglen was right, got the new intake gasket on, a dry set of plugs on and she no longer blows! - thank you very much for the spotting that issue. Also replaced the positive battery terminal as it was getting abit loose. So, I need to check the handbrake as that isn't holding very well an...
by Wires
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Who are ya ??
Topic: Hello from Wisconsin
Replies: 3
Views: 180

Re: Hello from Wisconsin

Welcome to the forum mate, good luck with the parts hunt.

Get some pics up soon :)
by Wires
Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Wires' 12a Turbo
Replies: 133
Views: 17053

Re: Wires' 12a Turbo

Thanks for the help, very much appreciated.

New gasket ordered!
by Wires
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Wires' 12a Turbo
Replies: 133
Views: 17053

Re: Wires' 12a Turbo

is this the right inlet gasket? it doesn't look as if it's sealing the EGR port and looking at your inlet manifold when you tore it down there looks like there's blowby. Yeah, good spot. 71-85 and the 71-73 gasket are very similar, the latter the better match perhaps? https://www.atkinsrotary.com/s...
by Wires
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Wires' 12a Turbo
Replies: 133
Views: 17053

Re: Wires' 12a Turbo

I think maybe its from an FD?
Was supplied by the engine builder, who knows his stuff so it should be suitable.
by Wires
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Wires' 12a Turbo
Replies: 133
Views: 17053

Re: Wires' 12a Turbo

Paste went on both sides, but I've ordered some more gaskets, will have another go at it.
by Wires
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: Wires' 12a Turbo
Replies: 133
Views: 17053

Re: Wires' 12a Turbo

Here's a shot when it was fresh back form the engine builder:

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and a shot from after the first leak, before it was skimmed:

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