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by DB RX63
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Spotters Corner & The 1st Gen Register
Topic: The Latest 1st gen sightings
Replies: 3404
Views: 245129

Re: The Latest 1st gen sightings

An S2 with an S3 rear axle ?

I cant see otherwise how the S3 wheels would fit unless they had bee re-drilled ?

BTW Aren't S2 wheels 13", I don't have mine close to hand to check.
by DB RX63
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Spotters Corner & The 1st Gen Register
Topic: The Latest 1st gen sightings
Replies: 3404
Views: 245129

Re: C980JJW

https://www.graysonline.com/lot/0001-7746934/motor-vehiclesmotor-cycles/mazda-rx7-rwd-manual-5-speed-coupe?redirect=0 In description and photo of MOT - reg C980JJW So someone shipped a UK 7 to Aus to sell in an auction which didnt (reserve not met) sell? Yes because traditionally FB's in Aus/NZ wer...
by DB RX63
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: RX7 Suspension, Handling and Brakes
Topic: Wheel Alignment: Toe, Caster & Camber!
Replies: 13
Views: 2123

Re: Wheel Alignment: Toe, Caster & Camber!

gt_james wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:57 pm
what made you go for front toe in? these cars have very little ackerman anyway
Another reason is that I find Pip Gardner's advice invaluable.
by DB RX63
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: RX7 Suspension, Handling and Brakes
Topic: Wheel Alignment: Toe, Caster & Camber!
Replies: 13
Views: 2123

Re: Wheel Alignment: Toe, Caster & Camber!

gt_james wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:57 pm
what made you go for front toe in? these cars have very little ackerman anyway
It's a common rally set up, helps with turn in.
by DB RX63
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: RX7 Exterior
Topic: Replacement number plate light units?
Replies: 4
Views: 470

Re: Replacement number plate light units?

I find silicone grease very useful for a bit of waterproofing these sorts of thingy's.
by DB RX63
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: RX7 Suspension, Handling and Brakes
Topic: Wheel Alignment: Toe, Caster & Camber!
Replies: 13
Views: 2123

Re: Wheel Alignment: Toe, Caster & Camber!

So I had "Sticky" on the ramp and had the geometry final set up. Well its unlikely to be final more a base line. https://i.imgur.com/gyOOybg.jpg I went for : Camber - 1.5 Degrees Negative Castor - 4 Degrees Toe In - 1mm We thought 7 degrees of Castor could make the steering too heavy, so will see ho...
by DB RX63
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: RX7 Suspension, Handling and Brakes
Topic: Wheel Alignment: Toe, Caster & Camber!
Replies: 13
Views: 2123

Re: Wheel Alignment: Toe, Caster & Camber!

Has anyone got any recommendations for alignment settings for the front wheels? Brian maybe you could let us in on what your ran on your rally car? As part of my GAZ front strut conversion I will have adjustable top mounts, and so a whole world of adjustment opens up. I know what sort of settings I...
by DB RX63
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: 1st Gen Motorsport Chat
Topic: Mazda’s rotary powered RX-7 Group B car - TOPGEAR
Replies: 5
Views: 7251

Re: Mazda’s rotary powered RX-7 Group B car - TOPGEAR

The SMG cars, they have done a few now. The engines are built in the UK tho. Phillipe's prices are eye watering.
by DB RX63
Mon May 20, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Fuel, exhausts, emission systems & turbos
Topic: WGT exhaust
Replies: 26
Views: 2023

Re: WGT exhaust

This is the John Ashley system, it's ok, not top of the range by any means.

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It should get me through sound check OK though.
by DB RX63
Mon May 20, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Fuel, exhausts, emission systems & turbos
Topic: WGT exhaust
Replies: 26
Views: 2023

Re: WGT exhaust

Try Racing Beat Europe https://www.racingbeateurope.com/mazda-rx7-fb-exhaust-systems--components-322-c.asp You could also contact SS Exhausts, they made a system for my Elford last year. https://stainlesssteelexhausts.co.uk/ I had a rally system built by John Ashley http://www.jaex.co.uk/ recently, ...

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