84GSLSE 13BREW Swap build

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84GSLSE 13BREW Swap build

Post by DWNUNDR » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:49 pm

Well now that the forum is back up and running I figure I should start to throw up a thread on the build I have going...

it will take me a little to get it all done... so I will hold a few of the next posts till I can update with pics etc

Day she arrived for $400

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Re: 84GSLSE 13BREW Swap build

Post by DWNUNDR » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:50 pm

after being in a shed for 12yrs the kids and I began tearing into her
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Re: 84GSLSE 13BREW Swap build

Post by DWNUNDR » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:51 pm

Oldest boy trying it out for size.. but his sister will get first ride and drive as she has been by my side thru most of it...
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Re: 84GSLSE 13BREW Swap build

Post by DWNUNDR » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:51 pm

giving it a test fit... dreaming at this stage wondering what the hell did I get myself into...
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Re: 84GSLSE 13BREW Swap build

Post by DWNUNDR » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:51 pm

motor I purchased...
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Re: 84GSLSE 13BREW Swap build

Post by DWNUNDR » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:53 pm

little tear down of car and cleaning of parts/motor for paint...
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Re: 84GSLSE 13BREW Swap build

Post by Casey » Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:07 pm

Loving that you are doing this with your kids !
KIMI 1 : RX-7 1st Gen "hybrid"; 1983 S2 running gear in a 1985 S3 shell, SORN'd, long term resto project
KIMI 2 : RX-7 1st Gen; 1983 S2, "identical" twin to KIMI 1, on the road :-)
Plus a 2004 Full Bridgeported RX-8 too!

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Re: 84GSLSE 13BREW Swap build

Post by DWNUNDR » Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:13 pm

well looks like I am going to change the way I update this.. 3 pics at a time is tiring hahaah...

I will have to make a folder on imgur or something....


and thanks.. thats how I got it past the wife.. told her it was for the kids haha'

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Re: 84GSLSE 13BREW Swap build

Post by codge » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:40 pm

Great stuff....great that your kids want to get involved.
Thanks for posting.

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Re: 84GSLSE 13BREW Swap build

Post by DWNUNDR » Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:35 am

lets try this again...
pics from when it first arrived... did the strip down.. ex california car.. maybe 3rd owner.. had original sale paperwork in glove box... still have it...

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did a little repair, heated metal, shrunk it and grinded it some, then skim coat... believe it or not there is a thin layer of bondo on the repair...
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