Stacy Vickers - Mazda RX7 FB Thunder Saloon

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Stacy Vickers - Mazda RX7 FB Thunder Saloon

Post by Stacy » Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:33 am

Finally getting to the bottom of our various engine maladies the RX7 Thunder Saloon project is now finished, and we can start development. The first weekend was at Thruxton with the Classic Thunder series where we were running in 4th, then a week later with the CSCC Special Saloons where we were running top 5. Not great, but not bad with absolutely zero set up and consequently lots of understeer to contend with.

First in car montage is here;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFxCeLbhXKk

S.

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Re: Stacy Vickers - Mazda RX7 FB Thunder Saloon

Post by ian65 » Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:00 am

awesome video...... 2 great soundtracks there, your engine sound plus ac/dc, what could be better.
The car looks and sounds the business Stacy, looking forward to seeing this in action! h[b[

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thanks for posting it.
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Re: Stacy Vickers - Mazda RX7 FB Thunder Saloon

Post by Stacy » Sat Sep 01, 2012 6:37 pm

Thanks Ian, War Machine seemed somehow appropriate to the intent..

New rear dampers and springs and a few more things on the car now so should be a little quicker next time out.

Should I stick this elsewhere too?

S.

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Re: Stacy Vickers - Mazda RX7 FB Thunder Saloon

Post by ian65 » Sat Sep 01, 2012 7:47 pm

Stacy wrote:Thanks Ian, War Machine seemed somehow appropriate to the intent..

New rear dampers and springs and a few more things on the car now so should be a little quicker next time out.

Should I stick this elsewhere too?

S.
yeah please, do you want to copy it into 'RX7 Rides and Projects' ..... we'd love to follow the development and triumphs of this car and that's probably the best place to record it
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Re: Stacy Vickers - Mazda RX7 FB Thunder Saloon

Post by Chud » Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:18 pm

Love this beast -turbo-
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Re: Stacy Vickers - Mazda RX7 FB Thunder Saloon

Post by Steve-A » Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:59 pm

That's awesome :twisted:
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Re: Stacy Vickers - Mazda RX7 FB Thunder Saloon

Post by myatt1972 » Sat Sep 01, 2012 10:47 pm

Bloody brilliant, love it !
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