The way to get a Rx-7 FB Spirit R 1984

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The way to get a Rx-7 FB Spirit R 1984

Post by spirit r » Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:07 pm

Hello Rx-7 Fan,

some wishes a thread from building up the Rx-7 Spirit R. My first Rx7 1981 in pearl white I sold after an accident on the Highway A8.
I startet in 1987 as a member of the "Rotary Drive Rx7 Club Europa". My Rx7 FB 1984 in dual colour silver/gunmetal should fitted with 7x15" 205/50/15 front and 225/50/15 rear. The engine I modified with the very good racing beat porting and exhaust. RWP should be 160 and the engine was completely chromed. Sorry the pic is original from 1985.
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1985
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the new chromed engine
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After the first restore in 1992 my Mark I Rx7 will be the best of the Rotary Drive Rx 7 Club Europa.
Members of the Rx 7 Owner Club Great Britain ask me and me Friend with the best car of the MarkII Rx 7 for coming to Haddenham in England, We both take the Convertible Turbo II and meet Jimmy living on a Horsefarm. The roll out bring us to the Duxford imperial war museum i think. I saw my first Elford Turbo and spell everytime with his kindly owner.
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pearl yellow/silver Dupont
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Sorry hope you understand the Story
The next and newer pics will have a better quality

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Re: The way to get a Rx-7 FB Spirit R 1984

Post by spirit r » Sun Feb 10, 2013 8:45 pm

The next projekt should be the Rx-7 FB modified with the best part you can get for. Streetlegal with german TÜV.
First I built a Garage and a little house parking all my parts.
Startet in the same way as mazda started: With the
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Spirit R
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Re: The way to get a Rx-7 FB Spirit R 1984

Post by spirit r » Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:38 pm

I checked all parts before I take them back into the car: For example
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The lowered chassis KÜWE progressive front Tokico Illumina Racing Beat.
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Headlight equipment
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Re: The way to get a Rx-7 FB Spirit R 1984

Post by myatt1972 » Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:25 pm

Beautiful work, a credit to you s(c)
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Re: The way to get a Rx-7 FB Spirit R 1984

Post by ian65 » Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:34 pm

wow! Inspirational stuff Thomas..... makes me feel like stripping my car and starting again. Great work. s(c)
Did you prepare the bodyshell by hand or did you blast clean it?
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Re: The way to get a Rx-7 FB Spirit R 1984

Post by spirit r » Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:54 am

Dr, Felix Wankel born in the town Lahr. Freddy from Fred´s Garage help me with my car. The garage stay on the black forest airport in Lahr. So my car was new born in Lahr 30min from my home. Fred told me blast cleaning cost a lot of money and good paint that works good for a long time on your bodyshell let it there it will work more for long time.
Cleaning by the hand is best but it´s a hard and dirty work so I must do it by myself.
inside the bodyshell I take first (4 weeks after painting)Fluid Film and second (4 weeks after Fluid Film)Mike Sander.
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Fred take a special spraying inside the wheel housing look at the pic it´s difficult to explain for me
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Re: The way to get a Rx-7 FB Spirit R 1984

Post by BO0557 » Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:08 am

very very nice build up there Thomas !!
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Re: The way to get a Rx-7 FB Spirit R 1984

Post by spirit r » Tue Feb 12, 2013 2:56 pm

BO0557 wrote:very very nice build up there Thomas !!
Thank you damon you have activated my picture archive

Read your post I´ve answered your questions
hope see you in germany

Thomas
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Re: The way to get a Rx-7 FB Spirit R 1984

Post by spirit r » Tue Feb 12, 2013 4:36 pm

modify the body before painting
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close the hole from the Rx-7 embleme and open the hole for the BMW Z3 turnindicator
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Re: The way to get a Rx-7 FB Spirit R 1984

Post by spirit r » Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:47 pm

It need a lot of time to check the tire, wheel size and control all the clearance before painting the bodyshell.
The distance parts to afford more aircooling in the engine room.
I saw it on mariah style bodyparts
Sorry a lot picture I know but it´s difficult for me to write in english (hp) hope it´s th:
Thomas
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Take a old tire for test the distance and show the optic h[b[
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