KIMI 2 - 1983 Series 2

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Re: KIMI 2 - 1983 Series 2

Post by danny » Fri May 17, 2019 11:59 am

As far as i know, these cars share a lot of parts with the early 626 models. These Mazda's were not so rare, and maybe therefor are more spares to find.
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Re: KIMI 2 - 1983 Series 2

Post by Casey » Sat May 18, 2019 1:57 pm

ian65 wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 6:03 pm
I wonder if some slider bolts from a MK1 MX5 would fit? ... p-897.html ... 0425329036

Brilliant - the Ebay used set of 4 bolts arrived today. The pair for the rear are nearly correct, just need shortening, a simple task.
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The front bolts aren't correct though. I haven't got a picture to hand, but the FB bolts have an unthreaded section of ~1cm behind the head, then a screw thread of ~1cm, then the slider part. I'll probably reassemble with the slightly bent pin I have for now and see how much it affects the smooth operation, while I try and find a source for a replacement.

I've had a quick look at 626 bolts and they don't look to be the same :(
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ian65 (Sat May 18, 2019 7:02 pm)
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: KIMI 2 - 1983 Series 2

Post by Hobbawobba » Sat May 18, 2019 6:52 pm

Bugger! At least the rears are sorted aye. That's pretty good info though.

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