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Youtube restorations

Post by richrx » Sat Dec 29, 2018 2:43 pm

Hi all, hope you had a good Christmas...

As I'm building up to starting to restore my FC I've been watching YouTube restoration videos, for tips on how to go about it all. I'm completely new to swinging an angle grider about so I need all the help and info I can get.

The chanels that I've seen are pretty low subscription wise so quite tough to find, I'll link the two I've been watching (non Mazda content) any more worth while?
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https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8ltRW ... iNj8Xy6C4A

https://www.youtube.com/user/TheeKookTube

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Post by DKWW2000 » Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:58 pm

You can not go far wrong with this guy.....covers everything:-

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... ke+rebuild
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Post by richrx » Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:16 pm

Excellent, I've seen his site and it's very good... Ill start working through his videos!

I enjoy a series though that shows progress and detail...

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Post by DKWW2000 » Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:36 pm

Be great if you started a build thread in the FC section, they are such a rare beast now in the UK, I estimate there is only about 25 left roadworthy in UK! Be great to see some pictures .
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Post by richrx » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:10 pm

I did put a few pics up when I got it, it's certainly not roadworthy, didn't realise there were so few?

I know coupe t2's are rare but convertibles too?

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Post by DKWW2000 » Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:50 pm

A year ago DVLA was showing 35 (including Sorn) I know of 4 that have been scrapped since then.
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Re: Youtube restorations

Post by richrx » Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:46 am

Yeah ok thsts low, lower than fb's I would thinking which is surprising!!

Extra reason to save mine


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Post by ian65 » Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:58 pm

around 3800 ish gens were sold in the UK... do we know how many 2nd gens were sold over here?
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Post by DKWW2000 » Sun Dec 30, 2018 5:59 pm

Mazda UK in one of their posts stated 350!

"This most likely explains why only an estimated 350 examples of the second generation RX-7 were sold here. The rarest of the lot was the cabriolet, and precise production numbers are hard to come by"
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Post by ian65 » Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:29 pm

a figure of 350 seems very very low doesn't it?
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