My ex-D1SL FC RX7

Thread in 'Project Cars and Builds Threads' started by Stavros, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. shifty biscuits

    shifty biscuits Active Member

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    woah i missed a lot going on with this car then. interesting move to the v8. i have 2 fc t2's with 13b and i love that shit, i have also shoved a 1uz in something so im a big fan of both engines. always wondered what was possible with a 1uz without going forced induction. mine was awesome even in very basic tune. revved like an absolute nutter though so i can barely imagine what this will be like.
    fair. fucking. play.
     
  2. Stavros

    Stavros Active Member

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    Should be good. The builder and balancer bloke both reckon after seeing the internals etc it should be revving to 10k lol. I'll be happy with 8k but lets see where the power is, not gonna rev it less than it wants, but not gonna rev it for no reason.
    Power wise there's lots of SRs on here that make a lot more, but I don't need power.

    Engine looks pretty cool to be fair.

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    It's almost all finished now, just stupid niggly problems we didn't expect, and waiting for mapping now...
     
  3. Adam.

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    I dislike this engine swap.
     
  4. Stavros

    Stavros Active Member

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    I dislike unreliable rotary engines.
     
  5. Adam.

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    I understand this
     
  6. Nutter

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    That's cool as fuck!

    The strut brace go round the front of the filters?

    Loving the hoses aswell
     
  7. Stavros

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    Sure does. Sits just as far back as the rotary too.
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  8. 1N5_N15

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    Fuck me those headlights make excellent storage shelves
     
  9. Stavros

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    Weigh 7.5kg less than the shitty popups too
     
  10. counteract

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    If you want to sort some pictures some time when it's together give me a shout. Hopefully not long now then :)
     
  11. Supra Gaz

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    I enjoyed reading through this. Rotarys are brilliant while they are spinning properly, but a high revving v8 is the answer to all of life's problems, I would love to hear this at full chat.
     
  12. David Reid

    David Reid RB30 Charger

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    I want to see and hear the results from this now as I fancy this type of build next.

    If you are waiting for a mapping slot I recently gave up a slot on the 14th March with Greg that should now be free if you can get the car ready for then
     
  13. Kruizer

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    Thanks Stavros, was having a look at going TT once we get the car running and driving with no bugs, have to say your car looks mean as fook...
     
  14. Gh0st

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    Enjoyed reading this!
    Learned a lot from this and the holset thread, it's people like yourself Stavros that make joining these forums worthwhile
     
  15. woods1

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    very nuce build, what throttle bodies are you using?
     
  17. Stavros

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    Gh0st- Cheers. TBH I've not put much in the way of details on here anymore as lately most the actual drifters have gone and it's just idiots trying to pick holes in stuff they've no idea about. Build threads are the most interesting and popular bit of any car forum, and this place used to be full of them, but hardly any good ones now as almost none of the top guys bother posting on here anymore.

    Woods-People like you is why nobody bothers posting on here anymore and it's all going to shit.

    Craig- Can't even remember the name now, just some pretty cheap ones, work well though, have been modified but would've worked fine anyhow.
     
  18. matthew_l

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    Agree, but then everybody whines and ruins threads so he CBA updating them anymore, I've followed this from the beginning, and was lurking on here when the forum first started up, it was a better place back then. stav has lots of knowledge, one of only a hand full of guys doing things outside the box and still gets unnecessary stick.
     
  19. matthew_l

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    This is exactly what i just said above!
     
  20. mint

    mint touch my fruit

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    Probably the most suited hoses Iv seen before. Nice touch!

    My light pods are the same, lighter and less gay than OEM and perfect for holding tools / cups of coffee.
     

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