Super Clean RX7 FC TII V8 Swapped - $7500

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  1. pentaxis

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    I am posting this for a buddy. He goes by Jedijed on here locally in the Portland Area. He can be contacted at jedijed @ yahoo.com, or via phone at 360.92O.5956.

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    THE DETAILS

    I am selling a very clean 1987 Mazda RX7 Turbo II with about 90k miles on the chassis with a professionally swapped V8. Because it’s a turbo model, the car comes with a factory clutch type LSD, better brakes and suspension as well as upgraded interior package.

    Here is the gist of it. I bought this with a non functioning rotary in 2006. While in college, I worked on this and spent just about every dime I had to get the engine swap done. I finally graduated college and got it running (perfectly) in the early summer of 2008. I drove it for a few hundred miles and had various bugs that I worked out over time. I began to invest in the exterior aesthetics of the car. I moved in 2009 and went back into covered heated storage until 2012. At this time, I invested in the interior and stereo system. Throughout this process, it slowly turned into what it is today.

    This car is a head turner, and has the performance to match. The attention to detail with the swap is 2nd to none. I initially dynoed the care at 268hp to the rear wheels when I first swapped the engine in 2008. shortly thereafter I ran a 13.2 ¼ mile on drag radials @ 101mph. since then i have installed a more free flowing exhaust and have had the PCM power tuned. This year I ran 13.05 @ 106mph on 18” street tires.

    I have at least $15,000 invested into this car not including labor and hours and hours of time. I am hoping to get $7500 out of this, or use it as a partial trade for something turbocharged with 4 doors (Evo, Audi, Subaru)

    Here are some highlights of the car:


    ENGINE

    1994 LT1 FROM Z28 CAMARO ~85K MILES
    THIS ENGINE RUNS PERFECTLY
    RECENT POWER TUNE
    NEW OPTI-SPARK, BELTS AND SEALS JUST BEFORE INSTALL INTO RX7
    GRANNY’S SPEED SHOP MOUNTING KIT
    CUSTOM DUAL 2 ¼ EXHAUST WITH CROSS PIPE FOR MAX FLOW
    APEX-I N1 DUAL EXHAUST (SOUNDS AMAZING) AND LOOKS BETTER
    K&N CONE FILTER AND CAI
    POWER STEERING ADAPTED AND OPERATING CORRECTLY
    ADJUSTABLE POWER STEERING DAMPENING VALVE (ADJUSTABLE FOR FEEDBACK PREFERENCE)
    WIRE HARNESSES TUCKED AND CLEAN
    KOYO RADIATOR
    LOW TEMP THERMOSTAT
    CORVETTE FUEL RAIL COVERS
    CORVETTE THROTTLE BODY PLATE
    NEW STARTER
    NEW BATTERY


    BODY

    ACURA CHAMPIONSHIP WHITE WITH PEARL PAINT
    GP SPORTS REPLICA FIBERGLASS SIDESKIRTS
    GP SPORTS REPLICA FIBERGLASS REAR BUMPER
    GP SPORTS REPLICA DURA FLEX FRONT BUMPER
    PROFESSIONALLY PULLED AND ROLLED REAR FENDERS


    INTERIOR

    NEW FULL CARPET KIT INSTALLED IN MARCH 2012
    NEW FLOOR MATS
    NEW DYNAMAT INSTALLED IN MARCH 2012
    FACTORY DRIVER SEAT RECENTLY PARTIALLY REUPHOLSTERED AND RE-BOLSTERED, BUT STELL HAS A STAIN 
    PERSONAL STEERING WHEEL WRAPPED IN LIGHT GREY/WHITE
    REMOVABLE STEERING WHEEL HUB FOR EXTRA SECURITY
    WHITE FACE GAUGES
    NEW SHIFT BOOT AND CLASSY SHIFT KNOB
    THE INTERIOR IS LEGITIMATELY NICE, ESPECIALLY CONSIDERING THE AGE OF THE CAR


    STEREO (PROFESSIONALLY INSTALLED IN MARCH 2012)

    NEW HEAD UNIT WITH CD PLAYER, USB MP3 SLOT AND IPOD CHARGER/ADAPTER
    FRESHLY INSTALLED TWEETERS AND 4 INCH SPEAKERS UP FRONT WITH 3.5 INCH SPEAKERS IN REAR
    SPEAKERS ARE AMPED WITH CROSSOVERS
    THE CAR IS SUB-WOOFER READY WITH AN ADDITIONAL POWER CORD AND RCA CABLES RUN TO THE REAR OF THE CAR
    ALARM
    PYTHON ALARM (PROFESSIONALLY INSTALLED IN MARCH 2012)
    PAGING FOB SYSTEM
    DOORS, TRUNK AND HOOD CENSORED
    IMPACT CENSOR
    AUTO START
    KEYLESS ENTRY


    WHEELS AND TIRES

    XXR 006 STAGGERED FITMENT (SOME CURB RASH)
    FRONT 18X8.5
    REAR 18X10.5
    I CANNOT REMEMBER THE OFFSET, BUT THE FITMENT IS NEARLY PERFECT IN BOTH THE FRONT AND REAR
    FRONT NANKANG 215 40 18 80% TREAD
    REAR NANKANG 255 35 18 65% TREAD


    BRAKES/SUSPENSION

    STOCK TURBO II CALIPERS
    DRILLED, SLOTTED, VENTED ROTORS
    PURE ENERGY FULL POLYURETHANE BUSHING KIT
    GRANNY’S SPEED SHOP SWAY BAR SPACERS TO RETAIN SWAY BAR WITH ENGINE SWAP
    EIBACH SPORT SPRINGS
    UNKNOWN AFTERMARKET STRUTS (A LITTLE SOFT CURRENTLY)


    DRIVETRAIN

    GRANNY’S SPEED SHOP TRANSMISSION CROSS MOUNT
    GRANNY’S SPEED SHOP DRIVELINE
    4L60E TRANSMISSION
    ELECTRONIC SHIFT KIT
    FACTORY TII LSD


    CONSIDERATIONS

    For the sake of transparency, I am including a list of the minor fixes that are still needed.
    The headlight relay works sometimes and not others
    The wiper relay doesn’t like to turn off once it’s on
    The passenger side window switch does not function, but the driver side switch can operate the passenger window
    The dash center bezel needs replaced
    The paint is not perfect and has a few chips, runs and minor virtually un-noticeable dents
    Speedometer needs an adapter to work
    The tach was recalibrated, but isn’t perfect
    There are some other minor issues here and there, but nothing that can’t be fixed pretty easily.


    Overall, you will be hard pressed to find a better value and a cleaner FC. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to have a very unique and sorted car without spending the time or money to build it.

    $7500.00 OBO

    I am open to possible trades + cash for an EVO VIII, Audi B6 A4 or S4, or something of the like.

    Thanks for looking!

    -Jed
    360.92O.5956
    jedijed @ yahoo.com
     
    #1 pentaxis, Jul 6, 2012
    Last edited: Jul 6, 2012
  2. Are you giving this car away?
     
  3. Wyckedan

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    Ray, stop being the forum police, especially about shit you aren't gonna buy. The price is in the title.
    Glws OP, that's a Damn good looking car, nice and subtle with a powerhouse under the hood
     
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  4. pentaxis

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    Price was in the title that you clicked on. Added price in the post itself for clarity's sake. Thanks guys!
     
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    the Hybrid badge is :lol:

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  6. mnewell

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    Awesome car and build. Love RXs with V8 swaps. If this was an FD, I'd be very interested.
     
  7. Forgot to mention that this looks nice.
    Putting the price in the body of the post makes it searchable.
    That's how it was explained to me anyway.
    glws
     
  8. pentaxis

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    Thanks guys. I will refer the owner to this thread so he can answer questions too.
     
  9. pentaxis

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    Trades welcome for the right car!
     
  10. pentaxis

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    Thanks for the interest via PM. This is still available currently.
     
  11. Foxwolfe

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    If only I could get a loan :p
     
  12. SkiPunk11

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    uggg.....the things I could do with this !!
     
  13. Morwan

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    LT1... Hope you enjoy OptiSpark.
     
  14. jedijed

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    good thing that I thought ahead and put in a new optispark distributor before I installed the engine in the RX7... It only has about 1500 miles on it :)
     
    #14 jedijed, Jul 29, 2012
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  15. jedijed

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    Get one :)
     
  16. jedijed

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    I drove her around near Corn pass this weekend, so much fun!
     
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