Tam Says: It’s been one heck of a positive experience building this car. Would I do it again? Definitely yes! But next time, I would go for a body in the color of OEM Chaste White. I’m glad I had an opportunity to build this car correctly the first time around, with a helpful support base from the people of rx7club.com and the crew at IR Performance.
We Say: This Mazda hits all the right buttons in our book — clean styling, performance-oriented build, good power and an enthusiastic owner who loves his car. We’re sure glad to have a resource like the Internet available for all of our various project car needs; without the power of message forums, we can’t help but wonder how different the cars we see today would look or run.
Specs & Details
'93 Mazda RX-7
Engine Mazda 1.3-liter rotary
Engine Modifications New OEM engine harness, gaskets, counterweight, 2mm seals, fuel pulsation dampener; IR Performance Stage 2 street ported motor, polyurethane motor mounts, dual oil coolers, rebuilt alternator, battery relocation kit, custom high-heat rotor housing painting; Rotary Extreme VMIC kit; A-Spec GT35R turbo kit, fuel kit; NGK AFX wideband; TIAL blow-off valve; Nippon Denso Supra fuel pump; Racing Beat dual-tip exhaust; RX7 Store midpipe; Sports Tuner ceramic-coated UIM & LIM, alternator, brackets; A’PEXi Power FC + Commander, boost controller add on; GReddy elbow pipe; ATP turbo couplers; Hose Techniques tubing; K&N air filter; HKS Twin Power ignition; Magnecore spark plug wires; NGK spark plugs; SuperNOW pulley set; Pineapple Racing idler pulley; Banzai Racing oil pan brace kit, block-off plates; Odyssey battery
Drivetrain Exedy twin-plate clutch; FC3S Turbo II rear differential w/ LSD
Suspension Tokico Illumina shocks; H&R springs
Wheels, Tires & Brakes XXR 006 wheels 19x8.5” (f) & 19x9.5” (r); Nexan N1000 tires 265/35R19 (f) & 265/30R19 (r); OMP stainless steel brake lines; drilled rotors