Project Old School - 1988 Mazda RX7 Convertible - with added turbo!

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  1. Jenn

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    I have KYB AGX adjustable dampeners with eibach springs and ground control sleeves. Just took them off the 2300lb race car and threw them on the 3000lb convertible lol
     
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    yeah you may want to adjust them a bit haha
     
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    Nice hood ornament!
     
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    About the only nice thing about that car... lol
     
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    Picked up a sheet of lexan from Home Depot to make new headlight covers.

    Made a template for the new covers...
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    More progress today!

    Side skirts!

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    Rear diffuser installed [​IMG]
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    More pics!

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    soooooooooooooooooooooooooon - very very soon!
     
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    I have called an auto glass person to go put the back window in today....
     
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    Soo.... I'll drop out on the way home from work and you'll take me for a spin? :lol:
     
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    lol waiting on marker lights and signal lights, need to put the seats in, and get it insured, plated, inspected. I'm hoping by this weekend.
     
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    pffft seats - I see some rubbermaid containers there that'd do in a pinch
     
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    that looks so good.
     
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    Just scored a rare out of production strut tower bar! On its way!
     
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    Thanks Mike!
     
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    You should get some of these for the carbon bits, would blend in nicely

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    And for the lexan headlight covers these would be perfect

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    Are those black ones corrosion-proof? I know I saw some that were black but they rust super quick.
     
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    yeah you would have to get powder coated or anodized ones
     
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    Yeah whichever finish works, the pics were just to show the shape of the fastener.
     
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    Photobucket decided to disable the ability to show pictures anywhere, so I'm going to try to re-host them somewhere else. Thanks for your patience.
     
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    So......here's how she sits today:
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    A few more things to do over the winter:

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    - New speedo cable
    - Fix a few things with the exhaust
    - Aluminum tray to cover around the hood latch in the engine bay and clean it up a bit
    - Still needs a new wastegate....
     
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    Added a new tool to the garage to make this a bit easier....
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    Jealous :( Can I rent time? bahaha
     
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    If you need it, drop me a msg on FB. We're in Middle Sackville. :)
     
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    Pain in the ass lifting the s2k. Gotta drive it on blocks to get it high enough to get my jack under it lol
     
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    Good thing I built some blocks (well designed them and some friends built them for me in exchange for dinner haha) and got the lowest lift you can get in this style. :banana:
     
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    nice! I was debating picking up a set of ramps at some point. Didn't realize how pricey low profile ramps are :o
     
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    Total cost was like $20. And mostly because they didn't sell the screws I wanted in a smaller pack.
     
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    nice! Much fancier than my square cut 2x6 lol
     

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