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I been working on my MB FD so I could bring it to my event, 'Deals Gap Rotary Rally'... which is becoming the biggest rotary car event in the country.

Anyhow, here are some recent pictures of the MB FD.















And the rare Mazdaspeed seats in red..
requoting this cause its just so damn SICK.
 

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dayummmmm
wow everything is Perfect on this build
requoting this cause its just so damn SICK.
Thank you guys!!

This one is from my event, 'Deals Gap Rotary Rally' aka DGRR 2013.



Tried the new Toyo R888s at the event and it griped great!! Couldn't get my tires to chirp and some points I was bit scared as in normal street tires, I knew it was a point where it would loose grip. Amazing tires!
 

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Changed out the hood to Mazdaspeed hood.. I think it looks better and makes the car less busy..



Another pic..



Few more updated photos of the MB..

After Deals Gap Rotary Rally... I went to check out Import Alliance... Few photographers took pics of my MB FD..







Today, I swapped out the Volks with R888s to more streetable wheel/tires. Tires are Toyo T1-Sport wrapped around BBS MonoForged wheels. I am a fan or older Toyo T1S and T1R and was told the new T1-Sports are quiet, grippy, and responsive. Which after driving around today for over an hour through back country roads, highway pulls, sitting on traffic :), I like the T1-Sport.







 

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Recently purchased the rare RE-Amemiya Carbon Fiber sideview mirrors..



Took the old APR mirrors off, made a small carbon base to cover up the old stock mirror mount area, and installed the new mirrors.



Afterwards, I realized the old bolts from APR were kind of old and had the used look. So, used some left over fender washer and bolts (from CR3 Motorsports) which worked out perfect!



I've also took my old vinyl out and trying out the Plasti Dip stuff on my lower half of my fenders to see if it helps protect the paint..



I've also blacked out the emblem using the plasti dip..



And how the car stands as of today with the mirror and such..

 

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Nice build I've always wanted a rx7
You should get one.. They are great project cars and will definitely force you to learn about rotaries :)

anyhow.. more updates..

Its been awhile since I last updated this thread.. So, here are few things I've been up to..

Trying to turn my MB FD RX7 into a fun track car. I had these Sakebomb Garage AP Racing BBK's for awhile and I finally had a chance to install them over past couple of weeks (been busy with non-car related stuff).



Racing Brake rear brakes



with my Plasti Dip Old School SSR wheels from the 90s :)

front


rear


whole car


I also got this really awesome surge tank set up to solve my fuel issue on the 20B RX7 that went to SEMA..









One I bought holds 2 x Walbro E85 pumps. Quality is top notch and reasonably priced for what it is. Its made of billet aluminum.



More info on this unit: Radium Engineering - Blog - New Product Release: Multi-Pump Fuel Surge Tank

They also make some cool oil catch can. I'm about to order one of those also.
 

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Ok.. Finally after some researching the Plasti Dip and trying some cans, I've decided to get the Pro Car kit from www.DipYourCar.com and finally paint the whole car..

But, Day before dipping the car, took all the aero off and did a track day :)









Next day, I borrowed my friend who owns BNR Turbos' shop and prep'd for laying some 'dip'.
Here is a video :

Now some end results.







I also clear dipped all my carbon bits.. and installed my carbon aeros..







Interior with clear dip on carbon bits.



By the way.. 4 hours after dip, I had to drive 1 hour in rain back to my house..



Not bad for a first time dip.. Black is temporary but will keep it for few weeks and change to a different color... will post some more pics when I change.
 

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Now I had the matte black finish for a week and put some miles on the car.

Here is what I like about the finish.

-No more polishing and waxing the car :)
-Wiping the car with just water to clean
-protects my original paint
-easy to re-do
-costs $200 to re do.

Here are some more pics over the past 10 days..





 

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Well, Just found out the issue is out on Modified Magazine!!
And who's on the cover??



Hope some of you will pick up this copy...

Thank you all for reading this build thread and I will continue to update..

Here is a photo I've taken that I haven't shared until now from the shoot..

 

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Update!

Since the magazine is out and I finally got it in my mail box, I'll post some photos from the shoot.

Here are my iPhone photos that I posted on instagram..

Getting ready to shoot inside and engine bay.




Normally you don't see the rear end :)


One of my favorite shot I took..


And the cover photo Modified is using on their Facebook page..
 

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Just noticed this was on here. Been following it on 502ss. Congrats on the feature!
Thanks!

Here are some recent photos (my other 7).. Been doing some track days and having fun with the car.



And it got kind of wet.. Testing out the Toyo R888s..


 
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