The Latest 1st gen sightings

Seen a 1st gen RX7 driving, parked up or for sale somewhere... post the details here...
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Re: The Latest 1st gen sightings

Post by gt_james » Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:46 pm

Threesevens wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:07 pm
Series 1 for sale Ebay £4500
This is a yellow Jap import with a series 2 interior.
I am sure this car was for sale a couple of years ago but at a lot more money.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MAZDA-RX7-GT ... SwBXld6iYP
I think this car is now sold to a chap who raced a 240Z in 70s roadsports, bought as a road car project not race car.

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Re: The Latest 1st gen sightings

Post by Casey » Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:11 pm

Yes, the new owner has been in contact with me today just before, and during, his viewing of the car in the Bristol area. He's now registered on here and I hope he might pop up in due course to introduce himself and the car :thumbup:

He was looking for a 70's FB for racing, but thinks this one is too rare to use for that purpose.

Posting up a pic for the record, before the ebay advert disappears!
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KIMI 1 : 1st Gen, "hybrid" 1983 S2 running gear in a 1985 S3 shell, SORN'd, long term resto project
KIMI 2 : 1st Gen, 1983 S2, recommissioned after 10 yr layup. Now sold.
KIMI 3 : 1st Gen, 1983 S3
Plus a 2004 Full Bridgeported RX-8

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Re: The Latest 1st gen sightings

Post by gt_james » Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:10 pm

Hope to hear from him here too. For HSCC 70s roadsports championship, you could in theory use any series RX7 shell, as long as the key parts used are to 70s spec. I have been considering using my S3 as a 70s roadsports racer, but I would need a drum brake rear axle etc. 70s Roadsports has a very strict rule set, so I would also have to use a nikki carb, open diff, no bridgeport, so realistically I will more likely race in CSCC future classics series, where rear discs, LSD, Bridgeport and Weber carb are all OK.

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Re: The Latest 1st gen sightings

Post by Threesevens » Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:18 pm

Black Elford still up for sale. Was £2500 now £1950 or offers.
Looks like it could be a good buy for a project or as a donor car if you could get it for £1500

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MAZDA-RX-7-w ... Swclhd7ZHc

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Re: The Latest 1st gen sightings

Post by richrx » Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:27 am

Threesevens wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:18 pm
Black Elford still up for sale. Was £2500 now £1950 or offers.
Looks like it could be a good buy for a project or as a donor car if you could get it for £1500

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MAZDA-RX-7-w ... Swclhd7ZHc
Someone on here must be wanting a project? :thumbup:

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Re: The Latest 1st gen sightings

Post by Threesevens » Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:22 pm

Black Elford now new auction started from £500 or best offer
Desperate to be rid I reckon.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MAZDA-RX-7-S ... Swclhd7ZHc

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Re: The Latest 1st gen sightings

Post by richrx » Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:09 pm

Threesevens wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:22 pm
Black Elford now new auction started from £500 or best offer
Desperate to be rid I reckon.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MAZDA-RX-7-S ... Swclhd7ZHc
I guess it needs a new engine, given the miles, lack of use and no detail about the engine running in the advert. Plus no guarantee the elford parts are working either. It's a big unknown, other than the cost ... which will be known as "alot".

Anyway Ian65 dont you need another project to counteract how clean Gus is? :thumbup:

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Re: The Latest 1st gen sightings

Post by rotarypower » Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:19 am

Looks like someone put an e-fan on at some point, but no sign of it, unless its a pusher.
Full respray needed as well from the looks.

Great project for someone though, but I definitely don't have room in the drive for another car.

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Re: The Latest 1st gen sightings

Post by Richardnz » Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:20 pm

Here she is, loved and used regularly. We went to Bognor today, saw some rain unfortunately, but was a nice drive.
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Re: The Latest 1st gen sightings

Post by Threesevens » Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:09 pm

The black Elford went for £1135 on Ebay.
Did anyone on here buy it?
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