Rexpelagi New Reader
July 24, 2010 5:45 p.m.

Up for sale is a 1989 Mazda GXL rolling chassis. The chassis has 136,xxx miles on it. The car contained a running V8 swap (GM LT1) for 3 years but the engine spun a rod bearing and I decided to part it out. I am now selling the car as a rolling chassis without an engine or transmission so it will need to be trailered.

The car has been outside for a few months now and I had it under a tarp. Due to the ridiculous temperatures we have had this summer the humidity built up and it looks like a mess inside. It should be easy to wipe off/clean up, but it looks like a flood recovery car. Because of this I dropped my asking price which puts it into challenge car territory I believe.

The car will include:

-Ground Control suspension (Koni yellow adjustable shocks and Eibach linear springs) -Turbo II LSD rear end (swapped in) -Complete Grannyspeedshop GM small block V8 kit (including the engine cradle as well as the driveshaft and transmission mount setup for a T-56, -Delrin bushings (MMR full kit, all installed except the DTSS eliminator bushings which I have, -Complete black interior (not perfect by any means but it is in decent shape, currently the carpet and some of the other pieces have been removed but will all be included) -New brakes (slotted/drilled rotors, rebuilt front 4 piston calipers, single piston vented rear setup, Hawk HP+ brakes front and rear, SS lines front and rear, DOT 4 fluid)

The body does have a few small rust spots but the underside and frame are clean. For complete information about the swap along with what else is included and for detailed pictures please see the following thread:

The asking price is $1500. The suspension, LSD rear and swap kit cost that much new by themselves.

Feel free to email me with any questions. Thanks for looking! $1500.00

CarKid1989 HalfDork
July 24, 2010 6:12 p.m.

you race with NORA right?

Rexpelagi New Reader
July 25, 2010 4:35 p.m.
CarKid1989 wrote: you race with NORA right?

Yes I do. Do you as well?

CarKid1989 Dork
July 25, 2010 6:55 p.m.
Rexpelagi wrote:
CarKid1989 wrote: you race with NORA right?

Yes I do. Do you as well?

been on vacation from it but yeah. i remember your car...pretty quick

Osterkraut Dork
July 25, 2010 7:25 p.m.

Jesus, that has Top-5 finish potential all over it!

Rexpelagi New Reader
July 25, 2010 8:29 p.m.
Osterkraut wrote: Jesus, that has Top-5 finish potential all over it!


I took a better look at the interior. Whatever got on it wipes right off so I wouldn't be too worried about it. I think the moisture just deposited some dirt on the seats and the dash. However, the price stays the same!

Rexpelagi New Reader
Aug. 19, 2010 9:10 p.m.

I am open to offers...

Aug. 31, 2010 1:41 a.m.

This car calls to me. I want to answer, but I do not have a means to tow it.

Rexpelagi New Reader
Sept. 1, 2010 8:42 p.m.

In reply to clutchsmoke:

I might be able to help if you are close.

Rexpelagi New Reader
Oct. 4, 2010 6:56 p.m.

The car is still available...

Rexpelagi New Reader
Oct. 19, 2010 8:41 p.m.

In reply to Rexpelagi:

The car has now been sold. :)

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