1984 Mazda RX-7

1984 Mazda RX-7

1984 Mazda RX-7 GSL-SE with a Tender Blue exterior and Grey Interior

Engine:

  • 13B Streetported by Pettit Racing
  • RX-8 Rotating Assembly and FD rotor housings courtesy of Mazdaspeed
  • Racing Beat Streetport Exhaust System
  • AEM Filter

Driveline:

  • Racing Beat 9lb Aluminum Flywheel
  • ACT 6 Puck Clutch
  • Stock GSL-SE limited slip differential with 4.083 final drive ratio

Suspension:

  • Front RE-Speed Coilovers with Tokico Illuminas
  • Rear RE-Speed Springs and Adjusters with Tokico Illuminas
  • Energy Suspension Bushings Front

Brakes:

  • Stock Front and Rear with Hawk HP Plus Pads Front

I owned an identical 1985 GSL-SE in high-school which died at the hands of a friend who put it a curb. Hard. Hard enough to bend the subframe and misalign the body panels.

I bought after deciding that nothing else would fill the void and took it from an almost stock car to its current state. I has been through two paint jobs under my care after I mistakenly let my younger brother park it under a Jeep, fortunately the damage was minor.

This spring it the engine tune will be sorted out by the guys at www.diyautotune.com when they install a Megasquirt on it at the the Mitty. The car is used for auto-x, hpde events, regular driving duties and will hopefully be competing in some time trial type events.

A special thanks goes out to:

  • Everyone at MazdaSpeed
  • Racing Beat
  • Cameron at Pettit Racing
  • Billy at RE-Speed
  • Jerry at DIYAutoTune
  • Paul at Mazmart

Latest updates

Apr
27
Apr 27, 2009
Shades of Exhaust

Our RX-7 gets a new Racing Beat Exhaust System before heading off to The Mitty for a Megasquirt install.

Feb
24
Feb 24, 2009
Get Rid of Those Old Shoes

After four years of faithful service, we say goodbye to the 17-inch Konig Imagines on our 84 RX-7.

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