Started on Aug. 10 by dollraves

1988 Mazda 323 GTX ($2010 Challenge)

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I bought this GTX in November, 2008, from Christian L. in Salt Lake City, UT. After moving cross-country twice since then, I finally started the rebuild on August 7th, 2010, for the $2010 GRM Challenge in October!

Latest updates
Oct. 05
Capping the Gulf Coast [GTX] Oil Leak...

It was a good thing I made the detour to MT323’s in Louisiana. We decided …

Oct. 03
Houston, we have a problem

I actually made it to Houston and caught up with old friends. It was a …

Oct. 01
Getting there is half the fun...

I am learning to trust my instincts. I didn’t like the wob-wob-wob noise the car …

Sept. 24
There's the rub...

I spent a week driving the GTX…the screaming bearing on the alternator was too much …

Sept. 09
Lessons learned

I was hoping to have the GTX on the road this weekend. Alas, it didn’t …

Aug. 29
All fired up!

Friday night, we drained off a little of the old gas to see what we …

Aug. 26
All wired up!

The best part of putting this GTX together has been my friends’ willingness to let …

Aug. 22
Taking a brake...

Today, I got to reinstall the clutch cylinders, brake master cylinder and brake booster. Clutches …

Aug. 20
Stalled

A dear friend asked me to join her for a special event the weekend after …

Aug. 11
The Challenge's challenges...

So far, I’m $250 for the car + $1048 in parts&shipping for my Challenge budget. …

Aug. 10
The $2010 build has begun!

So I bought the car in November 2008 for $250, then promptly got laid off, …

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