Car of the Month, February '97 and October 2004

Sears Pt. Autox Autox oops! Autox, back on course GG Fields GG Fields Front View in the planter ME 2002, front ME 2002, side Fleet 7 Swap highlight at Laguna Seca Sevenstock 7, Best 1st gen.
Owner: John Schubert

Rx7 info: 1981 Rx7 GSL, Tornado Silver

Engine:
'91 Turbo II engine with custom front mount intercooler.
California BAR approved.
Aluminum flywheel w/6 puck clutch.

engine swap notes and pictures.
Previous engine setups.

Body:
Elford front spoiler* with integrated PIAA fog/driving lights.
Lighting: Cibie' H4 headlights. LED brake/running/turn lights. Custom taillights

Exhaust:

80mm Racing Beat DP
80mm RB presilencer (track) or Random Technology CATs
3" mandrel pipe to Racing Beat 3rd gen muffler.

Sound bites: Track setup, Borla muffler coldstart and idle. Rev it up...
NOTE: for reference adjust your volume to 101 db on the low idle! Then you will hear 111 db (ouch) during the revs. This is too loud for some race tracks. shocked

Chassis:

Suspension Techniques springs, Konis, urethane bushings on front suspension, adjustable lower control arms.
Panasport 15"x6" with 205/50-15 Kumho V700
SS brake lines. Carbon Metallic pads.
D-bar.
Rear end: Miata Torsen with 4.1:1. Moser custom axles. Mazdaspeed urethane bushings on lower links.
Modified TII transmission.
Interior: Stereo upgrades. Boost, Oil temp, EGT gauges. LED instrument cluster lighting & indicators.
Competition:
SCCA-SFR autocross series (O/SP): 4th '89
NCSCC autocross series (P/S,O/SP): 1st '85, '88, '90; 2nd '89, '91; 3rd '86 team competition: 1st '90, team.net
Duel at DeAnza (autocross): 1st '86, '88, '91, '92; 2nd '87, '89, '90
Drag racing, best showing: 14.040 E.T. @ 101.12 MPH in street trim (turbo 12A)
Top Speed: 142.4 MPH, "space limited".... (turbo 12A)
3 - 1 day "high speed" driving schools at Sears Pt. Raceway
2 day "high speed" driving school at Laguna Seca Raceway in another Rx-7
1 day "high speed" driving school at Laguna Seca Raceway
Sevenstock 7, People's Choice Awards, Best 1st Gen Rx-7
Misc:
Original factory paint, Mazda K8
1 owner.
NOT for sale...
co-founder Bay Area Rx7 Club (1981)
* Front Spoiler by Elford turbo, England. It's no longer available in the US (probably not England either...). Another good looking front end that fits the stock body is made by Mariah.

All rights reserved on photos © John Schubert.

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