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11-12-2010, 04:18 PM
Hey guys,

So I traded my precious 944 Turbo away last month for a Canadian LHD RX7 FD3S a bit over a month ago and I've been working on de-ricing it ever since. The first owner of the car had put some gaudy bodykit and super lame neon lighting to go with it and I've been slowly replacing the parts piece by piece.

I'll be updating this thread as it comes along and my mods come in as well. First up, this is how it used to look:

http://members.shaw.ca/kloubek/public/rx7-2.jpg
http://members.shaw.ca/kloubek/public/rx7-1.jpg

I'll get pics of how it looks without the waterslide rear spoiler and ugly rear side skirts now and post it up shortly ;)

11-12-2010, 04:20 PM
So fresh parts just dropped off the UPS delivery truck:

OEM 2001+ Bathurst RX7 Coilovers! Only 500 of these around the world or so I'm told. Should have a nice ride for the street while being slightly more aggressive for the track.

http://img811.imageshack.us/img811/4374/p1100931.jpg

And..... Sparco Suede steering wheel! The factory wheel is massive and hits my knees so this will be a nice replacement:

http://img268.imageshack.us/img268/1680/p1100932.jpg

And to top it off for now... I should be the first FD in Canada to own this when it comes in about 6-8 weeks, brand new Greddy Intercooler kit just released. Pretty nice package as it comes with a larger radiator and the intake elbows/filters as well.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_1agu36yXDmo/TL8uWhauzYI/AAAAAAAABpk/fUqJk0mD2SY/s1600/FDvmount01

Kloubek
11-12-2010, 04:25 PM
Those will be nice additions Aaron! If you find the stock steering wheel too large, you can imagine how I felt! It even has yellow lettering, which is perfect!

...now if I could only get those wheels and back seat for the 944.... :)

Scat E46
11-12-2010, 04:25 PM
Oh wow! Can't wait to see this happen.

11-12-2010, 04:26 PM
Originally posted by Kloubek
Those will be nice additions Aaron! If you find the stock steering wheel too large, you can imagine how I felt! It even has yellow lettering, which is perfect!

...now if I could only get those wheels and back seat for the 944.... :)

Doh! I have them in my shed. I'll give you a call on Sunday when I'm free, PM me your number again Jeff!

SR240SX
11-21-2010, 12:15 PM
I'm suprised on that trade...I saw it parked across from my place a little while ago..GJ on taking the spoiler off.

Coltron
11-21-2010, 08:18 PM
car was in penticton b.c. last year for like 6 grand...

cjay^
11-21-2010, 08:53 PM
Originally posted by Coltron
car was in penticton b.c. last year for like 6 grand...

Don't think so, Kloubek tried selling this car for what seemed like an eternity for way more than 6 grand...

A3GTiVR6SC
11-21-2010, 08:54 PM
It's about time someone bought this car an saved it from all the rice! Good job! Cant wait to see it done.

Keeping it yellow?

Redlyne_jr
11-22-2010, 05:23 PM
car is gonna look awesome Aaron, pics of the exterior? im hoping the parkbench on your trunk has been removed!!!:poosie: cant wait to see this thing out on the track next season, fd's are wicked rides:poosie:

Twin_Cam_Turbo
11-22-2010, 05:25 PM
Such a sick car, cant wait to see what happens!

Kloubek
11-22-2010, 05:33 PM
Originally posted by Coltron
car was in penticton b.c. last year for like 6 grand...

Oh for Christs sake. Not this again. It wasn't anywhere CLOSE to 6 grand. And do you know how many thousands had to go into it to make it roadworthy after I bought it off the guy who brought it to Alberta? Hey.. I have an idea. Mind your own business.

Anyway, it looks WAAAYYY better without the spoiler. (Though a small stock one wouldn't hurt!) I'm excited to see what this car turns into. And I *do* hope you keep it yellow.