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Old 03-28-2008, 06:07 PM   #101
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Not too hot on the front
Sorry you don't like it, but it was chosen for a few reasons. The NC from the factory is seriously lacking in the radiator department. We want this car trackable, so on top of the custom radiator, this bumper has a huge opening to get the fresh air to the cooler. Also, it has the twin fog lamp holes which will be used to duct fresh air to the oil coolers, one cooler on each side.

More pics... I dunno, as I feel like taking em.
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Old 03-28-2008, 06:10 PM   #102
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form follows function
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Old 03-28-2008, 07:14 PM   #103
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That thing is the sex!
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Too much arguing, not enough rotary mx5.

This argument is stupid guys, post up facts when talking ****.
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Old 03-29-2008, 03:36 PM   #105
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In a word, beautiful.

Why MX-8, though? Why not RX-5? It's been my understanding that most Mazda cars with a rotary engine were prefixed with "R" - The R100, R130, RX-2, RX-3, RX-4, RX-5, RX-7, and RX-8 come to mind. Heck, there's not been an RX-5 in over 10 years... I think it's fair game to adopt the name
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Old 03-29-2008, 03:46 PM   #106
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R-5X, for experimental
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Old 03-29-2008, 04:46 PM   #107
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In a word, beautiful.

Why MX-8, though? Why not RX-5? It's been my understanding that most Mazda cars with a rotary engine were prefixed with "R" - The R100, R130, RX-2, RX-3, RX-4, RX-5, RX-7, and RX-8 come to mind. Heck, there's not been an RX-5 in over 10 years... I think it's fair game to adopt the name
Cause I believe there was an Rx5 made so people are stupid and would get confused.
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Old 03-29-2008, 04:50 PM   #108
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MX-5 Type R


Problem solved.
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Old 03-29-2008, 04:55 PM   #109
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I like the body kit, should provide alot of air for the rad too!
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Old 03-29-2008, 05:58 PM   #110
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Every fast rotary I've seen barely ran.
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Old 03-29-2008, 05:59 PM   #111
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in case you are interested this is the back end.
pics of the hood?
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Old 03-29-2008, 07:13 PM   #112
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Every fast rotary I've seen barely ran.
aggressive port work means lumpy idle and no ***** until high rpms. unless the builder is super talented, then there are some tricks to gain power without the extreme port work.

one of the co-owners of mazmart is one of the (if not the) top rotary rebuilders in the world. our engines run well.
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Old 04-01-2008, 04:40 PM   #113
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Holly big brakes batman. Is that wheel full, or is that wheel full? RX-8 brakes FTW.

Wider angle shot included as well
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Old 04-01-2008, 05:00 PM   #114
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Now I see why you are looking for a front bumper.
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Old 04-01-2008, 07:35 PM   #115
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pics of the hood?
sorry i don't have any


Keep up the great work on that rotary. I want to see some driving footage when it is finished.
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