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looking for info on evo5 or rx7

Postby luckyali » Fri Nov 20, 2009 12:09 am

i think its time for me to move on..
my mates is taking my tezza. Its not a 100% yet cuz im stil 50/50 about the car.

i have 2 option
1)mazda rx7
2) evo 5

i know good bit about rx7 always wanted one that be my 1st choice.

i am really looking what kind of trouble can u get from evo5? any common problems? what should i look for before getting one? i have few frens with scooby they are ugly looking cars dont like the way they handle (thats what i feel)

so any info/links on evo would be great or rx7.


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Re: looking for info on evo5 or rx7

Postby mlcoolj » Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:36 am

PM Dizz up here.. he's got an Evo (8 if I'm not mistaken) and an RX-7... maybe he can give you more info...

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Re: looking for info on evo5 or rx7

Postby Karl » Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:25 pm

coilpacks rear diff is prone to breaking launching wouldnt be a good idea either cause clutches are like paper unless you have a good performance 1 and even they go downside ofevo really is the mechanical labour there very awkward to work at and rx7 well every1 nows they meed a rebuild after so many miles

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Re: looking for info on evo5 or rx7

Postby E910 » Fri Nov 20, 2009 8:29 pm

You better have deep pockets if you want to own a rotary. I work for a Mazda dealer here in NZ & even the RX-8 aren't the most reliable of things. Sure they look & sound cool but the Wankel rotary engine will never be as reliable as a conventional piston engine. If your going Evo I'd try find a 6.5 Tommi Makinen.

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Re: looking for info on evo5 or rx7

Postby TEZDUDE » Fri Nov 20, 2009 10:23 pm

evo 5 rear diff and shafts are fairly delicate but with every car if you dont a abuse them it should be fine!
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Re: looking for info on evo5 or rx7

Postby KaTaLy5t » Sat Nov 21, 2009 2:49 pm

RX7 will need an engine rebuild at some stage, I've seen a few with problems with the turbos and they drink oil if you can keep them on the road long enough.

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Re: looking for info on evo5 or rx7

Postby Davie » Sat Nov 21, 2009 5:26 pm

Insurance costs would be much lower on an rx-7 i no a lad who has one he's 20 wit 3 years no claims and is insurance is only 1500 wit all mods declared car is pushing 300bhp.. evo i dont no anythin about
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Re: looking for info on evo5 or rx7

Postby m ffrench » Sun Nov 22, 2009 10:14 am

Black evo 5 for sale pm for info.
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