No rotors in this 1400hp, Mazda RX-7FD!

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With LOL13B plates, anyone might think Michael Elkhouri is just joking around with his 1994 Mazda FD RX7, but in truth, this purpose built machine is no laughing matter.

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Okay, let’s get this out of the way first. Hardcore fans of Mazda’s Hiroshima Screamer rotary engine are going to hate this car because the original 13B is nowhere to be seen.

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In its place sits a full house 2JZ-GTE, built by Joe at GAS Racing.

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When we say full house, we really mean it! Joe knows a thing or two about 2Js and has built this one with power in mind.

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A Precision 7685 Turbo pushes what we can only guess is all the boost into the heads, where a Haltech Elite 2500 meters a healthy dose of E85 and spark to combine forces and produce an earth-shaking 1400rwhp.

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Naturally, with all that power, Michael needs to be able to monitor all the engine’s parameters at all times.

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To that end, Michael reckons he has at least one of every sensor available in the Haltech catalogue relaying everything he needs to know to a Haltech IQ3 Dash . 

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A built Turbo-Hydramatic 400 transmission does its black magic and transfers power to a 9inch IRS diff which has culminated in a respectable [email protected] at the strip.

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Slowing the combo down is a combined effort of the stock Mazda brakes and a ‘chute for the track. 

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While it may give Rotary purists the twitches, no one can deny Michael’s Mazda is definitely an awe-inspiring animal. 

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