We Secretly Replaced The Fine Rotary With A Turbo Six. Let’s See If They Can Tell The Difference

We Secretly Replaced The Fine Rotary With A Turbo Six. Let’s See If They Can Tell The Difference

2004 Mazda RX8

Mazda’s rotary is a remarkable engine – lightweight, powerful, and revs nice and high. But it’s not the most reliable powerplant if not treated perfectly. It uses a good deal of oil, and the apex seals tend to wear badly.

The RX-8 is a great chassis in need of a more reliable engine – this builder chose a twin-turbo inline 6 from Toyota. Related to the 2JZ found in the last-generation Supra, there is plenty of power already, and room to make much more. It’s a clean swap, and looks to be a great toy. We want.

It’s on Craigslist in Northern Kentucky for $9k or offer.2004 Mazda RX8 interior 2004 Mazda RX8 engine 2004 Mazda RX8 red rear quarter

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  • CRX Lee

    I know this car and seller. My drooling 16 YO son & I saw and heard it run earlier this week. I’d like to buy it myself but the timing is wrong for us.