arnell’s 1973 rx3 by seanklingelhoefer

This months issue of superstreet shows one of the best RX-3 there ever was.

The RX-3 was Mazda’s third try at building a rotary, and oh boy what a try! Love the looks of this SP. Yeah, it’s an RX-3 SP, the GTI, the type R, the Nür Edition of the RX-3.

It was an old racecar retrofitted to street use, 13B engine, T04 turbo,… ending up in putting 312hp @ the wheels !

 

 Engine:

13B, RC 550cc primary injectors, 1000cc secondary injectors, Haltech E6X, K&N air filters, custom header, custom 3″ downpipe and exhaust, custom T04 turbo and intercooler, TiAL 50mm blow-off valve, Turbonetics wastegate and boost controller, AFCO radiator, …

 Transmission:

RX-7 transmission and LSD, Aimco XTD clutch kit

 Suspension/Brake/Wheel and Tire:

TMC springs, lowering blocks, SA22 GSL-SE 4×114.3 front spindles, Quickcore sway bars, Cusco front strut bar, RE-Speed camber plates, SA22 GSL-SE front and rear brakes, Star MK-II 14×9″ -27 (front), 14×10″ -32 (rear), Toyo RA1 205/50 and 225/50

 Exterior:

custom handmade fender flares and rear spoiler, aftermarket front lip, Land Rover Borrego Yellow paint

Interior:

Autopower rollcage, Mazdaspeed seats, custom dash with Auto Meter gauges

 

 

You’ll find the full spec’s of this car by following the superstreet link.

http://www.superstreetonline.com/featuredvehicles/sstp_1002_1973_mazda_rx_3_rotary/13b_engine_swap.html

All this beauty was shot by Sean Klingelhoefer, so make shure you’ll check his blog :

http://seanklingelhoefer.blogspot.com/2010/01/natural-light-making-it-work-for-you.html

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