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85garx7
06-08-2012, 01:37 AM
1985 RX-7 GSL. $3,600. Located in Jefferson, GA. Please email 85garx7 if interested.


This is a well maintained, very clean 1985 Mazda RX-7 GSL, mostly original with several performance upgrades:

1) Full Racing Beat Exhaust (RB header, Power Pulse presilencer and Power Pulse muffler).

2) Direct fire 2nd Generation ignition coils with 10 mm Magnacor coil and plug wires.

3) DOT approved stainless steel break lines.

4) Dual alternator pulley.

5) Aftermarket manual temperature gauge backs up the functioning stock electrical gauge.

6) Aftermarket Radio Shack power antenna goes up when radio is turned on, down when radio or car is turned off.


CONDITION:

1) Mileage is 151,575 mostly highway miles.

2) Sunbeam Silver Metallic paint is mostly original, with metallic silver touch up on hood and roof.

3) No rust problems.

4) 12A rotary engine pulls strong, idles smoothly, no oil or coolant leaks, normal oil consumption, consistently returns 22-23 mpg.

5) Recently rebuilt Nikki carburetor with reconditioned and fully functioning rat's nest returns excellent fuel economy and throttle response.

6) Recent brake job including new rotors, pads and calipers front and back.

7) New Moog idler arm, outer tie rod ends and tie rod adjusters and locking nuts (inner tie rods, Pitman arm and manual steering box are all tight).

8) Recent oil change, oil filter, air filter and ignition tune up: New distributor cap, rotor and spark plugs.

9) Five-speed manual transmission shifts smoothly and runs quietly. LSD rear axle is in good shape, no whines or grinds. Recent gear oil changes for both.

10) Stock alloy wheels have been reconditioned with new black accent paint and clear coat. Tires are Kumho Solus R21 Touring All-season with about 50% tread remaining.

11) Windshield trim, door mirrors, windshield wipers and front and rear bumper trim all recently reconditioned to original black color.

12) Maroon leather interior is complete and in good condition, metal sun roof fully functioning.

13) Original stock Clarion sound system with 9 channel graphic equalizer is fully functional.

14) Power windows operate smoothly and close tightly.

15) All gauges, instruments and accessories function normally.

16) Rear wiper and washer aren't currently working but are easily reconditioned (I don't use them so not worth the trouble for me).

17) ACV valve has been removed and the ACV port blocked off and AC has been removed.


For additional information please email 85garx7@gmail.com.

Walk around and start up video at: DSCF6844 - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxdKCM6YyWo)

All photos included in this listing were taken June 7, 2012.

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sang
06-08-2012, 02:02 AM
why ray?!?

85garx7
06-08-2012, 07:29 AM
Hey Michael, good to hear from you! The Silver One has been good to me, she's given me lot's of trouble free miles since we put her on the road a couple years ago.

But I've decided it would be a lot safer and more comfortable to start doing my 110 mile a day daily commute in a more modern car with AC and air bags, not to mention $1,500 a year saved in fuel costs. So I just bought a brand new Skyactive Mazda3 iTouring, 38 mpg, smooth as a Cadillac and handles like a sports car.

And another (maybe better reason from some folks perspective) is that my rotary days are not done. I still have another really nice FB project to put together from a nice clean roller I picked up last fall and a couple sheds worth of parts. This will be another White One, a lot like the White One I had before I switched to the Silver One.

I am forever addicted to rotaries, especially 12A's, and that urge to have another to kick around in should make sure the White One Two project is ready to go in the next few months, better than ever!

Incidentally, when I put the Silver One up on Ebay last night I got a free Autocheck report (VIN#JM1FB3315F0856493) that shows I really am only the third owner and it has a score that is "in range" with an overall score of 28.

Time for you to get back into a rotary, don't you think?

JITB
06-12-2012, 09:15 PM
Man that's a nice gsl good luck with sale!

85garx7
06-13-2012, 10:05 AM
Thanks, I'll hate to see her go and I'm not going to drive her again before the sale because I'm worried I might change my mind. But I have too many cars right now and I want to focus on my other project, the 84 GS I'm turning into a GSL. The Silver One makes a great commuter in Atlanta traffic, that's what I've been using her for, kind of like a "beater" with a soul and good looks added in.

My first hope is that someone in the Atlanta area gets her and brings her to our monthly OGTA meetings!

85garx7
06-23-2012, 02:03 PM
The Silver One has a new owner, look for her roaming the streets of Atlanta.