So in preparation for the third engine idea for the RX3, which involves the larger 13B engine, we need to make a few changes to the car to accommodate the extra size, roughly 20mm, that the 13B is over the 12A. One part in particular is the exhaust. Now, MC having used 12A housings on one of his earlier projects, we know we can make the RX3s original headers work on our new engine. The problem, they are SHOT. It …

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Ok, so from part 1 of the engine build, you already know we ended up with two potential cars as donors for this build. We decided on the cheaper 12A bridgeport route over the 13B EFI route. With the engine on the stand and ready for teardown, work got start pretty quickly. Just a few pics during the process, but I’m working editing the teardown video together so you can see the whole process (if you’re into that sort of …

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Apr 26 2013 Bill Events No Comments

The third NASA-X event for 2013 season is completed. For once we had great weather! This event was sponsored by PTuning in Manassas, so we had plenty of FRS/BRZ cars running around and a lot of Novices running. Hopefully they got hooked and will keep joining us. The #62 MX-5 placed very well again, running a low 58s pass. The #78 RX8 came in behind him at a 59s pass and the #330 BMW came in at a 61s pass. …

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Mike’s recap of the Southern Discomfort Event for the 24 Hours of Lemons: “Okay, my experience. I’ll first start with the team. Definitely a great group of people with a very high amount of attention to detail. Bonnie did a fantastic job as manager and kept it well organized. We never had any moments where we were scrambling around, bumping into each other. They are very friendly and engaging. I appreciate the experience on the track as it was my …

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