Super Fun Car!
By scarecrow on
1990 Mazda RX-7 GXL 2dr Hatchback
I would have purchased this car when I
was in high school if I had the money.
Now it is my fun second car for weekends
and playing around. This car has been
very reliable and only required a tune
up and some exhaust work to be brought
back to good running condition. It
needs some work on the intake manifold
(5th and 6th ports), because they are
stuck (works sort of like Honda's VTEC
concept - but the rotary engine has no
The wide RPM range of the rotary engine
and the car's amazing handling are my
favorite features. It is not as flashy
as the 3rd generation RX-7, but it is
still a very nice looking car.
To other owners: Upgrade the dual
catalytic converters to a single high
flow rate version from Bonez. Install
new plugs and wires. Get the engine
into stock condition and then consider a
new air intake.