Rising Sun Member Forums  

Go Back   Rising Sun Member Forums > Toyota 4x4 > General Chit Chat

Thread Tools
Old 01-15-2013, 10:12 PM
Fishy's Avatar
Fishy Fishy is offline
Rising Sun Member
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Centennial, CO
Posts: 1,880

Back in the mid-late 90's, I had a 93' twin turbo RX-7 that was stupid fast......when it ran! I still think it's one of the better looking sports cars of all time.
I added a Pettit Racing exhaust and I could eat Vetts and Mustangs all day long. Problem was, I lived in Arizona and that car hated the heat. Nothing but problems.

The rotary engine is limitless in terms of power. But the apex seals would blow often, the 70+ vaccum lines were brittle, the plastic lightweight radiator couldn't handle the heat......but when it ran, man was it fast. Almost a 50/50 weight ratio front to back, very light and it tracked like a dart. It really was a race car with blinkers.
UZJ100 (Non-White Edition)

"A man's greatest strides are made without taking a single step"

Toyota Trails Magazine Managing Editor
OutdoorX4 Magazine Staff
100s in the Hills Co-Director
Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2013, 10:38 PM
Corbet's Avatar
Corbet Corbet is offline
Hard Core 4+
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Durango, Colorado
Posts: 4,815

Originally Posted by Caribou Sandstorm View Post
Wish Toyota would redo the 40 and save me a bundle in time and money....
They did, its called the FJC, and they got it all wrong. But did it save you any money?
Speski OffRoad LTD, Cargo Solutions for Toyota 4x4's http://www.SpeskiOffRoad.com
"80 series, with a fridge"
1976 FJ40, Project with little progress.
2004 Starcraft 10RT

Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2013, 05:43 PM
nakman's Avatar
nakman nakman is offline
Rising Sun Member
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: north side
Posts: 11,289

Ok let's get this thread back on track... sorta. http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/3524531257.html
82 fj40, 06 gx470

05 525EXC, 06 TW200, 89 TW200, 09 TTR125, 07 TTR90


Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 11:32 PM
girraffe girraffe is offline
Trail Ready
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Aurora
Posts: 414

HMMM... I think i still like the C6 better, but i havent seen a C7 in person yet so I'm not sure.
Attached Images
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:12 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.