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 Post subject: Perhaps the best ever photo of an early Mazda rotary 70s-80s
PostPosted: Sat Aug 30, 2008 12:27 pm 
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 31, 2008 12:41 am 
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That's WAY cool! How awesome...there's not many people on this site that wouldn't wish they were that Jap dude...hahaha!

Maybe you can replicate this shot one day mate? :D

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Interesting hubcups on the Series 1 Sedan. RX2???

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bahahaha awsome pic

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gotta say im a fan of this one :lol:


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Interesting hubcups on the Series 1 Sedan. RX2???



Thats a R100 Buddy. Has a similar tail light set up as a rx2!


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ScottsRX wrote:
Interesting hubcups on the Series 1 Sedan. RX2???



Thats a R100 Buddy. Has a similar tail light set up as a rx2!


I'm talking about the RX3 in the background. Thanks for the info though...

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They're series 1 Familia Rotary Coupe (JDM R100) hubcaps. Same as what Aus delivered R100s had, but Aus cars had a 14" rim and cap, and JDM cars had 13". That's why they fit on the RX-3.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayI ... 0291048885

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Savannarx3 wrote:
They're series 1 Familia Rotary Coupe (JDM R100) hubcaps. Same as what Aus delivered R100s had, but Aus cars had a 14" rim and cap, and JDM cars had 13". That's why they fit on the RX-3.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayI ... 0291048885


Cheers Bud, I thought I had seen them before.

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ScottsRX wrote:
eat_rotor wrote:
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Interesting hubcups on the Series 1 Sedan. RX2???



Thats a R100 Buddy. Has a similar tail light set up as a rx2!


I'm talking about the RX3 in the background. Thanks for the info though...


True I misread the question.LOL :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Perhaps the best ever photo of an early Mazda rotary.
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I can almost match that (shame it isn't a rotor but it's damn close!)

This is my old man with his Capella! It was the first good car he bought upon graduating uni as a schoolteacher. I'm not sure about the date but I'm guessing he'd be about 21 in this pic, making it 1976.

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 Post subject: Re: Perhaps the best ever photo of an early Mazda rotary.
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Haha classic! Looks like a photo from a sales brochure at the time. Whered you get that pic from Dom?

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 Post subject: Re: Perhaps the best ever photo of an early Mazda rotary.
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This is my old man with his Capella!

Ahhh that's awesome!!

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The photos are tops :bounce2: gotta love the original's \:D/


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Great to see old photos like that. There must more floating around....

Great thread guys!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Perhaps the best ever photo of an early Mazda rotary.
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somebody posted these on here a couple of years ago...

cant remember who it was now...


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My old mans capella...pic taken in the early 80s, out side bankstown "bbc hardware" which later became hardware house, and these days "bunnings"!!

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 Post subject: Re: Perhaps the best ever photo of an early Mazda rotary.
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love these old pics, keep them coming!


heres me age 19 full gelled hair do!


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