NEW FEATURE: Post Like system!!!

At long last, we have successfully implemented a comprehensive post rating/like system. With casual readers and visitors vastly outnumbering frequent posters, it is not always apparent to users that others are reading, enjoying and grateful for their posts. If you are too shy to post and want to express your thanks, now you can!

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Can I encourage everyone to use this new feature enthusiastically and liberally and be sure to go back to your favourite old topics and like old posts. This will help build up useful user 'like' profiles and give credit to the users who has provided so much value to this community. This in turn helps guests and newcomers sort useful answers and posters from others.

This goes to regular forum lurkers especially - please show your appreciation with a 'like'!

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  • You can remove a like if you made a mistake by clicking the undo button where the thumbs up used to sit (but the user will be notified)
  • Plus more


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12A vs 13BT - before and after

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12A vs 13BT - before and after

#1 Post by KYPREO » Thu Sep 29, 2016 3:02 pm

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:lol: Made me remember just how slow a bog standard 12A is!


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Re: 12A vs 13BT - before and after

#2 Post by Ale » Thu Sep 29, 2016 4:22 pm

Wow, that's cool!! I recall going for a drive in stock Rx7's as a kid and loving it, then we started shoe horning standard 13bt's in our Mazda's and they blew our socks off!!
These days most of us would jump into that 13bt FB and fall asleep with that mild conversion!!! Its come a long way hasn't it


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Re: 12A vs 13BT - before and after

#3 Post by green200b » Thu Sep 29, 2016 4:49 pm

Nice video! I remember the day I picked my RX-7 up, I thought it was so fast. I didn't drive it very hard when I tested it, but once I was far enough from the seller's house I floored it from a standing start. At that point it was the quickest car I had driven (I was 18).

Nowadays, it feels extremely slow, but the fact that it never breaks down always stops me from wanting to do anything about this.


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Re: 12A vs 13BT - before and after

#4 Post by KYPREO » Fri Sep 30, 2016 9:25 am

So true to both of your comments. My experience was the same. There was also something cool about the rev buzzer to let you know you were flogging the engine. This video shows a stock s4 engine which at 135kw is a pretty tame setup even compared to modern day family cars :lol:

don't get me wrong though, even a 12A can still be fun. I look back fondly at my previous setup: unopened 12A, exhaust, modified carb and 4.44 diff. That was pretty fun, super reliable and still chirped the tyres every gear change. I just watch this video to remind myself I made the right decision to move forward with a 13B turbo setup. :lol:


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