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MHansen

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For Sale: 1984 Mazda Rx-7 #35 Challenge Car $5500.00   SOLD

• This car is a proven WCMA and ARCA overall championship winning car. One race owner and meticulously maintained. I figured the easiest way to list the improvements and modifications to the car was to go through the Challenge Car Regulations list (provided in the 2013 WCMA Technical Race Regulations) and show what I have done (basically the maximum allowed for a Spec Car of this class).

1. Make of Car
a. 1984 Mazda Rx-7 (84-85 had bigger front spindles – favored years for a chassis)

2. Body
a. Interior is gutted, dash is intact, with custom Autometer gauge placements
             i.   5inch Autometer Tachometer with customizable RPM shift light
             ii.   2 1/16inch Autometer Water Temp
            iii.   2 1/16inch Autometer Oil Pressure
            iv.   2 1/16inch Autometer Voltage
            v.   Wiper Switch & Fan Switch & Rain Light Switch
b. Doors are gutted with Tin Covers
c. Driver side window netting, passenger glass is permanently mounted
d. Sparco Racing Seat on Sliders
e. Driver side window netting installed
f.  Full Roll Cage installed
g. SA Belt 5-Point racing harness (Cannot recall the FIA year stamp at this time…)
h. Tenzo Racing wheel (not removable)
i. Stock Front Bumper (With direct ducting to air box)
j. No fiberglass panels
k. No fender openings were necessary
l. Stock Mirrors with blindspot convex additions
m. Headlights and motors removed, stock covers in place via rivets and brackets
n. Stock Appearance maintained 
o. 1 year old windshield
p. Plexiglass rear hatch installed
q. Hoodpins on front hood
r. Emblems and molding NOT removed
s. Original (mostly :P) factory white Mazda paint
t. All required decals and numbers are affixed
u. Rear rain lights are installed and can be activated by switch on the dash

3. Suspension
a. Camber plates installed on aluminum front strut perches
b. Original bushings EXCEPT on the new front control arms.
c. Front bolt on tower brace installed
d. Tokico Illumina 5-way adjustable shocks front and back
e. Stock Suspension arms
f. Stock front anti-sway bar, rear sway removed (ideal for these cars)
g. Front coils overs with eibach springs
h. Several Rims and Tires available (See parts list at the end of the document)
i. Wheels spacers on front (Custom Larger Ones for the Hoosier R-6 Tires will be included with those tires)
j. Mazdaspeed watt-link reinforcement bracket installed

4. Engine
a. 2 years (1full racing season and one partial) on a Street Ported 12a engine built by Adam at Rx-7 Specialties (Ceramic Apex Seals used for increased reliability & *Brand New* Aluminum Rotor Housings (Last Pair in North America supposedly))
b. Stock Intake Manifold
c. Stock Flywheel
d. Original Type Spark Plugs (NGK Platinum)
e. Front Oil Cooler relocated to accommodate the larger aluminum radiator (Mazda Speed steel braided oil cooler lines used)
f. Stock Drive Pulleys used
g. Dual Core Cross Flow Aluminum Radiator installed with custom piping (Never came close to overheating with this upgrade!)
h. Electric Cooling Fans installed that are thermostatically controlled and can be overridden with manual switch when in paddock
i. Stock Fuel Lines
j. Stock Fuel Check Valve in place
k. Stock Fuel Tank
l. Stock Jets Used
m. Pump gas only
n. 2 K&N Air filters with weather stripping on top (Prevents debris from entering the engine, you have a clean filter for each day of weekend racing)
o. Screen installed in front of radiator, oil cooler, and air intake
p. Battery relocated to passenger seat location to offset driver weight. Mounted in battery box
q. Stock Electrical charging system (Alternator)
r. Stock Ignition coils mounted in original location
s. Redline and Castrol Lubricants used in various different places
t. Electric Cooling Fans installed that are thermostatically controlled and can be overridden with manual switch when in paddock
u. A Carter P4594 external fuel pump is installed with a holley fuel pressure regulator mounted in the engine bay

5. Brakes
a. Stock GSL brakes used (2year old refurbished calipers)
b. Brake Modifications as follows:
c. Hawk Blue Pads front and rear
d. Steel braided brake lines installed
e. Wilwood Adjustable Brake Bias installed besides driver seat
f. Dust shield removed on front
g. Inner Plastic Fender wells remain stock
h. 3inch brake ducting routed from front bumper turn signal holes (covered in mesh) to behind the brake rotor
i. Rear brake lights and rain light operating

6. Drive Train
a. Exide racing clutch (2years old) with springs (not a solid puck)
b. 1984 GSL differential
c. Lug studs installed
d. 1984 Transmission currently installed (84 to 85 had a slightly different 2nd and 3rd gear ratios)

7. Exhaust
a. Racing Beat Header installed, no cracks or damage
b. Freshly re-welded exhaust system that extends to rear bumper (with muffler)
c. Magnaflow high flow exhaust installed
d. Pipe diameter 2-1/8” on primary tubes

8. Weight
a. The car has been stripped and has ballast weight bolted to the passenger side floor to maintain a weight slightly above the minimum 2350pound limit.
b. Ballast weight is bolted to passenger floor

9. Radio Communication, Onboard Timing & Data Acquisition
a. No communication installed
b. N/A
c. No onboard timing system installed
d. No data acquisition system installed

10. Extra Miscellaneous Items not covered in the above regulations
a. Large rear view mirror installed
b. Low Oil Pressure warning light installed on dash right behind the steering wheel
c. Car has been completely stripped and re-wired from scratch to reduce weight and improve electronic reliability
d. Moroso switch panel and push button start installed
e. Optima Red top battery
f. External battery cutoff switch installed on drivers side
g. 2 years on new Distributor cap and wires
h. Carburetor built, cleaned, and setup by Glen Nishyama (works absolutely flawlessly!)
i. Engine oil and filter change every race weekend (Oversized WIX oil filter used for extra cooling and cleaning protection
j. Opti2 Lube mixed in fuel to help with internal lubrication: additionally, stock oil injectors remain installed to help with lubrication

11. Racing history
2006 – WCMA (Western Canada Motorsport Association) Rookie of the Year
2006 – Wheat Buckley Challenge Cup Rookie of the Year

2007 –ARCA (Alberta Race Car Association) Overall Road Course Champion
2007 – 1st Place Overall in Wheat Buckley Challenge Car Cup Series
2007 – 2nd Place Overall in WCMA Regional Challenge Car Class
2007 – 2nd Place Overall in WCMA Provincial Challenge Car Class

2008 – WCMA Overall Champion
2008 – ARCA Overall Road Course Champion
2008 – 1st Place Overall in Wheat Buckley Challenge Car Cup Series
2008 – 1st Place Overall in WCMA Regional Challenge Car Class
2008 – 1st Place Overall in WCMA Provincial Challenge Car Class
2008 – 3rd Place Overall in ARCA King of the Road Championship
2008 – Winner in Class for Big Adventure Money Race
2008 – 2nd Place in Class for the NASCC Edmonton Grand Prix Invitational Race

2009 – 1st Place in Class for the Eurasia Cup Invitational Race at the 09 Edmonton Indy
2009 – 1st Place Overall in WCMA Regional Challenge Car Class
2009 – 2nd Place Overall in WCMA Provincial Challenge Car Class
2009 – Winner in Class for Big Adventure Money Race

2010 – WCMA Overall Champion
2010 – ARCA Overall Road Course Champion
2010 – 1st Place Overall in WCMA Provincial Class
2010 – 1st Place Overall in WCMA Regional Class
2010 – 2nd Place Overall in ARCA King of the Road Championship
2010 – Winner in Class for Big Adventure Money Race
2010 – 2nd Place in GTP4 class at the Eurasia Cup at the Edmonton Honda Indy

2011 – 1st Place in GTP4 class at the Eurasia Cup at the Edmonton Indy
2011 – Winner in Class for Big Adventure Money Race



12. Parts included with car sale
a. 2 Spare Transmissions
b. 8 Rims with ~50% life Toyo R888 tires mounted
c. 4 Rims with ~40% life Toyo RA1 tires mounted
d. 4 Rims with ~70% life Hoosier R6 tires mounted (comes with custom wheel spacers to fit beside the front shocks)
e. Spare Differential
f. 8 to 10 Spare Tokico Illumina Shocks (None new, various degrees of wear)
g. Two spare shocktubes and spindles
h. Spare Alternator
i. 2 Spare Starters
j. Several Assorted Suspension Components (Trailing arms, links, control arms, etc…)
k. Spare Racing Beat Header
l. Spare Exhaust System (cherry bomb)
m. 2 Spare Oil Coolers
n. Left and Right spare front fenders
o. Spare Undertray (Belly pan below the motor)
p. 2 Spare rear axles with bearings and lugs
q. 2 Spare Ignition Coils
r. Several used and some? New brake rotors
s. Probably more parts that I will find as I clean out the garage area!

I’m looking to sell the car and all parts/tires for $5500.00. Please email me at hansenmats@hotmail.com or call me (403 815 9034) for more information or if you would like to see more photos than the two attachements given.

Cheers,

-Mats Hansen





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