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Rotary power

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by miller1098, Oct 19, 2014.

  1. miller1098

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    My mate has had his car back from the shop his wallet substantially lighter.Hes got 400 bhp at his disposal total engine rebuild radiator, inter cooler,ecu and shocks it's a really light engine it would go well in the z .obviously he had to upgrade his brakes there huge image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg
     
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  2. t-tony

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    WOW. That looks great.

    Tony.
     
  3. zedonist

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    What is it, a cortina coupe?
     
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    The engine bay is a work of art.
     
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    Looks like a Holden?
     
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    As in the batsman's Willey?;)
     
  7. miller1098

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    It's a Japanese Classic it looks fairly ordinary from the front and sides it's only the exhausts that sort of give it away until he gets the two turbos wound up, it screams image.jpg image.jpg
     
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    Does that say EUNOS on the back Hugh? It sure doesn't look much like the little Eunos I had!
     
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    Yes your right it's a Eunos Cosmo.
     
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    Not a smallpiece then?
     
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    I'm sooo glad I'm not the only one who didn't know what this is ;)

    That is one seriously impressive looking/sounding whatever one of those is!
     
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    Sorry, it looks bloody horrible but its got a nice lump in it but you have to look after those things.
     
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    The styling looks very eighties Italian, not saying that's a good or a bad thing it just looks like the era it's from. First look at the front end and grille I thought Lancia. Could even be styled by Pininfarina next to that horrible thing I saw at Walmart. ;)

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    that must have cost a few quid, dropping a rotary in to anything aint cheep
     
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    No it doesn't!
     
  17. miller1098

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    the three rotor engine is original ,the engine was only in production for 5 years about 4000 units in the early 90s and recently many of the cars were cannibalised just for the engine.it was like Mazdas answer to Lexus very luxurious and advanced for its time ,touch screen sat nav TV etc
     
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  18. miller1098

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    as with the interior of your car "beauty is in the eye of the beholder"lol
     
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  19. zedonist

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    Cortina starts with the letter "C" also........
     
  20. David Cullen

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    wow i didnt know they came as standard with the cos, she has presence all the same kinda cross between a s14 and r32, its a jap classic so i wouldnt say no ;-)
     

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