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General Information

Year
1972
Make
Mazda RX-8 (ish)
Model
Safari Race Buggy 2wd
Color
Err, sorta Red, mainly.
History
10000 Miles
NameDescriptionCost PriceInstall PriceRating
EverythingStill Everything?5.95?99999999.9910 / 10
T45 tubular spaceframed rear-wheel drive race buggy.<br />900kg fueled and including driver/co-driver.<br /><br />VW beetle-based suspension (heavily modifed now mind...)<br />12" of wheel travel up front, 14" at the rear.<br /><br />Mazda Renesis Rotary powered.<br />268bhp + 168lbft.<br /><br />Wilwood twin pots up front, Hispec 4 pots at the rear, Carbotech brake pads all around.

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Pretty sure I saw you in this at a Peugeot Sport Curborough day last year..!? I was in a blue s1 XSi at the time.<br />
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Good work on a cool creation!
 

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Yeah, you did Rich, it's had a fair bit of suspension work and upgrades since though!
 

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Looks fantastic fun!!! <img src='http://www.mx5nutz.com/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/thumb-up.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':thumb-up:' />
 

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Now that does look like a lorra lorra fun <img src='http://www.mx5nutz.com/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/thumb-up.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':thumb-up:' /> <br />
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As said more info in the rides section would go down well!
 
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