(MARRS-RX7) Rotor Housings? WTF

Bill McCabe thebillmccabe
Mon Oct 27 20:32:59 CET 2008


I hope you are right. I'm sure that you can understand my response in that I
have only had the car for one school, blow it up at the school and Mazda
says they aren't going to produce the parts I need to fix it. I am not
amused with them at the moment.

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 3:12 PM, Matthew Stutt <mstutt at gmail.com> wrote:

> Agreed.
>
> I don't see an immediate issue.  Given the nature of spec7 rules
> administration, we have options moving forward if a supply issue does arise.
>
> It's entirely possible Mazda will not make any new 12a housings, though
> history indicates that they spin up production periodically and stock the
> shelves.  Last time this happened, the Mazdacomp guys gave a similar
> response....I don't think they are copied on the memo.
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 3:08 PM, Bill #77 <77 at stuart5.com> wrote:
>
>> Quoting Bill McCabe <thebillmccabe at gmail.com>, 10/27/2008:
>>
>> Ok say the Junkyard scounge lasts for a year or two and then what? I guess
>>> a
>>> ford or chevy small block does fit.
>>>
>>
>> Pist-ons!?! We will burn you at the stake. (While eating steak! ;)
>>
>> I already have the solution: http://specrx8.com/  ;-D
>>
>>
>> Seriously, we have probably a decade before usable 12A housings become
>> that hard to get. And there is at least one place that can coat old housings
>> with a ceramic coating that makes them good as new. NOT legal now, but we
>> will adapt as-needed. And if they become that hard to get (read $$$), the
>> free market will probably find Racing Beat or somebody making new housings.
>>
>> Worse comes to worse, who would complain (besides me) about spec'ing a 13B
>> or RENESIS? There are already about 400,0000 RENESIS engines in the World,
>> and it's still in production.  Heck, the 16X will be out by then with 300+
>> horses!
>>
>> Sooooo in-short, I'm optimistic.
>>
>>  - Bill
>>   SRX7 #77(RIP) & #79          Go Racing NOW!
>>   Forest Hill, MD            http://SpecRX7.com/ <http://specrx7.com/>
>>
>>
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