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Phoenix7
07-28-2009, 02:26 AM
We've chosen the best of RCC to bring you the first ever mass-emailing 72 hour vote-off! Stay tuned.

Here are the finalists:

RotaryFever's 1973 RX-2:
http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee357/rotaryfever/028.jpg?t=1248761650


ProxyOne's RX-2:
http://rotarycarclub.com/rides/mazda/rx-2/herblenny/rx2-6-lg.jpg

Ratboy's '77 REPU
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c264/eswansiger/P4230303.jpg

One of RotaryDave's RX-4s:
http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg28/rotarydude/Rx4/Picture033.jpg

Herblenny's RX-3:
http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e79/herblenny/tn_P1000500.jpg


Synco357's SA:
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh232/synco357/Aggressivestance.jpg



The winners for 2008:
May - Old School - SavannaDan / 1975 RX-3 13B
June - SA/FB - estevan622274 / 1984 RX-7 GSL-SE TII
July - FC - Rotary Resurrection / 1990 RX-7 GT-X TII
August - FD - Mirage / 1993 RX-7 CYM
September - RX8 - mazdamaniac / 2004 RX-8 GT Turbo
October - SA/FB VS. FC - lwnslw / 1985 RX-7 GSL-SE TII
November - FD VS. RX-8 - afgmoto1978 / 1993 RX-7
December - OPEN - FC Zach / Suzuki RE-5 Rotary Bike

Starting in 2009 it will be this (pending):
2009 ROTM Schedule:
January - TBA
February - SA/FB RX-7 - rotorhead37 / 1985 RX-7 GSL-SE Turbo
March - FC RX-7 - Rotorybeat1287 / 1987 RX-7 TurboII
April - FD RX-7 - Proxy One / 1994 Chaste White Rx7 with PEP Package
May - RX-8 - nuke0907 / CF RX-8
June - Convertibles ONLY - $100T2 Silver Vert
July - Old School
August - 12A SA/FB RX-7 VS. 13B SA/FB RX-7
September - N/A FC RX-7 VS. TII FC RX-7
October - FD RX-7 VS. 99+ Swap FD RX-7
November - "Old" RX-8 VS. 09+ RX-8
December - Race cars ONLY (Rotary-powered or RX-7 race cars including tube chassis)

synco357
07-28-2009, 11:14 AM
EDITED BY PHOENIX7:

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR CAR FOR ROTM. The NOMINATIONS thread is over and this is the FINAL Voting thread. Please check back often to see future nomination threads and ROTM contests!!

ratboy
07-28-2009, 02:43 PM
While Im honored someone thought my truck was worthy I had to vote for RotaryFevers rx2. I love that color blue and besides the d.s. mirror looks happy! Close second for the SA (which I didnt even see as an option when I voted)...

Phoenix7
07-28-2009, 04:46 PM
That is a nice blue but REPUs are in a league of their own...a cooler chevy luv full of angry Bees in the engine bay. Glad to see so many people voting, this is going to be a good month...we've got one of everything, almost.

sthque
07-28-2009, 06:00 PM
Had to vote for ProxyOne's RX-2 since it looks like my first car a '73 Mazda RX-2! Mine was the same orange but w/ a roll cage, black racing seats, racing beat manafold, holly 390 cfm carb, racing headers...my uncle campaigned it rally racing in the '70s. I restored it to a "street legal" car in the '80s while in high school...cops clocked me at 160 mph on the highway. Loved that car! Need to find some pics to scan in...

TypeSL_T
07-28-2009, 07:13 PM
Had to go for the SA. Looks like my Dad's car on steroids.

James

estevan62274
07-28-2009, 09:09 PM
RotaryFever's 1973 RX-2, Gets my vote! VERY NICE

SavannaDan
07-29-2009, 01:08 AM
I would've entered my Savanna again but I haven't done anything major to it since last year.
"Please nominate your favorite Old School ride...anything pre 79." was posted by Gravity Fed in July 2009 ROTM NOMINATIONS thread.
Why is the SA RX-7 in this old-school vote off? :confused: The SA RX-7's have their own months Feb & Aug.

Phoenix7
07-29-2009, 03:27 AM
man, should have entered it anyways, another clean RX-3 never hurts.

As far as the SA, you're right, they do have another month...I took that guideline as '79 or earlier and Synco's is a 79 I figured it could be included.

Wait till next year...we gotta figure out what battles you all wanna see.

Phoenix7
07-30-2009, 03:08 PM
Congratulations to Rotary Fever for winning this month's Rotary Of The Month Contest!

prrex4ever
07-31-2009, 08:02 PM
Too bad Charlie RX3 didn't post his car. I just saw some pics of it in the photo section and it is inmaculate. Congrats to the winner, he got my vote.