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Old 08-21-2012, 12:30 PM   #1
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Default My New 1978 Mazda RX3SP

Just got this 78 RX3SP from Puerto Rico, had it ship to Kissimmee, Florida, right now I am just changing a couple it Items on the Rotarivis Domesticus, Radiator, Carburator, Oil Cooler, Fan. Looking for a 5sp Transmission could be all the way up to 1980, all other will not fit in the hole. Also looking for spare parts to buy. Ignition Switch and truck lock.
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Old 08-22-2012, 12:50 AM   #2
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Wow, that is GORGEOUS. I WANT.
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:38 PM   #3
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Congratulations! That looks fantastic!
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Old 08-24-2012, 12:08 AM   #4
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very nice..what happen to the rear louver???
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:12 PM   #6
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shes a beauty!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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beautiful (seemingly well-kept) 3!

two things: (1) it's been a while since i've seen one of those air filter setups, so thanks for bringing back some good memories, and (2) i have honestly loved the Transformers since they came out in the mid 80s, but please, PLEASE, consider getting rid of that Autobot decal. they are driving me insane.

enjoy your car.
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Very very nice!

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Very nice! I've always loved the SP RX3's, I've never seen one in real life (genuine or replica), it doesn't seem to be trendy in Australia. In saying that, if I were ever to build a RX3 coupe, it'd definitely be an RX3 SP mock up. More pics please !

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Old 03-02-2013, 11:11 AM   #10
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looks nice
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little changes to the engine bay
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how do you keep it so clean? i would feel bad standing near it
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just use it once a month for the Mazda Meeting in Orlando Fl, then back to the garage and under cover. Until next meet or show.
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Thanks, under cover and in the garage
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Your car is so beautiful. I did not even know RX3 production went into 1978. I know that you could not buy one in the mainland in 1978. How did you find it in PR? Do you have any sources? I would love to find a RX3 wagon and would be happy to ship it to myself.
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