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1989 Mazda RX7 IMSA GTU "Corona light IMSA sponsor" tube frame 2 rotor peripheral SOLD

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Serial Number: NA
Frame Number: NA
Engine Number: NA
Gearbox Number: NA
Logbook: SCCA NASA
Condition: Very Good
Price:  US $45 000 obo  Currency_Convert
Location: Los Angeles

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Full tube frame car built by JOE CAR racing (similar to Huffaker chassis)
Independent rear suspension
4 Air jacks rebuilt (HRP world)


4 gooti 16x12
2 gotti 16x10
2 bbs 16x10


Hartman Fiberglass body Mazda 2sd Gen IMSA
Steel roof

Motor 13B Peripheral Carbureted (all brand new! zero hours)

Mazda Comp dry sump system
Mazda Factory Peripheral port housing
Intake and exhaust ported by Darryl Drummond
Engine built by David Steel
RX8 rotors and e-shaft
55mm Geneberg carb
Mazda Factory peripheral intake
Custom Alum pulley
Power steering
Tilton fly wheel
Tilton double disk clutch
2 Mallory fuel pump
T5 Rebuilt Trans 5 speed

Engine Access.

2 Setrab oil cooler
Large NASCAR type radiator
5 gallon dry sump tank
1 gallon fuel sump
New lines
New stainless header and 3 inches exhaust
Borla muffler
New 27 gallon Fuel Safe Fuel cell.
New Speedway Engineering quick change Rear End (with internal oil pump)


New racetech Viper seat
New fire 5pd system
New 2 Pd automatic fire system
New Stack tach
New Stack sequential shift light
New Momo steering wheel
New 5 point schroth belt


4 Penske double adjust remote reservoir (4 new canister)
4 Link rear Independent sups.
Adjustable front and rear sway bar
New rear left upright
New left and right rear hubs and bearing
New front left and right bearings


Rebuilt AP 4 piston caliper (hrp world)
New Titlon Master cyl (3 of them)
New Porterfield Brake pads
New Brake lines
New Tilton Balance bar

will trade ? benoit@realride.com 213 703 4700


Summary of The #88 Corona Light car: - Built for Mike Henderson/ John Daley, owner of the Daley Corporation. - Fuel Injection system built by Crower. - A total of two (2) identical cars were built; the #72 Corona Beer sponsored car and the #88 Corona Light Beer sponsored car. - The maiden event for the #88 car was the 1989 Portland IMSA GT race where John finished 10th in the 90 minute IMSA GTU race. - The next outing was at Laguna Seca Raceway, followed by the season finale at the Del Mar Grand Prix. - In 1990, the car DNF’d at Topeka, San Antonio and Del Mar, but managed a 10th place at Portland again. - The car was later sold to Bob Farnham and Gary Biehl of Redondo Beach under the "Beach Boys Racing" banner where it continued racing in 1991, at Laguna Seca, followed by the season finale at Del Mar where it managed a 7th place finish, its best to date. - In 1992, Gary Biehl gave it another shot at Laguna Seca where he finished 11th in class . - In 1993 the team sporadically entered races including Sebring and the Daytona 24 hours.


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Oil/Water System

Electrical System


Rear End




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