Project Ruze The UK's first all-Japanese RX7 V8?

Archive for November, 2011

RX7 Touchdown

Monday, 21 November, 2011

I found a shell! Picked up from a user on the Outlaw Jap Club, this has previously had a Toyota engine fitted – the 2.5l I6 1JZ-GTE. This means the work like battery relocation etc has already been done. It’s a complete rolling shell, all suspension, exhaust etc is all present. Most of the shells […]


The V8 is loose!!

Saturday, 19 November, 2011

Big step in the right direction today!! I am pushing forward as much as I can at the moment because the RX7 is due to turn up on Monday and I have nowhere to put it! So I was determined to make progress this weekend, and lo! The engine is free. This required me to […]


Lexus Electrics

Wednesday, 16 November, 2011

I’ve tried and failed to get hold of a wiring manual for the Lexus, so I’m having to work all the ECU wiring out myself, and there’s a lot of it!! I am in the process of documenting all the wiring inside the car and stripping it out. I’ve bought an engine hoist and stand, […]