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Mazda Project Cars

Step inside the Modified project car section to read about installations, rebuilds, upgrades, and much more as we turn these Mazda cars into performance vehicles. Now with more pictures then ever before.
2005 Mazda RX-8 - Attacking Time - Project RX-8 2005 Mazda RX-8 - Attacking Time - Project RX-8
A set of Hankook’s new TD semislicks mounted on forged TSW wheels knocks 3... more
2005 Mazda RX-8 - Introducing Project RX-8 2005 Mazda RX-8 - Introducing Project RX-8
Building A Street Touring, Cone-Dodging Machine. more
2008 Mazda RX-8 - Building A Better Renesis - Project RX-8 2008 Mazda RX-8 - Building A Better Renesis - Project RX-8
The stars align and we finally build our tricked-out Renesis rotary. more
2005 Mazda RX-8 - Polished To Perfection - Project RX-8 2005 Mazda RX-8 - Polished To Perfection - Project RX-8
A paint resurrection by Make It Shine plus a sexy new Mazdaspeed treat under the... more
2005 Mazda RX-8 - Adding Bark & Bling - Project RX-8 2005 Mazda RX-8 - Adding Bark & Bling - Project RX-8
A Milltek Sport/Pettit Racing exhaust and a couple JDM Mazdaspeed goodies... more
2005 Mazda RX-8 - Geting A Grip On Grip - Project RX-8 2005 Mazda RX-8 - Geting A Grip On Grip - Project RX-8
Moton Club Sport dampers solve the 8’s rear grip problem. more
2005 Mazda RX-8 - Doing Deals Gap - Project RX-8 2005 Mazda RX-8 - Doing Deals Gap - Project RX-8
Joe Ferguson and Dave Sibbitt resuscitate Project RX-8 and take her to the Deals... more
Project RX-8 - Building A Bulletproof Renesis - Tech Project RX-8 - Building A Bulletproof Renesis - Tech
Our RX-8’s Renesis rotary engine is getting a serious makeover more
Project RX-8 - Idle Hands Are The Devil’s Workshop - Tech Project RX-8 - Idle Hands Are The Devil’s Workshop - Tech
With a low-compression Renesis under the hood, winter madness leads to an... more
Project Mazda RX-8 - Adding Grip And Style Project Mazda RX-8 - Adding Grip And Style
Track-Testing BC Racing's BR-Series Coilovers. more
Project Time Attack Part 3 - 1995 Mazda Miata Project Time Attack Part 3 - 1995 Mazda Miata
A blow by blow account more
Project Time Attack Part 2 - 1995 Mazda Miata Project Time Attack Part 2 - 1995 Mazda Miata
Automotive Anorexia more
Project Time Attack Part 1 - Project Miata Is Dead Project Time Attack Part 1 - Project Miata Is Dead
Long Live Project Time Attack more
Project Miata Generation I: Part VII Project Miata Generation I: Part VII
It's been a long time since you've seen Project Miata. There's a string of logic... more
Project Mazda 323 GTX: Part 4 Project Mazda 323 GTX: Part 4
Project 323 GTX lives on as one of the most enjoyable heaps any of us have... more
Project Mazda 323 GTX: Part 3 Project Mazda 323 GTX: Part 3
The resurrection of our Mazda 323 GTX project car is still in its infancy as... more
Mazda RX-7: Part 10 Mazda RX-7: Part 10
Nearly two years ago, when we first began our RX-7 series, we set forth an... more
Mazda RX-7: Part 8 Mazda RX-7: Part 8
Like most athletes, race cars must also be capable of performing at peak form in... more
Mazda RX-7: Part 9 Mazda RX-7: Part 9
It's been nearly two years and over 35,000 redline-charging miles since we... more
Mazda RX-7: Part 7 Mazda RX-7: Part 7
Part VII already? That's right. Nearly one year has passed since we first got... more
Mazda RX-7: Part 6 Mazda RX-7: Part 6
Project RX-7 has finally returned to the land of the living--and it's back... more
Mazda RX-7: Part 5 Mazda RX-7: Part 5
Now that we are deep into Project RX-7, it's only fair to offer a brief... more
Mazda RX-7: Part 4 Mazda RX-7: Part 4
Whoever coined the phrase "power corrupts" must have been driving an RX-7... more
Mazda RX-7: Part 3 Mazda RX-7: Part 3
In the last installment of Project RX-7 (SCC, Jan. '99) we focused on vital... more
Mazda RX-7: Part 2 Mazda RX-7: Part 2
In the first installment of our Project RX-7 series, we covered the... more
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