Redline Review: 2015 Mazda CX-5
No longer just a re-badge Ford, Mazda starts from scratch and builds us a
compact SUV with the soul of a Miata. The 2015 CX-5 has all the traditional
strengths: a roomy cabin, good fuel efficiency, an excellent driving
position, and good cargo space. Only a lack of an upgrade engine and
slightly dated cabin tech keep it from being the best in the segment.
save a mazda rx7 after 16 years "rx7 jungle"
this rx7 was abandoned since 16 years in a garden,
after 1year of negotiation the old man sold with 50euro
i start and take the road after 16 years,
the car have 30.000km!!! but after 16years in garden the body is very
rusty! i just take the engine, the rest is dead...
thanks to watch my vidéo and comment ;)
mazda rotary is a magic car!
my forum: www.KamikazeNipponRacer.be
cette rx7 était abandonnée depuis 16 ans dans un jardin,aprés 1an de
négociation le vieux me l'a vendue pour 50euro,la voiture n'avait que
30.000km!! mais aprés tout ce temp dans le jardin la caisse était toute
pourrie,je l'ai redémarrée et j'ai pris la route,je l'ai vendue juste
pour le moteur
merci d'avoir regardé ma vidéo et d'avoir posté un commentaire
mon forum: www.KamikazeNipponRacer.be
Mazda RX7 13b rotary engine compression test
This is a quick compression test of a rebuildable core. Rotary engines are
a lot like two strokes. They will not start below 75 psi compression, this
one seemingly has normal 100 plus psi. compression with no liquid in the
chambers. This particular engine is rated at 137 hp. and roughly 100ft lbs.
torque. Pretty amazing power output for such a small package. I personally
would take this engine apart and rebuild it as it has roughly 80K miles on
it. It ran fine but smoked on startup. A few people have commented that I
should take the out the schrader check valve out of the compression tester
for a more accurate reading. I may just do that and put up a new video.
RX-7 Compression Test
This is a compression test I performed on my RX-7 TII with 86,000 miles on
it. The compression tool used was made by Actron, which I purchased from
My engine passed the compression test with flying colors! The Mazda Factory
Service Manual states that the reading on front and rear chambers should be
above 85 psi. Lower than that is in need of a rebuild.
90+ psi is good enough to run the engine reliably
95+ psi is very good
100+ psi is excellent
Turbocharged RX-8 engine teardown and rebuild
With three days to pull the engine, rebuild it and reinstall, is Charles R
Hill from Black Halo Racing (BHR) up to the task?! View the video to see
what we find when the engine with 51,000 miles is pulled.
More details and photos of this rebuild can be seen at:
PS: I admit I didn't hold the camera stable enough for the first day of
footage. Gave me a damn headache editing the footage.
2014 / 2015 Mazda Mazda3 Review and Road Test
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The mainstream compact car segment is the perfect example of the infamous
"driving appliance." The Corolla and Civic sell in enormous volume because
they are the middle-of-the-road "white bread" option, not in-spite of the
vanilla. Unlike many in the automotive press, I don't find anything wrong
with that. In fact, I love me some Wonder Bread. But sometimes you feel
like a pumpernickel, and that's where the 2014 Mazda3 comes in. Mazda was
so excited about their new loaf that they invited me to spend the day with
them in San Diego. Want to know if you should spend 5+ years with one?
Accounting for 30% of Mazda's worldwide volume, calling the Mazda3 their
most important product would be putting things lightly. As a result 2014
brings a complete overhaul to every aspect of the 3 and the compact sedan
now rides on a platform derived from the larger 6. The "Kodo" design
language of the larger sedan has also been brought down to its smaller
stablemate to astonishing effect. While the old Mazda3 was all smiles and
bubbles, the new 3 is all grown up and aggressive with Mazda's incredibly
attractive grille. Before the 3′s release I was quite torn about who was
the fairest of them all but now there is no contest.
The base engine for 2014 is a 2.0L 155 horse four-cylinder that's good for
150 lb-ft of twist and 30/41/34 MPG (City/Highway/Combined) with the
6-speed automatic. If you have the cash you can upgrade to the 2.5L engine
(shared with the CX-5 and Mazda6) which bumps these numbers up to 184
horses and 185 lb-ft while dropping fuel economy to 28/39/32.
With pricing that ranges from $16,945 (sedan) to a hair under $30,000
(loaded hatch) if you check all the option boxes on a Mazda3 hatch, it's
obvious the Mazda spans the price spectrum from white bread in a bag to a
paper-wrapped organic artisan cheesy sourdough. Like the Ford Focus, this
large price span means the $19,495 iSport and $20,645 iTouring compete with
the bulk of Corolla/Civic shoppers while the upper level trims compete with
the Ford Focus, Acura ILX, Lexus CT200h, Buick Verano, and the few that
shopped Volvo's defunct C30.
Compared to the Civic and Corolla, the Mazda3 delivers superior dynamics
and more premium dash materials in exchange for less tech and no
touchscreen infotainment. This is a dangerous trade in a segment known for
placing features before fun. On the flip side, the Mazda3 has everything it
needs to compete with the Focus, ILX, Verano and CT200h. Mazda's chassis
tuning makes the Mazda the most fun to drive (even considering the ILX
2.4′s Civic Si roots), the infotainment system is entry-level luxury
worthy and 2014 brings all full-speed range radar cruise control and ever
gadget the Buick and Lexus shopper could want. So is the Mazda3 the perfect
pumpernickel for Wonder Bread prices? As good as. Civirolla shoppers who
can be convinced to cross-shop will be pleased with Mazda's sexy exterior,
comfortable seats and road manners, but those after large seats and large
trunks will return to the white bread alternative. I suspect the near
luxury shoppers are the ones that will miss out the most however thinking
that nothing this tasty could come in a package with a Mazda logo on it.
2015 Mazda CX-5 AWD Muddy Off-Road Review on Everyman Driver
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MAZDA RX7 Rotary Engine, How It Works
MAZDA RX7 Rotary Engine, How It Works
The MAZDA RX7 rotary or Wankel engine is a marvel of engineering. It has
won more races than any other vehicle in its class. Rotary engines develop
a great deal of power for their weight (power to weight ratio). They're
also able to develop high RPM bursts like no other internal combustion
engine. Learn the details of it operation, how the rotor transfers power to
the output shaft, what it the stationary gear set, what is the rotor to
output shaft ration and relationship. Get all the specifics on the rotary
engine's operation here in this video.
Presented using advanced software CG animation technology to help you
understand. Part of our Automotive Technology Rotary Wankel engines and
MAZDA RX7-RX8 series shown here on this channel. Enjoy...
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