This Built-Not-Bought RX-7 Made Me Fall In Love With JDM

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This week, Alex drives a unique RX-7 to finally see if he can start to fall in love with JDM cars.
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Komentari: 1 542
Muffeeh
Muffeeh Prije 2 mjeseci
Alex: What are you doing at 23? Me at 23: Sitting on my bum at home looking at John's car.
Zart
Zart Prije mjesec
@Leonardo Bacigalupe Any 1st world country...
Leonardo Bacigalupe
Leonardo Bacigalupe Prije mjesec
@Zart 10k is a lot in some places...
Muffeeh
Muffeeh Prije mjesec
@Aled Davies jesus christ, I live in Germany and we would pay around 100 euros for that which is like 75£ per month
Aled Davies
Aled Davies Prije mjesec
I can’t even insure a 1.4 fiesta in the UK I got quoted £3500 LOL
Spek trek
Spek trek Prije 2 mjeseci
same here unemployed as well
Mark Cook
Mark Cook Prije 2 mjeseci
It's like a mini Aston Martin Vulcan - exceptional build, well done John and his Dad
The Sprawl
The Sprawl Prije mjesec
It really does. The comparison didn't make sense until I saw it driving around town. That long bonnet and enormous wang...
TermlessGHM
TermlessGHM Prije 2 mjeseci
Yup, everything is amazing from the thought, guy that built it to the end product. Only thing I don't really like are the front wing extender....? thing's. Spoils the delicate, smooth lines of the car in my eye.
SoundBoy808
SoundBoy808 Prije 2 mjeseci
yep me too... 30 years later and still as knock out as the "ultimate modern super car!"
James Ward
James Ward Prije 2 mjeseci
Like the Vulcan and the viper
Yandi achdiyat chanel
Yandi achdiyat chanel Prije 2 mjeseci
ASMR🔞-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------🌹 Shake-Body.com/moririn 💕 Special Edition For You Live-HDRcam✰[I WANT S€X NOW]💜 Gaze: "Amazed" Lips: "Sensual" Smile: "Sweeter" Body: "Colder" Жизнь, как красивая мелодия, только песни перепутались. #однако #я #люблю #таких #рыбаков #垃圾
I’m Sonny
I’m Sonny Prije 2 mjeseci
When Alex looked into the camera and said “what were you doing at 23” me and my cardboard box fort felt violated.
Bob Jones
Bob Jones Prije mjesec
Your a fuckin classic. Great line. I hope it's a line!
Marco Pereira
Marco Pereira Prije 2 mjeseci
Deserves all the credit and more I remember buying his old wheels off him and seeing it as just a shell, top build 👌🏼
Ronin
Ronin Prije 2 mjeseci
Alex: "This built-not-bought RX-7 made me fall in love with JDM". Phill: "dafuq?"
Kapten
Kapten Prije mjesec
@RandomiMies4444 There is no such mercedes, that is made specifically for Japan market, BUT there is a JDM e34 BMW
Curtis Jackson
Curtis Jackson Prije 2 mjeseci
@Veeti J Don't talk shit
RandomiMies4444
RandomiMies4444 Prije 2 mjeseci
@Chopi A Mercedes made for the Japanese market is JDM
SoloCamo
SoloCamo Prije 2 mjeseci
@Chopi Shit like this is why I can't stand the car community at times.
Ewoenam
Ewoenam Prije 2 mjeseci
@Chopi good for you man, but I just don't agree with that "true jdm" statement. Doesnt make sense. An import is an import
FeelzGood Mane
FeelzGood Mane Prije 2 mjeseci
I SHOULD think this looks over-the-top but it just looks amazing. The wheel arches are - by far - the highlight. Savage.
Ethan C
Ethan C Prije mjesec
I think that it’s one of the only cars that can pull off such a busy look.
Bong 45
Bong 45 Prije 2 mjeseci
@L4fty Veilside Fortune 7's started out exactly from '94 and the company was established in 1990. Same as the other Jaf companies who specialized in widebodies
TwamZ
TwamZ Prije 2 mjeseci
@L4fty wide body has always been around and this kit makes it look like how these cars looked in the gt classes. The widebody they didn't have are these bolt on rocket bunny styled kits. This is not that. How have you never seen cars widebodied in the 90s or 2000s?
Groovy Games
Groovy Games Prije 2 mjeseci
It does look over the top
Samet ALTUNSOY
Samet ALTUNSOY Prije 2 mjeseci
damn, when it rolls on the road, I thought the same man.
Ken the cat
Ken the cat Prije 2 mjeseci
I love how Alex made it look like an absolute mission to get into the car when he could've just fallen into it with touching the sides 😂
Harry Baxter
Harry Baxter Prije 2 mjeseci
so you don’t ruin the seats and floor
John Shaw
John Shaw Prije 2 mjeseci
He has to let everybody know that he makes up for his shortness, with width.
Harry Helm
Harry Helm Prije 2 mjeseci
Going to caffeine and machine and seeing this thing in person was something else, that red paint just highlights the contours of the car so well, sick car
Quattro Joe
Quattro Joe Prije 2 mjeseci
“I’ll own it for the next 50 years”. Better not get anyone up the duff anytime soon. Smashing car mate. Even for a rotary.
T'Arris Brown
T'Arris Brown Prije mjesec
gas prices have never been a problem for people that own rotaries. Reliability isn’t the issue it was, people are building these engines to last. Kswapping them is not so common and decreases the value of the car. plenty of us rotary owners are well pass 130k+ on the engine and have had no swap. simple maintenance keep them on the road. piston owners just want to beat the hell out of their cars and not take care of them. 🤷🏾‍♂️
Quattro Joe
Quattro Joe Prije 2 mjeseci
@guy with a google account they sound cool but I don’t think they are really worth all the hassle that comes with them. Awful fuel consumption, reliability is suspect, fuel additive headache. It’s just not worth it compared to other piston engines. This is why K swapping them is so popular. Oh and you don’t need to pull the engine to rebuild it every 40 to 60k
Flip Flop
Flip Flop Prije 2 mjeseci
Every petrol head everytime🤣...just wait 2 years cause this projectcar is nearly done by now🤣 I thought the same about my cars...
guy with a google account
guy with a google account Prije 2 mjeseci
Whoaaa, even for a rotary? Rotary cars a quality pal
D B
D B Prije 2 mjeseci
Might be able to afford the insurance by then
54M0HT
54M0HT Prije 2 mjeseci
Glad you've discovered how much fun the RX-7 is. The thing is, the FD is designed from scratch as a sports car, rather than being based on a saloon like GTRs and M3s. The whole fundamental architecture of the car is just right, which is why it feels so good to drive. Great work by John here, the bodykit and paint look world-class and the wheels and stance back it up. I love the originality with the front lip and centre-exit exhaust, too! Having said that, most of the changes aren't about how it drives, so a stock-bodied car with a mildly tuned engine would still give you most of the same thrill from behind the wheel - no need to spend years slaving away in your garage to get the RX-7 grin on your face!
triggamusician
triggamusician Prije 2 mjeseci
When I was 23 I couldn't even afford to fill up such a car, let alone drive it with the horrendous fuel consumption. Don't get me wrong, the RX7 is one of my favorite cars and I love this one quite a lot.
Own Alshebli
Own Alshebli Prije 2 mjeseci
This is just amazing! Thank you so much John, you’ve made my day with this astonishing piece of art you’ve built. Respect +++
FrodosHairyNips
FrodosHairyNips Prije 2 mjeseci
I think we need to see more of john on the channel I think his experience would really help shape some of the really cool cars you guys get on the channel
Elitke90
Elitke90 Prije 2 mjeseci
Absolutely amazing build!!! It's just painful to think how much this must have costed 🤓 if I had money this would be my hobby too
Jatin Shukla
Jatin Shukla Prije 2 mjeseci
He kept the twin turbos A man of culture 🙏🗿
Thawhid
Thawhid Prije mjesec
Perfect
Sven Low
Sven Low Prije 2 mjeseci
@Hugo Linning r cosmis wheels bad?
Onn Sight
Onn Sight Prije 2 mjeseci
purity !
Hugo Linning
Hugo Linning Prije 2 mjeseci
-buys cosmis wheels to counteract this
Armando Forno
Armando Forno Prije 2 mjeseci
I absolutely agree
Frankie Biker
Frankie Biker Prije mjesec
When a car puts a smile like that on your face, money, fuel economy and all the annoying stuff that comes with a project car doesn’t matter. If that makes you happy you’re doing it right. Amazing work and amazing car, very very good job
Jack McDonald
Jack McDonald Prije 2 mjeseci
I absolutely love everything about it, EXCEPT the headlights. The FD needs its popups.
welephant2013
welephant2013 Prije 2 mjeseci
@Jack McDonald ha ha. Yes my g
Jack McDonald
Jack McDonald Prije 2 mjeseci
@welephant2013 POP UP UP AND DOWN HEADLIIIIIIIIIIIIGHTSSSSS
welephant2013
welephant2013 Prije 2 mjeseci
Pop up up and down headlights...
Dan Lazaro
Dan Lazaro Prije 2 mjeseci
Oem+ type builds and simple splitters are the kinds of styles that I'd keep the pop ups in a car like this, but when it's edgy, wide body, something like the kit in the video, an re amemiya even a vertex kit those look good with no pop up headlights. And dare I say they look odd with pop up headlights.
Shikiagi
Shikiagi Prije 2 mjeseci
yeah, every time I see a rx7 build without pop-ups I always ask myself "why would you do that"
sheldonv8
sheldonv8 Prije 2 mjeseci
A great build and lovely sentiment at the end Alex. . The production quality and these videos in general are getting better and better all the time.
Nicky Long
Nicky Long Prije 2 mjeseci
Amazing car, amazing build. Well done young man 👏 people in new cars with DSG gearboxes etc have no idea how special these kind of cars are. Talk about 0-60’s and BHP figures all you like, it’s about the event and how it makes you feel 👌🏻
Turbo Addict
Turbo Addict Prije 2 mjeseci
God bless the guy who lent him the RX7 😂 Now he finally understands us JDM heads
D Dam
D Dam Prije 2 mjeseci
What an amazing car!!! Looks perfect 😍 A super well done to John and his Dad 🏆
Nigel Campbell
Nigel Campbell Prije 2 mjeseci
Remarkable work. This is a car that has aged so well, RX7 has some excellent styling queues. The work put into this can only be measured by the owner, and I can only imagine that it was not cheap.
Dan Lazaro
Dan Lazaro Prije dan
I used this kit in FH5 and painted it candy red with work wheels or Hres can't remember. I was wondering what it resembled so much in my head and came across this video and now I remember. I have a custom livery on that car now but the front end is still red. This still blows my mind to see until now.
Cheng Hoo Sew
Cheng Hoo Sew Prije 2 mjeseci
The FD aged so well.
Leonardo Bacigalupe
Leonardo Bacigalupe Prije mjesec
@99Lezard99 yeah the NSX is clean af too, another timeless classic
99Lezard99
99Lezard99 Prije mjesec
@gui2140 if you want one, true. if you have one youd probably like were the prices are going. 😆
gui2140
gui2140 Prije mjesec
The price didnt
99Lezard99
99Lezard99 Prije mjesec
@Kapten calm down man 😂
Kapten
Kapten Prije mjesec
​@99Lezard99 And? 97 is 90s you baffoon
Lim Peh
Lim Peh Prije 2 mjeseci
Totally love this FD, tastefully done up. Miss my FD in Sydney, had to sell it as I had to return to my country. It is irreplaceable and the FD is truly a special car!
Alex Lee-Isted
Alex Lee-Isted Prije 2 mjeseci
This build looks absolutely incredible. Amazing effort
Joe Muxlow
Joe Muxlow Prije 2 mjeseci
Got a chance to see this beast at Japfest in Silverstone this year, absolutely one of the most stunning builds I have ever seen! Great work!
Nana Yaw
Nana Yaw Prije 2 mjeseci
I like how multiple times in the video you are encouraging Alex to take on greater challenges ahead in his life I appreciate you for that
BerserkFury89
BerserkFury89 Prije 2 mjeseci
When I was 23 I couldn't afford to even dream about a car like that, let alone having a shop to make it all, or more funding to have parts literally custom made for the car...
Craig Mulholland
Craig Mulholland Prije 2 mjeseci
@Ben Gray Probably a lot more than 15k. The cheapest RX-7 on autotrader right now is £37k and that’s not had any work done it. I wouldn’t be surprised if that build cost well over £45k not including all the tools required and the purpose built “shed” to build it in
Khan, WrathOf
Khan, WrathOf Prije 2 mjeseci
@BerserkFury89 getting custom parts built (though not cheap) is not astronomically expensive. There's plenty of shops that'll do custom fabrication for custom specs. The shed, however. It was stated in the video that they built it themselves.
Sydney Handjerker
Sydney Handjerker Prije 2 mjeseci
@BerserkFury89 well these days you dont have to even be an enterpreneur, shit, the people i know who are balls deep into crypto make one off profits which you could only dream of making 10-20 years ago. Heck if this guy invested 50 quid into $shiba for example last year, hed be a millionaire right now
Rob Marley
Rob Marley Prije 2 mjeseci
I work with John... He probably earns less money than everyone commenting, he hasn't had any money from anybody else to do this and he has done it all himself. It's the only time in most people's lives when you don't have a shit ton of outgoings that you can spend almost every penny you earn making what you want. He doesn't go out nailing 300 broads and snorting half a ton of Charles a night like all the g's getting salty on here claim they did at his age...
Ben Gray
Ben Gray Prije 2 mjeseci
@Finnigan but the car has probably a 3-4k paint job for a start. I bet there’s 15k at least in that build!
Hanky Bannist8r
Hanky Bannist8r Prije 2 mjeseci
Wow what's a beautiful car ! I've always wanted a 3rd gen Rx-7 but much like the Supra they're almost unobtainable. Well done John, you've built yourself one hell of a machine !
Martin Daly
Martin Daly Prije 2 mjeseci
Another top notch review / car , keep up the great content , would love to see you guys getting a series on a digital platform cheers
Yas
Yas Prije 2 mjeseci
That is one of the most spectacular RX-7s I've ever seen... the front wing arches are like shark gills and just look so violent 🦈 fantastic project 🤩
GEE'S Drive
GEE'S Drive Prije 2 mjeseci
Beautifully finished car, it looks awesome. Owner's passion really shows. Top job fella!
Thinking Impaired
Thinking Impaired Prije 2 mjeseci
Truly amazing that it clears the speed bumps. Definitely a nice build.
Thinking Impaired
Thinking Impaired Prije 2 mjeseci
@Abiril the Archer I remember driving a few corvettes. And in the past living at a house that the city specified a driveway design that was impossible to not scrape the undercarriage of my BMW. Many corvettes that i've driven bottom out.
Justin
Justin Prije 2 mjeseci
A bot managed to copy and repost this comment in 3 minutes lmao, Wild.
Abiril the Archer
Abiril the Archer Prije 2 mjeseci
i hate when cars get lowered and they cant clear shit, i also live where snow can pileup so i might be a little biased
Alex Kelsall
Alex Kelsall Prije 2 mjeseci
Incredible! Respect to John on how much he's done himself too
paulnok
paulnok Prije 2 mjeseci
Love how Alex appreciate it with love and hope towards this young lad.
Richard Isaksen
Richard Isaksen Prije 2 mjeseci
I’ve always maintained that the veilside rx-7 is my favorite looking, but now I’m not so sure… that is one of the best builds I’ve ever seen
Tom Grove
Tom Grove Prije 2 mjeseci
That's the best sounding rx7 I've heard. It way over the top like most tuned ones. At lower to mid revs under load it almost sounds a bit like an old school straight 6. Love it.
Patrick Ward
Patrick Ward Prije 2 mjeseci
"Perfectly legal officer" love it
[RB] Random & Basic
[RB] Random & Basic Prije 2 mjeseci
@Ауто камере Србија / Dash cams Serbia That's the power of lust for the RX7 🤣
Yandi achdiyat chanel
Yandi achdiyat chanel Prije 2 mjeseci
ASMR🔞-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------🌹 Shake-Body.com/moririn 💕 Special Edition For You Live-HDRcam✰[I WANT S€X NOW]💜 Gaze: "Amazed" Lips: "Sensual" Smile: "Sweeter" Body: "Colder" Жизнь, как красивая мелодия, только песни перепутались. #однако #я #люблю #таких #рыбаков #垃圾
Ауто камере Србија / Dash cams Serbia
Ауто камере Србија / Dash cams Serbia Prije 2 mjeseci
I can't believe he did that to his leather jacket...
Aaron Moon
Aaron Moon Prije 2 mjeseci
it's awesome the work he does, and a beautiful selection of a car.
boneav83
boneav83 Prije 2 mjeseci
Alex's giggles lol. The car is a work of art, congratulations John and his Dad.
JAP Seven
JAP Seven Prije 2 mjeseci
Wow I’ve seen a lot of RX7s and this is up there with some of the most spectacular ones. This build is a thing of beauty just love that red paint work
Russ Clarke
Russ Clarke Prije 2 mjeseci
This is honestly the nicest car I’ve ever seen in my life. Incredible work!
minotaur
minotaur Prije 2 mjeseci
Wow. Great work on that RX-7 John. I can just imagine how nervracking it was letting Alex go off all by himself. Cheers dude
Alexander Zamani
Alexander Zamani Prije mjesec
Wow, amazing work esp at 23! The bodywork is amazing, look so sporty and clean but also looks functional. The guy really has taste with the design too! I love the garage shed thing too, plenty of space and it's got that lift too, it's really fantastic stuff!
amonrei
amonrei Prije 2 mjeseci
Being financially capable definitely helps but having the passion and skills to do this also deserves some respect. What a lad, what a build.
Papa Grounds
Papa Grounds Prije 2 mjeseci
I love how good that RX-7 looks! Not so keen about the huge spoiler (I've always liked lowkey behinds 😉) but every other aspect of the car is just pure fire! 😍👌 Edit: And that sound! Braingasms just by listening to it! 🤤
Adam
Adam Prije 2 mjeseci
This is what people who drive their automatic euro box bus sized SUVs around don't get. Proper driving a proper car makes you feel a certain way... It makes your balls fizz.
vaso opel
vaso opel Prije 14 dana
@Hates Spam oh you mean some abandoned road or something, yes I get it now :-)
vaso opel
vaso opel Prije 14 dana
@Hates Spam I never said there were no racetracks in your county ;-)
Hates Spam
Hates Spam Prije 14 dana
@vaso opel Yes you can find the equivalent of a fun little racetrack in a rural area when no one is around, or is one of the industrial areas which become ghost towns on a weekend. In not saying I've done it, but it's truly not hard to do, nearly anywhere in the world. There is always areas where bugger all people go and there are roads there.
Hates Spam
Hates Spam Prije 14 dana
@vaso opel We have racetracks in my country, not sure why you suggest we don't? Bit stupid to act like there aren't race tracks here mate. Personally I'm within 15km of one where I live, so...
Hates Spam
Hates Spam Prije 15 dana
@vaso opel What car/engine? I'm wanting to hear my car that I was building some time ago. Still got it, just haven't made progress. Forged 6.3L LS engine with everything done to it and a Garrett GTX4202R turbo hanging off the side. I ripped the sound system out of my car to make it lighter and better in every way. I can easily put a Bluetooth speaker in the car when I want music and then take it out when I want maximum weight reduction.
Aldo Fuenzalida
Aldo Fuenzalida Prije 2 mjeseci
Awesome rx7. I myself have a stock rx8 and love the way it drives. There’s just something different about driving a rotary engine. Once I get some work on my 8, my next thing might be a 7! Great video as always! I’ll be waiting to see your build @ car throttle 😏
hello
hello Prije 2 mjeseci
0 love for the looks of this myself, but by God it looks like its done REALLY well. Top work yougun' 👌
Patrick Janek
Patrick Janek Prije 25 dana
This is the nicest FD I have ever seen hands down, well done John and his Dad.
TH. exe
TH. exe Prije 2 mjeseci
That Car looks so clean. Literally the most perfect RX7 i've ever seen
Wolf
Wolf Prije 2 mjeseci
The future care getting some love. Can't wait to get an Rx7 Alex: "and remember he's 23yro. What were you doing at 23?" Me a 24yro: barely able to pay rent Alex. ... Barely able to pay rent 🥲
PK Killer _Apathy
PK Killer _Apathy Prije 2 mjeseci
@Ben I feel you just dropped stupid money for turbo for my mx5. Pain rent and more pain. Love it tho
Ben
Ben Prije 2 mjeseci
@[[[ *Dragonier* ]]] Mate don’t feel bad, I just turned 31 and my bank account is crying because I’m about to drop close to a grand on a new clutch for my E82.. There’s a reason why 99% of top-end motors are bought by the over-50’s!
[[[ *Dragonier* ]]]
[[[ *Dragonier* ]]] Prije 2 mjeseci
@MrManBuzz Your comment made me feel a little better about my own predicament tbh. I am a few years younger than this dude and have aspirations of buying a small 90s hatch, stripping it and swapping the powerhouse for a mid-mounted super bike engine. Maybe even a 4WD conversion, and build it for rallying. However, I don’t have the money nor space to make that happen. This guy obviously did. Still though, it’s depressing/painful to dream about something that is so far out of reach…
Guille Viper
Guille Viper Prije 2 mjeseci
Me at 24: Maybe if I save up for the next 3 years I can buy a set of rims like the ones on John's RX7
MrManBuzz
MrManBuzz Prije 2 mjeseci
@hariboproductions Don't feel too bad. I absolutely love what this guy (and his dad) did with this RX7, but clearly he is pretty well off. You don't have the resources to buy and build a car like this without having a fair bit of money. (and don't forget the garage and equipment which isn't cheap either) Don't feel bad thinking you're a failure, I know it's an easy thing to indulge in, but try not to.
Dinis Paulino
Dinis Paulino Prije 2 mjeseci
I've never been a fan of JDM cars, but this one is truly awesome! Hat's off to John!
John Hazlewood
John Hazlewood Prije 2 mjeseci
I take my hat off to John and his dad for a fantastic job. Ive been a rotary fan since I had my RX4 that I built and should have never sold. This makes me want to build another.
Mark Reyes
Mark Reyes Prije 2 mjeseci
Fkn great episode, and good to see Alex really dig it! I agree, this RX7 is great and can't wait to see what John does to the next car!
Steven Adamson
Steven Adamson Prije 2 mjeseci
Cracking car love the colour the way it looks and sound fantastic and doing this at 23 my mind is blown you have a bright future ahead of you John 👊
Kam
Kam Prije 2 mjeseci
Looks unreal 👌🏼340hp is plenty to have fun on the UK roads too plus you get to keep the original engine Great execution
Simon Webbon
Simon Webbon Prije 2 mjeseci
Not to my personal taste but the amount of attention to detail and passion he has put into this car is absolutely amazing. Nice one lad!
Chris
Chris Prije 2 mjeseci
This is a beautiful build fair play always been my dream car 👊🏻🔥👌🏻
maritalwingman
maritalwingman Prije 2 mjeseci
The only thing I wish was different about this video was that it was longer than 13 minutes. Absolutely incredible build and I'm definitely in love with it. Thank you for sharing.
Ultrafex
Ultrafex Prije 2 mjeseci
The car looks amazing! John has done some fantastic work! Just wow 🥰
Alex Merrall
Alex Merrall Prije 24 dana
Saw this at Bicester in June 2021 and it looked fabulous parked out there even amongst some truly special cars, easily one of the highlights of the day for me. So glad to see it again here and understand the story behind it. Kudos to John and his Dad building it.
Ben Mortimer
Ben Mortimer Prije 2 mjeseci
Best looking RX-7 I've ever seen. The fact that it's built not bought makes it even more impressive. Massive well done to John and his dad... Stunning car! 👌
bocoy noiu
bocoy noiu Prije 2 mjeseci
Got a chance to see this beast at Japfest in Silverstone this year, absolutely one of the most stunning builds I have ever seen! Great work!
S4M_ 0993
S4M_ 0993 Prije 2 mjeseci
That is beautiful, John you should be very proud of yourself. One of the best RX7’s i have ever seen.
João Guedes
João Guedes Prije mjesec
Here I am at 20 with a 106 trying to hypermile the shit out of it. Massive respect to the car and the owner. Great build.
Wind of change
Wind of change Prije 2 mjeseci
This is such a fantastic build it looks so clean and streamlined, its a tasteful af. Fantastic work especially by someone so young.
matt stanbridge
matt stanbridge Prije 2 mjeseci
great looking car, love watching rob dahm do his rotatary fd's
Paul Ford
Paul Ford Prije 2 mjeseci
It should be totally over the top. But it just works so well as a styling exercise. Fantastic work guys.
Simeon
Simeon Prije 2 mjeseci
That's insane!😍Literally what dreams are made of! I'd love to be able to do something like that but I wouldn't even know where to start let alone probably be able to buy an RX7 in the first place.
paul taylor
paul taylor Prije 2 mjeseci
This young man surely must have a career in the car industry some where. Great car, great video guys again.
animalcol1
animalcol1 Prije 2 mjeseci
Fabulous looking thing. Superb build. Absolutely love it!
C-J Watson
C-J Watson Prije mjesec
Incredible car, well done John. Nice piece of kit.
Chris Woollard
Chris Woollard Prije mjesec
Stunning car. One one thing I'd change is a single wiper conversion!
davidhshort16
davidhshort16 Prije 2 mjeseci
That is an absolute weapon, massive respect to the father & son who built it 👌
David Jebson
David Jebson Prije 2 mjeseci
Totally brilliant video !!! The car looks gorgeous but the expressions on Alex's face told it all - what a fabulous RX7, in all respects.
1Truzilla
1Truzilla Prije mjesec
Beautiful car man, I have an FD RX7 too. Have had it since 2006 and this is my 2nd one. I put a 20b in it back in 2008, but as of yet, haven't gotten it running correctly. I'm thinking about ditching the 20b and going RB26. I've got an RB30 in my R33 GTR Vspec and still have my old 2.6. Just need an RWD oil pan, and valve covers. 550hp soulful be plenty for the light body FD, and with the torque of the IL6 that should make for an amazing car.
Korylp
Korylp Prije 2 mjeseci
What a machine! So clean and those front fenders are amazing! Epic owner build and that satisfaction is worth all of the effort. Loved that he said he won't sell it. I see way too many mates and people in the scene who build their entire car and then sell it immediately when it's done. P.s. The slight gap between the front bar and bonnet on the drivers side is driving my OCD mad!!!!! Regardless, props to the owner.
Stuart Black
Stuart Black Prije 2 mjeseci
Kudos man! Amazing build! Love it!👍
Lee Brown
Lee Brown Prije 2 mjeseci
Perfection personified..just wow and from a young man who put his dreams into action. Well done
Oscar Dean
Oscar Dean Prije 2 mjeseci
Wicked car love the RX sevens this looks awesome not sure about the rear wing never been a big fan of big wings on classic jump cars but still very impressive well done young man 😕👍
tinman 001
tinman 001 Prije 2 mjeseci
looks like something out of a videogame freaking love it 🔥
kiewanface
kiewanface Prije 2 mjeseci
This is the most beautiful FD I have seen. I am really, really envious of John sorting this out at TWENTY THREE. Are you kidding me? Absolute Legend.
Big Supes
Big Supes Prije 2 mjeseci
I tried liking this video twice. Epic build. Fair play to the lad. 👏
Zachary Kew-Denniss
Zachary Kew-Denniss Prije 2 mjeseci
Love the RX7 so much. My Grandad was on the original engineering team for the Rotary. I never got to meet him, but stuff like this makes me feel closer to him.
1986XRV8
1986XRV8 Prije 25 dana
Beautiful car...not really my cup of tea but I love the story behind the build. I also love built not bought cars!
Moe
Moe Prije 2 mjeseci
Mad ride and those wheel arches look insane! I was 23 20yrs ago and the only thing I had built by that age was credit card debt!! 😭🤣😂
TheUrbanTurban
TheUrbanTurban Prije 2 mjeseci
“What were you doing when you’re 23?” Sitting here watching this video wishing I was capable of building a car full-stop.
MrManBuzz
MrManBuzz Prije 2 mjeseci
@Elijah How long ago was it and how much did you pay for your FD? (I'm assuming it's an FD)
jothain
jothain Prije 2 mjeseci
@Elijah hell yeah it's jealousy 😀. At least here, no one in their 20's can buy rx7 in their own wallet. I didn't knew anyone at that age. Except for couple guys and they were driving daddy leases.
Elijah
Elijah Prije 2 mjeseci
@jothain sounds like jealousy to me mate. I bought my Rx7 aged 20 (which wasn't that long ago) and it was all from my own money.
Labas Labas
Labas Labas Prije 2 mjeseci
@jothain Yes, some have the money. But they migh still not have skill to do something like this.
jothain
jothain Prije 2 mjeseci
@Labas Labas Hear, hear. Some have the daddy wallet option.
Omega157
Omega157 Prije 2 mjeseci
"[JDM] isnt really my bag" proceeds to love it enough to mention it in the title, doesnt stop smiling, and just the face on cold start says everything.
Nick
Nick Prije mjesec
Him and his Dad have done a great job, that is crazy looking and gorgeous. Love it.
Freddy The Frog
Freddy The Frog Prije 2 mjeseci
Stunning piece of kit! Well done that man....on the build
Chris
Chris Prije 2 mjeseci
The Rx7 has been top 3 dream cars for a long time. Video games did it to me and HRpost showed me just how bad ass these cars really are
MAXEL
MAXEL Prije 2 mjeseci
Im not a fan of over the top cars, im more a classic car person and light mods, but men, this looks awesome, if you tell me is a new supercar i can almost believe it. Congratulations to John and company for making that piece of art in wheels 👏
KenniTheKid
KenniTheKid Prije 2 mjeseci
its very nice looking but i've always wondered how these would hold up at autobahn speeds with that home made aero.
The Real MrCods
The Real MrCods Prije 2 mjeseci
Best RX7 I have ever seen in my 51 years on this planet. Props to owner. 💖
PLAY TANIYEL!
PLAY TANIYEL! Prije 2 mjeseci
This car is something of amazing. Never seen a car quite like that extreme and also not so exagerated, it’s incredibly well balanced. Marvellous car!
alx gu
alx gu Prije 2 mjeseci
Yeh it’s somehow ridiculous but acceptable 🤔. Balanced, as you said. Also the parts he made himself work so good with the bodykit. I’m very very impressed (and slightly jealous).
Flavour
Flavour Prije 2 mjeseci
What an Amazing build and lad and Garage ✌ Question is how fast would that kit handle Top Speed wise genuinely curious
J Numan
J Numan Prije 2 mjeseci
I'm 23 and starting my mx5 project to look fairly similar to that actually.... But damn yeah that's impressive as hell, this has given me a lot of inspiration for mine!
Marc Birchley
Marc Birchley Prije 2 mjeseci
This video got me in the feels... That was true man to man appreciation and respect.
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