Friday, June 13, 2014

5k: Corky Bell's 1995 Mazda MX-5 with 350Z Power

We've said it before, but this deserves a quick refresh -- what is the best money spent on any car?  The previous owner's money!!  When you buy any car, this should be something you have calculated in your head.  If the previous owner is making a profit from the sale, then you might be purchasing the wrong car.  If he has spent the car's entire sales price in parts in the past six months, now you are on to something.  Find Corky Bell's 1995 Mazda MX-5 with 350Z Power offered on ebay for $6,000 or best offer, located in Spring Branch, TX via ebay with less than 1 day to go.

Corky Bell was an engineer turned SCCA production racer of Datsun race cars during the 1960s.  Eventually he formed Bell Engineering and turned his attentions to turbocharging and supercharging, even writing a thorough guide to boosting your car called  Maximum Boost: Designing, Testing and Installing Turbocharger Systems (Engineering and Performance).  This particular vehicle was designed, engineered and created by Mr Bell and the ebay seller suggests that any questions be directed to the man himself.

See another project that just needs turbochargers, a few hundred hours of fabrication time and considerable luck to finish?

1 comment:

  1. Would have been nice for the seller to include a picture of the "car." But it does look like a big pile of expensive parts for a not a bad price. That intake manifold is seriously boss.


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