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Pacific Avatar Conversion 1982 Mazda RX7 Convertible Barn Finds

Pacific Avatar Conversion 1982 Mazda RX7 Convertible Barn Finds

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The top and windows are going to be an issue for the next owner, as I doubt the aftermarket conversion company still has extras sitting on the shelf.

Many of these conversions were also turbocharged, but it doesn't appear this one is. Still, it came with the awesome three-piece wheels you see here and the ...

During the early eighties, a California-based company called Pacific Avatar had made themselves specialists in converting RX-7's into convertibles.

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From what I can ascertain from scattered online reports, these conversions were somewhat crude, ...

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Untouched Automatic: 1980 Mazda RX7

Low Mileage Rotary: Preserved 1982 Mazda RX-7

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... Barnfinds: 1982 Pacific Avatar Mazda RX-7 Convertible. With our Saturday instalment of Prime Find of the Week, we're offering our services to the ...

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Not just has this RX-7 lost its roof and been treated to that widebody kit, but there's also a set of gorgeous three-piece split-alloys to fill those new, ...

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British Basket Case: 1988 Sterling 825SL

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Technically, a Mustang-sourced engine in a British roadster earns this the "Cobra" nameplate. Hood bulges on top of hood bulges help convey the image, ...

Normally, aftermarket convertible conversions can be questionable at best in terms of their final execution. Personally, I feel this becomes even more of a ...

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Without much debate, monies exchanged hands and I was on my way home with the vehicle. The 3hr driving trip home would be the true test for the vehicle.

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... I could tell. The air condition, lights, power antenna etc, all worked great. The tires had minor cracks on the treads (due to age) and would need to be ...

Other than these two items, I had no other criticisms of the drivetrain. Revs were very smooth and the clutch felt sturdy. The engine was responsive and the ...

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Also not my TR4, this one is from Pedro Simones on flickr.

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... be able to tell the difference. Find this 1969 Cadillac Eldorado offered for $11,000 via craigslist, located in the SF Bay Area. Tip from Kaibeezy.

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Find this 1967 Buick Wildcat offered for $8,500 in Brentwood, CA via craigslist. Tip from Kaibeezy.

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Best of all, it's been properly converted with a Buick 215 (a/k/a Rover 3.5) V8 which just looks totally at home in the engine bay.

The non original 455 cubic inch V8 should be great for dual stripe pavement painting duties and should put out more power than the 330, 345 or 394 V8s ...

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The top and windows are going to be an issue for the next owner, as I doubt the aftermarket conversion company still has extras sitting on the shelf.

Many of these conversions were also turbocharged, but it doesn't appear this one is. Still, it came with the awesome three-piece wheels you see here and the ...

During the early eighties, a California-based company called Pacific Avatar had made themselves specialists in converting RX-7's into convertibles.

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From what I can ascertain from scattered online reports, these conversions were somewhat crude, ...

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Friday, September 12, 2014

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Low Mileage Rotary: Preserved 1982 Mazda RX-7

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... Barnfinds: 1982 Pacific Avatar Mazda RX-7 Convertible. With our Saturday instalment of Prime Find of the Week, we're offering our services to the ...

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Sometimes a person just needs an inexpensive old pickup. 1986 isn't “old” for a lot of us but it's older than a good percentage of Barn Finds… more»

Nice Nissan Pickup: 1984 Datsun 720 King Cab

British Basket Case: 1988 Sterling 825SL

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Avid followers of Barn Finds will recognize this vehicle from earlier this year. We featured it here in Feb. 2018 and it is again for sale here… more»

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One thing that I can certainly say about Barn Finder Miguel, is that he does have an eye for the eclectic. He has referred this little 1978… more»

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Why does it seem like so many of the great, unusual finds have the least-great photos? This car won't be loved by every Barn Finds reader but… more»

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This is more of a burned barn find, but it looks like a relatively easy restoration for those of you who are into small motorized bikes/scooters/motorcycles ...

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Like many of our writers here at Barn Finds, I have Peter Egan to blame for part of my automotive obsession. Egan, who recently retired from both… more»

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This gorgeous Cushman Step-Through scooter is a claimed California barn find that the seller will not have time to restore. Frankly, it looks too nice to ...

Not just has this RX-7 lost its roof and been treated to that widebody kit, but there's also a set of gorgeous three-piece split-alloys to fill those new, ...

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... Century Estate Wagon brings back some fond memories for me, as my grandmother owned the Chevy-badged twin for many years before converting to… more»

Not just has this RX-7 lost its roof and been treated to that widebody kit, but there's also a set of gorgeous three-piece split-alloys to fill those new, ...

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Without much debate, monies exchanged hands and I was on my way home with the vehicle. The 3hr driving trip home would be the true test for the vehicle.

The color combo in this B is great, the top boot looks taut and all appears to be in proper nick. It's sporting genuine Mini-lites (according to the ...

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... I could tell. The air condition, lights, power antenna etc, all worked great. The tires had minor cracks on the treads (due to age) and would need to be ...

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Other than these two items, I had no other criticisms of the drivetrain. Revs were very smooth and the clutch felt sturdy. The engine was responsive and the ...

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For a glance at the potential upside, we found this link to a Bonhams auction from 2010 that shows a condition 2 (older professional restoration) '58 1100 ...