Following on from the Volvo 122 from a couple weeks ago, today we’re highlighting this ’80 RX7. It’s prepped, but in no way ready to race. For one, the engine and transmission are out. For two, presumably they’re out for a reason. Following the lack of motivation (the cited reason for the sale, as well), we’ll always caution against trusting someone else’s cage and/or fuel cell install if it hasn’t raced very recently. And even then, print out the rule and go over it in the most literal of mindset.
Passing those hurdles, there’s a lot to be loved: 20 gallon fuel cell, hella cheaty Ground Control suspension, plus three sets of wheels and tires (one race, two for rolling). Assuming the cage or cell install isn’t a complete re-do, this would be a killer starting vehicle for those really interested in being competitive in Class A. Of course, the combination of “first time LeMons racer” and “wants to be competitive in Class A” usually translates to “numerous black flags”, so perhaps the best bet would be to drop in the powertrain from a diesel Chevette until you can run 3-4 races without holding your line right into the door of a Crown Vic.