For Sale: RX-8 with a 3UZ V8

Mazda RX-8 with a 3UZ V8

This Mazda RX-8 is for sale in Poland with an asking price of 67,000 Polish Zloty or $17,947. We wrote about this project in 2015 and I am glad to see the car is doing well. The car is powered by a 4.3 L Toyota 3UZ-FE V8 connected to a 350Z six-speed manual, and RX-7 … Read more

Build Video of Cummins Powered RX-8

Mazda RX-8 with a Cummins 6BT inline-six diesel

Bodge Rides Garage has put together a great build video for the Cummins powered Mazda RX-8. In it they talk to the builder Comhghan Locke about how the project came to be and show the progress of the build. Watch as the team puts a lot of hard work and fun into getting that huge … Read more

Cummins Powered RX-8 Runs

Mazda RX-8 with a Cummins 6BT inline-six diesel

Since our previous article Comhghan Locke and his team have finished installing the 5.9 L Cummins 6BT inline-six. To celebrate the guys did a burnout in the garage. Source: Rx-Hate FB page and @rx_hate

Mazda RX-8 with a Diesel Inline-Six

Mazda RX-8 with a Cummins 6BT inline-six diesel

Comhghan Locke is the type of person who becomes more determined when he is told he can’t do something. The story starts one night in the garage with his friends. Comhghan was discussing how to get a RB25DET for his Mazda RX-8 project when a friend opened the hood on his 6BT powered Land Rover. … Read more

Mazda RX-8 with a Honda F20C

Mazda RX-8 with a Honda F20C inline-four

Steve Bortolotti is building a Mazda RX-8 for time attack racing. Part of the build was switching from a Mazda rotary to a 2.0 L Honda F20C inline-four. So Steve sent the car to Cyrious Garageworks in Ontario to install the Honda motor. To install the engine they had to make custom mounts and notch … Read more

Mazda RX-8 with a Ford 4.9 L Inline-six

Mazda RX-8 with a Ford 4.9 L Inline-six

Someone has built and is selling a very unique 2004 Mazda RX-8. Between the front wheels sits a fourth generation (1991) 4.9 L Ford inline-six that produces about 145 horsepower. Behind the engine sits a Ford M5R2 toploader five-speed transmission. The owner is currently asking $2,500 OBO and the only thing left to get this … Read more