Updated: Jul 23, 2022
When it comes to rotaries, the 13B-REW with a big turbo takes the fire breathing cake. Follow this blog to see what we have been brewing up!
Engine Spec Sheet:
- 1999 Spec FD3S 13B-Rew engine platform with 120psi compression
- Full Retro HKS T51R Turbo kit including HKS 60mm wastegate, HKS Racing BOV, HKS Exhaust Manifold & Downpipe, Blitz Intercooler & Piping
- HKS or Blitz Full exhaust to be acquired
Other Performance Enhancing Drugs
Elite 1500 Haltech ECU with full Terminated Harness
Haltech/Racepak collaboration Digital Dash Display
Haltech igntion coils and harness
Touge Techniques Custom Oil Cooler Kit (will be released to public after completion of this build)
Touge Techniques AN Fittings for coolant lines
Koyo FD3S N-Flo Radiator
FD3S OEM Fans
Check out some our starting point parts that we have accumulated for the build. Be sure to stay tuned in and follow our blog for progressions and product reviews with this build!
Now we move onto the engine rebuild & installation:
Fresh Internals for this 13B-REW
Proper cleaning is key to a healthy Rotary
Internal Build Complete!
Bolt on’s time, including this Classic T51R HKS Turbo!
On to the engine install!
Mid engine Front mounted behind the suspension for optimum handling
Dual Oil Cooler upgrade with Touge Techniques Fittings & Hi-Temp Lines
Touge Techniques Product Available now!
Upgraded to a fresh LSD Turbo Differential
Intercooler installed & tucked back for bumper clearance
FD3S Calipers & Oversized slotted/drilled rotors for great stopping power & reduced heat fatigue
Intercooler piping finished & battery installed
13B-REW SIngle Turbo layout all sealed up
05/22/2020: Wheel update. Tried on some extra RGIII layong around the shop and I think the black on black is phenomenal!
First test drive, flawless Victory!
Road Atlanta Testing, with T51R. Excellent top end power!
1st Gridlife Time Attack competition in the FC3S at Chicago Autobahn.
After competing, decided I needed a more low end responsive turbo setup. So built my own custom turbo kit consisting of:
G30-770 Garrett Turbo, Custom TT Manifold, Turbosmart wastegate, and new fabbed Downpipe.
New Turbo Setup Installed
Custom Built Rays Mazdaspeed MS-01 3 piece setup to flush up with a new Widebody!
New widebody kit installed on the 3 piece Mazdaspeed wheels
AMP trackday on the new setup!
1st Drift Day in the FC3S
So thats a wrap, a 400whp FC3S powered by my fd3s old engine, rebuilt and ready to party for drift or grip racing! Heres the bonus dyno pull sounds for viewing this far!