KAMIKAZE racing – tuning and modifications of the car Mazda RX8 with a brake shoe eccentric, a construction of the racing car KAMIKAZE RX8 GT – circuit and drift

Technical specifications

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  • Power: 280-360 hp – according to the chosen adjustment
  • Twisting moment: 250-327 Nm – according to the chosen adjustment
  • Used components:
    • Turbo Kit GReddy/ compressor kit Hymee.
    • GReddy High Performance aluminum water cooler – lower weight, bigger contents.
    • Lightened flywheel – weight 5,06 kg and a ceramic coupler F1 Racing – for power transmission up to 590 hp.
    • Lightened aluminum pulleys Unorthodox Racing (an alternator, a water pump, a crankshaft) – weight 0,54 kg (1,2 lb).
    • Aluminum Engine Oil Pan GReddy – a bigger capacity of oil – 0,61 more.
    • Exhaust pipe GReddy SP2 - a whole rustless dual exhaust pipe, 60 mm at an average + a whole rustless central component of a catalyst including a flange for a lambda probe.

Body kit

Body kit is made of built-up materials and consists of 13 components.

In the front bumper there are cutouts for the air inlet to the radiators of air, water, oil and to the brakes.

On the rear bumper there are carbon wings? For a better air circulation.

Body kit includes:
A front bumper, a rear bumper including wings, 6 door-sill parts, a left and a right rear wheel arch trim, gas tank cover.

The interior

The interior is made of custom leather of red and white color, quilted with an original design. The seats have KAMIKAZE quilted in Japanese on them. The ceiling is made of red Alcantara.

The hoods

The hoods are made of carbon fiber.

Weight of the front hood is 6,5 kg. The hood consists of three components of carbon fiber and there are six aerodynamic cutouts for warm air removal.

The rear hood weighs 4,7 kg, is made of a breakfree film of carbon and has a raised tear edge for a better pressure.

The chassis

  • The chassis GReddy Type S with electronic control of the rigidity from a driver's compartment – height adjustable including cambers and rigidity – 32 levels of rigidity setting.
  • Adjustable stabilizers Hotchkis – three levels of adjustment.
  • Aluminum struts GReddy.
  • Recommended wheels of the size 19" – Dotz Shuriken, Hanzo, Touge with low-profile tyres.

The brakes

  • In the front there is Big Brakes system GREX Gold – a 6 piston one with cooled discs 330 mm.
  • At the back there are braking discs EBC Turbo Groove with brake-pad Yellow stuff.

Info about the car KAMIKAZE RX8

Length 4440 mm
Width 1860 mm
Height 1320 mm
Axle base 2700 mm