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    The Mazda (M13P) Luce Rotary Coupe RX87

    This thread is for the appreciation and technical specs of the 1969-71 Mazda M13P Luce Rotary Coupe (R130) RX87...Feel free to post pics, questions etc. for this rare piece of Mazda Rotary History...

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    Re: The Mazda (M13P) Luce Rotary Coupe RX87

    Make: Mazda
    Model: Luce Rotary Coupe (R130)
    Options: P/W, P/S & A/C
    Model type: (RX87 SDX-A A/C, P/S & P/W. 1970~71)
    (RX88 DX-B A/C & P/S. Oct.1969-Oct.1970)
    (RX89 DX-PS only. 1970)
    Body style: 2-door pillar less coupe
    Seating capacity: 5
    Chassis-code: M13P
    Year(s)-produced: 1969-71
    Total-production: 976 (1969-542/1970-431/1971-3)
    Body-length: 4585 mm
    Body-width: 1635 mm
    Body-height: 1385 mm
    Wheelbase: 2580 mm
    Front-track: 1330 mm
    Rear-track: 1325 mm
    Ground-clearance: 185 mm
    Turning-radius: 5.3 m
    Curb-weight: 1255 kg (SDX-A)/1185 kg (DX-B) & (DX-PS)

    Engine-code: 13A
    Engine-type: twin-rotor Wankel
    Engine dimensions: 565x590x555 mm
    Engine weight: 146 kg
    Combustion chamber volume: 655 cc x 2
    Displacement: 1310 cc
    Compression-ratio: 9.1:1
    Compression-pressure: 9.2 kg/cm2 @ 280 rpm
    Firing-order: 1-2
    Induction: single 4-bbl Hitachi carburettor (2D2834X)
    Ignition: twin distributor (points-type)
    Max.power-output: 126 ps @ 6000 rpm
    Max.torque-output: 127 lb-ft (17.5 kg-m) @ 3500 rpm
    Port timing: intake opening 32deg ATDC
    intake closing 45deg ABDC
    exhaust opening 77deg BBDC
    exhaust closing 36deg ATDC
    Idle speed: 700 rpm
    Points gap: 0.45 mm +/- 0.05 mm
    Dwell angle: 58 deg +/- 3 deg
    Leading timing: 5 deg BTDC @ 650 rpm
    Trailing timing: 0 deg TDC @ 650 rpm
    Plug lead type: HP5-10F
    Distributor model: Leading (TVB-2ML)/Trailing (TVB-2NR)
    Capacitors: 27 micro farads +/- 10%
    Spark Plugs: NGK B7EE/B8EE or B9EPD
    Plug Gap: 0.6 mm
    Engine oil capacity: 5.0 l
    Coolant capacity: 8.8 l
    Thermostat type: wax (opening temp. 82 deg +/- 1.5 deg and fully open @ 95 deg)
    Battery model: NS60L 45Ah
    Starter model: MV1.0/12XL (1.0ps)
    Alternator model: AG2060T (0.56W) 13.5-15.0 v

    Drive-layout: front mounted engine (longitudinal), front-wheel-drive
    Transmission: 4-speed synchronized manual
    Clutch pedal height: 195 mm
    Clutch free play: 0.5~30.0 mm
    Suspension: independent front with upper and lower wishbones with telescopic shocks
    independent rear with trailing arms with coil springs and shocks
    Vehicle height from fender center line: front 404 mm +/- 10 mm
    rear 339 mm +/- 10 mm
    Front wheel caster trail: 1.00 mm
    Front wheel side slip: 0 +/- 3.00 mm
    Front wheel toe: 3 +/- 3.00 mm
    Rear wheel camber offset: 7.00 mm
    Rear wheel toe-in: 1.5 +/- 2.5 mm
    Rear wheel camber: 1 deg 05 min +/- 30 min
    Front axle shaft length: 417 mm
    Front axle dia.: 31 mm
    Brakes: disc/front - drum/rear (servo assisted)
    Hand brake adj.: 3~10 notches
    Brake master cyl. dia.: 7/8"
    Front caliper piston dia.: 2-1/4"
    Rear wheel cyl. dia.: 13/16"
    Stopping dist.: 14.0 m from 50 km/h
    Steering: rack and pinion (power assisted)
    Steering gear ratio: 19.3:1
    Steering wheel dia.: 400 mm
    P/S fluid & capacity: ATF fluid (1.0l capacity) A40 belt
    P/S pressure: 50 kg/cm2
    Gear ratios: 1st-3.333:1
    2nd-2.056:1
    3rd-1.292:1
    4th-0.964:1
    Rev-3.727:1
    Final-4.875:1 (39T ring gear/8T pinion)
    Final drive oil: SAE90 (GL-5) 1.3l capacity
    Tires: 165HR15 (1.8-2.0 kg/cm2 front - 1.4-1.6 kg/cm2 rear)
    Rim size: 4Jx15WDC
    Top speed: 118 mph (190 km/h)
    Fuel tank capacity: 65l
    Mileage: 11.5 km/l @ 60 km/h

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    Re: The Mazda (M13P) Luce Rotary Coupe RX87

    Some pics of the Luce M13P...




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    Re: The Mazda (M13P) Luce Rotary Coupe RX87

    Some matics of the M13P...


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    Re: The Mazda (M13P) Luce Rotary Coupe RX87

    The 13A...


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    Re: The Mazda (M13P) Luce Rotary Coupe RX87

    Nice tread RotorKing

    Bless up

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    Re: The Mazda (M13P) Luce Rotary Coupe RX87

    Amazing car and beautiful steering wheel :wink:

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    Re: The Mazda (M13P) Luce Rotary Coupe RX87

    Enjoying your vids wasabicars and I always was fascinated with the M13P...keep 'em coming!!!

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    Re: The Mazda (M13P) Luce Rotary Coupe RX87

    This is a montage and a closer look at a mint all original RX87 with spider webs and all lol...Although these cars were only RHD the firewall did have blank holes for LHD...













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    Re: The Mazda (M13P) Luce Rotary Coupe RX87

    Here's one getting started after 24 years sleeping...enjoy and watch it in 480p for better quality...
    http://youtu.be/6q2iwamj6YU
    http://youtu.be/Nq6kL-RYaIY

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