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by Delanor
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:45 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: 40th Anniversary & Kuro build numbers.
Replies: 0
Views: 59

40th Anniversary & Kuro build numbers.

The 40th Anniversary & Kuro special editions were the only RX-8`s to include a build number which consisted of numbered plates fitted to the sill trims, in my case my 40th Anniversary car did not have the plates fitted to the sill trims I queried this with the dealer who knew nothing of them and I l...
by Delanor
Sat Apr 17, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: Goodbye... I'm leaving...
Topic: Selling my RX-8 40th Edition this week...
Replies: 20
Views: 712

Re: Selling my RX-8 40th Edition this week...

WBAC are not renowned for giving fair values eg. I just did a valuation on my very low mileage Porsche 996 Cabriolet that currently are up for sale at anything from £9K -£15K. WBAC - £2,080 less admin fee, the words laugh having a spring to mind. :-k * * Del. $_57 (1).JPG After the initial valuatio...
by Delanor
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: DIY Led Gear Knob
Replies: 143
Views: 2339

Re: DIY Led Gear Knob

I have 2 knobs :yeah: a spare one (black disc) I bought to fit when the RX-8 went into a Mazda dealer :pale: as I used to find they get scratched that one is aluminium that was chrome plated the plating was wearing off so I just rubbed the remaining plating off and polished the aluminium up. The 40t...
by Delanor
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Goodbye... I'm leaving...
Topic: Selling my RX-8 40th Edition this week...
Replies: 20
Views: 712

Re: Selling my RX-8 40th Edition this week...

It is far too powerful for an RX-8 owner to handle :race: - hang on a minute I`m one of them. :lol:

It will be up for sale soon and I`ll put it on here first.

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by Delanor
Mon Apr 12, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: Goodbye... I'm leaving...
Topic: Selling my RX-8 40th Edition this week...
Replies: 20
Views: 712

Re: Selling my RX-8 40th Edition this week...

WBAC are not renowned for giving fair values eg. I just did a valuation on my very low mileage Porsche 996 Cabriolet that currently are up for sale at anything from £9K -£15K.

WBAC - £2,080 less admin fee, the words laugh having a spring to mind. :-k

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by Delanor
Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Car won't start.
Replies: 6
Views: 326

Re: Car won't start.

If you have a flat battery and are going to jump start from another battery then make sure that battery holds a good charge first, it is better to jump start from another car and engine running if possible, make sure the battery connections are clean and tight, are you sure the battery, plugs, plug ...
by Delanor
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Converting an S1 to R3
Replies: 27
Views: 856

Re: Converting an S1 to R3

New Duke wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:23 pm

Don't forget that the PZ was the finest RX8 ever made... nothing from that design was fixed in the R3. :lol:

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by Delanor
Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Special Edition Register additions.
Replies: 278
Views: 25778

Re: Special Edition Register additions.

List updated. :thumleft:

Now 178 cars registered out of a possible 2,550 special editions.

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by Delanor
Sat Apr 03, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Capri uncertainty.
Replies: 48
Views: 1537

Re: Capri uncertainty.

Ah! Capri uncertainty! My brother had a Triumph Spitfire and he decided he needed a bit more room so he swapped it for a 1300GT Capri as he wanted then to retain something with a bit of performance anyway he was never very mechanically minded and it was several weeks before I got to see this Capri a...
by Delanor
Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: PZ shock repair
Replies: 15
Views: 673

Re: PZ shock repair

BILSTEIN REBUILD SERVICE Bilstein has a dedicated technical centre in the UK. They can help you with a wide range of services concerning Bilstein shock absorbers such as rebuild, servicing and custom build. As a guide rebuilds start from £80 + VAT per unit, £100 + VAT for a sport unit. In many case...
by Delanor
Thu Mar 25, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Catalytic Converter Thefts.
Replies: 51
Views: 2120

Re: Catalytic Converter Thefts.

What is the penalty for car parts theft - you may need some ointment and bandage for your wrist! :roll:

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by Delanor
Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: UPDATE 3/21: **SAFETY ALERT: Fuel Tank recall - Fuel Leaks & Other Issues"
Replies: 240
Views: 8637

Re: UPDATE 3/21: **SAFETY ALERT: Fuel Tank recall - Fuel Leaks & Other Issues"

This was the result of my recall - makes you wonder just how thorough you have to be to work as a "Mazda Technician"

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by Delanor
Wed Mar 17, 2021 10:57 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Information regarding Luke Murdoch
Replies: 45
Views: 2154

Re: Information regarding Luke Murdoch

You will never answer the question why mankind/womankind does this sort of thing considering the consequence of their actions, look at the school teacher who had relations with a 15 year old pupil, she was married had a career in teaching and is now finished while sitting in prison. Wayne Couzens el...
by Delanor
Fri Mar 12, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: Hello.. I'm new here..
Topic: Hello! I'm so new here :D
Replies: 6
Views: 194

Re: Hello! I'm so new here :D

:welcome:

Feel free to browse lots to read up on and learn then ask away - if the answers are not on here then it hasn`t been written yet!

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by Delanor
Tue Mar 09, 2021 5:05 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Special Edition Register additions.
Replies: 278
Views: 25778

Re: Special Edition Register additions.

List updated :thumleft:

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by Delanor
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: A thing of beauty!
Replies: 10
Views: 392

Re: A thing of beauty!

When do you want me to pop round to have it fitted? :thumleft:

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by Delanor
Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Low emission E10 fuel
Replies: 32
Views: 968

Re: Low emission E10 fuel

According to this https://www.e10fuelforthought.nsw.gov.au/facts E10 is not suitable to use in my 23 year old Porsche! :crybaby:

According to Porsche Cars Great Britain it is OK to use and will not cause any harm! :-k #-o

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by Delanor
Fri Feb 26, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Scrap or Rebuild please help
Replies: 6
Views: 173

Re: Scrap or Rebuild please help

Making sure its well charged can`t you try another battery or even jump start from another car and after 2 years you will need fresh fuel in it.

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by Delanor
Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Colour change... & Chat
Replies: 214
Views: 3588

Re: Colour change...

IMHO you could a lot worse than the "Shinka" Black Cherry, not many about in that colour.

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by Delanor
Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: RX8 Photos and Videos
Topic: Show us an RX-8!
Replies: 103
Views: 8784

Re: Show us an RX-8!

There really is no accounting for taste is there, he should have colour coded it to the rear spoiler IMO :puke:

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by Delanor
Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Detailing - Cleaning
Topic: Coolant tank cleaning
Replies: 11
Views: 318

Re: Coolant tank cleaning

Just as a point of interest Mazda changed the float assembly so in theory it shouldn`t happen again, my first tank lasted under 3 years and 11k miles replaced with a modified tank under warranty 10 years ago.

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by Delanor
Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: Detailing - Cleaning
Topic: Coolant tank cleaning
Replies: 11
Views: 318

Re: Coolant tank cleaning

Who is annoyed? What would be the point of cleaning the tank the float fails and you cannot access it the "Pumice" type material refers to the float which "had " a coating which wears off so cleaning is not going to replace that and make the float buoyant again is it. The crud in water tanks tend to...
by Delanor
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: Detailing - Cleaning
Topic: Coolant tank cleaning
Replies: 11
Views: 318

Re: Coolant tank cleaning

Seek and Ye shall find Coolant tank everything you wanted to know

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by Delanor
Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: UPDATE 3/21: **SAFETY ALERT: Fuel Tank recall - Fuel Leaks & Other Issues"
Replies: 240
Views: 8637

Re: MAJOR UPDATE Page 6: **SAFETY ALERT: Fuel Tank recall - Fuel Leaks & Other Issues

nightfire10 wrote:
Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:17 pm
rotatopotato wrote:I had no issues putting mine in for recalls with a de-cat.
Same no problems

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Ah! but are you assuming that a Mazda tained Technician actually knows what a Cat` is and where to find it? :-k :rofl:

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