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by Delanor
Sat May 15, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Blue Beast = New Tesla Model 3 DM AWD LR 84KW 1sp Auto = 11/05/21 - Present / Chat
Replies: 211
Views: 6547

Re: Blue Beast = New Tesla Model 3 DM AWD LR 84KW 1sp Auto = 11/05/21 - Present / Chat

Forgive me Nigel but I can`t help feeling something is missing - ah! I know what it is you need to slot a couple of these in the rear skirt if nothing else it will get people talking. :-k :thumleft:

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by Delanor
Thu May 13, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Blue Beast = New Tesla Model 3 DM AWD LR 84KW 1sp Auto = 11/05/21 - Present / Chat
Replies: 211
Views: 6547

Re: Blue Beast = New Tesla Model 3 DM AWD LR 84KW 1sp Auto = 11/05/21 - Present / Chat

How do these ignorant sales people keep their jobs! In deed - I was contemplating a Seat Ateca Cupra and a local Seat dealer had one just what I wanted it was a 21 plate with 1300 miles but a saving on brand new so I made an enquiry and the salesman told me it was being used by their Sales Manager ...
by Delanor
Tue May 11, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: My Other car - pics.
Replies: 298
Views: 22875

Re: My Other car - pics.

And another!

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by Delanor
Fri May 07, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: GRRC Thank Frankel it's Friday - RX8 article
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: GRRC Thank Frankel it's Friday - RX8 article

An interesting article but firstly all RX-8`s are not born equal its slightly skewed by using a 40th Anniversary model I will wager not that many about in excellent condition with a full service history, and I slightly disagree with avoiding a car with a low compression engine, if the rest of the ca...
by Delanor
Thu Apr 29, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Connector not connected
Replies: 9
Views: 299

Re: Connector not connected

The tank is not repairable so If you wish to replace it that will cost anything from £110+ for a pattern part to £180+ for a Mazda part.

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by Delanor
Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Special Edition Register additions.
Replies: 280
Views: 25989

Re: Special Edition Register additions.

Register updated. :thumleft:

Now 183 cars registered out of a possible 2,550 special editions.

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by Delanor
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:45 pm
Forum: FAQ - Frequently Answered Questions
Topic: 40th Anniversary & Kuro build numbers.
Replies: 0
Views: 194

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: 21
Views: 813

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: 173
Views: 3291

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: 21
Views: 813

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: 21
Views: 813

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: 9
Views: 426

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: 29
Views: 971

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: 280
Views: 25989

Re: Special Edition Register additions.

Register 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: 1557

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: 684

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
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: 8727

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: 2185

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: 216

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: 280
Views: 25989

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: 401

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: 983

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: 12
Views: 457

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: 252
Views: 4443

Re: Colour change...

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

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