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by Delanor
Sun May 30, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: A little rich for my wallet
Replies: 9
Views: 336

Re: A little rich for my wallet

HarSc wrote:
Sun May 30, 2021 12:32 am
One thing that I love on the SpiritR is the badge on the c pillar... :-k love the look hah! Might just have to get the RRP version if the real one is unobtanium though heh :lol: imposter time :^o
They are obtainable if you are feeling that inclined and wealthy! Spirit R Badge.

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by Delanor
Sun May 23, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Boost Junkies
Topic: Turbo charging yes or no
Replies: 40
Views: 1069

Re: Turbo charging yes or no

The advances in turbo technology, material and electronic control do actually make turbo RX8 a viable proposition as a daily or frequent weekend car. RRP are in the advanced states of developing their turbo kit which is being aimed at being “driveable” rather than a Max power beast. So as I see it ...
by Delanor
Sat May 22, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Boost Junkies
Topic: Turbo charging yes or no
Replies: 40
Views: 1069

Re: Turbo charging yes or no

So if I`m reading this right you are not overly enamoured with RX-8 Turbo charging then Tony! 8-[ :-k

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by Delanor
Sat May 22, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: Boost Junkies
Topic: Turbo charging yes or no
Replies: 40
Views: 1069

Re: Turbo charging yes or no

Surely for anyone considering Turbo charging the 1st and main consideration would be reliability if I am going to pay out several thousand £s then I want to be confident that an engine rebuild is not going to be part of the conversion a short time/mileage down the road as that initial conversion cos...
by Delanor
Fri May 21, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Boost Junkies
Topic: Turbo charging yes or no
Replies: 40
Views: 1069

Re: Turbo charging yes or no

I would suggest talking to Aston at Essex Rotary, as he has successfully Turbo'ed his Red RX-8 =D> Otherwise over the years only know of two other RX-8 Turbo's within this club =D> 1) Alli White (TW Whites) 2) Tekken Both these cars were brand new at the time 8) Ah! Tekken that was the one I was th...
by Delanor
Fri May 21, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: Boost Junkies
Topic: Turbo charging yes or no
Replies: 40
Views: 1069

Re: Turbo charging yes or no

30k do you ever drive it Del Well yes I do but apparently only 2,300 miles pa the trouble is my Skoda Karoq gets most of the annual mileage with the Porsche & RX-8 the remainder although the Porsche needs to go as I don`t really need 3 cars anymore. Besides its white and it keeps getting dirty!...
by Delanor
Fri May 21, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Boost Junkies
Topic: Turbo charging yes or no
Replies: 40
Views: 1069

Turbo charging yes or no

I am aware of the Turbo kit Carl is developing but not wishing to clutter up his ongoing reports on his progress has anyone unless I missed it actually in recent times successfully Turbo charged their RX-8, after 13 years ownership with my 40th but only 30k miles I am considering it but only if it i...
by Delanor
Tue May 18, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1903
Views: 60129

Re: It seemed like a good idea at the time...

So you must have had a screw loose for some time but didn`t know it then. :scratch:

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by Delanor
Tue May 18, 2021 10:10 am
Forum: Hello.. I'm new here..
Topic: New Kuro owner and Wankel convert!
Replies: 17
Views: 598

Re: New Kuro owner and Wankel convert!

Kuro No.001 has now been added to the Special Edition Register.

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by Delanor
Tue May 18, 2021 3:59 am
Forum: Hello.. I'm new here..
Topic: New Kuro owner and Wankel convert!
Replies: 17
Views: 598

Re: New Kuro owner and Wankel convert!

Hello & welcome
First of all start off as you mean to go on its "Wankel" and secondly there should be a special edition build number on the sill kick plates we record the number in a register so let us know what it is.

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by Delanor
Mon May 17, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1903
Views: 60129

Re: It seemed like a good idea at the time...

I know how he feels I lost my wife 6 weeks ago and its sort of OK now until I meet someone I haven`t seen since she died and they offer their condolences and want to know what happened. :crybaby:

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by Delanor
Mon May 17, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: UPDATE 3/21: **SAFETY ALERT: Fuel Tank recall - Fuel Leaks & Other Issues"
Replies: 250
Views: 9218

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

Allow me: Re: Worcester Dealer (Edwards) Post by Delanor » 18 Jul 2018, 13:35 Another extremely poor Mazda dealer - my RX-8 was booked in for a serious recall (fuel pump fire risk) a friend followed me in his car to this dealer (a 10 mile trip) and I left my car with them, two and a half hours later...
by Delanor
Sun May 16, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: " Blue Beast " 11/05/21 - Present / Chat
Replies: 272
Views: 8833

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

GreySilver Beast wrote:
Sat May 15, 2021 10:08 pm
Funny enough Neil, Kelly and I were talking about fake exhaust pipes yesterday :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
I don`t believe it you actually can do it.

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by Delanor
Sat May 15, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: " Blue Beast " 11/05/21 - Present / Chat
Replies: 272
Views: 8833

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 " 11/05/21 - Present / Chat
Replies: 272
Views: 8833

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: 23182

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: 158

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: 311

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: 26178

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: 263

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...
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: 847

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: 3393

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: 847

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: 847

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: 11
Views: 509

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 ...

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