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by Metalligator
Sun Jun 24, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: Aftermarket
Topic: Adding Tweeters
Replies: 1
Views: 301

Re: Adding Tweeters

After opening the door had a look noticed a fee things. The aperture for the main door speaker is huge so initially thought crossover should go in that wiring but after tracing wires noticed there was a Bose box in door. This looked like some form of cross over so scuppered my plan as there shouldn'...
by Metalligator
Sat Jun 23, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: Aftermarket
Topic: Adding Tweeters
Replies: 1
Views: 301

Adding Tweeters

Just read the 'DIY: Quick and dirty upgrade to the Bose system.' thread on RX8club: http://www.rx8club.com/showthread.php?t=30579 And thinking about doing the same. I have some infinity reference series tweeters and crossovers sitting around doing nothing. Do I follow the guide and piggy back the tw...
by Metalligator
Tue Jun 12, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: RX8 Hints and Tips
Topic: WHAT DOES THIS SWITCH DO?
Replies: 63
Views: 15052

Re: WHAT DOES THIS SWITCH DO?

I just lolled, interested to know what the mystery switch does.
Reserve fuel tank would be useful but very expensive to fill up
by Metalligator
Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:02 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Sam's car chronicles
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Sam's car chronicles

It kept going for a while after the video stopped too, must have had a very chocked up engine, also got my redline beep back :-)

A photo just 'cause

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by Metalligator
Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Sam's car chronicles
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Sam's car chronicles

Seafoamed today with help from Thomo :thumleft: Lots of smoke: [youtubewide]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COlm49tLVmM[/youtubewide] Also I changed my coils and all of them had white spots, some worse than others. Also noted the last 'service' said the oil filter was changed and the oil 'topped up' ...
by Metalligator
Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: Social Meets
Topic: Bucks/Beds/Herts/Northants, ** SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE **
Replies: 1098
Views: 40603

Re: Bucks/Beds/Northants meet, MK, *Friday 18 May*

Gah probably can't make Friday, will see :-(
by Metalligator
Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:51 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Sam's car chronicles
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Sam's car chronicles

I have a fault reader and currently clearing EVERY time I start the car
by Metalligator
Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:14 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Sam's car chronicles
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Sam's car chronicles

thats a toyo exhaust and decat incase you were wondering :wink: Ah, so it is decatted then! Thanks! Good to know. the reason the code is coming up is the de-cat basically the O2 sensor is telling you your cat convertor isnt working :roll: The light only came on after a while of driving (hard), it n...
by Metalligator
Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:30 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Sam's car chronicles
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Sam's car chronicles

:? Not sure what somebody was thinking when they fitted that air filter it just a botch job. Either go K&N filter if you plan on keeping the standard air box(not the full K&N intake) or if you want to go aftermarket then look at either the AEM intake or Racing Beat one. As for the drop links it's n...
by Metalligator
Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:58 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Sam's car chronicles
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Sam's car chronicles

Will start with a bit about my car history. Been working my way up the Mazda's since my 323f got me hooked on handling, my dad has MX5 (1.6) so I brought a 1.8. Ran it supercharged for a while (DIY, I'm not inept with a set of spanners :-p) but after a (not my fault) accident is a bit wonky and MOT ...
by Metalligator
Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Sam's car chronicles
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Sam's car chronicles

This will be the story of my car/mods, will try to keep it indexed and will keep questions on the first post/updated for reference. Pending questions: 1. How important is the second O2 sensor? Gives a fault code when the car is started but once clears doesn't reappear till the car is next started Pa...
by Metalligator
Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:42 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Club OBDII / diagnostics reading service (see list page 12)
Replies: 277
Views: 27862

Re: Club OBDII / diagnostics reading service within...

Please don't quote the post above thanks

I did with mine, code was 1234
by Metalligator
Tue May 29, 2012 9:12 pm
Forum: The Vault
Topic: CANCELLED Suspension Geometry and compression meet. Names
Replies: 48
Views: 2698

Re: Suspension Geometry and compression meet. Names only

1. G3 1a. e4k (sneaked in to save G3 getting a slap ) 2. Steved 3. hadlowj 4. benedunn 5. JDM-ben 6. SeanP - if I haven't had a comp. test done by then (will have had 3rd service) 7. Thomo 8. GSB - am looking for wheel alignment etc...... 9. Duffbyname (alignment and compression test) 10.Brettski (a...
by Metalligator
Tue May 29, 2012 7:45 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: I Saw You Today At ......
Replies: 11082
Views: 626934

Re: I Saw You Today At ......

Saw one black one parked opposite a spot petrol station in stone, winning blue parked on industrial estaste in bicester as well as a nice red s3
by Metalligator
Mon May 28, 2012 9:31 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Club OBDII / diagnostics reading service (see list page 12)
Replies: 277
Views: 27862

Re: Club OBDII / diagnostics reading service within...

Bluetooth ELM 327 got torque pros, will cover the Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Oxford Triangle (I am in the middle) Bucks, Buckinghamshire

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