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by Neilparry
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Dern's 2015 GT86 Aero Edition
Replies: 25
Views: 195

Re: Dern's 2015 GT86 Aero Edition

Transformed [emoji560]


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by Neilparry
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Dern's 2015 GT86 Aero Edition
Replies: 25
Views: 195

Re: Dern's 2015 GT86 Aero Edition

Cheers for the hospitality and all the bits and pieces today, also dropped of the engine for Chris. [emoji106]


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by Neilparry
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: 231 engine into a 192
Replies: 7
Views: 236

231 engine into a 192

Not as much as I thought apparently. Talked to Mark (dern) today who has a previously and successful achieved this task. 231 Engine, wiring harness and 231 ecu. 231 clocks and the six speed box to get your speedo ratio correct. Obviously central locking won’t work unless you change the body controll...
by Neilparry
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

I’d Clean the inner part of the fittings with wire wool and clean out with wd40 or a solvent cleaner
Could do the same to the outside if your fussy.


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by Neilparry
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Took VR home from mrspiller’s the long way for a long road test. Steering’s sweet no tram lining where I’d expect it to [emoji108]and no deviation under heavy braking.
Plenty of pops and bangs lol.


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by Neilparry
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

It’s going on track and most of the tracks I go on are quite tight. Looking for a positive turn in hence the toe. And you don’t get the tram lining on track that you do on the road. It’s more a case of trial and error, so a tweet here and there is easily sorted. Alignment is always contentious [emoj...
by Neilparry
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Set the alignment with our trusty gauge. Maxed out on the negative camber and set the toe 1.5 ish out. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190903/4479601f2057b8baf338630e1232e29f.jpg Rears already set as the rear end came off “Bully”. And fitted the splitter Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
by Neilparry
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Thanks

A few Buds helped us along[emoji482]
It’s easy when you’ve done it a few times.
Sounds sweet too
Toyo manifold and decat and a PZ rear silencer [emoji108]
Was gonna post it running but can’t upload a video [emoji849]


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by Neilparry
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

All done. While the two engines were on the bench Swapped over the comp clutch, lightened flywheel and counter weight. Swapped the Greedy sump and baffle plate and fitted all the bolts in the correct places lol About 8hrs start to finish. Wayne put in six hours,and I put 2 [emoji23] Thank you mate. ...
by Neilparry
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Always fun and games at Wayne’s [emoji322]


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by Neilparry
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

ChrisHolmes wrote:I do so hate, sorry envy that garage!!
I know
It’s great being able to work on two engines next to each other and still have room for a party lol




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by Neilparry
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Engine out. Engine in Thank you Wayne for all your help https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190827/2905864997d766fdd3d2ebb9f7227c90.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190827/56b4f5f04576549a4a005f0d60382f5c.jpg Auxiliaries and oil to finish off then a bit of camber adjustment. Sent from my iPhone...
by Neilparry
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Just bought a PZ
Replies: 20
Views: 649

Re: Just bought a PZ

Dave good job in acting quick on it as I was going to put a deposit on it first thing Monday [emoji35][emoji35][emoji35]


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by Neilparry
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Do you see many RX8's?
Replies: 712
Views: 35177

Re: Do you see many RX8's?

Trip home towing the caravan from Exeter. Stormy blue Rx8 PEZ~~~~ passed me on the seven bridge 18.45 this evening

131miles - 1 RX8 spotted


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by Neilparry
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Paul's MX-5 NC with a 231 heart
Replies: 168
Views: 3968

Re: Paul's MX-5 NC with a 231 heart

Dern has a lambda sensor. If your having the pipe off him [emoji106]


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by Neilparry
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Do you see many RX8's?
Replies: 712
Views: 35177

Re: Do you see many RX8's?

The back end of a Black one in Tavistock town centre this afternoon [emoji106]


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by Neilparry
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Occasional road /99%track
Replies: 22
Views: 994

Re: Occasional road /99%track

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190807/a11050fafac3ec24288405610f781c30.jpg A bit of an update as to how I got on at Pembrey. As Tom set off on the siting Laps with his girlfriend (out to impress) lol. I’m thinking to myself it’s going to be a good day. Then as he pulls into the paddock I grabs ...
by Neilparry
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Haven’t weighed it but I’m thinking car 1400kg + 400kg trailer
Not counting the spare wheels.


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by Neilparry
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

What have you done to your RX-8 today????

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190802/f6e72b7b0d68c607ea4eb8f1ce0fb4b8.jpg All loaded up ready for its first shake down at Pembrey tomorrow since fitting Bully’s rear end and suspension components. Hoping for quicker Lap-times [emoji41][emoji41] and a dry day. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
by Neilparry
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

As the temperature started to drop off, I decided to spend the evening pampering the car. LOL Dropped the engine oil again after 100 miles. Fitted the GReady sump I had off Matt, matched up with a baffle plate. Took 5lts of 10/40 synthetic oil so it’s running nice clean engine oil Sent from my iPhon...
by Neilparry
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Drove it to work and back then went for a drive in the evening with the wife.
Great [emoji106]


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by Neilparry
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Nice one Jon

Sweets as well [emoji23]


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by Neilparry
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Painting exhaust bumper shrouds
Replies: 21
Views: 537

Re: Painting exhaust bumper shrouds

Any professional spraying outfit will do a proper job as most will guarantee their work.


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by Neilparry
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Painting exhaust bumper shrouds
Replies: 21
Views: 537

Painting exhaust bumper shrouds

Painted the whole bumper on Bully and I gotta say it looked the dogs b*#||**s [emoji106]
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by Neilparry
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 21227
Views: 763434

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Test drive in the mx5 RF 2lt gt sport
Very nice [emoji106]


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