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by bigpete8
Tue Jun 15, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Tunnel cooling
Replies: 13
Views: 244

Re: Tunnel cooling

Was there some production changes to heat shielding under the tunnel?
Having read loads of posts about the 'drink Warner' it's not something I have noticed.
(2007 Original 🐱 and rusting heat shield)
by bigpete8
Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Do you see many RX8's?
Replies: 851
Views: 47976

Re: Do you see many RX8's?

Saw a nice looking winning blue in dalton-le-dale at the weekend meant to go back that way and get reg but forgot...
by bigpete8
Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: RR54 SC Track Project AKA The Red Devil car
Replies: 697
Views: 21811

Re: RR54 SC Track Project RED-8

I dunno even the video is broke 🤣
by bigpete8
Sat Jun 05, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: RR54 SC Track Project AKA The Red Devil car
Replies: 697
Views: 21811

Re: RR54 SC Track Project AKA The Red Devil

I had power steering issue - was due having odb2 connected during start after battery disconnection.
by bigpete8
Sat Jun 05, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: Naturally Aspirated
Topic: Engine swap
Replies: 1
Views: 123

Engine swap

Saw this and thought it was at least worth browsing
https://www.motorverso.com/rx8-motor-swap/
by bigpete8
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: Hello.. I'm new here..
Topic: Hello everbody
Replies: 24
Views: 717

Re: Hello everbody

ChrisHolmes wrote:
Wed Jun 02, 2021 12:32 pm
Portugal, of course the one place in the world where you could travel freely.
I think you spoke too soon....
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-57340860
by bigpete8
Wed Jun 02, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Detailing - Cleaning
Topic: Portable/Cordless pressure washers
Replies: 25
Views: 1560

Re: Portable/Cordless pressure washers

Looks like I'll be saving my pennies for the Ryobi one (already in their ecosystem) 👍😀
by bigpete8
Wed Jun 02, 2021 12:41 pm
Forum: Detailing - Cleaning
Topic: Portable/Cordless pressure washers
Replies: 25
Views: 1560

Re: Portable/Cordless pressure washers

Are these much of an advantage where you already have access to a hose?
by bigpete8
Mon May 31, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 25753
Views: 996890

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

Shoplifting?? You may want to save those confessions for the members only area....😉
by bigpete8
Mon May 31, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1903
Views: 60099

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

Are you piggy backing your neighbours? 😆
by bigpete8
Mon May 31, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1903
Views: 60099

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

Good to see even BT engineers don't like their prices😁
by bigpete8
Fri May 28, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Breathing new life into an inherited RX-8
Replies: 11
Views: 447

Re: Breathing new life into an inherited RX-8

Yes to the flooding - they run very rich from a cold start so if turned off too early flooding is possible / likely if anything else on ignition side is not in good condition. Deflood via a tow start is favoured but can be done via fully charged battery/booster. see here: https://www.rx8ownersclub.c...
by bigpete8
Thu May 27, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: RR54 SC Track Project AKA The Red Devil car
Replies: 697
Views: 21811

Re: RR54 SC Track Project AKA The Red Devil

Ham? Now if it was a cheese scone maybe..... :)
by bigpete8
Wed May 26, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: The 5008 life...
Replies: 62
Views: 2231

Re: The 5008 life...

Had day off yesterday so between bouts of torrential rain yesterday afternoon tidied, vacuumed and cleaned front two thirds of interior. The Ryobi vacuum I have I was a bit disappointed with first couple of times I used it. Having used it now with the 5ah Chinese knock-off battery pack I do find it ...
by bigpete8
Sun May 23, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 25753
Views: 996890

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

I couldn't find my strap oil filter tool last time I did mine so improvised one with a rag, long socket and ratchet (might have had an extension bar too) Make s loop with the rag and wedge it into the drive with the socket -you need a decent length on the rag. Then holding socket put it on filter an...
by bigpete8
Fri May 21, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: Boost Junkies
Topic: Turbo charging yes or no
Replies: 40
Views: 1069

Re: Turbo charging yes or no

Isn't it the same as with any car, even a well implemented FI is going to accelerate/show any weakness/wear already in the engine?
by bigpete8
Thu May 20, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Pauline's '99 Skoda Octavia SLX 1.8 20V
Replies: 30
Views: 724

Re: Pauline's '99 Skoda Octavia SLX 1.8 20V

+1 for screen wash
by bigpete8
Thu May 20, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Doc's Resto PZ
Replies: 205
Views: 6149

Re: Doc's Resto PZ

There is a used set on ebay

Mazda RX8 Prodrive PZ Bilstein Suspension dampers and springs https://ebay.us/IAYLiH
by bigpete8
Wed May 19, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Brake disc suppliers
Replies: 11
Views: 357

Re: Brake disc suppliers

carparts4less.co.uk came back a shade under £170 for pagids after 'mid20' discount
by bigpete8
Wed May 19, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Brake disc suppliers
Replies: 11
Views: 357

Re: Brake disc suppliers

You could try GSF this is price for their own/unbranded.
by bigpete8
Sat May 15, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1903
Views: 60099

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

Always a difficult time, all you can do is be there for each other.
by bigpete8
Thu May 13, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: DIY
Topic: FORscan for the RX8
Replies: 98
Views: 4586

Re: FORscan for the RX8

Thread revival but seemed an appropriate place to ask a question

With forscan is it possible/straight forward to raise the idle speed?
by bigpete8
Sun May 09, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: RR54 SC Track Project AKA The Red Devil car
Replies: 697
Views: 21811

Re: RR54 SC Track Project AKA The Red Devil

Most importantly have you been and started her yet Chris?
by bigpete8
Fri May 07, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: The 5008 life...
Replies: 62
Views: 2231

Re: The 5008 life...

I'm just pleased it didn't cost a fortune - their original quote was in the region of £1.3k.

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