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by qwakers
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1175
Views: 39843

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

i did consider it..... :D
by qwakers
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1175
Views: 39843

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

stuck one door on the lorry

door was a bit sleepy so put it to bed..
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going to look good in the colour i think :D
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by qwakers
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1175
Views: 39843

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

ok guys so.. I'm gonna need a 3rd set of wheels for the rx8 soon. not a issue, as I have another set just sat there in the garden. the question is, what colour. I'm getting bored with black wheels silver car, and short of respraying the car (not happening) all i can do is change the wheel colour. so...
by qwakers
Sat Oct 24, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1175
Views: 39843

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

getting there https://i.imgur.com/QxtV03yh.jpg https://i.imgur.com/VzFCALdh.jpg https://i.imgur.com/xnMYyCHh.jpg https://i.imgur.com/xOqeObHh.jpg https://i.imgur.com/kAGVkLih.jpg https://i.imgur.com/zBFjdxsh.jpg https://i.imgur.com/tJZGHszh.jpg so that's everything primed. just the door, corner pane...
by qwakers
Sat Oct 24, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1175
Views: 39843

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

Obviously got much too much time on his hands :D no i really dont. 7am up and go to work today at 2pm but usually 4:30 or so i get home and today since 2 til just now (00:27) ive been painting. so to date thats 1 door and one corner panel primed pained and lacquered, the front panel cleaned up, rep...
by qwakers
Fri Oct 23, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: RX54 My 231
Replies: 42
Views: 1011

Re: RX54 My 231

my opinion (just to make that clear as i have no affiliation either way) is that d585's where never going to be particularly reliable in the long term due to a rotary significantly exceeding their duty cycle. remember, the core of these kits is a coil taken straight from a low revving American v8! i...
by qwakers
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Hello.. I'm new here..
Topic: On my third RX8
Replies: 14
Views: 301

Re: On my third RX8

You need to join the club.to get full access to that section
by qwakers
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1175
Views: 39843

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

oh and... the business its parked at have been kindly doing some work to the river crossing.. the metal bit on the left was the original bridge, (car for scale... :shock:) https://i.imgur.com/VBf404Xl.jpg?1 and the new one going all the way to the right. https://i.imgur.com/1j7TLmCl.jpg that should ...
by qwakers
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1175
Views: 39843

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

anyone guess what im up to? someone let me loose with a spanner this afternoon and something strange happened... https://i.imgur.com/gzE4A1Ol.jpg https://i.imgur.com/Ph61lC0l.jpg?1 https://i.imgur.com/5Sf60kRl.jpg https://i.imgur.com/YkhpFOul.jpg?1 all laid out to be cleaned... https://i.imgur.com/v...
by qwakers
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Pit project
Replies: 28
Views: 886

Re: Pit project

whilst your at this stage may i suggest a sump pump?

even in a garage with a dpc and a water table 10ft lower than the bottom of a pit ive still seen em fill up...
by qwakers
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***
Replies: 76
Views: 3584

Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

i thought the plan was to bring the club gazebo and attach it to my lorry, that would free up 2 garages :D
by qwakers
Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***
Replies: 76
Views: 3584

Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December SOLD OUT***

i dont require a garage. i have a garage with wheels lol.
by qwakers
Wed Oct 21, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Sucky, rattly noise, low RPM, under load?
Replies: 24
Views: 424

Re: Sucky, rattly noise, low RPM, under load?

logical, as the rest of the car will be making far more noise...
by qwakers
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Sucky, rattly noise, low RPM, under load?
Replies: 24
Views: 424

Re: Sucky, rattly noise, low RPM, under load?

the lower the fuel level gets the easier it is to hear any noise made by the pump.
by qwakers
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Sucky, rattly noise, low RPM, under load?
Replies: 24
Views: 424

Re: Sucky, rattly noise, low RPM, under load?

^^^ this thought occurred to me too
by qwakers
Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: Free RX-8 items
Topic: Corbeau Revolution Seat
Replies: 25
Views: 717

Re: Corbeau Revolution Seat

Remind me to buy you a drink when we meet (alcoholic or not, I dont judge lol )
by qwakers
Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Selling Parts
Topic: Odd bits for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 531

Re: Odd bits for sale

i figured :D but i thought it might help your sale if i prodded you into telling up why its better than oe :D

i genuinely dont have £20 right now or id have that off you for the bling alone.. :D
by qwakers
Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Selling Parts
Topic: Odd bits for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 531

Re: Odd bits for sale

is it lighter than standard or just pretty billet?
by qwakers
Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Meet the DisAstra
Replies: 92
Views: 2706

Re: Meet the DisAstra

the astra has now done a few thousand miles since i bought it and a couple of jobs have become necessary. 1) its due a service. 2) a blown DRL bulb which i would like to replace with a led set without the dash warning coming on. 3) the EML is on, opcom says its a glow plug, so they need changing. i ...
by qwakers
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Free RX-8 items
Topic: Evo multi material chop saw.
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Evo multi material chop saw.

Not exactly rx8 related but it is free. I just want this thing out of my workshop. No guys I wont post. I am putting zero effort into this. I will just skip it otherwise. Evo chop saw, metal wood and plastic, compound mite saw. Blade is knackered fence is bent Not that accurate I've removed one of t...
by qwakers
Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1175
Views: 39843

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

After spending the last 2 evenings cleaning my garage, I stuck the astra in as it's due a service. I've also had a eml on for the past few weeks and it's getting hard to start in the cold morning . Opcom says glowplug in cyl 2. Sure enough glow plug on cyl 2 is reading 135ohms. Max is about 5ohm. Go...
by qwakers
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: R3 Oil cooler Lines
Replies: 40
Views: 1686

Re: R3 Oil cooler Lines

exactly 0 miles.

as soon as they start leaking your sitting on a unexploded grenade with the pin pulled. it could let go in 10 feet.
by qwakers
Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Yorins Definitely Stable Financial Decision I Swear
Replies: 523
Views: 11052

Re: Yorins Definitely Stable Financial Decision I Swear

Yorindesarin wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:38 pm
Works. Activated 3 times happily. Dead switch it is.. Will drop bigpete a message.
buy a new one from a dealer, they're really cheap. and the part numbers are in the thread.

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