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by qwakers
Thu May 23, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance
Replies: 140
Views: 4477

Re: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance

it should prime up to pressure. iirc you have to loop out the relay for the pump to run continuously (which is what i though youd done) with the relay bypassed mine ‘pulsed’ the pressure would go from strong to a dribble then back again. it would explain your issues if you had a fuel flow issue, but...
by qwakers
Thu May 23, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance
Replies: 140
Views: 4477

Re: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance

thats (almost) how my faulty pump behaved.. its where id look.
by qwakers
Mon May 20, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: 000 Mile Club (Any Other Car Excluding RX-8)
Replies: 82
Views: 2909

Re: 000 Mile Club (Any Other Car Excluding RX-8)

ive had 900 miles before from 65 liters.

62mpg, was the most boring days driver ever. 60mph all the way :thatsucks:
by qwakers
Mon May 20, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance
Replies: 140
Views: 4477

Re: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance

What goes in the white connector at the top of the picture? https://d3inagkmqs1m6q.cloudfront.net/2525/media-photos/fe02-66-dsxa-mazda-rx-8-rx8-radio-tape-cd-player-audio-unit-climate-control-bose-oem-04-06-4.jpg white connector iirc is the feed to the display above the radio. i might be wrong thou...
by qwakers
Mon May 20, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 605
Views: 18276

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

pics of the finished product. 90% of the scrape marks (from trees, other lorries, corners of buildings etc, did i mention it was driven by neanderthals?) are gone, the hovis lettering is still visible but less so, and it in general looks much more presentable. just the bottom 1/4 sanded https://i.im...
by qwakers
Sun May 19, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: 3 weeks drain a battery?
Replies: 15
Views: 261

Re: 3 weeks drain a battery?

all the way up, hold button up for 2 secs, all the way down, hold button down for 2 secs. done.
by qwakers
Sat May 18, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Buying
Topic: WTB AUTOMATIC RX8
Replies: 48
Views: 697

Re: WTB AUTOMATIC RX8

engine is physically the same.
by qwakers
Sat May 18, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Buying
Topic: WTB AUTOMATIC RX8
Replies: 48
Views: 697

Re: WTB AUTOMATIC RX8

thats always a good question, but you do have to remember, there are a lot of wasters on ebay....
by qwakers
Sat May 18, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Buying
Topic: WTB AUTOMATIC RX8
Replies: 48
Views: 697

Re: WTB AUTOMATIC RX8

depends on the builder. there are some real horror stories of builder that have damaged irons on engines then refitted them, leaving the engine in worse condition than before the rebuild. having said that, the cheaper car is the better buy of the two imho, not least because of the price, chambers re...
by qwakers
Sat May 18, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Buying
Topic: WTB AUTOMATIC RX8
Replies: 48
Views: 697

Re: WTB AUTOMATIC RX8

which puts the engine into the same category as the chambers one.... with no history, it will probably go pop shortly look at it like this. you have 2 ways of buying a rx8. 1) find one at a specialist, with a warranted engine, spend lots of money, enjoy. 2) buy either a dead car or a cheap runner wi...
by qwakers
Sat May 18, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Buying
Topic: WTB AUTOMATIC RX8
Replies: 48
Views: 697

Re: WTB AUTOMATIC RX8

Yellowsatan wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 10:57 pm
Oh dear, perhaps I'd be better finding a different car...
you might, if you CAN find another auto...
by qwakers
Sat May 18, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Buying
Topic: WTB AUTOMATIC RX8
Replies: 48
Views: 697

Re: WTB AUTOMATIC RX8

to be fair, at that price, if its in otherwise good order, buy it and just assume its going to explode at some point and then get it rebuilt properly :D

autos are rare enough that you dont have many other options.
by qwakers
Sat May 18, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Buying
Topic: WTB AUTOMATIC RX8
Replies: 48
Views: 697

Re: WTB AUTOMATIC RX8

by qwakers
Sat May 18, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 605
Views: 18276

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

the major downside to where i keep my lorry is the lack of water supply. i have no intention of drinking the water from the river, but for washing the lorry and other uses, its free and useful. ive already got a petrol pressure washer, but its a old model, so cannot draw water, it has to be supplied...
by qwakers
Sat May 18, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Aftermarket
Topic: What is a D585 coil?
Replies: 28
Views: 902

Re: What is a D585 coil?

no, i wouldnt. there will be no warrenty and they have been known to fail.
by qwakers
Fri May 17, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 20232
Views: 708778

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

if hat doesnt work, try wrapping the loose thread in a few wraps of ptfe tape, should tighten the joint up.
by qwakers
Fri May 17, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Social Meets
Topic: Cornwall/Devon
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: Cornwall/Devon

well, theres nothing official at the moment, i tried to start one last year but it fizzled out after one meet, so, you're welcome to try to start another, or if i post up in here again, then your welcome to join anything i manage to string together :D
by qwakers
Fri May 17, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 605
Views: 18276

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

no, but i had thought of it :D
by qwakers
Thu May 16, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 605
Views: 18276

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

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by qwakers
Thu May 16, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 605
Views: 18276

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

and as a bonus, itll work with J2534-compliant software, which opens it to many more makes :D
by qwakers
Thu May 16, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 605
Views: 18276

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

today i bought a tatrix openport 2.0

more from curiosity and to expand my range of car computers.

this is probably going to end badly :lol:
by qwakers
Wed May 15, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Selling Parts
Topic: found on facebook... minidisk
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: found on facebook... minidisk

no idea, but as they ARE rare, and there is interest, i felt it worthwhile posting :)
by qwakers
Tue May 14, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 20232
Views: 708778

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

yes, a fan rather than jets.

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