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by xamtex
Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 23212
Views: 869970

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

finally put my pz back on the road today....its been in the garage since last november...done 500 miles since the last mot....just got back from a run out,id almost forgot how nice it feels to drive.
by xamtex
Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: PZ springs
Replies: 49
Views: 1122

Re: PZ springs

pz is fit and forget...others need setting up.
by xamtex
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: PZ springs
Replies: 49
Views: 1122

Re: PZ springs

Yorindesarin wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:26 pm
Did you miss Xamtex's post about finding a spring which I presume is a brand new PZ suspension rear spring?
not a new spring,just a used spare i have.
by xamtex
Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: PZ springs
Replies: 49
Views: 1122

Re: PZ springs

i have found a spring on my shelf if you need 1.
by xamtex
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: PZ springs
Replies: 49
Views: 1122

Re: PZ springs

i may have a used rear spring somewhere,not ideal changing 1 but the other was broken and i put the good one away just incase.
by xamtex
Wed Jul 22, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: the truth
Replies: 5
Views: 300

the truth

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by xamtex
Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: ***TRACKDAY Mallory Park - Wednesday 16th September SOLD OUT***
Replies: 57
Views: 1829

Re: ***TRACKDAY Mallory Park - Wednesday 16th September £169***

im thinking about it,it will be first this year if i go...car has not been out the garage this year yet.
by xamtex
Fri Jul 17, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Aircon scan-up "a/c temp" diagnostic
Replies: 17
Views: 278

Re: Aircon scan-up "a/c temp" diagnostic

mobile still ok,you just need the relevant qualifications....unlike joe public that can empty a/c gas into a leaking system and thats ok??? when i was doing mobile a/c it was illegal for me to regas an empty system without leak testing it first.
by xamtex
Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Buying
Topic: WTB Hi-Flow 200 Cel Cat
Replies: 8
Views: 282

Re: WTB Hi-Flow 200 Cel Cat

I fitted a cheapo 100 cel cat i got from a member and it kills the smell,ive not tried it for the mot,i refit my oem cat for the test.
by xamtex
Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Hello.. I'm new here..
Topic: RX-8 in Coventry
Replies: 8
Views: 208

Re: RX-8 in Coventry

im in nuneaton.
by xamtex
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Mazdaedit
Replies: 39
Views: 1041

Re: Mazdaedit

can you just remap the target idle speed?
by xamtex
Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Mazdaedit
Replies: 39
Views: 1041

Re: Mazdaedit

when hot my idle oil pressure scares me,raising the idle with the throttle by 100 rpm,probably less doubles the pressure so mapping its idle speed up just a little would be worth the effort for me...its on the to do list at some point. i have proper gauges and at idle it drops under 1 bar..with 100 ...
by xamtex
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Here's something you don't see every day!
Replies: 6
Views: 390

Re: Here's something you don't see every day!

many moons ago when i was young and maybe a little foolish i was into banger racing.some of the tow cars we used scares me now...my mate had a mk1 cortina gt with a heavy trailer behind and a rover 90 or austin westminster on it. another mate had a little old hillman husky van with a homemade heavy ...
by xamtex
Thu May 14, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Capri uncertainty.
Replies: 31
Views: 947

Re: Capri uncertainty.

i used to stick 2 3x2 paving slabs in the boot of the marina in the winter.
by xamtex
Thu May 14, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Capri uncertainty.
Replies: 31
Views: 947

Re: Capri uncertainty.

if i had kept all the cars i destroyed in my youth banger racing i would be rich now.
by xamtex
Fri May 08, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: full bridgeport and mot.
Replies: 2
Views: 191

full bridgeport and mot.

i was wondering how the full bridge owners fare on the mot emission test?
by xamtex
Fri May 08, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Steering Wheel Lock (security)
Replies: 13
Views: 401

Re: Steering Wheel Lock (security)

The Disklok used to do well in tests. Have no idea how well it works on the rx8 steering wheel https://www.disklokuk.co.uk/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwhtT1BRCiARIsAGlY51KsjmcwsGRj8bmjUoELy8UlUJ20WUset2gBAOHhcSkS7y9QKsAQfq8aAvHcEALw_wcB i have 1 maybe 2 of those somewhere in my garage i bought when i had older c...
by xamtex
Wed May 06, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Capri uncertainty.
Replies: 31
Views: 947

Re: Capri uncertainty.

13b capri?...best or worst of both worlds?
by xamtex
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: air con compressor diagnostics
Replies: 10
Views: 346

Re: air con compressor diagnostics

i assume its got gas in it??? thats usually the first thing to check.
by xamtex
Sun Mar 08, 2020 3:47 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: PZ Centre Cap Size
Replies: 11
Views: 477

Re: PZ Centre Cap Size

i use 3 small blobs of silicon sealer when i fit mine,it makes sure they stay on. 1 of mine felt a little loose and sure enough it vanished one day,since using sealer they all stay in place even on track days but you can easily push them out from behind if you need them off to change a tyre or somet...
by xamtex
Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:59 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: PZ Centre Cap Size
Replies: 11
Views: 477

Re: PZ Centre Cap Size

give or take a fraction,they are 56mm od....52mm id.
by xamtex
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Luke Murdoch’s New Number
Replies: 2
Views: 221

Re: Luke Murdoch’s New Number

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