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by Jeags
Mon Feb 08, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Stock ECU mini map - worth the hastle?
Replies: 9
Views: 324

Re: Stock ECU mini map - worth the hastle?

Right, I see cheers. I'm not sure where they got that price from then. Will give them a call today to clarify it all. I'm happy to do it especially if it's cheaper than originally planned.

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by Jeags
Mon Feb 08, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Stock ECU mini map - worth the hastle?
Replies: 9
Views: 324

Stock ECU mini map - worth the hastle?

Hi all, I've been toying with the idea of getting my 8 mapped for a while now. It's a (pretty much) stock PZ and am enjoying it a lot as expected. Just wondering what people's opinions on mapping from a reliability standpoint are as I do daily the car as my commute is around 40 mins across b roads s...
by Jeags
Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 25757
Views: 997825

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

It did have a slight missfire when I bought it, changed the ignition straight away and was running fine, so could be that I guess.

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by Jeags
Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 25757
Views: 997825

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

Compression tester arrived today(dct500). Followed the guide on here as well as the info sheet included. Disconnected the ess, fuel pump fuse and HT leads from the spark plugs. Tested both trailing plugs twice and when normalised to 250rpm and my altitude, got 5.7 on front 3 faces, and 6.9, 6.8, 6.8...
by Jeags
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Stutter @ 7k rpm
Replies: 19
Views: 647

Re: Stutter @ 7k rpm

Nickp47 wrote:Sorry, bit of a cross-thread situation here, I should have said my cat answer was aimed at Pupsi.
Ah, I see. Sorry! [emoji28]

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by Jeags
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Stutter @ 7k rpm
Replies: 19
Views: 647

Re: Stutter @ 7k rpm

I have experienced the cat collapsing and causing the car not to start with a few different RX-8s so can confirm for sure it is possible. Your symptoms sound much like what happens when the cat collapses/blocks (Struggling to Rev/cutting out) so I would definitely start there. Thanks for the info. ...
by Jeags
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Stutter @ 7k rpm
Replies: 19
Views: 647

Re: Stutter @ 7k rpm

The cat can collapse and restrict exhaust flow, which become more noticeable at higher revs. However, I've yet to come across an instance where the cat has blocked the sufficiently to prevent the engine from starting. More likely would be a problem with the fuel pump or ignition system. How many mi...
by Jeags
Mon Nov 09, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Stutter @ 7k rpm
Replies: 19
Views: 647

Re: Stutter @ 7k rpm

I had a similar issue recently. Checked SSV, coils, leads and plugs, and no issues. Ended up being collapsed/clogged catalytic converter. Decat sorted it out. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Already running a decat so doubt it's that. Had the coils on my previous 8 for about 1k miles and didn't ...
by Jeags
Sun Nov 08, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Stutter @ 7k rpm
Replies: 19
Views: 647

Re: Stutter @ 7k rpm

Plugs ? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pretty much new, fitted recently, about 2k miles on them at most. Sent from my CLT-L09 using Tapatalk Depends how you drive it Mines just a track car ,does 1000-1500 per year and will ruin a set in 18months Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk I'll have a lo...
by Jeags
Sun Nov 08, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Stutter @ 7k rpm
Replies: 19
Views: 647

Re: Stutter @ 7k rpm

Hi all, Noticed on the way to work today when doing the usual beep of the day, it seems like it is down on power when I hit 7k to 8k ish, a bit like backing off the throttle. Am I right in thinking it could be ess or ssv? It's got RRP MK2 coils and good quality leads recently fitted so I doubt it's...
by Jeags
Sun Nov 08, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Stutter @ 7k rpm
Replies: 19
Views: 647

Stutter @ 7k rpm

Hi all, Noticed on the way to work today when doing the usual beep of the day, it seems like it is down on power when I hit 7k to 8k ish, a bit like backing off the throttle. Am I right in thinking it could be ess or ssv? It's got RRP MK2 coils and good quality leads recently fitted so I doubt it's ...
by Jeags
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Digital compression tester?
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Re: Digital compression tester?

That's not one I've seen before. This one https://www.digitalcompressiontesters.com/ is available any at the special RX8OC Group Buy pricing https://www.rx8ownersclub.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=144&t=78253 Guess that's answered my question then! I'll keep an eye on the thread, cheers. Sent fro...
by Jeags
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Digital compression tester?
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Digital compression tester?

Hi all, In the new 8 Monday and have had time to think about car maintenance. I would like to keep an eye on compression, so it could be beneficial to purchase a tester since it's around £60 a pop at a specialist. I saw this on Facebook recently and was wondering what people's opinions are of it: ht...
by Jeags
Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Insurance Quotes
Replies: 2022
Views: 232390

Re: Insurance Quotes

I just renewed mine, £780 with breakdown cover. Surprisingly reasonable for a 19 year old! Was £1300 last year with a black box, so a very good improvement and without a box!

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by Jeags
Sun Sep 27, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: RX8 Photos and Videos
Topic: Show us an RX-8!
Replies: 106
Views: 10938

Re: Show us an RX-8!

Almost a year ago now. Will be doing the same again with the PZ at the end of October! https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200927/72bb035e452bdb14ebad0c51dc92dd6a.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200927/a54b7cf5ebb14379eb1a1cdd0553ec32.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200927/ad0c0a684cc74...
by Jeags
Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 25757
Views: 997825

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

Finally got round to fitting the gauges to the car. Took most of the day, bit well worth it in the end. Considering the gauge holder (vent) cost me around £65, I think it's great! (Tape and cloth to hold it down whilst silicone sets). https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200919/c908e9431283596a45e8119...
by Jeags
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Pod gauges!
Replies: 42
Views: 1459

Re: Pod gauges!

Ah! Completely forgot about that! Cheers. [emoji106]

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by Jeags
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Pod gauges!
Replies: 42
Views: 1459

Re: Pod gauges!

Right, so pretty much everything has arrived now so will hopefully install this weekend! Just a quick question, the pod gauges has a dim function when you connect the extra wire to a positive wire. I assume I should splice this in with a wire to turn the main beam headlights on, but where would be t...
by Jeags
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Insurance Quotes
Replies: 2022
Views: 232390

Re: Insurance Quotes

Ah, I see. Just trying to see if there's a general answer to it.

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by Jeags
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Insurance Quotes
Replies: 2022
Views: 232390

Re: Insurance Quotes

Just a quick one. I'll be insuring my 8 again in the end of October. Just wondering, for example, if my current policy expires 20th October, could I pay for the insurance to start on the 21st before my current policy has expired, and with that years no claims added on? Hope that's clear enough! [emo...
by Jeags
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 25757
Views: 997825

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

Jeez, didn't realise there were so many options, time to get looking!

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by Jeags
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 25757
Views: 997825

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

Yeah, I think that's what I've just seen and peaked my interest! Just don't know if it's compatible with the S1?

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by Jeags
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 25757
Views: 997825

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

Put new PZ through for an MOT today, passed only with 1 advisory which is annoying as it is the same as the one last year (underside of vehicle slightly corroded). Even though it's been undersealed a few weeks before! Was thinking about the cruise control mod mentioned on here. Does anyone know if a...
by Jeags
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Pod gauges!
Replies: 42
Views: 1459

Re: Pod gauges!

Yeah, nice idea! The fella said he uses ASA in his FDM printer, which holds up better with regards to UV and is most cost effective whilst still being quality. I haven't a clue really but willing to take a chance!

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by Jeags
Tue Sep 01, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Pod gauges!
Replies: 42
Views: 1459

Re: Pod gauges!

I mean, for the budget I have, it doesn't really bother me too much. I just need something functional. Will look into the SLS though, cheers [emoji106]

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