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by Nanotrox
Fri May 07, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Insurance Quotes
Replies: 2014
Views: 230580

Re: Insurance Quotes

Insurance runs out in a month so thought I'd check renewal quotes for a months time with all the new mods declared I'm 23 driving for a year and a years no claims now so keep that in mind (my current insurer won't insure me next year with or without mods declared) Current insurance is £175.49 a mont...
by Nanotrox
Fri May 07, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"
Replies: 48
Views: 1459

Re: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"

Had a look under the car today before fitting the new catback in the next week or so weather dependent and bought some new exhaust hanger mounting rubbers as one was perished and one was missing at the tips which I thought was odd, but wanted to know what exhaust I currently have fitted as I don't t...
by Nanotrox
Thu May 06, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Exhaust Options
Replies: 45
Views: 3416

Re: Exhaust Options

Thread revival but... I'm gonna fit my Pettit catback myself now and was thinking of installing a cheap decat as I'm not sure on a decat yet I'm not bothered about the noise more the smell which everyone says is bad, I've never smelt a decat before so that's why I was gonna go cheap in case I don't...
by Nanotrox
Thu May 06, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: Buying
Topic: Drivers door interior panel wanted
Replies: 4
Views: 115

Re: Drivers door interior panel wanted

I just bought something else from this ebay seller and looks like he has what you are after as well maybe worth a look https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/183991535089 ... SwUzJdoLJI
by Nanotrox
Thu May 06, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"
Replies: 48
Views: 1459

Re: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"

If you mist use halfords rattle can, use anything but halfords primer (upol etch is sold by halfords) and use petrol proof lacquer. I am aware it's nowhere near petrol, it is just a better lacquer... Thanks for the heads up will look at getting some the halfords spray can that I got was mazda artic...
by Nanotrox
Thu May 06, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 25476
Views: 975776

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

Took delivery of a lot of parts and don't have room for anymore boxes, the pettit catback box was as big as me haha
by Nanotrox
Thu May 06, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"
Replies: 48
Views: 1459

Re: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"

Big Delivery Day Today Crash Bar - it is gonna get a light sanding and spray Mazda artic white Halfords finest spray paint can with some lacquer as it's currently I believe velocity red? and want it to match unnamed (3).jpg I'M LIKE A KID AT CHRISTMAS FOR THIS ONE IT'S SOOO PRETTY PETTIT RACING CAT...
by Nanotrox
Wed May 05, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: Hello.. I'm new here..
Topic: Gearbox issue or not ?
Replies: 26
Views: 563

Re: Gearbox issue or not ?

Haven't fitted them myself yet but my engine mounts died as well and I bought the Ryan Rotary Performance ones I was recommended to buy them by people on here and even RR told me to check out RRPs engine mounts as an aftermarket option https://www.ryanrotaryperformance.com/shop/engine-mounts plus th...
by Nanotrox
Wed May 05, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: Buying
Topic: WTB Front Crash Bar
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Re: WTB Front Crash Bar

Thanks for the offer Dan I've already bought a velocity red one from ebay for £40 as it was in really good condition just gonna spray paint it white
by Nanotrox
Wed May 05, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Exhaust Options
Replies: 45
Views: 3416

Re: Exhaust Options

Thread revival but... I'm gonna fit my Pettit catback myself now and was thinking of installing a cheap decat as I'm not sure on a decat yet I'm not bothered about the noise more the smell which everyone says is bad, I've never smelt a decat before so that's why I was gonna go cheap in case I don't ...
by Nanotrox
Sat May 01, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"
Replies: 48
Views: 1459

Re: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"

Thanks for tidying it up Qwakers!
by Nanotrox
Sat May 01, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Doc's Resto PZ
Replies: 146
Views: 4201

Re: Doc's Resto PZ

Finally got round to checking my CD player and there was nothing :( sad times
by Nanotrox
Sat May 01, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"
Replies: 48
Views: 1459

Re: Nano's 40th Anniversary

nightfire10 wrote:
Sat May 01, 2021 3:48 pm

]As dave has said its a bit naughty of the last owner as well [emoji849]

Sent from my FIG-LX1 using Tapatalk
100% it's annoying as hell, but unfortunately not much that can be done about that now, I'm just planning on getting it fully fixed and safe before driving it again
by Nanotrox
Sat May 01, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"
Replies: 48
Views: 1459

Re: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"

Thanks for the replies all obviously everyone is entitled to what they think is right to do with their car I've got a bargain £40 for the crash bar and all the plastic etc as well Before replacing the crash structure, I'd be making a close inspection of the inner wings, shut lines etc for any signs ...
by Nanotrox
Sat May 01, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"
Replies: 48
Views: 1459

Re: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"

Another Repair To Do Well I was recording for an instructional video to install the RB air duct but turns out the car has had a previous front end impact can't fit the duct because the crash bar is bent / warped and the VFAD? / air intake was smashed along with other plastic that have broke and pro...
by Nanotrox
Sat May 01, 2021 11:31 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 25476
Views: 975776

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

Went to install the RB RAM air duct today and well turns out my current intake / VFAD is smashed and the crash bar is bent / warped so looks like it's had a previous front impact front bumper you can see the repair on the inside had no idea from the outside, so couldn't install the air duct and look...
by Nanotrox
Sat May 01, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: Buying
Topic: WTB Front Crash Bar
Replies: 2
Views: 154

WTB Front Crash Bar

Went to install the RAM air duct today and looks like the cars had a front impact in the past that's warped the front crash bar and smashed the air intake tube / VFD to pieces and all the plastic gubbings (Everything else looks pretty good) so has anyone got one for sale before I buy a red one on eb...
by Nanotrox
Tue Apr 27, 2021 9:24 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Doc's Resto PZ
Replies: 146
Views: 4201

Re: Doc's Resto PZ

I just realised after watching your video I must check the CD player in mine, I've owned the car for a year now and never used the cd player or checked it hahaha
by Nanotrox
Tue Apr 27, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: I Saw You Today At ......
Replies: 11143
Views: 646864

Re: I Saw You Today At ......

Finally saw another 8 where I live, car was coming from coast road to barrow at 6pm yesterday if it's anyone on here, lovely colour
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by Nanotrox
Thu Apr 22, 2021 12:03 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Car won’t start...:(
Replies: 31
Views: 753

Re: Car won’t start...:(

Have you checked the plugs after it's been sat all night before starting it and see if any of the 4 are wet, it might be the plugs are getting fouled overnight? it could explain why revs didn't find anything wrong with the ignition system?
by Nanotrox
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 25476
Views: 975776

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

Had a good run out the lakes in the 8 love taking the car round the lanes and a good 10 hike up Coniston old man, then down to Dow crag, buck pike and brown pike before going for another little drive round the lakes before heading home, amazing day out
by Nanotrox
Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 25476
Views: 975776

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

Checked all the fluids, filled up ready and cleaned the car for the day out round the lakes tomorrow!
by Nanotrox
Wed Apr 14, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Car won’t start...:(
Replies: 31
Views: 753

Re: Car won’t start...:(

Sounds like mine, my rear rotor is also dragging at start up and I usually have to keep my battery really well charged to get her started (This is because of underlying compression issues / bad engine health for me tho) so I'd start simple and have a good overnight battery charge. has this been gett...
by Nanotrox
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"
Replies: 48
Views: 1459

Re: Nano's 40th Anniversary "Winter"

Great results but... Fairy washing up liquid contains salt as a thickening agent, which makes the suds corrosive and causes reactions with steel and aluminium alloys. Not really a good idea to get near a car, especially when the bonnet and rear doors are alloy, and the rest of the body is steel. Ne...

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