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by Harrizone
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Clive's 520 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
Replies: 1054
Views: 62233

Re: Clive's 520 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car

Have a good day Clive and show the opposition what a rotary can do in the hands of an accomplished drive :thumleft: .
by Harrizone
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Clive's 520 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
Replies: 1054
Views: 62233

Re: Clive's 520 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car

Well after all the trials that you initially had with the car this is now looking like the car you envisaged, a well sorted race car :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:
by Harrizone
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 23048
Views: 862282

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

mrspiller wrote:
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:20 pm
Ray your a cowboy
Come on
Thread lock is surely the minimum application or a bit of 2 part araldite [emoji16][emoji16]
Bit too technical for me, stick with what you know I say :lol: :lol: .
by Harrizone
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: Advise - Organising Group Track Day
Replies: 8
Views: 199

Re: Advise - Organising Group Track Day

Certainly MazdaonTrack could sort this for you but with only 15 or so people it will be extremely expensive if you are looking at exclusive use of the circuit. If that is the case you could contact each of the circuits direct to get pricing, otherwise you could join any of the events companies who a...
by Harrizone
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 23048
Views: 862282

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

Stick the thread back in with a bit of superglue #-o . I'm sure it will be fine :lol: .
by Harrizone
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December £149***
Replies: 49
Views: 1901

Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch, Friday 4th Dec £149***

You will need more than the help of the almighty when I catch up with you :twisted: :lol: .
by Harrizone
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch - Friday 4th December £149***
Replies: 49
Views: 1901

Re: ***TRACKDAY Brands Hatch, Friday 4th Dec £149***

Ranjan wrote:
Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:23 pm
Booked this with garage for both Ray and me.
As I have attended everyone of the December track days it would be rude of me not to accept your kind offer. :thumright: Always assuming this was aimed at this particular Ray. :o
by Harrizone
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: tmk's JDM RX-8 2011/S2, for fun mods
Replies: 346
Views: 28231

Re: tmk's JDM RX-8 2011/S2, for fun mods

Hope all goes well Tom :thumright: . Sounds a bit of a performance to change seats, wheels and tyres just to be able to change them all back again as soon as you drive away #-o . A bit like us with the catalytic converters :lol: .
by Harrizone
Thu May 14, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Capri uncertainty.
Replies: 31
Views: 828

Re: Capri uncertainty.

Broron wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 7:01 pm
Does it come with the bag of cement for the boot to keep the wheels on the road in the wet 😁
The Lotus Cortina needed two. :lol: Was the most popular mod at the time. :lol:
by Harrizone
Thu May 14, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Hello.. I'm new here..
Topic: New RX8 owner
Replies: 12
Views: 292

Re: New RX8 owner

Oh No! #-o Not another Nigel. :lol: You are most welcome here :thumleft: . You will understand my initial comment when the other more notorious Nigel appears, but only after he has consumed his lunchtime meal, bottle of wine and umpteen bars of choccy. :lol: :lol: Cannot believe he is not here to gr...
by Harrizone
Mon May 11, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.
Replies: 525
Views: 18596

Re: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.

Expanding foam which can be sanded and painted :?:
by Harrizone
Fri May 08, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 23048
Views: 862282

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

Oh! The joy of tuning twin SU carbs :roll: .
by Harrizone
Thu May 07, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.
Replies: 525
Views: 18596

Re: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.

ChrisHolmes wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 2:08 pm
13:30 PPE not supplied!
Don't worry Chris. Ranjan can fit entirely in a plastic bin bag. :getmecoat: :whistle: :lol: :lol:





Sorry couldn't resist. Another friend lost to what passes for my sense of humour. #-o
by Harrizone
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.
Replies: 525
Views: 18596

Re: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.

i'm fairly sure mild mannered Ranjan can make himself heard if he needs to Nigel, without the need of mechanical aids :twisted: .
by Harrizone
Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Hello.. I'm new here..
Topic: Hi
Replies: 7
Views: 206

Re: Hi

Hi, another member told me to join here, he thinks I should build a fwd renesis, and I'm currently looking into how it could be done to a gen 1 bmw mini cooper... 8) Not sure how you would even begin to achieve something like this. Mating a rotary engine to the drive train for fwd is going to be a ...
by Harrizone
Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.
Replies: 525
Views: 18596

Re: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.

Does the MX-5 have a water heater control valve? I thought they had an air heater control valve, the same as an 8. Too much sophistication. My 1948 Citreon Light Fifteen (first ever car), although French was actually manufactured in Slough and had a sprung cap over a hole that allowed heat ducted f...
by Harrizone
Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.
Replies: 525
Views: 18596

Re: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.

Now don't you wonder why it has taken so long to get your hands dirty and take on maintaining your own fleet of cars, you could even service La Ferrari :lol: :lol:

Next it will be Nigel getting down and dirty. :-k Sorry :!: Forgot he already does. just not on his car. :twisted: :lol: :lol:
by Harrizone
Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Happy St. George’s Day
Replies: 9
Views: 236

Re: Happy St. George’s Day

stewartm wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:41 am
Gotz to ask tho, what is Dragon Yoga like? :)
Probably because of the exertion you project flames from your a***. :lol: :lol:
by Harrizone
Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.
Replies: 525
Views: 18596

Re: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.

Welcome to the real world Ranjan :lol: .This tale is somewhat along the lines of the conversation I had when attempting to insure the 8, bearing in mind this was late 2003 and shortly after the car was introduced. The conversation (probably with a call centre in Mumbai :lol: ) went something like Me...
by Harrizone
Tue Apr 21, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.
Replies: 525
Views: 18596

Re: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.

I sincerely hope you cleaned that rusty looking gear lever before fitting everything back [-X .
by Harrizone
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 23048
Views: 862282

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

My OCD would make me strip the paint off and start again to get them both the same :oops: . If ony I had a car to work on :( . Cannot get the same enthusiasm with the Kia.
by Harrizone
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: New cat time
Replies: 34
Views: 835

Re: New cat time

For years I used some extremely cheap ramps used for caravanning that I then filled with expanding foam, so making them lightweight and extremely durable :thumleft: . Was amusing to watch the overfill of foam extruding out in a sausage from the filling hole :lol: . Simple things please simple minds ...
by Harrizone
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: MOT's extended for 6 months
Replies: 22
Views: 672

Re: MOT's extended for 6 months

Typical. Mine runs out on the 29th.. #-o Likewise. Mine was due to be done today (at a reduced rate) along with a regular yearly service at the main dealers (I have an advantageous service plan) only to get a phone call yesterday to say they have closed entirely. even for MOT's. Fortunately an ex R...
by Harrizone
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: Ranjan's MX-5 Track car.
Replies: 525
Views: 18596

Re: Good riddance

This is rotten luck Ranjan and sorry the car did not live up to expectations :( , such a shame #-o . I probably spent as much if not more on my own example but at least had fourteen years of ownership over which to defray the cost :roll: . Even after it's rebuild and having been 'run in' at Spa it w...
by Harrizone
Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: DIY
Topic: Loan of rotary tester?
Replies: 6
Views: 240

Re: Mail order rotary tester?

Jon, Title bit confusing as it suggests that you have a source of a rotary tester one can order via mail rather than you wanting to borrow one. There are a couple of people on here willing to send out their testers for use. Would respectfully suggest altering title to "Want to loan a compression tes...

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