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by goodeggbob
Sun May 27, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Water in the rear lights (LED`s)
Replies: 10
Views: 828

Re: Water in the rear lights (LED`s)

hi there, there is a product I use in the building trade called COMPRIBAND.it is 2mm thick 15mm wide and swells from 2mm to 15mm whilst remaining waterproof.in effect it takes up any slack or irregular gaps and is permanently flexible.i did my lights before Christmas and have had no problems since, ...
by goodeggbob
Sun May 20, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Dealer Experience - whats yours like?
Replies: 412
Views: 42099

Re: Dealer Experience - whats yours like?

recalls are issued by vosa mot.my concern is how would an independent garage get the work recorded.as you know ,these insurance companies dont need a lot to wriggle out of an insurance claim. :?
by goodeggbob
Sun May 20, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Dealer Experience - whats yours like?
Replies: 412
Views: 42099

Re: Dealer Experience - whats yours like?

hi ,i agree ,but how would you register this with vosa,insurance issues is what bothers me. rob.
by goodeggbob
Sun May 20, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Dealer Experience - whats yours like?
Replies: 412
Views: 42099

Re: Dealer Experience - whats yours like?

unfortunately you need to involve main dealers for recalls so that vosa can update their records.i dont know what the implications would be if you ignored a recall request.road worthyness and insurance spring to mind.
by goodeggbob
Sun May 20, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: adapting rx8 seats
Replies: 4
Views: 387

Re: adapting rx8 seats

thanks a lot for that ,purple pos grey neg.this will be a very luxurious capri . read your other post about radio.thanks rob.
by goodeggbob
Sun May 20, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Dealer Experience - whats yours like?
Replies: 412
Views: 42099

Re: Dealer Experience - whats yours like?

unfortunately mazda have us by the balls as regards recalls for many legal reasons.as for routine work i would only ever take mine to my trusted mechanic who i have used for years. he will freely admit that engine work should involve a specialist and is not to proud to admit it .it seems owning an r...
by goodeggbob
Sun May 20, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Dealer Experience - whats yours like?
Replies: 412
Views: 42099

Re: Dealer Experience - whats yours like?

you wouldnt recommend this lot then.
by goodeggbob
Sun May 20, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: adapting rx8 seats
Replies: 4
Views: 387

Re: adapting rx8 seats

hi and thanks,could you give me an idea of wire colours i would need to find to make the mechanical bits work ,thanks rob.
by goodeggbob
Sat May 19, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: adapting rx8 seats
Replies: 4
Views: 387

adapting rx8 seats

hello all ,i am currently in the middle of a capri 2.8 resto and considering using rx8 seats as part of it. i dont see to much trouble in physically fitting them with a bit of tweeking.i would like to electrify them if possible.i can live without heating and seat belt buzzer but would like to liven ...
by goodeggbob
Tue May 15, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Knocking Noise Front End
Replies: 18
Views: 913

Re: Knocking Noise Front End

very pricey,if balljoint is ok you can buy polybushes for the other ends.check for recalls,some early cars are down for this.
by goodeggbob
Tue May 15, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Knocking Noise Front End
Replies: 18
Views: 913

Re: Knocking Noise Front End

hi there,lower arm bushes to body worked for me .
by goodeggbob
Fri May 11, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: RX8 now...... but whats your car history?
Replies: 643
Views: 32911

Re: RX8 now...... but whats your car history?

hi there.my list is quite sad compared to others but here goes. 65 mini 850 71 hillman avenger 1500 trashed. 71 avenger tiger. 73 facelift 2.0 capri gt 77 capri 3.0s 84 capri 2.8i sierra, child freindly capri had to go escort ditto vectra rubbish. ditto. 83 capri 2.8i kids grown up yippee still owne...
by goodeggbob
Tue May 08, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 22398
Views: 836464

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

hi ,got home cleaned and polished car,then with a can of lager just sat back and thought ,omg how lucky am i .
by goodeggbob
Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: one classic one future classic
Replies: 3
Views: 308

one classic one future classic

my two dream cars united on my driveway whats not to like? :D
by goodeggbob
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Past Social Meets
Topic: Mid Wales Meet. June 30th - 1st July.
Replies: 114
Views: 5184

Re: Mid Wales Meet. June/July/Sept - Dates TBC

hi there, very interested in this ,whichever date you choose would be fine ,seems like a good excuse to get my car ready.depending on which route you choose i am close to your start and destination,could not have worked better for me .please keep us informed and thanks for taking the time to arrange...
by goodeggbob
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: The thankyou post!
Replies: 154
Views: 15960

Re: The thankyou post!

hello all members ,just a few words to say thanks to the members as a whole.being a fairly new but willing to learn and listen member ,i have to say how grateful i am for all the freely given advise and tips i have had so far.it is so empowering to know that i can tackle most jobs on my car knowing ...
by goodeggbob
Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Special Edition Register additions.
Replies: 260
Views: 22465

Re: Special Edition Register additions.

hi there delanor ,could you put me on the list as well kuro number 157/500 many thanks rob.
by goodeggbob
Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: choosing a colour
Replies: 22
Views: 984

Re: choosing a colour

hello there thanks to you all for your pics to help me choose a colour for my 2.8 capri resto. after much thought i have decided on rx8 titanium grey.would some of you be good enough to post some sexy pics of cars in this colour ,many thanks rob
by goodeggbob
Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: choosing a colour
Replies: 22
Views: 984

Re: choosing a colour

hello mr potato . thats why i love both cars, unusual,iconic and both stunning to look at ,and the mazda if kept well will become as collectable as the capri imo in years to come
by goodeggbob
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: choosing a colour
Replies: 22
Views: 984

Re: choosing a colour

thanks chaps got what i need now watch this space
by goodeggbob
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: choosing a colour
Replies: 22
Views: 984

choosing a colour

hello there as well as being the proud owner of a kuro i am in the process of restoring my other great passion a 2.8i capri .i am now ready for paint and i very much like winning blue and titanium grey.i already have excellent images of grey thanks to tony ,but would be very grateful for good images...
by goodeggbob
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 22398
Views: 836464

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

will post up in other car when done hopefully in the next week or 2
by goodeggbob
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 22398
Views: 836464

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

thanks tony i have a kuro too which i cherish greatly .you colour is just right for my 2.8 capri resto .been looking for some time but your detailed photos have swung it many thanks rob
by goodeggbob
Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 22398
Views: 836464

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

hi tony great looking car what colour is it and is it original looks stunning thanks rob
by goodeggbob
Fri Mar 09, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 22398
Views: 836464

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

hi lee forrest no luck with trim sorry rob

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