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by ChrisHolmes
Wed May 22, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 20225
Views: 708559

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

Started it after the rebuild!
by ChrisHolmes
Wed May 22, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 20225
Views: 708559

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

Car is looking superb Jon, what a transformation the shed to red!
by ChrisHolmes
Wed May 22, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Full Race Extension Review - Dr. FrankenRex's Monster! The VR R3 Grimme ælling
Replies: 357
Views: 13174

Re: Full Race Extension Review - Dr. FrankenRex's Monster! The VR R3 Grimme ælling

I think an eagle shat on my M3 today whilst I was at a job. About an hour later I nipped home to wash it off and it had sent like concrete in that short time, evil bloody stuff!
by ChrisHolmes
Wed May 22, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance
Replies: 140
Views: 4469

Re: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance

might just be relearning the fuel trims Chris. it has been off the battery for a good while. It's a slow learner then! Thus is the precise idling, or rather inability to idle, issue it had originally. I am pretty certain it's a sensor or issue with the F-Con IS. At Ieast it has started which was a ...
by ChrisHolmes
Wed May 22, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: JDM Castle Combe 2019 - Saturday 1st June WHEN YOU RECEIVE YOUR STAND PASS PLEASE POST HERE WITH THE M NUMBER & COLOUR
Replies: 303
Views: 14652

Re: JDM Castle Combe 2019 - Saturday 1st June WHEN YOU RECEIVE YOUR STAND PASS PLEASE POST HERE WITH THE M NUMBER & COLO

jon1234 wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 10:36 pm
ChrisHolmes wrote:
jon1234 wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 3:57 pm
MO5 red
35 of 47
Meny thanks.

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Is 10039534 your booking reference?
Yes! Thanks

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by ChrisHolmes
Wed May 22, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance
Replies: 140
Views: 4469

Re: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance

With the delivery of the FL22 tonight by Dave and then his trip to the Shell garage for some V-Power, heavily premixed the engine was finally all wired and plumbed up. Dave videoed the start from outside and I videoed from in side. After several anxious second with no hint of ignition kicks the engi...
by ChrisHolmes
Wed May 22, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: JDM Castle Combe 2019 - Saturday 1st June WHEN YOU RECEIVE YOUR STAND PASS PLEASE POST HERE WITH THE M NUMBER & COLOUR
Replies: 303
Views: 14652

Re: JDM Castle Combe 2019 - Saturday 1st June WHEN YOU RECEIVE YOUR STAND PASS PLEASE POST HERE WITH THE M NUMBER & COLO

jon1234 wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 3:57 pm
MO5 red
35 of 47
Meny thanks.

Sent from my H3113 using Tapatalk
Is 10039534 your booking reference?
by ChrisHolmes
Tue May 21, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 20225
Views: 708559

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

Surprised by your own mechanical abilities? Well done Peter
by ChrisHolmes
Tue May 21, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance
Replies: 140
Views: 4469

Re: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance

Picked up the SC today and the welding looks good and strong. £50 more invested I the car now!
by ChrisHolmes
Tue May 21, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance
Replies: 140
Views: 4469

Re: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance

V8 Power wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 8:54 pm
Yes that plug is for the top display unit.
Thinking about that, are you sure?
by ChrisHolmes
Tue May 21, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Beaulieu Simply Japanese Car Show - Sun 28th July 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 906

Re: Beaulieu Simply Japanese Car Show - Sun 28th July 2019

Paid for 1 Adult and 1 Grandchild Cameron
by ChrisHolmes
Tue May 21, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Beaulieu Simply Japanese Car Show - Sun 28th July 2019
Replies: 29
Views: 906

Re: Beaulieu Simply Japanese Car Show - Sun 28th July 2019

Me too but waiting for some PayPal funds to arrive after the sale of my 3rd kidney to fund the rebuild and modding project!!!
by ChrisHolmes
Tue May 21, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Selling Other Items
Topic: Renny-powered Westfield kit race car
Replies: 29
Views: 1098

Re: Renny-powered Westfield kit race car

Calm down, calm down!
by ChrisHolmes
Tue May 21, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Selling Other Items
Topic: Renny-powered Westfield kit race car
Replies: 29
Views: 1098

Re: Renny-powered Westfield kit race car

Swap for my orange beast?
by ChrisHolmes
Tue May 21, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Partial electrics failure issue, HELP!
Replies: 12
Views: 392

Re: Partial electrics failure issue, HELP!

When the engine was out and the ECU disconnected O had connected the battery a couple of times to check the operation of the new gauges, the DRLs and the front fog lights which now all work.

Could this have caused the alarm to disable circuits? If so how do I reset it?
by ChrisHolmes
Tue May 21, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Partial electrics failure issue, HELP!
Replies: 12
Views: 392

Re: Partial electrics failure issue, HELP!

Swap the accessory relay with the horn relay and try again. May have fried the accessory relay when accessory 30a fuse blew. If blows fuse again then a short somewhere. Then it will be a case of isolating the circuits to find the fault. Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk Thanks Jon, fortunately T...
by ChrisHolmes
Tue May 21, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Partial electrics failure issue, HELP!
Replies: 12
Views: 392

Re: Partial electrics failure issue, HELP!

Might have something to do with cutting the starter button wiring out as well as some of the wiring under the centre console some of the oem wiring was cut when fitting some mods under the dash would help more but it looks as if you cut something out and not refitted connected the original wiring y...
by ChrisHolmes
Mon May 20, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Aftermarket
Topic: Gauges - Sandwich Plate and Water Temp Sensor Adaptor
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: Gauges - Sandwich Plate and Water Temp Sensor Adaptor

No club discounts now unless you are spending over £250
by ChrisHolmes
Mon May 20, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Partial electrics failure issue, HELP!
Replies: 12
Views: 392

Re: Partial electrics failure issue, HELP!

The fuse has not blown since it was replaced. No OE wiring has been removed only accessory connection wiring.
by ChrisHolmes
Mon May 20, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance
Replies: 140
Views: 4469

Re: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance

What goes in the white connector at the top of the picture? https://d3inagkmqs1m6q.cloudfront.net/2525/media-photos/fe02-66-dsxa-mazda-rx-8-rx8-radio-tape-cd-player-audio-unit-climate-control-bose-oem-04-06-4.jpg I don't know but who chopped the Ariel lead off ? Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk...
by ChrisHolmes
Mon May 20, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance
Replies: 140
Views: 4469

Re: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance

What goes in the white connector at the top of the picture?
Image
by ChrisHolmes
Mon May 20, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance
Replies: 140
Views: 4469

Re: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance

yes, Dashboard, gauges and HVAC and hopefully the engine management and ignition system for when I come to start the engine.
by ChrisHolmes
Mon May 20, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Partial electrics failure issue, HELP!
Replies: 12
Views: 392

Re: Partial electrics failure issue, HELP!

All fuses tested OK
by ChrisHolmes
Mon May 20, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance
Replies: 140
Views: 4469

Re: T200 CAD Supercharged RX-8 Engine Renaissance

A thorough check of electrics today revealed; Nothing gets power when the ignition switch is moved to the ACC position. No warning bleep that the lights are on No OE sat nav hood opening No media player power ( HVAC controls are fine) No interior lights All the exterior lights work All dash instrume...

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