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  • Ignition: Coils, HT leads and spark plugs
    by Naz » Thu Feb 10, 2011 1:41 pm
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    Tue Apr 14, 2020 3:21 pm
  • Resetting the PCM (ECU)
    by Delanor » Sat Nov 20, 2010 11:49 am
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    Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:55 pm
  • MAF cleaning
    by warpc0il » Tue Feb 15, 2011 5:51 pm
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    Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:11 pm
  • How to avoid torque load on the suspension when replacing springs etc
    by warpc0il » Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:41 pm
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  • Oil 101 for newbies.
    by Phil Bate » Wed Feb 06, 2013 12:04 am
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    Last post by casey
    Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:17 am
  • Preparing your car for a track day
    by PeteH » Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:33 pm
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    Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:33 pm
  • Engine longevity / reliability / compression
    by Naz » Sat Jan 29, 2011 6:10 pm
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    Last post by warpc0il
    Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:41 pm
  • Replacement Batteries
    by warpc0il » Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:33 pm
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    Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:50 am
  • Re: Mazda Customer Assistance
    by warpc0il » Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:57 pm
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    Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:22 pm
  • Replacement Fuses
    by warpc0il » Thu Feb 05, 2015 3:40 pm
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    Fri Feb 13, 2015 5:33 pm
  • Tyres - in a nutshell
    by Naz » Mon Jan 17, 2011 1:49 pm
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    Tue Jan 13, 2015 6:02 pm
  • Failed MOT on emissions
    by warpc0il » Sat Aug 16, 2014 7:07 am
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    Sat Aug 16, 2014 7:07 am
  • Starting and Stopping Procedure and how to prevent Flooding
    by Will66 » Sat Apr 19, 2014 12:09 pm
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    Sun Apr 27, 2014 6:01 pm
  • What is my car worth?
    by Delanor » Sun Dec 01, 2013 10:41 pm
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  • Service Schedule
    by warpc0il » Sat Jan 15, 2011 10:58 pm
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    Sat Sep 07, 2013 2:30 pm
  • MOT and the RX-8.
    by Delanor » Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:40 am
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    Last post by warpc0il
    Sun Apr 28, 2013 2:24 pm
  • Oil - correct type and consumption
    by Naz » Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:16 pm
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    Last post by warpc0il
    Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:59 pm
  • Hands free car kits / MP3 Music
    by Naz » Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:52 pm
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    Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:52 pm
  • Engine mount inspection - vibration on idle
    by HypoThermia » Sun Feb 17, 2008 2:03 pm
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    Last post by wotnopiston
    Sat Aug 22, 2009 11:38 pm
  • ROTARY RELIABILITY - The facts!
    by Delanor » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:37 am
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    Last post by essexgirlracer
    Thu Apr 09, 2009 5:54 pm
  • RX-8 colours & touch up paint codes.
    by Delanor » Fri May 12, 2006 10:43 pm
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    Fri May 12, 2006 10:43 pm
  • Replacement drive belts
    by warpc0il » Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:55 am
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    Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:55 am
  • Modification to the Trichotometric Indicator Support Bracket
    by warpc0il » Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:38 pm
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    Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:31 am
  • Mazda OE Oil Filters
    by Delanor » Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:36 pm
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    Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:36 pm
  • Transporting babies, toddlers and children
    by v-rex » Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:53 pm
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    Last post by warpc0il
    Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:48 pm
  • Misfire CEL DTC P0300, P0301, P0302
    by warpc0il » Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:21 pm
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    Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:21 pm
  • Dealing with rust
    by warpc0il » Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:06 am
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    Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:06 am
  • Spark plugs through the ages...
    by PeteH » Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:14 pm
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    Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:57 pm
  • What to do if you're sold a bad car, from a dealer
    by warpc0il » Tue May 28, 2019 10:08 am
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    Tue May 28, 2019 10:08 am
  • Why did my battery go flat overnight?
    by warpc0il » Sun May 22, 2011 1:25 am
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    Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:40 am
  • What is an "OMP delete"?
    by warpc0il » Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:03 pm
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    Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:03 pm
  • Starting Problems - and the Flooding issue.
    by crabacle » Sun May 09, 2004 10:28 pm
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    Last post by warpc0il
    Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:15 pm
  • Oil burps
    by PeteH » Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:27 am
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    Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:27 am
  • Mechanical Changes On RX-8 Series I to II (R3)
    by ASH8 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:09 pm
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    Last post by warpc0il
    Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:30 pm
  • How do cats die?
    by warpc0il » Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:32 pm
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    Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:32 pm
  • Engine Rebuild - DIY or Re-builder?
    by warpc0il » Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:13 am
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    Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:13 am
  • Why does my car get damp/wet inside?
    by warpc0il » Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:49 pm
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    Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:49 pm
  • Working oil pressure and oil filter pressure
    by warpc0il » Sun Jan 06, 2013 1:36 pm
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    Last post by Delanor
    Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:09 pm
  • The coolant tank sensor - why it fails!
    by Delanor » Tue May 10, 2016 11:13 pm
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    Last post by warpc0il
    Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:16 pm
  • FAQ - iPod/Aux input for the Series 1 RX8 stereo
    by Ian.Mothersole » Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:06 pm
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    Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:48 am
  • Is Redex safe to use in the Renesis?
    by warpc0il » Fri Oct 20, 2017 11:27 am
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    Fri Oct 20, 2017 11:27 am
  • What is a Sohn adaptor (adapter)
    by warpc0il » Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:29 pm
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    Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:52 pm
  • Steering Issues
    by warpc0il » Fri Aug 31, 2012 11:31 am
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    Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:58 pm
  • Accessing PCM/ECU connectors
    by warpc0il » Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:06 am
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    Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:06 am
  • Choosing wheels
    by warpc0il » Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:19 pm
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    Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:19 pm
  • Space Saver Spare Wheels
    by warpc0il » Sun Jan 08, 2017 5:44 pm
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    Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:49 pm
  • Find my tyres - who makes what?
    by Delanor » Thu Oct 22, 2015 5:05 pm
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    Thu Oct 22, 2015 5:05 pm
  • Safe wheel nut thread engagement
    by Phil Bate » Sun Oct 18, 2015 1:32 am
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    Sun Oct 18, 2015 1:32 am
  • Choosing and fitting LEDs
    by warpc0il » Thu Nov 07, 2013 11:50 am
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    Wed Apr 22, 2015 6:19 pm
  • Why you don't need to 'reset' your premix
    by Phil Bate » Thu Jun 19, 2014 1:29 am
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    Thu Jun 19, 2014 1:29 am
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