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New to Rotarys and loving it!

Post by Dorito_Rex » Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:26 pm

Hi guys and girls!

Recently got myself a 54 plate 231 Rx8 and am completely besotted with it! For a standard car its blown me away for how much fun to drive it is.
Plans for the future are coilovers and exhaust. Are there any recommendations for the intake side of things? As I don't just want to slap on something rubbish or overpriced and end up losing power.

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As you can see I've thoroughly rolled it in glitter thoroughly. Bootlid has some imperfections in it so i'd like to replace that at some point and sills will need attention for next mot but other than that she's behaving well!

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Re: New to Rotarys and loving it!

Post by mi60o0 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:43 pm

I have brand new coilovers at very good price
Personally I use oem coils but they don’t come cheap
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Re: New to Rotarys and loving it!

Post by casey » Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:45 pm

:welcome: to the forum. Nice looking strato blue you have there.

Intakes. The standard intake is very efficient so if you are looking for any significant power gains from changing, then I'm afraid they you will be disappointed. Same goes for exhausts. Popular intake replacements are Racing Beat Revi and AEM. Possible very small power gains and better sounds and looks, depending on your tastes.
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Re: New to Rotarys and loving it!

Post by Dorito_Rex » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:22 pm

Aaaah Strato blue! i was guessing when I registered as to the colour thank you!

Overall looking for sound improvements so I can fully appreciate the rotary noise just dont't want to lose any power in the process. I shall look up those intakes. Would a high flow panel filter be just as good?

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Re: New to Rotarys and loving it!

Post by V8 Power » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:23 pm

Welcome!
Strato blue is a great colour especially when nicely polished and the sun is shining.
There has recently been a group buy for replacement PZ shockers and springs which would make a great upgrade for worn S1 suspension. There will be some sets available through the club shop soon.
Further to Casey post above you could just go with a decent panel filter in the existing air box.
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Re: New to Rotarys and loving it!

Post by casey » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:36 pm

Another Rex in Essex :D :thumleft:

Whereabouts are you in Essex?

Note a few of us get together at a monthly meet near Chelmsford. You are most welcome to pop along to join us. Details in the social meets area.

BTW, I have a K&N panel filter in a standard airbox with a Racing Beat Revi RAM air duct. Nice sound when on full throttle on track.
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Re: New to Rotarys and loving it!

Post by warpc0il » Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:01 pm

casey wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:36 pm
BTW, I have a K&N panel filter in a standard airbox with a Racing Beat Revi RAM air duct. Nice sound when on full throttle on track.
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