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

Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:54 pm

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

Post by mrspiller » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:00 pm

ChrisHolmes wrote:Rather than post the same thing twice here is a link viewtopic.php?f=104&t=81596&p=1276912#p1276912
Need to colour code that trailer boyo
Looks like your turning up to do a DJ set at a wedding party


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

Post by mrspiller » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:04 pm

mrspiller wrote:
ChrisHolmes wrote:Rather than post the same thing twice here is a link viewtopic.php?f=104&t=81596&p=1276912#p1276912
Need to colour code that trailer boyo
Looks like your turning up to do a DJ set at a wedding party


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

Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:15 pm

How hurtful! Have I ever taken a pop at you in your white van? Only joking of course, it needs quite a bit of cosmetic work as the planking, boards, joints whatever Etc; are very uneven.
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by nightfire10 » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:21 pm

I think get your mazdaspeed spoiler and fit it to the trailer

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Post by mrspiller » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:25 pm

ChrisHolmes wrote:How hurtful! Have I ever taken a pop at you in your white van? Only joking of course, it needs quite a bit of cosmetic work as the planking, boards, joints whatever Etc; are very uneven.
Ha ha ha
Thanks for the engine covers by the way ImageImage
Just one thing do you mean the silver or orange white van ImageImageImage


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

Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:09 pm

mrspiller wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:25 pm
ChrisHolmes wrote:How hurtful! Have I ever taken a pop at you in your white van? Only joking of course, it needs quite a bit of cosmetic work as the planking, boards, joints whatever Etc; are very uneven.
Ha ha ha
Thanks for the engine covers by the way ImageImage
Just one thing do you mean the silver or orange white van ImageImageImage


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

Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:12 pm

nightfire10 wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:21 pm
I think get your mazdaspeed spoiler and fit it to the trailer ImageImage

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I think I will put the diffuser off T200 on the roof as the guy who wanted it hasn’t paid yet! Or maybe the PZ spoiler!
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by nightfire10 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:32 am

ChrisHolmes wrote:
nightfire10 wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:21 pm
I think get your mazdaspeed spoiler and fit it to the trailer ImageImage

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I think I will put the diffuser off T200 on the roof as the guy who wanted it hasn’t paid yet! Or maybe the PZ spoiler!
Thought you'd want cash lol

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

Post by nightfire10 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:08 am

Or this Image

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

Post by Juey » Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:48 am

It's the Magnaflow 200 cel CAT that they put in the Racing Beat CAT so should do the job.

I got a local fabricator to take the silencer out and weld the CAT in, all done in a morning. Sound levels appear to be very similar but the smells have gone :D
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Post by bigpete8 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:33 pm

Haven't done much lately except think about doing stuff - she's been sat idle for last month or two.
(had dodgy starting experience last time I took her out so don't want to risk any more before I mess on with injectors)

Anyway was thinking I need a 1/2" drive ratchet, I have halfords advanced 3/8" but no 1/2" drive one.
Did see some offers on ECP for Ratchet sets (cheapo ones) -

Instead I picked up one of these to go with 1/2" breaker bar I already have. Supposedly good for 500+Nm and doesnt say it here but Sealey have lifetime guarantee on this.
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Post by Vj4sothername » Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:32 pm

Keep us posted as I'd like one for my Breaker bar if it's good.
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Post by Honkytonk » Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:14 pm

I have one! Tis excellent. Makes life much quicker.
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Post by Yorindesarin » Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:16 pm

Not done anything to the 8 as the parts from John are still awaiting delivery.. Though I have sorted out some shinies for towards the end of August. ;)

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

Post by PaulAV » Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:11 pm

Swapped out the eccentric shaft sensor after getting some cels for it, not all the time just now and then, no running issues either. Let's hope the new one sorts it.
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Post by mi60o0 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:19 pm

PaulAV wrote:
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Swapped out the eccentric shaft sensor after getting some cels for it, not all the time just now and then, no running issues either. Let's hope the new one sorts it.
I had miss fire to clean the ess also replug the cables etc. No issue for the last week or more
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Post by PaulAV » Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:54 pm

Haven't suffered any misfire, just code for ess
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by untakenname » Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:59 pm

Took my car for an MOT yesterday, can't believe how few miles I've done in the past year, it's an 07 so in the high VED bracket as well :x
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Even though the MOT had expired a long time ago (thought I had leeway due to covid) I've been next to police cars and they haven't done anything even though it must have triggered the ANPR :-k


Now considering getting a trailer and using it as a track car, my friend has a 2017 BMW M3 and pays only £140 VED!
There should be a fairer system when it comes to road tax imo.
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Post by Scartlead » Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:45 am

I've done way less miles that that, roughly 1200 in 3 years and yes I agree 100%, the road tax system is totally unfair and as a fellow 07 owner, we're playing full rip VED, It really is a blatant legal rip off.
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Post by xamtex » Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:50 pm

finally put my pz back on the road today....its been in the garage since last november...done 500 miles since the last mot....just got back from a run out,id almost forgot how nice it feels to drive.
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Post by nightfire10 » Sat Aug 01, 2020 5:12 pm

£580 and its back on the road beep beep

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Post by GreySilver Beast » Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:04 pm

I better not say how many miles, have driven since the last MOT in 2019 :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by qwakers » Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:33 pm

GreySilver Beast wrote:
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I better not say how many miles, have driven since the last MOT in 2019 :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Post by GreySilver Beast » Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:38 pm

You checked up my Mileage James :lol:
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