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

Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:09 pm

Lovely :D They do feel amazing, it's the little things like going around a roundabout and feeling the flat bottom slip through your hand.

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

Post by GreySilver Beast » Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:14 pm

Dan.NJ72 wrote:feeling the flat bottom slip through your hand
Dan likes a bit of Rimming :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :kinky: :getmecoat:
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by pstables » Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:14 pm

Dan.NJ72 wrote:Lovely :D They do feel amazing, it's the little things like going around a roundabout and feeling the flat bottom slip through your hand.

On a side note: embedding images from Google Photos doesn't work unfortunately, the best thing to do is to upload them as attachments :thumleft:
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(I didn't get the option to upload attachment - members only praps?).

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Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:44 pm

I didn't think you'd be far from the action with that one, GSB! :thumleft:

And yeah, I think it is a member's thing :(
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by PaulAV » Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:01 pm

Well today has been spent trying to eliminate my cel 2008 apv circuit issue, I've already swapped the motor, today I disconnected both ends of the loom and checked for continuity and shorts to ground, no issues found, cleaned both plugs and worked them in and out and finally adjusted the socket on the motor end, well had the code come back a couple of times on start up and also go out a couple of time on start up, so not sure if it'll fix the fault code or not. If it doesn't I'm a bit at a loss.
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by ed80 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:20 pm

Fitted some spare bright white LED bulbs (leftovers from the doing the interior lights) to the number plate and cleaned up the lenses. Much easier for plod to read my plate in the dark now :). New mazda mats arrived, so I fitted those in place of the grotty blue mats that were in the car.
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by brix79 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:18 pm

Dan.NJ72 wrote:On a side note: embedding images from Google Photos doesn't work unfortunately..
Can't have that Dan (unless it was actually impossible of course! :D ), and I have found a solution. It does work, but it's frankly a bit of a pita. Doable, but a pain nonetheless. Edit: Not that bad actually, pretty easy to do.

I'll add some instructions in the attachments / images thread.
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by gareth_1912 » Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:46 pm

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New tein springs got fitted today . Not mega low but sure they will settle a bit over next few days . Car feels amazing with these compared to standard and the new brakes are amazing too. Nearly ready for her first track day on the 18th July at snetterton Image


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Post by exiled--viking » Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:51 pm

New tool for the toy Box arrived today



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Post by warpc0il » Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:43 pm

@exiled--viking

I'd be very interested to hear how you get on with that tester Tony, as I've been thinking about buying one.

Is that the "RHD extension lead" in the pic?
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Post by WaferShaf » Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:50 pm

Finished fitting the Sohn adapter and oil tank.

Then had to dig out the power steering connectors under the airbox to give them a good clean which fortunately restored my power steering :)
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Post by WaferShaf » Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:45 pm

Finally replaced my crappy battery clamps.
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Oh, and wire-wheeled and painted my weirdly rusty sump!
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Post by tmk » Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:37 pm

Drove it to and from a day with these.. Image
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by ed80 » Sat Jul 01, 2017 3:21 pm

Flooded it :(
Waiting for the battery to charge so I can go through the procedure to clear the flood. Have ordered a new 630CCA battery and will check which starter I have when the car is on a ramp on Monday. Do uprated coils help with this problem?
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by mrspiller » Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:05 pm

ed80 wrote:Flooded it :(
Waiting for the battery to charge so I can go through the procedure to clear the flood. Have ordered a new 630CCA battery and will check which starter I have when the car is on a ramp on Monday. Do uprated coils help with this problem?
I'm no expert but how did you flood it ? If you need to get it running a bump start is always best when flooded


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Post by ed80 » Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:16 pm

mrspiller wrote:I'm no expert but how did you flood it ? If you need to get it running a bump start is always best when flooded
Put it back in the garage after washing it yesterday, forgot to rev to 4000 or let the car warm up because I am a numpty.
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Post by Mpv2k3 » Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:49 pm

Fitted a fire extinguisher for trackdays and my visit to the green hell in October for a trackday! :thumleft:
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Post by mrspiller » Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:10 pm

ed80 wrote:
mrspiller wrote:I'm no expert but how did you flood it ? If you need to get it running a bump start is always best when flooded
Put it back in the garage after washing it yesterday, forgot to rev to 4000 or let the car warm up because I am a numpty.
When my car was being painted they done that a few times but never it never flooded , I know each car is different but give a bump start and try it


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Post by ed80 » Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:44 pm

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mrspiller wrote: When my car was being painted they done that a few times but never it never flooded , I know each car is different but give a bump start and try it
I think the battery is dead, which I am sure doesn't help. I drained it once trying to deflood, charged it up to 100% and it only managed about 10 seconds of cranking before it went back to 60% and the starter refused to engage. New battery (Exide Premium) has been ordered from Tayna will be here on Tuesday. New R3 starter motor from Mazda Rotary Parts will be here a few days after that :)
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Post by TerryH » Sat Jul 01, 2017 11:34 pm

Fitted Pettit Exhaust, with Decat.
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Post by Shagrington » Sat Jul 01, 2017 11:40 pm

...and you're not out driving it?! :twisted:
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Post by TerryH » Sat Jul 01, 2017 11:50 pm

You know better than that :D finished install at 20:30, then a quick test drive, got back at 22:30, minus half a tank of fuel.
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:lol: :thumleft:
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by warpc0il » Sun Jul 02, 2017 1:12 am

Looks like there was some oil to burn off inside those new pipes.

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