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

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

Post by johnbb99 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:55 pm

Did they complain about the location, or just the size?
John -- giving some TLC to a 2006 Winning Blue 231. Mouse Mat Mod & LED sidelights. Fitted the Rotary Revs Coil kit. PZ suspension and Sohn kit fitted. Now have replaced the rusty sump with a new one, and the oil coolers and pipes with tidy used ones.

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

Post by nightfire10 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:46 am

johnbb99 wrote:Did they complain about the location, or just the size?
His words were what's with the small plate,
Have got a normal one and stuck it on top

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

Post by bigpete8 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:32 pm

Not a God damn thing as had to take euro box.☹️

Mind you that is far easier in stop start traffic just no where near as much fun with a bit of clear road or away from a junction.....
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Post by Honkytonk » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:01 pm

Third day in a row of driving it to and from work as I've found a rather excellent bit of B-road that's normally deserted (and I needed to scrub the new tyres officer, honest). Only problem is I've got through nearly the full tank in less than 180 miles. :oops: Back to the Vectra for the rest of the month methinks...
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by untakenname » Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:11 pm

Was reminded earlier in the week that I've got a trackday tomorrow so got the RX8 out of hibernation at my parents, looks like a rodent has made it's home in the engine bay :evil:

Despite not being used for a long time (less than 350 miles this year :oops: ) I held foot to the floor the first time to build oil pressure then it fired up straight away.

The tyres are are below 2mm in tread so thought I would take the PZ wheels (with rainsports) from my daily as it's meant to rain all day at Brands Hatch
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Should have been a quick and easy job but the locknut key broke so tried using another pair of Subaru wheels I have but they foul on the spacers so ended up taking off the spacers as well, the wheels look really odd as the ET is different to the OEM Mazda wheels so are really in board and look a bit silly.


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Applied some anti corrosion to the coilovers and general wheel arches whilst the wheels were off, didn't need to use much as the coating applied last winter was still there doing it's job.

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

Post by Neilparry » Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:27 pm

Bought them over 2 years ago I think
Painted them on the weekend and fitted them this morning

Really pleased with the colour match and pain finish. ImageImageImage


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

Post by V8 Power » Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:33 pm

Very nice!
I do like the look of PZ mirrors but not the look through them so much. (I have them on my S1)
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by mrspiller » Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:34 pm

Neilparry wrote:Bought them over 2 years ago I think
Painted them on the weekend and fitted them this morning

Really pleased with the colour match and pain finish. ImageImageImage


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

Post by Neilparry » Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:45 pm

I wish
Then it would have been free

I found the paint that came with the car when I bought it


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

Post by MARKTHOMASBRAND » Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:22 pm

Neilparry wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:27 pm
Really pleased with the colour match and pain finish.
& so you should be =D> =D> =D> =D> :thumleft:
Mark's : 2017 Honda Civic FK2 Type R Black Edition.

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

Post by Neilparry » Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:27 pm

MARKTHOMASBRAND wrote:
Neilparry wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:27 pm
Really pleased with the colour match and pain finish.
& so you should be =D> =D> =D> =D> :thumleft:
Thanks Mark
Cars looking better every day. Shame it won’t see the open road again apart from the back of a trailer lol


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

Post by ChrisHolmes » Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:11 pm

Neilparry wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:45 pm
I wish
Then it would have been free Image

I found the paint that came with the car when I bought it


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Post by Neilparry » Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:35 pm

Hahaha


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Post by leeroy69 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:34 pm

Bit of powder coating and bushing
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Nice n clean....

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

Post by ChrisHolmes » Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:22 pm

Gobsmacking, well done.
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Post by geofftl1000r » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:10 pm

Fitted the Aux Mod to my radio so now I can get music and directions from my phone.

I just need some better music on my phone now! :D
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by shroom » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:26 pm

geofftl1000r wrote:Fitted the Aux Mod to my radio so now I can get music and directions from my phone.

I just need some better music on my phone now! :D
Spotify?

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Post by geofftl1000r » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:49 am

I haven't logged into spotify since the first year it came out. I should give it a go though. Thanks.
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by johnbb99 » Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:00 pm

Beautiful, Leeroy,
(But what is it?)
John -- giving some TLC to a 2006 Winning Blue 231. Mouse Mat Mod & LED sidelights. Fitted the Rotary Revs Coil kit. PZ suspension and Sohn kit fitted. Now have replaced the rusty sump with a new one, and the oil coolers and pipes with tidy used ones.

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

Post by ChrisHolmes » Sun Dec 08, 2019 4:15 pm

johnbb99 wrote:
Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:00 pm
Beautiful, Leeroy,
(But what is it?)
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Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Post by chriskirkham » Sun Dec 08, 2019 4:58 pm

Glorious sunny day on the south coast, drove & beeperd, a lot.

Quick wash & polish before the rain & gales arrive, again.

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