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Re: Living with a rotary - 2 1/2 Years in

Post by Honkytonk » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:28 pm

I always feel that with Cataclean, some of the feeling probably is placebo, but it does legitimately make the car run better. And it's a perfect excuse for some braps. :D
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Re: Living with a rotary - 2 1/2 Years in

Post by bigpete8 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:22 am

Noticed this coming out of work last night.... Major milestone/engine about to die 😅
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Re: Living with a rotary - 2 1/2 Years in

Post by bigpete8 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:25 am

Got to say liking the new garage light...

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Re: Living with a rotary - 2 1/2 Years in

Post by bigpete8 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:09 pm

It's one of these....
It does have screw fitting but otherwise just goes into standard light fitting.
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Re: Living with a rotary - 2 1/2 Years in

Post by bigpete8 » Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:24 pm

So today...
Oil and air filter and Plugs.
Cleaned front pads as brakes were still squealing after I did the backs a couple of weeks back.. Just cleaned and checked as front pads were fine.
New mouse mat in my mouse mat mod.😁
Pollen filters still to do but easy job on my lunch hour..
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Re: Living with a rotary - 2 1/2 Years in

Post by New Duke » Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:51 pm

bigpete8 wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:24 pm
So today...
Oil and air filter and Plugs.
Cleaned front pads as brakes were still squealing after I did the backs a couple of weeks back.. Just cleaned and checked as front pads were fine.
New mouse mat in my mouse mat mod.😁
Pollen filters still to do but easy job on my lunch hour..
A good Sunday that!

Yeah we're lucky the RX8 is so easy to work on. It's like it was well designed by nice people, not by sadists. On the other end of the spectrum I replaced the pollen filter in my XF today. :censored: nightmare of a job it is in that car.

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Re: Living with a rotary - 2 1/2 Years in

Post by bigpete8 » Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:54 pm

Did the one in the pug a while back right pita and broke some clips doing it..🥴
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Re: Living with a rotary - 2 1/2 Years in

Post by warpc0il » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:58 pm

Much easier to do the pollen filters this time of year after the car has been out for a good run, as the plastics will be nice and warm.
It's very easy to snap the end off the filter cover if you just go out and try it in the cold.

If nothing else it gives you an excuse to take the car out, but best wait if there's salt on the roads....
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Re: Living with a rotary - 2 1/2 Years in

Post by bigpete8 » Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:13 am

Mines a daily so wind hail rain or salt, she goes out....
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Re: Living with a rotary - 2 1/2 Years in

Post by bigpete8 » Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:14 pm

And to colpete the job - POllen filters changed... took all of 5 minutes :)
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