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RX-8's / Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Last post by Paul_13 on September 22, 2018, 07:51:42 PM »
Also made a start on the wiring I'd been putting off for a whileSent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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RX-8's / Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Last post by Paul_13 on September 22, 2018, 07:49:41 PM »
Struggled with the weather today, only 2 days I've got to myself to do the car and it bloody pisses out down ffs.Now in pretty certain this is Internet pub talk "misinformation" but I honestly cannot see a bloody difference between the mx5 and rx8 clutch pedal assembly. Apparently the rx8 setup is stronger? The only thing I can see i [...]
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RX-8's / Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Last post by Paul_13 on September 22, 2018, 01:46:17 PM »
Also bolted on the exhaust bracket. Loads of clearance lambda sensor also installedSent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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RX-8's / Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Last post by Paul_13 on September 22, 2018, 01:45:15 PM »
Also the mx5 washer pump pushes straight into a pug 205 washer bottle. This will suit nicely in the corner of the engine bay. Also need to mount catch tankSent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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RX-8's / Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Last post by Paul_13 on September 22, 2018, 01:43:04 PM »
Luckily ecp sold the nuts, but in packs of 25.so I've a few spare!I won't be flaring any more brake lines for at least another 5 years! Really peed me off.So the ABS pump is pipe up, redone the line I did last night. Was rather drunk when I did the first attempt!Also modified the clutch slave cylinder line, that's now complete.Next j [...]
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by kev-yorks on September 22, 2018, 11:37:50 AM »
By default when working on electrics I add a liberal coating of dialectic grease to any connectors I'm working on, it stops corrosion issues in there tracks and as a bonus makes future disconnecting / reconnecting easier.
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by boosted on September 22, 2018, 07:07:32 AM »
Quote from: clive on September 21, 2018, 09:17:12 PMNope garage is nice and dry so no idea how this all got like it to cause so much grief, time and money.  Ive noticed with mine when changing engines the wiring plugs seals are rubbish they go all soft and loose. Mine played up after in got and absolute soaking on the trailer on the way back [...]
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by Grant Monkhouse on September 21, 2018, 10:51:36 PM »
Great to see you work out the kinks, I guess racing wouldn’t be as fun if you didn’t have to fix/improve your car and then really enjoy the actual racing part of it. What’s the new dunk graph look like versus the old one?Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: TODAYS QUICK PIC
« Last post by clive on September 21, 2018, 09:19:32 PM »
Wow, I so like this 
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by clive on September 21, 2018, 09:17:12 PM »
Nope garage is nice and dry so no idea how this all got like it to cause so much grief, time and money.   
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RX-8's / Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Last post by Paul_13 on September 21, 2018, 08:29:28 PM »
Not the prettiest but it will do. Managed to manipulate oe lines so far. Got to source another flare nut from euro car parts in the morning. There's a funny size on the mc feed Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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3rd generation RX-7's / Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Last post by boosted on September 21, 2018, 06:43:08 PM »
Yep...sleep like a log tonight. Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
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3rd generation RX-7's / Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Last post by Mr Spiller on September 21, 2018, 04:44:55 PM »
Quote from: boosted on September 21, 2018, 03:47:50 PMJust had the news car is STRAIGHT! All tracked up Pheww...Woohoo. Sent from my SM-N950F using TapatalkBrilliant news Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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RX-8's / Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Last post by Paul_13 on September 21, 2018, 03:56:17 PM »
Kind of blessed with having adult ADD so I forget half the stuff I'm supposed to remember. We'll abs pump in and it fits! Lines nextSent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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3rd generation RX-7's / Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Last post by boosted on September 21, 2018, 03:47:50 PM »
Just had the news car is STRAIGHT! All tracked up Pheww...Woohoo. Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by boosted on September 21, 2018, 01:39:20 PM »
Or was from the heavy rain at Silverstone? Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by boosted on September 21, 2018, 01:38:37 PM »
Not good..bad orrible connections..thats gone bad pretty quick i dont remember them being like that..is it damp in your lock up? Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by clive on September 21, 2018, 01:24:08 PM »
This gives an idea of how bad the stock wiring was -----------green meany
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RX-8's / Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Last post by boosted on September 21, 2018, 11:41:32 AM »
I bet when you get in bed your mind keeps going over jobs that need doing...i know mine did when doing the Westfield. I learnt to meditate to clear my mind.I repeat "dont think of anything" over and over again...usually does the trick..Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by clive on September 20, 2018, 10:34:08 PM »
Quote from: boosted on September 20, 2018, 09:50:57 PMOh wow...at the injector plugs or the join Clive..I lengthened the loom, where those connections ok..they were only done what 6 months ago? I was all the stock wiring gone bad Jon, not anything you did.Looks like I just picked a bad loom last time it was changed.Mind you I can see RX-8's ha [...]
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