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RX-8's / Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Last post by Paul_13 on September 23, 2018, 03:57:22 PM »
Random find of the day. Heard a rattling noise and found this! How the hell did that get in there?! Sent 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 23, 2018, 03:56:34 PM »
Cool I'll have a look thanksSent 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 boosted on September 23, 2018, 03:27:49 PM »
Sits on top obvious when you look at it.. not essential you do...ive done with uprated and delete of fuel pump resistor means high pressure behind reg all the time.Sent from my SM-N950F 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 23, 2018, 03:22:25 PM »
I'll take it apart and have a look. I take it the regulator is separate to pump? Sent 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 boosted on September 23, 2018, 03:18:51 PM »
On the top of regulator on fuel pot assembly is a plastic clip...weld it on with small tabs..ie melt it on in 1 or 2 places. Sent from my SM-N950F 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 23, 2018, 03:14:58 PM »
I'm struggling to make sense of some of that, predictive text fail?Can you expand on the reg mod?Had the dash out to swap the loom over, thought it was easier as I havent got small Japanese handsSent 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 boosted on September 23, 2018, 03:10:55 PM »
See you got the whole dash out...you putting the 8 dash in?...ive no idea if it fits mind.Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
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RX-8's / Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Last post by boosted on September 23, 2018, 03:09:30 PM »
Cool..good shout on upgrading fuel pump..There is a reg mod could do whilst fuel pump out...there are little plastic piece that could me plastic welded ( tab with soldering iron) on top of intank regulator. You should get a nice piece of convoluted hose with pump...soften ends with hot water before fitting...i used some hose clips as well for insur [...]
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RX-8's / Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Last post by Paul_13 on September 23, 2018, 02:52:53 PM »
Alas the sun has returned, amazing the difference it makes.More progress, wiring again. Glad I'm chipping away at it been quite a mental blocker for me. Also ordered a deatchsworks 300c 340lph  fuel pump. £165 lighter. But apparently a direct fit! Sent from my SM-G930F 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 23, 2018, 10:03:16 AM »
Thanks Kev, I will get some and unplug the connectors and give them a smear. Grant, haven't overlay'ed sheets, I'll find out if I have better low and mid range next week on the Donnington track dyno by the seat of my pants Changed all the springs yesterday for 12Kilo Fronts and 10Kilo for the rear plus new rear pads which uncovered [...]
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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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