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Old school Mazda's / Mazda RX3 number 2 and restoration
« on: July 01, 2013, 08:44:40 PM »
Most people will know i have been restoring my 1973 Mazda RX3 for a few years, and im glad to say she is almost done (see my other thread).

So i was at a loss as to what to undertake next :3Confused

Until another 1972 RX3 came along :D , and with a little negotiation i was able to secure it :Thumbsup!

Its more work than the last but definitely worth restoring and i enjoyed the last one so much :Giggle :rolleyes:

Well here they both are and what will follow is a restoration thread with plenty of pictures :)

Here are both of my RX3\'s and im well chuffed with both of them, i know im gready  :yes

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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Rotary dolphin
« on: February 14, 2013, 11:24:14 PM »

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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / what did santa bring
« on: December 25, 2012, 10:20:49 AM »
ok well chuffed with my xmas presi.
My sons have got me an all expenses paid 3 day reserved seating pass to the 2013 F1.
cant stop grinning :D

so what did old Chris Cringle bring ya:D

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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Tattoo
« on: July 24, 2012, 08:00:44 PM »
Well iv been having a full sleeve tattoo done for a while now and couldnt help myself :D
Its not completed as of yet as there is lots more to do :)
Not everyone\'s cup of tea i know but it on my arm and i love it :D

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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Rx8 window size
« on: June 26, 2012, 10:24:24 PM »
Need a little help here.
I don\'t have an rx8 at home only at work but I need both front and rear side window measurements tonight.
Anybody have a tape measure and an rx8 handy ?

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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / What do ya drink and why do a drink it.
« on: November 10, 2011, 11:33:54 PM »
I drink Stella because it makes me feel great.
And when I can\'t drink no more it\'s brandy and Coke :)

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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / funny stuff
« on: November 03, 2011, 11:16:31 PM »
My son showed me this today and i cant stop laughing :rollin


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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Incredible animals.
« on: October 31, 2011, 09:09:29 AM »
Just stumbled across this again after seeing it for the 1st time about 6 months ago.
Just thought its worth sharing.


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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / What camera ?
« on: May 09, 2011, 07:33:32 PM »
Ok my son is at university and needs a camera for his projects.

So hes having my bog standard Samsung L730 and im going to get myself something a little better.

I havent a clue when it comes to cameras so a little help would be appreciated :Thumbs-up

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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / F1 practice
« on: March 24, 2011, 08:31:56 PM »
Anyone know if the F1 practice is going to be live on TV ?
If it is then whats the channel :D

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Old school Mazda's / rear brake info req
« on: March 02, 2011, 12:34:37 AM »
Im currently restoring an RX3 and im wondering if any of the other Mazdas shared the same rear brake components as the RX3 ?
Avoiding the usual (and hard to find bits for) cars like the 808,818,rx4,rx2 etc

Im looking for new or good used Rear brake drum adjusters, brake lining retaining springs and handbrake cable.

Any help would be much appreciated and rewarded with a nice cold glass of a beverage of your choice at RotorStock :D or a nice cup of tea :D

The brake adjuster currently looks like this and duznt look like its ever going to be free and moving again.

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