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General Technical / handbrake
« on: January 13, 2011, 11:07:45 AM »
jus failed my mot but its ok coz it was only on the handbrake being loose lol good times, just a quick question b4 i start ripping stuff apart is the handbrake adjusted under ther car or inside the car?

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General Technical / second turbo
« on: January 12, 2011, 08:15:02 PM »
hey my second turbo doesnt seem to be kicking it and my pressure is only reaching 0.4 instead of 0.8 any idea what i need to check?

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3rd generation RX-7's / friendly mot garage in maidstone
« on: January 07, 2011, 09:52:48 PM »
as the its says im looking for a friendly MOT garage in and around maidstone, my rex is my daily drive and i\'ve just bought a house so cash is tight now :( i always have problem with the emisions

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im changing the rear pads and got them out and the new ones on but i cant get the caliper back over the pads i\'ve tried using a g clamp to push the piston back in but wont go back any further, what am i doin wrong?

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3rd generation RX-7's / Whats she worth
« on: July 21, 2010, 03:29:16 PM »
hey guys after 4 years of ownership im going to be selling my rex due to buying my first house and cant afford it as my daily drive sad times, i wish i could keep her i love it so much,
I would like you guys to tell me what you think it is worth.


Its a 93 red fd3, Its done 113km and was rebuilt by jason at super7 about 5k ago, Had a recent service at howard rotory which turned up no problems and the compresson test came up with 7 all round so a strong engine,

Ive had wider front aches put on and a 99 rear spoiler added some red leather seats, i bought 19\' alloys for 2k ( which i have curbed over the years)

The engine is standard with a just a dump valve

Its had a full respray b4 i bought it (no prove), The rear wiper and boot lid key was blended in, paint work still very good no pinking,

Inside it in very good con few little bits added, cubby hole ashray and tray under the jvc dvd player head unit,

Wil add more detail when i put it up for sale in the next few months just after what you guys feel it is worth













Photos taken today

Thanks for any help all comments welcome

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I. C. E. & Electrical / light blowing fuses
« on: February 10, 2010, 07:21:32 AM »
hi my dash,rear side lights have stopped working i found it was a blown fuse so changed it but blew again, what do i look at next?

thnks
chris

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General Technical / i hate mots help please
« on: November 23, 2009, 01:52:00 PM »
just had another mot after fixing the bits that it failed on last time lol, im running e85 to get it through the mot but the co2 was still to high i havent had the fuel in long only put it in before the mot and only ran the car up the road and to the mot place so thinging its not in the system fully yet???

And at the worse timeing my 4w abs light decide to come on duing the mot test what are the odds, what does this mean??? and what do i need to check the guy thought something may of come loose while he was checking the wheels?  

greatfull for all help

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Anything Engine/Performance/Tuning related / remap needed?
« on: October 21, 2009, 03:40:35 PM »
hey guys im thinking of geting my rex remapped but i dont know anything about it. The cars running rich this is the main reason i was thinking it needs a map i stuggle to get it through mots, but its also only running 240 bhp which as far as i know is under powered, i got a 93 fd3 standard engine and its only boosting up to 0.8 this normal? would a remap help?

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General Technical / ecu\'s????
« on: July 12, 2009, 06:15:52 PM »
having just failed my mot on emissons i was wondering if my ecu could be the reason. i was told by super7 i have a knights sports ecu would this be y its running rich and making my emssions to high? was wondering if i got a standard ecu woud this sort it out? my rx7 is standard only a dump valve and hks back box. i also rolling roaded it and i was bit down on power only made 245 would a standard ecu maybe sort this out to? this is just a idea would it work? not sure y the ecu is knights sports if its just standard anyway, knights sports any good?

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3rd generation RX-7's / failed mot help
« on: July 01, 2009, 12:29:51 PM »
i\'ve always had probs passing my mot every year it fails and today it failed again.

this time on emissions figures i have are
the limit is 3.50% for co i got 5.57%
               1200ppm for hc i got 1325
i had a new cat fitted last year when if failed does this mean i need another new 1, know it runs rich would this destroy my cat within a year?

also nearside and offside front anti-roll bar linkage has excessive play in pin/bush the said this was easy to fix and 1 got any walk for for it or pic\'s of how to do it

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Insuring your rotary / inuring my fd
« on: September 11, 2008, 09:30:48 AM »
hey im 23 have 3 years on my 93 fd im paying a grand at the mo which is getting harder for me to pay and thinking about selling up.

What are you guys paying? Think could i get it cheaper if so who will plz help i dont want to sell i love my fd

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3rd generation RX-7's / whats it worth?
« on: September 10, 2008, 08:28:17 PM »
im think about selling my fd just do use it enough and its costing me a bomb in insurance what do you guys think its is worth now?

red 1993 rx7
recent respray
99 spec spoiler
red leather front seats
enginine re-build about 4k ago by super7
19 alloys
flared front arches
standard twin turbo engine just a baileys dump valve
hks exhaust
turbo timer
insides very good con
new cluch
new cat
done about 108,000 km
smoothed rear lock
removed and smoothed rear wiper
blended in side vents







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General Technical / arch loom
« on: September 02, 2008, 12:43:43 PM »
My wiring loom in the pas wheel arch is burning so i think this is y i keep blowing fuse too. I think maybe water has corrodide it because i dont have any wheel arche i got the other side done? any1 changed the loom? how hard is it and how long is the loom, does it run all the way 2 the back does it have any breaks along the way?

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I. C. E. & Electrical / wiring loom
« on: August 31, 2008, 02:37:18 PM »
hey my wiring loom in the pas wheel arch is burning so i think this is y i keep blowing fuse too. iIthink maybe water has corrodide it because i dont have any wheel arche i got the other side done? any changed the loom? how hard is it and how long is the loom, does it run all the way 2 the back does it have any breaks along the way?

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General Technical / heat light
« on: August 28, 2008, 06:59:07 PM »
my heat light comes on once my car is off and stays on untill i start it back up any ideas?

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