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Ill think you notice the gains more when the rear is done. Nothing sheard off so good result.

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92 FD rx7 Twins 13.5psi. Track car
94 Westfield Se 231 rx8 street port powered. Race car
EAT SLEEP ROTOR REPEAT.

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Yeh luckily nothing broke. Iv put copper slip back on al the screws so they're nice to come back off. Some of them were dry as hell by cam out with some muscle


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How about this for food of thought, just watched guys from hotrod magazine compare a ford and a mopar engine both produce 500ft/lbs and 450 hp. And guess how much they cost??? $5500 and how much does it cost to get that kind of power from an rx8? 6-7k for everything!!! If only the same was spent on R&D for rotors as has with Pistons everything would be much affordable and justify able!!


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I have seems some v8 swaps on internet lately. Makes you think about drivebility. I quess it would be fun fun drifting. RB26 Skyline lump on RX-8 would be fun too :D
Power is nothing without control. Weight is enemy of performance, handling and braking.

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Re: Rx8 project (probably same as everyone else but different and much betterer)
« Reply #79 on: September 08, 2016, 06:06:53 PM »
Where are you Grant...you been mia for a while......?

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Re: Rx8 project (probably same as everyone else but different and much betterer)
« Reply #80 on: September 12, 2016, 03:27:38 PM »
Working nights and sleeping the rest. Iv had the occasional look on here but not much. I went to put my rear springs on but realised I didn't have enough time to do it as needed to pick my son up so put rear back together after spending an hour involving everythig


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Car now has eibach lowering springs fitted on all corners had some time today so got around too fitting them.

Also changed the oil and filter and also fitted a new car sensor!! Which jon gave me for free and has cleared the engine management light


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I think my car may have had some lowering springs on but they were eons I that's for sure.

The eibachs look about 10mm shorter in height but are Definately thicker and stiffer


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