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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #975 on: October 12, 2019, 04:45:46 PM »
1 gauge installed. Fiddly as f

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #976 on: October 12, 2019, 04:50:49 PM »
lol, you gotta allot of fuel in the tank :13: very un rotary that!!! :))
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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #977 on: October 12, 2019, 04:53:09 PM »
Ha. Thirsty beast this.
I think because I linked the 2 sender wires, the fuel tank reading is roughly right. It never reaches 100% full on the ecu strangely. Maxes put at 92%.

As soon as the gauge passes 3/4 it drains rapidly

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #978 on: October 12, 2019, 04:59:48 PM »
yep....you need to try a 25l tank.... :-[
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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #979 on: October 13, 2019, 06:57:53 PM »
All done and wired up.
Got 1.5 bar at idle which seems OK. I've dropped the idle back to standard from 1k.



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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #980 on: October 13, 2019, 06:59:28 PM »
Looks great Paul

Makes a change to look at something good instead of filler !


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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #981 on: October 13, 2019, 07:00:15 PM »
Haha. Dread to think what the inside of your lungs look like.


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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #982 on: October 13, 2019, 07:00:50 PM »
I gotta die of summat


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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #983 on: October 14, 2019, 05:09:58 PM »
Today's job

Quite surprised to see that there was no outer metal sleeve on the OE bushes

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #984 on: October 27, 2019, 06:04:36 PM »
Found why it was flat above 7.5k...

Thanks to a chap on rx8oc I now have the updated oil filler tower with 2 breathers, bit of a bonus that turning up

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #985 on: October 27, 2019, 06:09:05 PM »
Happy days


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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #986 on: October 27, 2019, 06:35:52 PM »
Just check that idle oil pressure when oil at 80deg c and above. Pressure drops as it warms and thins.

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #987 on: October 27, 2019, 06:52:26 PM »
Sits at about 1.5 bar when warm

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #988 on: October 27, 2019, 06:55:12 PM »
Brill... i seen 9psi on old engine idling after hot track session..hence now a 1100 rpm idle...

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #989 on: December 15, 2019, 12:20:05 PM »
Think I found the reason why the dsc was kicking in unannounced. The passenger side sensor was slightly further away from the abs ring than the drivers. Closed the gap up now and see how it goes

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