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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #990 on: January 25, 2020, 06:50:16 PM »
I fitted a dB reducer from jetex into the mid pipe. Despite all the naysayers - it has worked nicely and reduced the mid /low range drone. I've got a proprietary joiner to install.

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #991 on: January 25, 2020, 06:51:11 PM »
Good news, the fire ring I used on the toyosport manifold sealed perfectly.

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #992 on: January 26, 2020, 06:00:19 AM »
Its all panning out quite nicely


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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #993 on: January 27, 2020, 05:16:23 PM »
When you installed the steering rack did it fit straight up to the mx5 hubs?

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #994 on: January 27, 2020, 09:54:25 PM »
It should bolt straight up yes. I used the rx8 hubs though due to the abs sensors

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #995 on: January 27, 2020, 10:37:06 PM »
I will try get under the car tomorrow and get it bolted up, maybe my wheels aren't level as the rack seems wider

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #996 on: February 14, 2020, 09:50:17 PM »
My job this weekend...

I think I tore the oe bushes when I freed off the camber bolts

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #997 on: February 15, 2020, 05:53:26 AM »
Morning Paul. Good to see you’re alive!

Thought everyone had died this week.

Btw? Flip flops with socks? Wtf??? Are you an alien ???
Pushin socks further between ya toes !!!

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #998 on: February 15, 2020, 07:17:49 AM »
Argh I didn't crop that out.
No one was meant to see that

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #999 on: February 15, 2020, 07:18:38 AM »
Mate my attention to detail is second to none lol


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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1000 on: February 17, 2020, 06:41:05 PM »
 :)) I can't unsee that now  ;)

Nice bushes though  :icon_thumleft:
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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1001 on: February 20, 2020, 09:38:37 PM »
All bushes are now in. Wasn't too bad of a job, trying to fabricate a press tool was probably the hardest bit.
Managed to slip a pair of spanners and whacked myself in the face with them. Some how managed to pop the lense out of my glasses, luckily they've gone back together!
Test drive to work tomorrow morning. Will be interesting to see if the DSC kicks in like before when turning a corner normally in

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1002 on: February 21, 2020, 06:23:40 AM »
Fingers x sorted the dsc issue.

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1003 on: February 21, 2020, 07:14:33 AM »
Still doing it. Oh well. Need to get tracking done again.
Need to get a DA polisher as I've majorly f*cked the paint work on this car. My mate Greig has given me some swirl remover which I need to start chipping away at.

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1004 on: February 21, 2020, 08:16:12 AM »
I know youve checked all readings on mazda edit etc..is it worth pulling abs and dsc fuses...so system is off and trying to rule out a mechanical problem and confirm dsc is cutting in...ive had it on a rx8 with cheapo tyres its not very nice.

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