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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1155 on: June 30, 2020, 08:47:09 PM »
Amazing to get that all to fit - looks very neat too - well done Paul  :icon_thumleft:
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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1156 on: June 30, 2020, 11:07:18 PM »
Tighter than a nun's c u next tuesday.
No idea how I'm going to get that acordian pipe on. Need to shave a bit off the VFAD mouth, it clashes with the bumper. Should have it back on 4 wheels tomorrow
Expansion bottle is mounted evening
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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1157 on: July 01, 2020, 10:39:54 PM »
That was a twat of a job getting that acordian pipe on.
Engine bay back together.
Front bumper half on. Need to finish that off tomorrow.
Also had confirmation my job role isn't at risk, so that's a bonus!

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1158 on: July 02, 2020, 06:45:46 PM »
Winner winner chicken dinner!!!

Great news on the job

Car looks good too


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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1159 on: July 02, 2020, 10:39:21 PM »
All back together. Need to drop it on all 4 wheels.

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1160 on: July 04, 2020, 11:56:33 AM »
Drives well. It's quieter.
Only problem is the PAS isn't kicking in. Fault code present

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1161 on: July 04, 2020, 05:11:44 PM »
Looks like my earth connection to the EPS ecu was heavily corroded

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1162 on: July 04, 2020, 05:39:05 PM »
Just started it problem solved

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1163 on: July 04, 2020, 11:18:35 PM »
Drives well. Power delivery has changed a bit.
It's quieter. But does heat up loads when stood idling

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Re: MX-5 NC with RX-8 231 Engine
« Reply #1164 on: Today at 05:49:29 AM »
Liking this Paul.

You’re doing what Mazda should have done


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