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muckwarrior last won the day on November 5 2018

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  1. muckwarrior

    Re introduction, i've been gone for years

    Welcome back! Shadow Rotary have become the go-to guys for rotary engine work over the past few years. Their contact details are listed here
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    What Have You Done to Your RX Today?

    That's fierce sound of you Aiden! Hopefully I'll be sorted by then but if not I might give you a shout [emoji106]
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    What Have You Done to Your RX Today?

    Went on the hunt for a squeak that was coming from the exhaust on idle and found that one of the pipes exiting the back box has almost completely detached. On the hunt for a new catback now. Don't want a loud/droney one like the Toyo. I'm thinking the scorpion one off the PZ is probably the closest to stock I might find?
  4. muckwarrior

    What Have You Done to Your RX Today?

    Fitted a new midpipe at the weekend
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    Finally got around to fitting. First thing that struck me was that it comes in 2 parts. Didn't look like that on the website. Also, there were no bolts for connecting the rear to the cat-back, which was a bit annoying. Luckily I was able to scavenge some suitable ones in my brother's garage. It came with a gasket for the rear but not the front, but I knew that in advance so had a new one ready. Fitting was fairly straight forward. Managed no bother by myself. Although it was made a lot easier by having a lift. Have only done one journey so far, but the annoying noise seems to be gone. Not a huge difference in sound compared to the Toyo, but there's no longer a tinny/raspy drone around 3-4k rpm, which is exactly what Ryan Rotary claim, so I'm happy with that.
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    They can be noisy, but a rattle or chattering isn't normal from the gearbox. It's usually more of a whirring type noise. Does it only happen when the car is moving? Interestingly, exactly 2k and 3k rpm is where my rattle is. Yeah, I'm in Dubland - D7/15 area. Will let you know when I have it fitted.
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    Nope. Was delivered a week or 2 ago. Planning on installing either this weekend or weekend after. Glad your rattle is sorted though!
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    Will do. Hoping to fit it within the next month. Yeah, I have the stock catback and this should fit no probs. I've had a toyosports decat fitted for about the past 6 years or so, and in fairness it's been grand til it started rattling a few months ago, but I'm looking forward to seeing what the new one sounds like as the toyo was always a bit tinny around 3.5k rpm.
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    Toyosport is a popular choice due to the price, but it is a little bit on the raspy side. I currently have this on order and it sounds like it might be what you're looking for too https://www.ryanrotaryperformance.com/shop/3-dual-resonated-de-cat
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    That kind of noise is often reported when the cat is failing. Good news is that since we're emissions exempt you can replace with a much cheaper decat pipe. I already have a decat but currently have a similar noise. I found the heatshield on the downpipe was loose so I tightened it with a big jubilee clip, but it made no difference. After putting the car on a lift I found the noise was actually coming from the resonator.
  11. Sounds similar to symptoms I had recently, which turned out to be a bad coil.
  12. muckwarrior

    What Have You Done to Your RX Today?

    Hmm. Stationary bearing(s)?
  13. muckwarrior

    What Have You Done to Your RX Today?

    Shadow got to the bottom of the problem. Turned out to be a bad coil. All good now [emoji3] Next step is to get onto Rotary Revs as they have a lifetime warranty. Edit: for the sake of completeness, other symptoms included slow starting and a hesitation and lack of power around 4k rpm. Interestingly it seemed to run fine above 5k.
  14. I ran my 585s for years with no remap and it was grand. Slight performance improvement if you do get the remap. @jp If the strakes are as clean and shiny as they seem in the photos then I'll take them. I'd rather spend 20 quid than try to polish mine
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    What Have You Done to Your RX Today?

    The driver's side mount had very little gap left to the bracket so assumed that was the problem. Fitted new one and problem still there At first it could only be felt when the car was hot. At idle you could feel a slight vibration/knocking through the brake pedal, almost like what it feels like when the ABS engages. Gradually it's gotten worse. Can be felt when cold now and sometimes the engine feels like it's shuddering a bit when taking off. Gonna drop it in to shadow to see if they can sort it.