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  1. I'm sure you've since been sorted, but I believe they're integrated into the bottle & can't be replaced (or at least I've never heard of anyone successfully replacing just the sensor) - more often than not people have to replace the entire tank. You can buy them new online or chance a breakers (ideally if you can see the car running with it working though). Hope that helps!
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    Julia

    Not familiar with the car but welcome to IrishRotary! The Facebook page is a little more active at the moment as you've probably already gathered. Best of luck with it!
  3. Never heard of it & frankly, there's no "cure" for low compression other than a rebuild if it's from wear & tear. If you do it sooner rather than later you might get away without having to replace housings etc. & just get them machined.
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    Rx7 housings

    I've got a single FD housing from my old engine that's in good usable condition - let me know if you're still looking.
  5. Any pics of the rest of it, spec, when it was exported, etc? Don't recognise it off the top of my head.
  6. A chap tried to get a VRT quote on a blue 13K Miles FD, think it was a 02 about a year ago but wasn't a Spirit-R from memory - think they tried to charge him 30K VRT!! Crazy Revenue.... VRT on most FDs is about 3.5K to 5K but most folks appeal after they pay as that's mental money to be paying on an 18-year-old sports car. That doesn't answer your question directly but hopefully helps give you an idea what kinds of conversations you're facing with Revenue
  7. Ailsbury Road in Dublin? That top pic has so much awesome in one shot!
  8. Hi everyone, this post is to raise awareness of potentially damaging "fake" NGK spark plugs for sale on eBay for the RX8 (RE7C & RE9B) - the hope is that this helps others to avoid getting stung with non-genuine plugs that due to their design, could be potentially damaging to your engine if they fail prematurely. It seems there are some non-genuine/badly manufactured "NGKs" out there: see attached pics of new "genuine" (allegedly) NGK plugs (shown in groups of 4) versus the used genuine NGK plugs or the pics of the pair of new plugs which again are genuine (bought elsewhere). Note in particular: The thickness of the spark plug wall (much thinner in the non-genuine ones). The welding of the ground electrode onto the top of the spark plug wall (non-genuine) rather than set into a groove in the wall & then welded in-place (genuine NGK design). Although you can't tell from the pics, the length that the plug inserts into the combustion chamber is actually different to OEM as well. I bought these seemingly non-genuine or badly designed/manufactured plugs from this crowd on eBay as they seemed to have good feedback at the time & I now have an appeal in with them for a refund on the plugs they sent me: https://www.ebay.ie/usr/mazdaparts2015 Hope that helps!
  9. Try Campion & also try Autoline up North.
  10. Worth asking on the FB page too! If you're ever up in Dublin (once my new engine is swapped in) I'll bring you for a spin. Beware: it won't be anything close to a standard FD driving-wise but interior-wise it will be!
  11. jp

    NEWBIE ALERT

    The mint white one from the dealership in the West?
  12. How's it handle now compared to the last set?
  13. How's it coming? Are you doing a full strip-down?
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