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by decster
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Drivetrain, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: 8j 16" 10 offset with 215/45 r 16 tyres?
Replies: 13
Views: 5074

Re: 8j 16" 10 offset with 215/45 r 16 tyres?

MelloYello wrote:Toyo R888 - very grippy, even in the wet if your not stupid.
How's their road noise and treadwear? I'm considering these toyo tires also since I'm planning to take my car on the track.
by decster
Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: RX7 Suspension, Handling and Brakes
Topic: Budget Coilovers write up
Replies: 11
Views: 7359

Re: Budget Coilovers write up

Nice work! How do you find the ride quality so far?
by decster
Fri Mar 31, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: RX7 Rides and projects
Topic: 1985 FB Restomod
Replies: 33
Views: 9470

Re: 1985 FB Restomod

Nice work! I like the idea of your custom struts/shocks. How's the ride quality so far?
by decster
Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: RX7 Exterior
Topic: Rear wheel arch panels need replacing
Replies: 6
Views: 4144

Re: Rear wheel arch panels need replacing

Bump. So did you get your wheel arch panels? I went to a local local junkyard but no luck.
by decster
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Cooling
Topic: New or refurbished radiator
Replies: 45
Views: 15480

Re: New or refurbished radiator

Bought a cheap ebay rad. Alloy thing with three rows. Looks like a knock off of Luckys one. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/282267296479?_trksid=p2057872.m2748.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT It's really low quality. Arrived damaged so they refunded me. Probably would have returned it if not as its b...
by decster
Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: RX7 Suspension, Handling and Brakes
Topic: RockAuto best place?
Replies: 6
Views: 2937

Re: RockAuto best place?

I've seen some good pricing on http://www.autonaythinng.com, http://4wheelonline.com and other US stores though shipping cost is the problem. I bought some replacement parts from rockauto before and I can say that their service is quite good.
by decster
Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Drivetrain, Wheels & Tyres
Topic: Buying wheels for your RX7 and early RX
Replies: 26
Views: 8854

Re: Buying wheels for your RX7 and early RX

Traxnada wrote:Very nice!
Don't powder coat the rims of the wheels themselves though... alumium tend not to like... at all :)
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I've heard from other shops that you can powdercoat alum wheels safely. Just don't use super high heat.
by decster
Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: RX7 Suspension, Handling and Brakes
Topic: Want to lower my FB 1984 series 3
Replies: 5
Views: 1530

Re: Want to lower my FB 1984 series 3

If your current suspension is still good, coilovers are a good option.
by decster
Wed Jan 25, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Cooling
Topic: Cleaning of cooling system
Replies: 11
Views: 3977

Re: Cleaning of cooling system

Is diswasher tab bad for alloys?
by decster
Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Cooling
Topic: New or refurbished radiator
Replies: 45
Views: 15480

Re: New or refurbished radiator

I would buy a new one since getting a refurbished is a hit and miss sometimes.