So more winter work is going on for the RX8. I’m continuing on with my plans from last week’s updates. As of now, all the radiator parts are out, lines are out, some lines are installed and I’m working on replacing the oil lines. While doing this, the lovely northern US salt ridden roads shortened the life of many MANY bolts. Needless to say, I’ll be drilling and tapping new stainless hardware into many locations on the chassis. New crash …

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Ok, we’re through Christmas with New Year’s Eve upon us and it’s time for the RX8 to get some upgrades and much needed maintenance. This car was daily driven for the first 4 years of its life and then weekend warrior and then track junky / garage queen. Needless to say, there are some items that need attention after nearly 9 years of duty and 94K on the clock. It was all starting with this: My plan was to go …

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I dont think I can really call this bodywork any more. I’m not touching the body, just the parts that go back on it. It is really amazing how long this stage of building a car can take. I’ve lost track of total hours invested at the moment, but I’ll go back and check my logs to see. There is something about these old cars though that I’m really having a fun time with. It was all so much simpler …

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